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20 Years Ago in 1996, These R&B Greats Released Their Debut Albums

There is no disputing that some of the best r&b music has come out of the 90’s. Not only did the decade introduce us to beloved sub genres such as New Jack Swing and Neo-Soul, but it also gave us…

Does Maxwell Owe it to R&B Fans to Release Music More Frequently? (Editorial)

Fact: Maxwell has released four platinum albums over the course of his career. Opinion: Maxwell has built a timeless legacy as one of the top acts in r&b. Fact: Maxwell has numerous number one singles. Opinion: Maxwell has the ability…

Where Are They Now? The Current Status of Every Female 90’s R&B Group

A few days ago we rolled out our Current Status of Every Male 90’s R&B Group List, and now we do the same for the females. Just like the males, female r&b groups dominated in the 90’s, but have pretty…

How We Lost A Whole Generation Of Young Male R&B Stars From The 2000’s

The year was 2001, and Usher had climbed to the top of the Male R&B ladder. He had just put out his third album “8701” and changed the image of R&B with his cool persona. Wearing suits like Boyz II…

Where Are They Now? The Current Status of Every 90’s Male R&B Group

90’s Rnb will always be remembered as one of the most beloved decades that the genre has produced. There a few different variations of r&b that dominated the genre during this period, including Contemporary, New Jack Swing, Hip Hop Soul,…

The Top 10 Best R&B Albums of 2015

We’re almost to the end of 2015, and now that it’s time to reflect on all of the r&b music that was released this year, it’s fair to say we got a lot of quality music. Despite the genre continuing…

TGT (Tyrese, Ginuwine, Tank) Have Broken Up, Here’s What Could Happen To The R&B Super Group

If you didn’t hear the news by now, Tyrese announced on his Instagram page that the R&B super group TGT had called it quits. The cause of the breakup appears to be due to differences between Ginuwine and Tyrese. Not…

The Top 100 R&B Songs of 2015 – Presented by YouKnowIGotSoul X Soul in Stereo

We’re rapidly approaching the end of 2015, so that means it’s time to name the Top 100 RnB Songs of year once again! Just like we did in 2014, we’ve counted down the top r&b songs of the year over…

Now That Tank Has His Own Label, These Are The Artists He Should Sign

When Tank recently announced that he’d partnered with his label Atlantic Records to form his own label “R&B Money”, it presented a sort of groundbreaking situation. In the current music landscape, not only are labels not signing r&b artists, but…

Analyzing the Biggest R&B Snubs of the 2016 Grammy Nominations

The Nominations for the 2016 Grammy Awards were announced today, and just like every year, there were some notable surprises and snubs. With the limited amount of r&b categories, it’s obviously not possible to select every deserving artist. That being…