R&B

Interviews

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.
Kristin Corry
7.30.19
R. Kelly

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.
Rex Santus
5.30.19
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
5.15.19
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
Premieres

anders’ New Doc Shows How to Build a Following in the Instagram Age

The Toronto R&B singer’s concert documentary reveals the work that goes into landing a sold-out debut show.
Phil Witmer
3.8.19
Music

Listen to Solange's New Album 'When I Get Home'

It's finally here! Thank God!
Noisey Staff
3.1.19
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
New music

Hear Sam Smith and Normani's New Song, "Dancing With a Stranger"

"For me, ["Dancing With a Stranger"] bottles everything I was feeling whilst juggling my personal life and touring."
Kristin Corry
1.11.19
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
12.25.18
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
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
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