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JoJo Performs Acoustic Version Of ‘Save My Soul’

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After releasing a visual for “Save My Soul,” JoJo follows-up with an intimate acoustic version of the emotional tune. “‘Save My Soul’ is a song about addiction, and I grew […]

Listen: DJ Mustard’s Artist Ella Mai Releases ‘She Don’t’ Feat. Ty Dolla Sign + ‘No Rush’

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London native Ella Mai joins forces with West Coast singer Ty Dolla Sign for her new single “She Don’t.” On the DJ Mustard produced track, Mai calls its quits with […]

New Song: Chris Brown – ‘M.F.T.R. (Remix)’

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Earlier today, Chris Brown surprised fans with a remix to Pusha-T’s song “M.F.T.R.” featuring The-Dream. The 26-year-old sings the hook (originally performed by The-Dream) and spits hard-hitting bars, showcasing his versatility […]

New Song: Jhené Aiko – ‘B’s & H’s’

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While millions of people are snowed in on the east coast, Jhené Aiko drops a new gem called “B’s & H’s.” On The Fisticuffs produced track, which premiered on Beats 1, Aiko calls […]

Video: BJ The Chicago Kid – ‘Love Inside’

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With his debut album In My Mind set to arrive on next month, BJ The Chicago unlocks a visual for his passionate song “Love Inside.” In the video, BJ puts his drumming skills to […]

New Song: Victoria Monét – ‘Good Life (Yea Yea Yea)’

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Singer-songwriter Victoria Monét has released her first song of the new year called “Good Life (Yea Yea Yea).” On the acoustic-driven track, produced by Dmile, Monét sings about despite working hard […]

Video: Shanell Feat. T-Pain – ‘I Can Be Your Stripper (Remix)’

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Following her joint mixtape, 88 Keyz, with producer Zaytoven, Shanell releases a visual for her T-Pain-assisted track “I Can Be Your Striper (Remix).”  The video is dedicated to all of the women […]

Stream Tank’s New Album ‘Sex Love & Pain II’

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After much anticipation, Tank’s seventh studio album Sex Love & Pain II is finally out. The 12-track set boasts features from Chris Brown, Shawn Stockman (of Boyz II Men), Wale, Rich Homie […]

Listen To K. Michelle’s New Single ‘Not A Little Bit’

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Surprise! K. Michelle hopes to make a strong return with her brand new single “Not A Little Bit.” The emotional mid tempo ballad is the lead single from her forthcoming […]

New Song: Anthony Hamilton – ‘Amen’

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Anthony Hamilton is back! The Grammy award-winning singer has released his brand new single “Amen” from his forthcoming fifth studio album. On the slow-burning bass-driven tune, Hamilton shows his appreciation for a […]

Brandy Shares Story Behind New Song ‘Beggin & Pleadin’

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Ever since Brandy released her new song “Beggin & Pleadin” this month, it’s been on constant replay here at Rated R&B. It’s just an amazing song, to say the least. In […]

New Song: Tweet – ‘Magic’

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In celebration of her birthday today, Tweet has released her new single “Magic.” Penned by Tweet herself and produced by Charlie Bereal, the tender love song is the follow-up to her previous […]

Video: Lalah Hathaway Feat. Snoop Dogg – ‘Ghetto Boy’

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Lalah Hathaway has teamed up with rap legend Snoop Dogg for her latest song “Ghetto Boy.” The Terrace Martin produced track was inspired by Hathaway’s Grammy-nominated single “Little Ghetto Boy” […]

Stream Elijah Blake’s ‘Blueberry Vapors’ EP

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After releasing his debut album Shadows & Diamonds last summer, Elijah Blake returns with a brand new EP titled Blueberry Vapors. The 10-track project was conceived, produced, recorded and mixed in 10 days during November […]

Video: B. Smyth Feat. Young Thug – ‘Creep’

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R&B heartthrob B. Smyth has released a visual for his sultry single “Creep” featuring Young Thug. Directed by Video God, the sexy and colorful visual features B. Smyth’s signature choreography. […]

Stream Shanell & Zaytoven’s ’88 Keyz’ Mixtape

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It’s been a while since we last heard from Young Money artist Shanell. The R&B hopeful linked with producer Zaytoven for an experimental project titled 88 Keyz. Hosted by Lil Wayne, the […]

New Song: Tinashe Feat. Juicy J – ‘Energy’

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While we wait for Tinashe’s Joyride album to drop some time this year, the R&B freshman releases her Juicy J-assisted track “Energy.” The slow-burning tune, produced by Mike Will Made It, is about making […]

Nailed It: ‘American Idol’ Winner Candice Glover Sings ‘National Anthem’ At Cavaliers Game

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  Season 12 American Idol winner Candice Glover has been working hard on the follow-up project to her debut album, Music Speaks. The vocal powerhouse took a mini break to travel to perform the […]

Listen: Keith Sweat Joins Chris Brown On ‘Who’s Gonna (Nobody)’ Remix

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Say what you want about Chris Brown, but he always pays homage to artists who’ve came before him. The Virginia native has teamed with R&B legend Keith Sweat for the […]

New Song: Eryn Allen Kane – ‘How Many Times’

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Only two months after dropping her debut Aviary: Act I EP, Eryn Allen is prepping for its follow-up. The rising singer has released “How Many Times” as the first single from Aviary: Act II, […]

Interview: Mark Hood Talks Competing On ‘The Voice,’ Working With Pharrell And New EP

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  Hailing from the best of both worlds of acting and singing is Mark Hood. The burgeoning entertainer, who was featured as a Rated Next artist in 2011, is making […]