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NEW SONG: Iyn Jay – ‘Yea Yea Yea’

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Rising singer Iyn Jay has released his new single “Yea Yea Yea.” The track is lifted off his new mixtape, Lay Up Lines, which is available for streaming now. The West […]

Tinashe Talks Collaboration With Chris Brown

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We will soon hear a song with Tinashe and her RCA Records labelmate Chris Brown. The “2 On” songstress dished on the new track, titled “Player,” in an interview with […]

VIDEO: Chris Brown – ‘Liquor/Zero’

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Chris Brown has released a double visual for his new singles “Liquor” and “Zero.” In the nine-minute clip, directed by Brown himself, visits a bar to take his mind off a […]

GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets To See Bridget Kelly At U Street Music Hall In DC

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Singer-songwriter Bridget Kelly is set to perform at U Street Music Hall in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, September 30. Rated R&B has teamed with Bridget for an exclusive giveaway! One […]

Our Rated Next Artist Mark J.P. Hood Wows Judges On ‘The Voice’ Season 9 Premiere

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In 2011, we introduced budding singer Mark J.P. Hood as our Rated Next Artist. We believed he had what it takes to become the next big thing in R&B/pop music. […]

Gladys Knight Readies New Dance Single ‘Just A Little’

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Legendary singer Ms. Gladys Knight has announced her new single, “Just A Little,” will release on Friday, September 25. The upbeat tune was produced Symbolyc “S1” One (Kanye West, Beyonce, […]

The Weeknd’s ‘The Hills’ Reaches No. 1 On Billboard Hot 100

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The Weeknd is on fire this year! His single “The Hills” has reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, knocking his other song “Can’t Feel My Face” to No. […]

RATED NEXT: R&B Trio History In The Making

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History in the Making is here to fill the void for a young male R&B group. Grammy award-winning producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins and music executive Mark Pitts are the masterminds […]

VIDEO: Trevor Jackson Feat. Kevin Gates – ‘Bang Bang’

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Trevor Jackson has released the visual to his Kevin Gates assisted track “Bang Bang.” In the David Nguyen directed clip, Jackson and Gates hit the studio to record a track. Later, […]

NEW SONG: Tweet – ‘Won’t Hurt Me’

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Tweet is back! The R&B veteran has released her new single “Won’t Hurt Me.” On the acoustic-driven track, Tweet tells her lover that she’s done with his games and is […]

PHOTOS: Raheem DeVaughn, Ty Dolla $ign Bring Healthy Message To DC Students

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Rising artist Ty Dolla $ign teamed with R&B veteran Raheem DeVaughn’s nonprofit organization, LoveLife Foundation, last week to surprise and bring a “healthy” message to DC Public School Students at Dunbar […]

NEW SONG: Sevyn Streeter Feat. Emanny – ‘Quarter Past’

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Sevyn Streeter digs into her vault to share her unreleased track titled “Quarter Past” featuring Rated Next Artist Emanny. On the passionate record, the two duet about the desire to […]

NEW SONG: Keyshia Cole Feat. Young Thug – ‘Don’t Waste My Time’

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Keyshia Cole teams with rapper Young Thug on her latest song “Don’t Waste My Time.” On the London On Da Track produced tune, Cole vents about her man playing games. […]

Stream Louis York’s Debut EP ‘Masterpiece Theater (Act I)’

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R&B duo Louis York (composed of hitmakers Chuck Harmony and Claude Kelly) step away from the background to unleash their debut EP, Masterpiece Theater Act I.   “Masterpiece Theater Act 1 is different […]

NEW SONG: Jon Schuyler – ‘Overrated’

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Emerging singer Jon Schuyler has released his new single “Overrated” from his upcoming EP, 199X. On the slow burner, the Cincinnati native tells independent women who are making professional strides that they also need […]

VIDEO: Tamar Braxton – ‘Angels & Demons’

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Tamar Braxton amps up her digital campaign as the release date for Calling All Lovers get closer. Following the release of her new single “Catfish” and a surprise performance of “King,” Braxton […]

VIDEO: August Alsina Feat. Lil Wayne – ‘Why I Do It’

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August Alsina has released a video for his Lil Wayne assisted single “Why I Do It.” T he semi-animated video, directed by Payne Lindsey, gives an idea of a typical work day for […]

VIDEO: Lyfe Jennings Feat. Demetria McKinney – ‘Talkin’ About Love’

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Lyfe Jennings has released his video for “Talkin’ About Love” featuring Demetria McKinney. Directed by G Visuals, the video finds the two singers enjoying each other’s company in a beautify […]

NEW SONG: Chris Brown – ‘Zero’

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While “Liquor” makes its way to the Top 10 on urban radio, Chris Brown releases his follow-up single “Zero.” On the retro-inspired dance track, Brown sings about lost love and […]

NEW SONG: Christina Milian Feat. Lil Wayne – ‘Do It’

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Christina Milian and Lil Wayne team up for her new single “Do It.” On the bass-heavy slow burner, produced by Marly Waters, Milian sings about falling in love with a […]

Mary J. Blige Announces Tour With Special Guest Tamar Braxton

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Mary J. Blige has announced dates for her MJB Live! Tour with special guest Tamar Braxton. The 12-city tour will kick off on October 30 in Augusta, Ga. and will hit other cities […]