About Us

RATED R&B is a leading and trusted source for R&B music news. Since 2011, the publication has kept its readers engaged with new music coverage, thorough news reporting, intriguing feature stories, exclusive interviews and more.

RATED R&B’s exclusive coverage has been referenced by other publications, including ABC, BET, BBC News, Black Enterprise, Complex, Essence, Forbes, Pitchfork, San Diego Tribune, The Fader, The Grio, The U.S. Sun, Vogue and many more.

RATED R&B was created for R&B lovers by R&B lovers. The team works relentlessly to introduce and amplify R&B artists of all sorts. We pride ourselves on finding innovative ways to highlight the genre’s diverse sound from artists — no matter where they are in their careers.

Furthermore, we believe in fostering an engaging relationship with our readers and supporters. We don’t just publish articles, but we make time and opportunity to truly build a connection.

In 2021, we launched R&B TWITTER, a Twitter-based community meant to connect R&B lovers from around the world. It has grown to more than 3,400 members — the largest R&B-centric community on the platform. We will continue to seek new ways to interact with our readers, aside from our regular communication across our social media platforms.


Keithan Samuels, Editor-in-Chief/Founder

Antwane Folk, Assistant Editor

Jakori Beauchamp, Editorial Intern

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