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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’


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’


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)’


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)’


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’


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’


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’


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’


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’


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


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


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’


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


  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


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’


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


  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 […]