Raphael Saadiq

Beyoncé Collaborated with Pharrell, Raphael Saddiq, Syd & More on Her ‘Renaissance’ Album

Beyoncé shared the tracklist for her upcoming new album via Instagram Story on Wednesday. After announcing Renaissance last month, Beyoncé has now… Read More

July 20, 2022

Brent Faiyaz Announces New Album ‘Wasteland’

Two years after releasing his F**k the World EP, Brent Faiyaz readies new album Wasteland with features from Drake, Alicia Keys and more.… Read More

June 15, 2022

Raphael Saadiq Reveals The Hilariously Petty Way He was Fired by Prince

Raphael Saadiq recounted his brief tenure in Prince's post-Revolution band on the latest episode of Questlove Supreme.  Though he's currently considered… Read More

October 1, 2021

Goldlink and Ari Lennox Cover Fela Kuti’s “Sorrow, Tears & Blood”

The new Goldlink track appears on Global Citizen's Stand Up compilation. On Friday, DMV natives Goldlink and Ari Lennox teamed up to… Read More

December 18, 2020

D’Angelo’s ‘Brown Sugar’ Laid the Blueprint for the Neo-Soul Movement

Released in 1995, D'Angelo's debut album, Brown Sugar, is an album that birthed neo-soul and changed the direction of R&B… Read More

July 2, 2020

Neo-Soul 2020: 23 Contemporary Artists Pushing the Sound Forward

From Nick Hakim to KeiyaA to Ari Lennox, here are 23 contemporary artists pushing neo-soul forward in 2020. Neo-soul was… Read More

June 17, 2020

Kelis Posts Scathing Critique of the Music Industry in Response to #BlackoutTuesday

Kelis also spoke on her issues with former producer Pharrell. On Tuesday, Black music industry professionals joined #BlackOutTuesday. The event… Read More

June 3, 2020

20 Great Rap Songs Featured on 20 Terrible Rap Albums

Consider diving back into some oft-forgotten albums and mining for gold. Here are 20 great rap songs featured on 20… Read More

May 26, 2020

First Look Friday: ilham Is Reinvigorating the R&B Genre on Her Own Terms

On the first Friday of every month, we put the spotlight on one up-and-coming artist. For this month's First Look… Read More

May 1, 2020

Terrace Martin Talks Growing Up in LA, Collaborating w/ Artist & Mourning Kobe Bryant’s Death [Interview]

We sat down with Terrace Martin to discuss his work ethic, obstacles in the music industry, and why women artists… Read More

March 11, 2020

Rick Ross, Dwyane Wade, & Raphael Saadiq Just Released a Song Together “Season Ticket Holder”

Wade was inspired to be featured on a song after watching footage of Kobe Bryant. Rick Ross and Dwyane Wade… Read More

February 21, 2020

Cynthia Erivo is The Queen of Soul in a New Teaser for National Geographic’s Upcoming ‘Genius: Aretha’ Series

Premiering Memorial Day weekend on Nat Geo. National Geographic has unveiled the first teaser for the upcoming limited series, Genius:… Read More

February 8, 2020

Raphael Saadiq to Executive Produce Aretha Franklin Mini-Series on National Geographic

  Cynthia Erivo will play the legendary singer. Aretha Franklin is the latest musical icon to get the silver screen… Read More

January 29, 2020

The 20 Best D’Angelo Songs

From Voodoo singles to Black Messiah deep cuts, these are the 20 best songs D'Angelo has made. Like other neo-soul artists of the mid-90’s… Read More

January 24, 2020

Missy Elliott, Kehlani, Phonte & More Are Revealing Random Music Facts on Twitter

Twitter users and artists alike joined in to spread little-known knowledge. Twitter user Beverly T. Gooden gave music fans early… Read More

December 27, 2019

Raphael Saadiq Says He Has “Thought About Different Versions Of Lucy Pearl”

The group's self-titled album turns 20 next year. Lucy Pearl, the beloved supergroup made up of Raphael Saadiq, Ali Shaheed… Read More

December 13, 2019