Soul

New music

Hear Another Uplifting Song from Charles Bradley's Posthumous 'Black Velvet'

"Can't Fight The Feeling" is a forgotten studio cut from Bradley's first months with Menahan Street Band.
Alex Robert Ross
10.18.18
Noisey News

Hear Charles Bradley's "I Feel a Change," the First Song from His Posthumous LP

'Black Velvet,' an album of previously unreleased material, is due out on November 9.
Alex Robert Ross
9.6.18
Noisey

Aretha Franklin's Sketch of Black Femininity

The iconic musician embodied the trials and tribulations that all black women could relate to, and provided the blueprint to alleviate them.
Kaila Philo
8.21.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Saying Goodbye to Aretha Franklin

We celebrate the queen of soul, and the impact she had on our music and culture.
VICE Staff
8.17.18
respect

Aretha the Legend Is Gone; Aretha the Asteroid Orbits On

Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, has died at 76. But her legacy will not be forgotten.
Becky Ferreira
8.17.18
In Memoriam

Aretha Franklin, an Unparalleled Singer and American Icon, Dies at 76

The Queen of Soul, whose career spanned six decades, died on Thursday morning.
Alex Robert Ross
8.16.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Obviously Watch Erykah Badu's New Tiny Desk Concert

The idiosyncratic, existential soul artist warmed up with "Rimshot" before stretching out a remarkable, 12-minute "Green Eyes."
Alex Robert Ross
8.16.18
Premieres

Mojo Juju Grapples With Past and Present On Her Soulful New Single

We're premiering the stunning new video for "Native Tongue", a glitchy Joelistics-produced cut that rages against Australia's colonial project.
Shaad D’Souza
7.5.18
Premiere

Hey Sinner, Country Preacher Paul Cauthen Has a New Sermon to Save Your Soul

Hear the East Texas native's 'Have Mercy' EP now.
Annalise Domenighini
6.18.18
Noisey News

Watch GoldLink's Silky Tiny Desk Concert

The DMV rapper played four songs on his Tiny Desk debut, highlighting the R&B influences that have underpinned every project he's released.
Alex Robert Ross
6.14.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Daniel Caesar's Tiny Desk Concert Is Like a Fancy Dinner but Way More Hype

The Torontonian singer's lush neo-soul thrives in NPR's unplugged settings.
Phil Witmer
6.4.18
New music

"Come Over" Is the Internet Back at Their Smoothly Confident Best

Syd, Steve Lacy and co. have also announced a new album, 'Hive Mind,' out July 20.
Phil Witmer
5.30.18
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