R&B

Interviews

Amaal's Intimate R&B Shows that Love Is Hard Work

The Somali Canadian singer went from making protest music to analyzing the blind spots in her love life on her debut EP, 'Black Dove.'
Kristin Corry
7.23.19
R. Kelly

R. Kelly Is Back in Jail—This Time for Failing to Pay Child Support

Kelly will stay in jail until he pays more than $160,000 in child support to his ex-wife.
Rex Santus
3.7.19
Essays

Solange’s New Album is a Homecoming Like No Other

'When I Get Home' is an intimate exploration of her Houston roots and black heritage.
Kristin Corry
3.4.19
Premieres

Bathe's Surf R&B Is Full of Sobering Realities

"Sure Shot" is the Brooklyn-based duo's attempt at reclaiming beach music, or "surf R&B," as they call it.
Kristin Corry
1.25.19
Essays

James Blake Just Made a Gorgeous Album About Being Happy in Love

His overwhelmingly optimistic fourth album ‘Assume Form’ finds the UK singer-producer coming to terms with life after stability.
Josh Terry
1.21.19
Noisey News

One Week After 'Surviving R. Kelly,' the Change Is Just Beginning

In the week following Lifetime's 'Surviving R. Kelly,' the news cycle surrounding the Chicago singer has been unrelenting.
Kristin Corry
1.13.19
Noisey News

The 6 Most Startling Takeaways From Lifetime's 'Surviving R. Kelly'

The Lifetime docuseries is the most comprehensive look at the sexual assault allegations made against the singer over the past two decades. Here's what we learned.
Kristin Corry
1.10.19
Premieres

The-Dream Is the King of R&B

With The-Dream dropped a 40-track mixtape, 'Ménage à Trois: Sextape Vol. 1, 2, and 3,' it's clear he's trying to get us all pregnant.
Kristin Corry
12.24.18
Interviews

Diana Gordon Already Made It, Now She's Starting All Over Again

The Queens native already found success in dance’s electropop scene as Wynter Gordon. Now, the mastermind between Beyoncé’s “Becky with the good hair” lyric is ready to step into her own on her new EP, ‘PURE.’
Kristin Corry
8.4.18
Open Submission Wednesdays

We Reviewed Literally Whatever You Sent Us, Volume 19

Please make better music next time.
Noisey Staff
4.12.18