Rated R&B

Maxwell Performs ‘Lake by the Ocean’ on ‘The Late Show’


Maxwell made a splash last night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The R&B/soul veteran performed his new single “Lake by the Ocean” for the first time on television. It was […]

Daley Covers Usher, Prince, D’Angelo and Janet Jackson in Medley


British soul singer Daley performed an R&B medley of some of his favorite songs during his final show of his tour at the El Rey in Los Angeles. The singer-songwriter […]

Christina Milian Performs Acoustic Version of ‘Liar’


Christina Milian gets personal in her acoustic version of single “Liar” lifted from her 2015 EP 4U.

New Song: Chris Brown – ‘Grass Ain’t Greener’


Although Chris Brown just dropped an album last December (Royalty), he’s launching a new era with a fresh tune called “Grass Ain’t Greener.” “You used to be the one to talk to […]

Video: Janet Jackson – ‘Dammn Baby’


Just days after dropping a lyric video for “Dammn Baby,” Janet Jackson unleashes her official music video. The black-and-white visual finds Jackson performing light choreography along with her group of dancers. […]

Anderson.Paak Announces Malibu World Tour


Anderson.Paak is bringing the waves with the announcement of his Malibu World Tour. The Aftermath signee will kick off his 13-city tour on June 11 in Louisville, KY at the Mercury […]

Andra Day Launches Rise Up Essence Festival Program in NYC

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Andra Day is using her music to make a positive impact on women. In collaboration with Coca-Cola and Essence, the Grammy nominated singer launched her new program called Rise Up […]

New Song: Alicia Keys – ‘In Common’


Alicia Keys is back! The 35-year-old singer releases her brand new single “In Common.” Produced by The Weeknd’s longtime collaborator Illangelo, the Latin inspired tune explores Keys’ undeniable love for her man.

New Song: Kehlani – ’24/7′


After taking a mini break from the spotlight, Kehlani reemerges with a brand new track called “24/7.” On the raw and emotional track, produced by DZL-produced, the 21-year-old singer sheds light on […]

CeeLo Green Announces Second Leg of ‘The Love Train Tour’

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CeeLo Green has extended his The Love Train Tour. The second leg of his North American tour will kick off on June 8 in New Bedford, MA with additional stops in Boston, […]

Chris Brown Announces New Single ‘Grass Ain’t Greener’


Chris Brown’s Royalty era has come to an end. The R&B superstar has announced his new single “Grass Ain’t Greener” will release on his birthday (May 5.) Earlier today, he shared the […]

Interview: Anthony Hamilton Dishes on ‘What I’m Feelin’


Nearly 20 years ago, a 25-year-old singer by the name of Anthony Hamilton made his formal introduction to the music world with an LP titled XTC. “I was hungry and […]

Keke Wyatt Covers ‘Diamonds and Pearls’ by Prince


Fresh off the release of album Rated Love, Keke Wyatt has returned with another cover for her #KekeCovers series. This time the R&B songstress covered “Diamond and Pearls” by the […]

Janet Jackson Shares ‘Dammn Baby’ Lyric Video, Teases Music Video


Janet Jackson reboots the promo for her album Unbreakable by releasing a lyric video for “Dammn Baby.” The official music video for “Dammn Baby” is expected to release soon. Jackson has also […]

Flawless: Beyoncé Earns Sixth No. 1 Album


Beyoncé keeps on slaying! The R&B superstar’s latest album, Lemonade, lands at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. It sold 653,000 equivalent album units in the week ending April 28, according to […]

New Song: Jack Marzilla – ‘Ocean Motion’


Emerging singer Jack Marzilla is back with a fresh, catchy track called “Ocean Motion.” The reggae-inspired tune follows Marzilla’s previous releases “Vibes” and “Low Key Trill.” All three songs will appear […]

Stream Chris Brown and OHB’s ‘Before the Trap’ Mixtape


Chris Brown and his OHB (Original Hood Bosses) crew have released their brand new mixtape titled Before the Trap: Nights in Tarzana.  The 19-track mixtape was inspired by Brown’s studio sessions […]

Dave Hollister Releases New Single ‘Definition of a Woman’


R&B veteran Dave Hollister is back with a brand new song called “Definition of a Woman.” The fresh tune was produced by Walter W. Millsap III (Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Lopez) […]

Video: Vivian Green – ‘Grown Folks Music (Work)’


It’s been a little while since we’ve heard from Vivian Green but she returns with a brand new video for “Grown Folks Music (Work).” In the colorful visual, directed by […]

Listen to PARTYNEXTDOOR’s ‘Work’ Reference Track for Rihanna


  PARTYNEXTDOOR’s reference track of “Work” has surfaced online. Running at nearly 3 minutes and 30 seconds, the Canadian singer’s version has slight differences from the finalized version.  A short snippet […]

Video: Yuna feat. Usher – ‘Crush’


Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna and Usher have brought the visuals to their romantic duet “Crush” to life. The black and white visuals, directed by Daniel Carberry, features the duo singing to […]

Tweet Announces ‘The Charlene Tour’


After dropping her comeback album Charlene in February, Tweet announces The Charlene Tour.  The seven-city tour will kick off on May 5 in Chicago. From there, Tweet will hit major cities in the […]

Tory Lanez’s ‘Say It’ Goes Platinum


Tory Lanez’s smash single “Say It” is now certified platinum, according to the Recording Industry Association of America. The Brownstone-sampled tune has sold over 1 million units since its release on July […]

D’Angelo Pays Tribute to Prince on ‘The Tonight Show’


R&B singer D’Angelo is the latest artist to pay tribute to the legendary Prince since his death was announced last week. The singer delivered an emotional performance of the late […]

Interview: Mathew Knowles Talks ‘Lemonade,’ New Girl Group and Motivational Book


Beyoncé’s new visual album Lemonade has sparked conversations around the world. Beyoncé, who is known for being private about her personal life, showed her fans a different side on her new project. Lemonade is “a […]