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Magoo Interview: Connecting With Timbaland, Reflecting On Da Bassment & Leaving Music Career Behind

After almost a decade of trying, we finally found Magoo! The mysterious rapper is most known for his collaborations with his friends Timbaland and Missy Elliott, but his story is much deeper than just the songs he’s created. In this…

Troy Taylor Interview: Producing Real R&B For The New Generation, Trey Songz’s Upcoming Album

Troy Taylor had a big year in R&B. Along with executive producing Johnta Austin’s long awaited “Love, Sex, & Religion” album, Troy also helped create records for emerging R&B stars YK Osiris and Jacquees. His contributions meant a lot to…

Gallant Interview | Millennials in Music

DMV Native, R&B Singer and Warner Records artist Gallant joins us on this episode of Millennials in Music. DMV artist Gallant joins us on this episode of Millenials in Music to discuss his new album “Sweet Insomnia” and what it’s…

Jacquees Interview: New Album “King Of R&B”, Claiming The Throne, Paying Homage to R&B Legends

There was no one in R&B more talked about than Jacquees last year when he proclaimed himself the King of R&B for his generation. Social media as usual misconstrued his words and turned it into an opportunity to attack the…

Harmony “H-Money” Samuels Interview: Working With Robin Thicke, Crafting The Bonfyre’s Sound, Watching R&B Evolve

As R&B has gone through its up and downs over the past decade, we have seen many producers disappear from the scene. One producer who is still doing major damage is Harmony Samuels (better known as H-Money) as he’s continued…

Gallant Interview: New Album “Sweet Insomnia”, Experimenting With Sounds, Working With Ginuwine

In all of our years of covering R&B, we’ve been able to discover new artists and their music has become part of our daily soundtrack. R&B artist Gallant is definitely one of those as his power vocals and unique sound…

Louis York Interview: Debut Album “American Griots”, Carving Their Own Lane, Sharing Their Journey

We’ve watched in admiration over the past few years as Claude Kelly and Chuck Harmony, aka Louis York, have excitingly blazed their own path. Both were already award winning writers and producers, so it would have been easy to continue…

BJ The Chicago Kid Interview: New Album ”1123”, Evolving As An R&B Artist, Appearing On Barack Obama’s Summer Playlist

BJ The Chicago Kid has been one of the most consistent R&B artists over the past decade and he brought more solid music to the table with his latest album “1123” which came out a few months ago. One song…

Hitmaka Interview: Transition From Artist To Executive, Writing R&B Songs, Importance Of Radio

Nothing really surprises us in the music industry, but we were definitely shocked when we found out that Yung Berg went from being a a rapper from the 2000’s to one of the biggest R&B producers in the game. The…

Fantasia Interview: New Album ”Sketchbook”, Upcoming Tour, Feeling Free As An Independent Artist

Fantasia is finally back with her new album “Sketchbook” which is due out October 11th. The supreme vocalist recently departed from RCA/J Records after calling that major label home for 15 years. She’s now an independent artist with a lot…