13 07, 2018

Jorja Smith Preps North American ‘Lost or Found’ Tour This Fall (Dates)

By | 2018-07-13T14:56:43+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

In support of her debut full-length studio album, Lost & Found, which was released last month, British singer-songwriter Jorja Smith will step out on her second headlining trek of 2018 for the Lost & Found Tour this fall. Comprised of 18 dates that span across major cities/markets in the U.S. and Canada, the tour will begin on November 19 at [Read More]

12 07, 2018

JoJo Teases Collaborations For New Album, Talks Mental Health and More on ‘TRL’

By | 2018-07-12T17:53:51+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

As a follow-up to her 2016 album, Mad Love, JoJo is prepping a new project, and she detailed some desired collaborations with Sway on a recent episode of MTV's TRL. Currently curating a team of producers for the project, JoJo named dropped Anderson.Paak, Thundercat, and Raphael Saadiq as picks for her "dream team." Apparently, the project will have a heavy [Read More]

12 07, 2018

Dress Like Coachella Beyonce: Balmain to Offer Collection Inspired By Singer’s Festival Costumes

By | 2018-07-12T16:14:26+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

To commemorate her now-iconic Coachella festival takeover, Beyonce is launching a special capsule collection with Balmain. Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing created the eye-catching pieces for Beyonce's “Beychella” set, which were inspired by the marching band uniforms worn by students at historically black colleges and universities. The Balmain x Beyonce collection will feature the pink and yellow bedazzled sweatshirts the [Read More]

12 07, 2018

Ella Mai’s “Boo’d Up” Hits #1 On Billboard’s Adult R&B Songs Chart

By | 2018-07-12T15:56:15+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Congrats are in order for British beauty Ella Mai whose single "Boo'd Up" has been steadily climbing the charts for weeks, finally hitting the No.1 spot on Billboard's Adult R&B Songs Chart. The song knocked Toni Braxton's smooth single “Long As I Live" off the top spot, which remained there for five weeks. "Boo'd Up" has been certified platinum and [Read More]

12 07, 2018

Chris Brown Enters Not Guilty Plea In Florida Nightclub Incident

By | 2018-07-12T15:38:35+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Singer Chris Brown was arrested last week after a concert in West Palm Beach, Florida related to a felony battery charge after a club brawl and an alleged attack on photographer Bennie Vines Jr. back in April 2017. Vines Jr. claims he was hired by the venue to take photos of Chris' nightclub appearance when Brown punched him in the [Read More]

12 07, 2018

Whitney Houston’s Mother Cissy Houston Shocked By Molestation Story

By | 2018-07-12T15:27:40+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |1 Comment

The Kevin Macdonald-directed documentary 'Whitney' is causing shockwaves with a revelation in the film that alleges late music icon Whitney Houston was molested as a child by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick, daughter of Dionne Warwick. Whitney's mother Cissy Houston is shocked at the news, insisting in a statement that she and her sister Dionne were unaware of the alleged [Read More]

11 07, 2018

Maimouna Youssef Performs For NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk’ Series Feat. Black Thought & DJ Dummy

By | 2018-07-11T18:00:47+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Baltimore born and DC raised singer, emcee, songwriter, activist, Maimouna Youssef (AKA Mumu Fresh) is no stranger to NPR's Tiny Desk" stage: she joined August Greene (Common, Karriem Riggins & Robert Glasper) in late February of this year. Now she's back for another set featuring The Roots' Black Thought and DJ Dummy. She kicked off her set with “Ink Pata,” [Read More]

11 07, 2018

August Alsina Opens Up About His Addiction To Pills on Jada Pinkett Smith’s ‘Red Table Talk’

By | 2018-07-11T14:29:21+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

It's been a few years since August Alsina's health scare when he passed out into the crowd in 2014 in New York during a concert that left him in a coma for three days. It was later revealed he had liver disease in a 2017 interview with actress Jada Pinkett Smith, whose family (more or less) took him in and [Read More]

10 07, 2018

PJ Morton Performs For NPR’s Tiny Desk Series

By | 2018-07-10T14:09:16+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Following the unplugged performance of his Grammy-nominated album Gumbo, PJ Morton is back to unleash more live sounds, this time for NPR's ‘Tiny Desk’ concert series. With Morton on the Fender Rhodes, he was also accompanied by a 10-piece string section, a percussionist and bass player crammed into the tiny space for a 3-song jam session. Appropriately enough, "Claustrophobic" was [Read More]

9 07, 2018

Jamie Foxx Dodges Charges Over Sexual Assault Allegation

By | 2018-07-09T23:26:58+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Singer/actor/comedian Jamie Foxx has been cleared of all charges regarding sexual assault allegations that came out last month regarding an alleged incident that occurred in 2002 at a party at his house. The reason the charges are being dropped in because the statute of limitations has long expired; the legal deadline for the alleged incident to be reported to police [Read More]

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