Classic & Modern R&B Reigns Supreme at Roots Picnic 2022

R&B had a moment at this year's Roots Picnic. Acts ranging from Mary J. Blige to Jazmine Sullivan to SWV… Read More

June 6, 2022

6 Takeaways From the Inaugural ‘Lovers & Friends’ Festival

After years of delays, the inaugural Lovers & Friends went down in Las Vegas. Although the festival wasn't perfect, it… Read More

May 16, 2022

Mary J. Blige to Headline Roots Picnic 2022

Expanding to two days and returning to in-person, Roots Picnic 2022 will feature Mary J. Blige, Summer Walker, Wizkid, Jazmine… Read More

February 15, 2022

12 Classic R&B Songs Written By Andrea Martin

Andrea Marin was a songwriter’s songwriter. Throughout the '90s and 2000s she wrote songs for Monica, Toni Braxton, SWV, En Vogue,… Read More

September 29, 2021

Andrea Martin, Golden Pen of ’90s and ’00s R&B, Dead at 49

The r&b world is mourning the loss of Andrea Martin, who wrote hits for Monica, En Vogue, SWV, Toni Braxton,… Read More

September 28, 2021

SWV Perfected Their R&B Sound on Their Classic Sophomore Album ‘New Beginning’

With SWV battling Xscape on Verzuz this Sunday, it’s essential to revisit New Beginning, the album that set the tone… Read More

May 6, 2021

Busta Rhymes is Celebrating 25 Years of ‘The Coming’ with a 36-Track Deluxe Edition

The expanded edition will feature instrumentals, unreleased edits, and three hard-to-find J Dilla remixes. Busta Rhymes is set to release… Read More

April 11, 2021

’90s R&B Titans SWV & Xscape Are Squaring Up In May ‘Verzuz’ Battle

Voices of the '90s, SWV and Xscape will reportedly be battling in an upcoming Verzuz slated for May. Xscape's LaTocha… Read More

March 24, 2021

After a Lengthy Hiatus Bryson Tiller Returns With Single “Inhale” & Announces New Album

The singer also announces his latest album will arrive in the fall. Bryson Tiller is back and he’s dropped a… Read More

September 3, 2020