21 01, 2019

Syleena Johnson Announces New Album ‘Woman’; Previews Video For Empowering New Single

By |2019-01-21T14:56:51-04:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

R&B veteran Syleena Johnson is currently hard at work on her tenth (9th major) studio album, 'Woman.' The project follows her 2017 release, Rebirth Of Soul, which was curated and produced by her father, legendary soul/blues singer Syl Johnson. 'Woman' is herald by the thought-provoking and emotionally-infused first single of the same name, which was produced by Gilflo and Toxic for Toxic Productions. "You [More]

21 01, 2019

India.Arie Tributes MLK With ‘What If’ Video + Reveals Cover Art & Tracklist For New Album ‘Worthy’

By |2019-01-21T12:03:25-04:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News, R&B Videos|Tags: , |0 Comments

Grammy Award-winning soul singer India.Arie returns with new music, and the time and content couldn't be more perfect. The veteran songstress pays homage to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and many legendary African American activists with her stunning new video and single, "What If." "What if Martin didn’t stand up, what if Rosa didn’t sit down. What if Malcolm didn’t man up, [More]

21 01, 2019

Will Chrisette Michele Ever Bounce Back After Career Derailment?

By |2019-01-21T11:17:32-04:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

In 2016, Chrisette Michele ignored the public outcry from the black community and most of U.S. by performing at the inauguration of President Donald Trump, which she believed would be an opportunity to "be a bridge" in a fractured nation. Now, over two years later, the $75,000 gig (many thought it was $250k), which would have been a prestigious honor for any [More]

21 01, 2019

Erykah Badu Hits Back at Critics; Not Supporting R. Kelly But Wants Healing For Him & Victims

By |2019-01-21T09:54:30-04:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

On Saturday, veteran R&B/Soul artist Erykah Badu made a controversial statement while performing in concert. During her performance at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, Illinois, she reportedly told the crowd: “I don’t know how everybody else feel about it…I’m putting up a prayer right now for R… I hope he sees the light of day." Some members of the audience [More]

20 01, 2019

Former Intern Claims R. Kelly Abused Her When She Was 16

By |2019-01-20T14:56:42-04:00January 20th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Another woman recently came forward to air out disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly for alleged abuse. Tracy Sampson said she met Kelly when she was 16 and interning at Epic Records. She claims the "I Believe I Can Fly" singer sexually abused after meeting in the summer of 1999 when she was a 16-year-old intern at the long-standing label. Speaking to NBC's Dateline in [More]

19 01, 2019

Tinashe Dropped From RCA Records

By |2019-01-19T18:26:13-04:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly isn't the only artist dropped by RCA records, a subunit of Sony Music. Apparently, R&B songstress Tinashe has parted ways with the label as well. There has been no official confirmation from Tinashe or RCA but fans noticed that she was removed from the label's website. In November (2018), Tinashe may have confirmed her departure from [More]

19 01, 2019

Gladys Knight, Maroon 5 Member PJ Morton, and Nelly Defend Super Bowl Performance

By |2019-01-19T10:30:51-04:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The movement by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand during the national anthem because of his views on the country’s treatment of African Americans and minorities, continues to spark conversation, with many being forced to choose a side. Kaepernick is taking legal action against the NFL, after accusing them of blackballing him since 2017 due [More]

18 01, 2019

Tyler, the Creator, SZA, and Erykah Badu to Headline Annual III Points Festival

By |2019-01-18T15:05:36-04:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Our good friends over at III Points just revealed that their annual festival is set to take place February 15-17 in Miami! As you know, the festival prides itself on bringing together an eclectic group of artists from different genres and uniting them for a music-filled weekend. Over 100 artists are expected to be apart of III Points this year [More]

18 01, 2019

R. Kelly is Now Without a Label; Dropped From RCA/Sony

By |2019-01-18T14:50:00-04:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

R. Kelly's decades of major label support has come to a stark ending. The disgraced R&B singer and Sony Music have agreed to part ways after significant pressure from consumers. According to Variety, his back catalog will remain with RCA/Sony. His last release on the label was 2016’s holiday album 12 Nights of Christmas. Sources told TMZ that both sides agreed on a split [More]

18 01, 2019

R. Kelly’s Former Manager Surrenders to Police Over Threats

By |2019-01-18T11:45:42-04:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

R. Kelly's former manager, James Mason, who has been accused of making terrorizing threats to the parents of one of Kelly's victims, has surrendered himself to police. Mason was wanted on an outstanding warrant issued last August for felony terroristic after calling Joycelyn Savage's father and allegedly making the threat, "I'm gonna do harm to you and your family, when I [More]

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