16 04, 2019

Mary J. Blige and Nas Join Forces For Co-Headlining North American Tour

By |2019-04-16T19:27:28-04:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Legendary artists Mary J. Blige and Nas will hit the road together for the first time this summer for a 22-city North American tour. The hip-hop and R&B music heavyweights will be bringing a stacked setlist of songs spanning both of their careers, making it one of the most anticipated tours of summer 19'. The Live Nation produced trek will [More]

7 04, 2019

Jade Novah, Emily King, And More to Perform During The Shed’s Opening Weekend

By |2019-04-07T12:05:07-04:00April 7th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Manhattan’s newest creative hub, The Shed, is kicking off it's opening with a five-night concert series called the Soundtrack of America. Located on the west side of Manhattan in The Bloomberg Building, where High Line meets Hudson Yards, The Shed will become the meeting grounds for leading and emerging artists, combining dance, film, music, theater, and the visual arts. Opening [More]

7 04, 2019

Jill Scott to Headline Summer Block Party Festivals; Jazmine Sullivan, Faith Evans, Anthony Hamilton, More to Perform

By |2019-04-07T11:50:47-04:00April 7th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The fifth annual Summer Block Party Festival, the preeminent destination for soul and R&B devotees since 2015, will return on June 29th. For the 2019 series, GRAMMY® Award-winning R&B/Soul icon Jill Scott will headline all four dates. Meanwhile, GRAMMY® Award-nominated soul songstress and hometown hero Jazmine Sullivan joins the bill as direct support on the Philadelphia concert at Mann Center [More]

6 04, 2019

Beyoncé Joins Forces With adidas; Plus Working on New Music and Netflix Special

By |2019-04-06T10:16:37-04:00April 6th, 2019|Categories: Featured, News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Looks like another Beyoncé takeover is upon us! On Thursday, April 4, it was announced that the music superstar had inked a multi-layered partnership with sportswear giant adidas to create new performance and lifestyle products "focused on empowering and enabling the next generation of athletes, creators, and leaders." Beyoncé will serve as a creative partner for the brand, developing new signature [More]

12 03, 2019

Jennifer Hudson To Play Aretha Franklin In New Biopic

By |2019-03-12T18:22:42-04:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Days after opening the tribute concert "Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul," on CBS, Jennifer Hudson is back with more good news. According to Deadline, the Oscar and Grammy winner will star in an Aretha Franklin biopic, slated to hit theaters in 2020. The biopic will focus on Franklin’s journey from a young church choir standout to [More]

12 03, 2019

Nigerian Brothers Says Jussie Smollett ‘Took Advantage’ of Them

By |2019-03-12T11:37:52-04:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

This was definitely expected... The Nigerian brothers Jussie Smollett allegedly hired to stage his attack is now accusing the singer/actor of taking advantage of their friendship. The Empire star has been charged with 16 felony counts for reportedly lying to police about being assaulted by racists outside his apartment in Chicago, Illinois on 29 January. Authorities initially began investigating Smollett’s [More]

11 03, 2019

TLC, Nelly, and Flo Rida Join Forces For Summer Tour

By |2019-03-11T14:53:41-04:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Featured, News, R&B News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Legendary R&B group TLC has joined forces with veteran rappers Nelly and Flo Rida to announce a summer North America tour. The collaborators will bring a show like no other to outdoor amphitheater stages all summer long. Produced by Live Nation, the 21-city jaunt will kick off July 23 in Tuscaloosa, AL at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater and make stops in Atlanta, [More]

10 03, 2019

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Are Engaged

By |2019-03-11T23:58:39-04:00March 10th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Jennifer Lopez will be a wife for the fourth time after boyfriend Alex Rodriguez popped the question. The retired MLB star reportedly went down on bending knee during a vacation in the Bahamas, and he revealed the big news via Instagram on Saturday (March 9th). “She said yes,” the 43 year old captioned a photo of Lopez, 49, showing off her [More]

9 03, 2019

Jussie Smollett Indicted on 16 Felony Charges Over Alleged Hoax

By |2019-03-09T12:47:06-04:00March 9th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Singer/actor Jussie Smollett has been indicted on 16 class four felony charges by a grand jury in relation to an alleged hate crime hoax. The 'Empire' star was arrested last month (Feb 2019) on one count of felony disorderly conduct for filing a false police report, claiming he had been attacked by two individuals outside his apartment in Chicago, Illinois [More]

2 03, 2019

Solange Drops New Album ‘When I Get Home’ (Stream)

By |2019-03-10T17:41:27-04:00March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Featured, News, R&B News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Solange is up to great things and it has to do with her art, once again. The Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter surprised fans by releasing her fourth full-length, 'When I Get Home,' via Saint Records / Columbia Records. The self-penned project features a hefty 19 tracks (including her infamous interludes) with guest contributions from Raphael Saadiq, Pharrell, Devin The Dude, The-Dream, Gucci Mane, T-Pain, [More]

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