10 New Hip-Hop, R&B & Alt Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of October 21)

DJ Drama produces SNOFALL his latest album with Southern rap staple Jeezy. Babyface releases his newest effort, Girls Night Out. … Read More

October 21, 2022

Forever Cool: Babyface’s Legacy Is In His Artistic Evolution

Over 36 years into his solo career, Babyface's journey from go-to hitmaker to legend is defined by his ability to evolve… Read More

September 21, 2022

Babyface to Release ‘Girls Night Out’ Album Featuring Ella Mai, Kehlani & More

As his Capitol Records debut, Babyface will release new album Girls Night Out with features from Ella Mai, Kehlani, Ari Lennox… Read More

June 29, 2022

7 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Be Listening To (Week of February 18)

Big K.R.I.T. unleashes Digital Roses Don't Die this week, and Deante' Hitchcock has shared Everyday The 14TH. Both releases are… Read More

February 18, 2022

Gallant Lifted the Weight of Expectation To Create His New EP ‘Neptune’

Gallant has spent years of his career signed to a label, now he's on his own and is still creating… Read More

March 26, 2021

The Best Moments From the 2020 Soul Train Awards: Soul Cypher, Brandy & More

This year's Soul Train Awards successfully merged the old school with a thriving new school. On Sunday, the 2020 Soul… Read More

November 30, 2020

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland Are Seeking Suggestions for Verzuz Season 2

The second round of Verzuz battles are coming soon. After years of impromptu beat battles, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland's Verzuz… Read More

October 14, 2020

The Biggest Moments From Brandy & Monica’s Iconic R&B ‘Verzuz’ Battle

Brandy and Monica made it clear Monday night that their timeless catalogs are why they're both considered R&B blueprints. On… Read More

September 1, 2020

Watch Boyz II Men and Babyface Reunite to Perform “A Song for Mama” on ‘Saturday Night Live’

A touching salute from the r&b vets. Saturday Night Live capped the season with a special Mother's Day send-up from… Read More

May 10, 2020

Babyface Outlasts Teddy Riley in Return to Verzuz Instagram Live Battle

Technical difficulties arose yet again, this time after an entertaining matchup. After a full day's worth of jokes, Teddy Riley… Read More

April 21, 2020

Teddy Riley Announces Beat Battle Rematch with Babyface

Third time's a charm? Teddy Riley has announced a beat battle rematch with Babyface. PLAYLIST: Primer: Teddy Riley  Taking to… Read More

April 19, 2020

Babyface and Teddy Riley’s Beat Battle was a Preventable Disaster

Plagued by technical difficulties, the r&b vets called their bout early, making for one of Twitter's most memorable nights to… Read More

April 19, 2020

Babyface Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Announces New Date for Beat Battle with Teddy Riley

"It's an incredibly scary thing to go through my friends." Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds celebrated his 62nd birthday with a sobering… Read More

April 11, 2020

Teddy Riley and Babyface’s Instagram Live Battle Has Been Postponed

"The date is changed but keep your outfits on deck." It appears we'll have to wait a bit longer for… Read More

April 5, 2020

Clash of the Titans: Teddy Riley, Babyface and L.A. Reid Set to Battle on Instagram Live Sunday

  It all goes down Sunday at 6 PM EST. After weeks of buildup and admirable beat battles, two of… Read More

April 3, 2020

2017 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Nominations: Sly Stone, Jay Z, Babyface & More

The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced their 2017 nominees earlier today (Thursday). In a report from the Associated Press the list… Read More

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