Front + Center: WanMor

Front + Center is Rated R&B’s artist discovery series, putting new and emerging R&B singers at the center of your attention. Can you remember the last time an R&B boy band had the internet on fire with a legion of screaming fans? Not since Mindless Behavior, in the early to mid-2010s, has an R&B boy band


100 Greatest Songs from 1962

The early 1960s was a pivotal time in the history of music, with the emergence of new styles and sounds that would come to define the decade. The year 1962 was no exception, with some of the most iconic and enduring songs of the era being released during this time. From rock and roll to


100 Greatest Songs from 1955

The year 1955 is often regarded as a significant turning point in the history of popular music. It marked the emergence of a new sound that came to be known as rock and roll. This genre of music drew its roots from various musical traditions such as blues, rhythm, and blues, and country music. In


100 Greatest Songs from 1949

The year 1949 marked a significant turning point in the music industry, as it saw the rise of several influential artists and the emergence of various musical genres. From the golden era of jazz to the dawn of rock and roll, this era witnessed a plethora of iconic tracks that still resonate with music lovers


100 Greatest Songs from 1963

The year 1963 is widely regarded as one of the most significant years in the history of popular music. It was a time when the rock and roll era was in full swing, with the British Invasion just starting to make its mark on the American music scene. This was also the year when Motown


100 Greatest Songs from 2005

The year 2005 saw the release of a number of memorable songs across a variety of genres. One of the biggest hits of the year was “We Belong Together” by Mariah Carey, a soulful ballad that topped the charts for several weeks. The year also saw the rise of Chris Brown, who burst onto the


Masego Releases Self-Titled Album: Listen

Masego is back. The Grammy-nominated artist has released his sophomore album, Masego, via EQT Recordings/Capitol Records.  The featureless album consists of 14 tracks, including the previously shared “You Never Visit Me,” “Two Sides (I’m So Gemini)” and “Say You Want Me.” The latter song features backing vocals from Ambré, Destin Conrad and Ari PenSmith. Regarding his


LAVI$H Releases Debut Single ‘World in My Hands’

Emerging singer-songwriter LAVI$H makes his formal introduction with his debut single, “World In My Hands.” Produced by Akeel and Yonatan Watts, “World In My Hands” is a beautiful serenade for a lover. LAVI$H flexes his vocal range over the soulful instrumentation, effortlessly moving from sultry tones to a weightless falsetto. “They say it’s a man’s


Arlo Parks Shares New Song ‘Impurities’

Grammy-nominated singer Arlo Parks has released her new single “Impurities,” produced by Romil Hemnami and Al Hug. The latter two co-wrote the track with Parks and Carter Lang.  Parks’ featherlight vocals float over the hip-hop soul production as she sings about surrounding herself with people who embrace her whole self — flaws and all. “I