R&B

With her new single “Same Love” well on its way to climbing the R&B radio chart, Ledisi debuts the official music video. The Ron T. Young-directed video captures Ledisi beaming in a chic home, where she spends time smiling from ear-to-ear on a retro wall phone. She takes a few sips of red wine and
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Rising singer-songwriter Canjelae recruits rapper and fellow songwriting force TK Kravitz for her new song “Wordplay.” Composed by Canjelae and Kravitz, “Wordplay” is a sultry jam that highlights the bedroom experiences of both artists in full expose. “If I came in at 3 o’clock in the morning / Would you be ready when I hopped
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With the release of her brand-new project “Silhouette”, Brandy Haze continues to remain a much talked about artist within the realm of upcoming singer-songwriters. Inspired by the many ups and downs that comes with relationships, the project boasts a beautiful track list of four widely sultry and seductive tracks that instantly fills day, or night with
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If anyone doubted The Weeknd’s talent, his Super Bowl LV halftime show is enough to silence critics. Dressed in a red blazer, The Weeknd opened his 14-minute set with “Call Out My Name,” before diving right into his number-one single “Starboy.” The Weeknd delivered an electrifying performance that revisited some of his finest tunes such
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It should be in the fine print for Jazmine Sullivan to release live renditions of songs from her projects. Ahead of her anticipated national anthem performance at Super Bowl LV on Sunday (Feb. 7), the gifted vocalist has shared the live version of “Lost One.”  This unplugged take on Sullivan’s return single is stripped from
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Rising star Tone Stith seems to never lack in the vibe department. The promising singer-songwriter has released his latest single “FWM.” An ode to nightlife during the pandemic, “FWM” is a moody R&B banger produced by Luis Bordeaux and Non Native. The pulsing single details the classic of finding love in the club. “Why you
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Listen now: https://soundcloud.com/user-781752073/all-i-got-x-fulani/s-RsEWHaqtJG5 Yung Fulani is a young, upcoming artist with Gambian and American heritage that has just released her brand new single entitled ‘All I Got’. With her emotional maturity and resonance, the impression of experience beyond her years, honesty and vulnerability, this smooth groove is sure to capture some of the more discerning
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Serenading songwriter Robin Thicke hopes to turn on the charm this Valentine’s Day with his latest single, “Lucky Star.” Riddled with romance was written by Thicke, Nasri, and James Gass, “Lucky Star” offers an intimate guitar strum and a message that is sure to make you fall in love. “Lucky Star / Make my dreams
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The once-elusive superstar H.E.R. is everywhere these days. This time, she’s lending her superb abilities to a new track titled “Fight For You.” The ‘60s R&B-inspired jam, composed by H.E.R. and D’Mile, is lifted from the soundtrack of the upcoming motion picture Judas and The Black Messiah. On the soul-stirred single, H.E.R. advocates for the
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Music executive Ron Fair exclusively told Rated R&B that Keyshia Cole’s new music would be “extraordinarily satisfying,” and she didn’t disappoint. After receiving her deserved flowers during last month’s Verzuz battle with Ashanti, the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter has shared a new song titled “I Don’t Wanna Be In Love.” The kiss-off anthem was co-written by Cole
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After securing his first Top 10 hit on Billboard’s Adult R&B Songs Chart (“Like I Want You”), Givēon shares an acoustic rendition of his fan-favorite track “Still Your Best” in form of a video. In the clip, Givēon gets into a heated exchange with his former lover who decided to leave him for another guy.
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Black History Month is in full swing as PJ Morton has announced that he will be partnering with HBCU Dillard University as their new artist in residence. The program will feature master classes taught by Morton, including songwriting, music publishing, studio production and talent management. The 2021-2022 residency will also offer students internship opportunities, as
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Listen now: https://music.apple.com/album/1546817467?app=itunes&ls=1 Jrdan recently released “Ache”, her new single to mass audiences. Her soothing, beautiful voice echoes across the horizon with enticing lyrics and captivating guitar riffs. This lovely singer has a vibrant, contemporary ballad that captures the essence of both romance and heartbreak. If you love slow songs fused with RnB, this is
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Scuuba Steve recently released his first solo EP to critical acclaim. “Something in the Water” features six impressive tracks, all produced by Steve. The album showcases the unique vocals and lyrics of Scuba from track to track. This EP continues to captivate listeners across the social media realm with a smooth blend of hip-hop, RnB,
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The nominations for the 52nd NAACP Image Awards are in. Beyoncé is the top finalist, netting seven nods, including two she shares with Megan Thee Stallion for their collaboration “Savage.” She makes up the rest for her stellar visual album Black is King.  Ledisi earned five nominations for music taken from The Wild Card, which
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