Rated R&B

New Video: Bei Maejor – ‘Pillz’


Bei Maejor premieres the video for “Pillz” directed by BRTHR. The track, which samples Neon Indian’s “Polish Girl,” is from his latest mixtape, Upscale (free download). Stay tuned for more info on his forthcoming debut album on RCA […]

New Song: LaTocha Feat. Wale – ‘Complicated’


Former Xscape member LaTocha Scott returns with her new single “Complicated”  which features DC rapper Wale. The single comes from Scott’s “Truth ‘N The Booth” mixtape set to release later this […]

Leona Lewis Sings ‘Bleeding Love’ At Hackney Weekend


British singer Leona Lewis was among the many artists who performed at BBC Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend in London this past weekend. During her set, she performed her hit song […]

Trey Songz Performs ‘Heart Attack’ at Hackney Weekend


Trey Songz was in London over the weekend to perform at BBC Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend. During his set, the crooner performed his new single “Heart Attack” from his upcoming […]

Mary J. Blige Performs Throwback Songs on ‘Good Morning America’

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Yesterday morning, Mary J. Blige made an appearance on “Good Morning America” as part of its Summer Concert Series. The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul performed her classic hits such as […]

Frank Ocean Unveils ‘Channel Orange’ Album Cover and Tracklisting


With his debut album set to release next month, Frank Ocean has kicked off his promotional campaign. His new album “Channel Orange” will release on July 17 via Def Jam […]

Listen to R. Kelly’s ‘Write Me Back’ Album [Full Stream]


Listen to R. Kelly’s new album “Write Me Back” before it gets released next week. Kelly has partnered with Centric TV to allow fans to listen to all 12 tracks […]

R. Kelly and Trey Songz to Headline Reggae Sumfest 2012

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Welcome to Jamrock! R&B crooners R. Kelly and Trey Songz will be traveling to Jamaica next month to headline the annual Reggae Sumfest. 

Marcus Cooper inks deal with eOne Music, releases new single ‘I Love Girls’ feat Tyga


Yesterday, Marcus Cooper (formerly known as Pleasure P) announced his new distribution deal with his label Swagga Entertainment and eOne Music. Cooper joins a roster of other R&B acts such […]

Toni Braxton to star in movie with her son


R&B singer Toni Braxton is making her way back to television screens. According to The Grio, the powerhouse vocalist recently announced that she would be starring in a Lifetime movie […]

Sneak Peek: Tiffany Evans – ‘The Journey to Take 1’ [web series]


Just days after releasing her new single “If You Love Me,”  Tiffany Evans has released a sneak peek to her new web series titled “The Journey to Take 1.” The new […]

New Video: Lolah Brown Ft. Bravo – ‘Movin On’


Yesterday, Lolah Brown dropped the official music video for her new single “Movin’ On” which features rapper Bravo.  In the video, Brown and her friend are walking down the street […]

Exclusive Interview: Eric Bellinger Describes New EP As ‘Timeless R&B Music’


Rated RnB returns with its Rated Next artist spotlight. Our latest feature is Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Eric Bellinger. His name may ring a bell or it may not. In any […]

New Song: Tweet – ‘C 4ever’


R&B songbird Tweet continues with her #TweetTuesdays music series with a new song release entitled “C 4ever. Tweet is set to release her third album “Simply Tweet” later this year […]

New Video: Hal Linton – ‘Circles’


Last week, British singer-songwriter Hal Linton released his latest video “Circles.” The video, directed by Linton and Giorgy Luiguy, features model Jenny Bapst as the lead female.

Dawn Richard Glows in ‘Automatic’ Music Video


It’s here. Dawn Richard has released the visuals to her new video “Automatic.” The single is lifted from Ricahard’s “Armor On” EP, available now on iTunes. “For this video, we […]

First Time Ever: Kelly Rowland Performs ‘Motivation’ with Lil Wayne


This past weekend was Hot 107.9 celebrated its 17th annual birthday bash in Atlanta. Many stars attended and performed at the event, Kelly Rowland was one of them. She performed […]

Video: Melanie Fiona Ft. J. Cole – ‘This Time’


After sharing behind the scenes footage of her latest video “This Time,” Melanie Fiona finally premieres the finished product. The song, which features rapper J. Cole, is from Fiona’s latest […]

Baiyu Releases New EP, ‘Hunter’ [download]


Hunting may be a sport for some, but it is a way of life for others. With her third release entitled “Hunter,” Pop/R&B artist Baiyu takes her audience through a journey […]

Watch: Melanie Fiona’s ‘This Time’ Video [Behind The Scenes]


Grammy Award-winning singer Melanie Fiona recently shot the visuals to her new single “This Time” featuring J Cole. The video, directed by Colin Tilley, is expected to drop soon. In […]

Video: J. Holiday Performs New Single ‘Sign My Name’ AT B.B. King’s


R&B crooner J. Holiday is plotting his comeback. The DC native recently did a show at B.B. Kings in NYC. He performed some of his old songs including hit single […]

Throwback Thursday: Blu Cantrell – ‘Breathe’


This week’s Throwback Thursday song is Blu Cantrell’s 2003 single “Breathe” from her sophomore album “Bittersweet.” The song did fairly well on the Billboard charts. It peaked at number #36 […]

Sisqo Talks Third Album ‘Last Dragon’ + New Single to Release in August


Last weekend, Sisqo co-hosted R&B Spotlight showcase at B.B. Kings in New York City. The R&B veteran sat down with ConcreteLoop for an exclusive interview where he discussed his new […]

Frank Ocean Releases ‘Pyramids,’ Announces ‘Channel Orange’ Album & Tour Dates

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Alternative singer-songwriter Frank Ocean has released a brand new song entitled “Pyramids.” The track, which is about ten minutes long,  is something to hold his fans over until he releases […]

New Song: Joelle James Ft. Chris Brown – ‘Fading’


Introducing Joelle James, Chris Brown’s new artist signed to Chris Brown Entertainment/Interscope. The  former “American Idol” and YouTube sensation, who got signed last year, has released her new song entitled […]