Soul

5.31.19

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.'

4.30.19

Whoa, Kindness' New Song With Seinabo Sey Is So Good

"Lost Without" is the second single this year from Adam Bainbridge, following their Robyn collaboration "Cry Everything."

10.24.18

Mahalia Is as Clever and Warm as Her Soul-Inflected Music

We spent an afternoon with the rising Leicester-born artist before her biggest UK date so far, looking back on the year she's had.

10.18.18

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.

9.6.18

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.

8.17.18

Saying Goodbye to Aretha Franklin

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

Advertisement
8.17.18

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.

8.16.18

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.

8.16.18

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

The Queen of Soul, whose career spanned six decades, died on Thursday morning.

8.15.18

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."

7.5.18

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.

6.18.18

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

Hear the East Texas native's 'Have Mercy' EP now.

0119