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ALBUM REVIEW: Chris Brown – ‘X’


After much delay, Chris Brown’s sixth studio album “X” was finally released on Tuesday. Brown is attempting to change the conversation from his personal life and troubles; making it all […]

ALBUM REVIEW: Jhene Aiko – ‘Souled Out’

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Jhene Aiko’s debut album “Souled Out” was released on September 9. She has become something of a cult obsession in R&B this decade. Her musical styling often compared to the late […]

CHART CHECK: Ariana Grande Lands No. 1 Album, Kem’s ‘It’s You’ Remains No. 1


Billboard R&B Albums  Artist Album This Week Last Week  No. of Weeks Kem Promise To Love No. 1 (Debut) — 1 Beyoncé Beyoncé No. 2 No. 4 38 Smokey Robinson […]

CHART CHECK: Smokey Robinson Lands No. 1 Album, Jeremih’s ‘Don’t Tell ‘Em’ Reaches No. 1 On Rhythmic Chart


Billboard Hot 100 This Week’sPosition Artist Song Title Last Week’s Position Weeks on Chart 4 Sam Smith “Stay With Me” 3 19 7 Ariana Grande “Break Free” 4 7 13 […]

CHART CHECK: Tank Scores No. 1 R&B Album


  R&B Albums This Week’s Position Artist Album Title Last Week’s Position 1 Tank “Stronger” Debut 2 Trey Songz “Trigga” 1 3 Michael Jackson “Xscape” 2 4 Pharrell Williams “G […]

ALBUM REVIEW: Tank – ‘Stronger’


R&B veteran  Tank has released his latest studio album “Stronger.” The new album finds the singer in new territory – a more upbeat, forward sound. Tank, who is also a member […]

CHART CHECK: PARTYNEXTDOOR Scores No. 1 R&B Album, Jeremih’s ‘Don’t Tell ‘Em’ Moves Up On Hot 100


Billboard Hot 100 This Week’sPosition Artist Song Title Last Week’s Position Weeks on Chart 2 Sam Smith Stay With Me 3 17 5 Ariana Grande Ft. Iggy Azalea Problem 5 […]

5 Reasons To Love Tiffany Evans


There’s no denying that Tiffany Evans is one of the most underrated R&B singers out now. Since the age of nine, Evans has snatched wigs with her profound and refreshing […]

15th Anniversary: 4 Reasons To Love Destiny’s Child’s Iconic ‘The Writing’s on the Wall’


This week marks the 15th Anniversary of the release of Destiny’s Child’s second album “The Writing’s on the Wall.” Released on July 27, 1999, very few albums have come along […]

CHART CHECK: Pharrell’s ‘G I R L’ Eyes Gold Status, Marsha Ambrosius’ New Album Debuts At No. 2


Billboard 200 Sam Smith’s debut album “In the Lonely Hour” remains in the top ten this week. The British singer sold 35,000 copies, holding the No. 6 spot. Smith has […]