r&b

Noisey News

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."
Josh Terry
5.1.19
Premieres

Girl Ultra’s “Ella Tu Y Yo” Combines Mexican R&B With Vintage Sci-Fi

"It’s very much inspired by ‘Videodrome.' I got really hooked on science fiction movies recently, and I wanted to incorporate this reality of screens sort of taking control over our lives.”
Eduardo Cepeda
4.12.19
Remembering Things

20 Years After "No Scrubs," We Look Back at the Song's Best (and Worst) Covers

The TLC track topped the charts two decades ago this week – since then artists of all stripes have offered up their takes.
Bonnie Stiernberg
4.11.19
Premieres

ymtk is East Oakland's Endearing Heartbreaker

The Bay Area singer’s new single “Let Up” is the nicest way anyone could ever ask for space.
Kristin Corry
4.8.19
Noisey News

Two More Women Accuse R Kelly of Sexual Misconduct

A press conference hosted by lawyer Gloria Allred brought allegations of abuse and sexual harassment against the singer when the accusers were teenagers.
Josh Terry
2.22.19
Noisey News

Frank Ocean, Stop Playing and Release Your SZA Cover

The singer teased his version of SZA's "The Weekend" on his Instagram page.
Kristin Corry
1.25.19
Noisey News

Report: Sony and R. Kelly Have Split

According to Billboard, the singer is now without a label in the wake of 'Surviving R. Kelly.'
Alex Robert Ross
1.21.19
New music

Listen to Ariana Grande's Sultry New Single, "imagine"

The second single from "Thank U, Next" has Grande working out her voice and channeling Mariah Carey.
Alex Robert Ross
12.14.18
we saw this

H.E.R. Wants to Be Both Successful and an Enigma

At a recent Apple Music 'Up Next' show, the 21-year-old R&B artist toed the line between her near-anonymity and snippets of her 'true' identity.
Tshepo Mokoena
11.12.18
Video Singles - Created With SoundCloud

Melo Makes Music's "Remember" Has All the After-Summer Nostalgia You Need

The latest in the Noisey x SoundCloud Video Singles series features the rising Chicago star at his best.
Noisey Staff
9.28.18
Premieres

Meet Col3trane, London's Globe-Trotting R&B Upstart

The 19-year-old makes music in the vein of How to Dress Well and Frank Ocean, and premieres the video for "Tyler" from his project 'BOOT.'
Will Schube
9.26.18
Interviews

Ivy Sole Is the Philly Rapper Who Wants You to Forgive Yourself

The Charlotte-born, Philly-based rapper is turning her growing pains into poetry on her debut album ‘Overgrown.’
Kristin Corry
9.25.18
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