Listen to the sultry ambience of new Top Dawg Entertainment signee SZA on “Teen Spirit.”
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Revisit the beat that dominated dancehall in 2002
Six Reader writers fan out to consider Author & Punisher, Ciara, and more
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R&B singer LaVern Baker helped shape rock ‘n’ roll with her raucous 1956 smash “Jim Dandy.”
Doug Shorts has been a doorman, a karate instructor, even an extra in an Adam Sandler movie—and now he might finally make it as a soul singer.
Sexy new jams by two artists with overdue albums
Shimmering new R&B from the-Drum and the GTW
The best thing about that new alt R&B documentary.
Cherries Records re-presses “Love Is Gonna Let You Down” b/w “Not a Moment Too Soon.”
The indelible soul-pop classic “Hello Stranger” turns up on the terrific The Complete Atlantic Singles by Barbara Lewis
One to watch this fall: Genre-blind duo The-Drum launch R&B into space
Flying Lotus gives R&B-loving stoners a nice surprise