BJ the Chicago Kid's '1123' Magnifies the Soul of the Black Experience
The singer's follow-up album is an ode to the Chicago upbringing that shaped how he approaches love and life.
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.'
Rihanna, What Do You Mean 'No More Music?'
The singer unveiled a $230 "No More Music" t-shirt at her first pop-up shop for her LVMH-endorsed Fenty label.
Lucky Daye Is Turning His Traumatic Religious Upbringing into Hope
The most exciting new voice in the R&B revival grew up in a Christian church that forbade him from listening to music. With his debut album, 'Painted,' he's turning his pain into song.
Raveena's Debut Album Is a Dreamy R&B Universe
The Indian American singer crafts a world of self-acceptance on her debut album, 'Lucid.'
R. Kelly Was Just Slapped With His Most Serious Sexual Assault Charges Yet
Four of the charges each carry a maximum sentence of up to 30 years.
Lucky Daye's 'Painted' Is Perfect for a Tiny Desk Concert
The New Orleans native squeezed a 10-piece band into NPR's headquarters to perform a medley from his debut album, 'Painted.'
Erika de Casier's R&B Feels Like Hitting the Club with an Old Friend
The hit-after-hit energy of her debut album 'Essentials' earns its title, which nods to classic best-of CDs.
Ari Lennox's New Video for 'Up Late' Is Just as Sultry as You Expected
"Up Late" is the latest visual from the Dreamville singer's debut album, 'Shea Butter Baby.'
Emotional Oranges Are 'Normal' People Making R&B More Mysterious
Noisey spoke to the anonymous R&B group about the release of their debut EP, 'The Juice Vol. 1.'
Pink Sweat$ Is Putting Love Back in R&B
Philadelphia singer isn't afraid to sing about love, even if it's dysfunctional.
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.