R&B

Premieres

Erika de Casier's R&B Feels Like Hitting the Club with an Old Friend

The hit-after-hit energy of her debut album 'Essentials' earns its title, which nods to classic best-of CDs.
Sam Goldner
4 days ago
Interviews

Pink Sweat$ Is Putting Love Back in R&B

Philadelphia singer isn't afraid to sing about love, even if it's dysfunctional.
Kristin Corry
5.8.19
PROFILES

Jamila Woods Wants You to Stop Rewriting Black History

We grabbed lunch with the Chicago singer in the middle of Harlem. Her new album, 'LEGACY! LEGACY!,' underscores why Black lineage needs to be protected.
Kristin Corry
5.7.19
Noisey News

French Police Detain Chris Brown After Rape Accusation, According to Report

Investigators have two days to decide if the RCA-signed singer will be charged or let go.
Josh Terry
1.22.19
blonded

Listen to a Special Christmas Episode of Frank Ocean's Blonded Radio

This year, Frank's gift to you is a special Christmas edition of his Beats 1 radio show!
Shaad D’Souza
12.28.18
Noisey News

H.E.R Makes Her Tiny Desk Concert Look So Goddamn Easy

After being a guest on Daniel Caesar's Tiny Desk Concert, the elusive R&B singer finally has a chance to serenade us with her own 18-minute medley.
Kristin Corry
12.12.18
Premieres

Surauchie’s “Sometimes” Is The Soul-Baring Bop We Need

The Toronto-based singer speaks on connecting with listeners and becoming a part of the city's R&B renaissance along with Daniel Caesar and Jessie Reyez.
Sharine Taylor
12.12.18
New music

Smino's Silky-Smooth New Album 'Noir' Is Here

Dreezy, Valee, and Ravyn Lenae all feature on the St. Louis rapper's second studio album.
Alex Robert Ross
12.7.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

25 Whole Years Ago, TLC Finally Made Christmas Sound Fun on "Sleigh Ride"

On their 1993 Christmas single, the trio reworked every part of a chirpy classic and came out with something unique.
Alex Robert Ross
12.4.18
Music

The Guide to Getting into Mariah Carey, the Originator of All This Pop Shit

Mariah Carey brought hip-hop to a pop audience not out of necessity, but because it was a part of her identity.
Kristin Corry
11.27.18
Internet Exploring

Jill Scott Is Trying To Dismantle 'No Nut November'

During a live performance, the neo-soul and self-love queen put on a grand showcase of her divine talents on the mic. Yes, we mean that sexually.
Jabbari Weekes
11.13.18
Premieres

Arin Ray Makes Arguments Feel Like Poetry in the Video for "Damn"

The Cincinnati native is blending R&B, hip-hop, and jazz on his debut album 'Platinum Fire.'
Kristin Corry
11.6.18
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