Genre-bending band Phony Ppl has released their third album, Euphonyus. It’s the follow-up to their 2018 sophomore album, mō’zā-ik. The 11-song album includes the previously shared songs “Fkn Around” featuring Megan Thee Stallion, “Nowhere But Up” and “Dialtone.” Among the band’s three songs released, the former tune had the most success, peaking at No. 9
Kaash Paige has released her sophomore album, S2ML (Soundtrack 2 My Life). It is the follow-up to her 2020 debut album, Teenage Fever. Soundtrack 2 My Life was led by the Lil Tjay-assisted “24 Hrs,” which was released in May. It is among Paige’s most popular songs on Spotify, exceeding 5.7 million streams since its release.
Jacquees has announced his third album, Sincerely For You (previously titled P.T.O.F: Vol. 1). It will release Dec. 16 on Cash Money Records. Rap star Future serves as the album’s executive producer and he also appears on “When You Bad Like That.” 6LACK, Summer Walker, John P. Kee, 21 Savage, Dreezy and Tory Lanez are also featured
Genre-bending trio Your Grandparents have shared a new single, “Livin in Hell.” The soulful tune finds the trio grappling with constant thoughts that trigger a grimace-inducing effect. All hope isn’t lost, as the groove offers a reason to smile through the madness. “‘Livin’ in Hell’ is a medley of blues, soul, and hip-hop that encapsulates
Chris Brown is feeling festive this year. The R&B star has released two new holiday tracks, “It’s Giving Christmas” and “No Time Like Christmas.” On “It’s Giving Christmas,” Brown is “countin’ down the days” until he’s able to spend quality time with his lover. “No Time Like Christmas” sets the mood for another type of
In October 2021, PJ Morton shared “Please Don’t Walk Away” as the lead single from his 2022 album, Watch The Sun. The vulnerable tune, where the New Orleans, Louisiana, native acknowledges his faults in a relationship, reached No. 10 on Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay chart. It became his second top-ten hit on that list. “‘Please
Global superstar Janet Jackson has earned new awards from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). “That’s The Way Love Goes,” the lead single from Jackson’s 1993 album, janet., is now certified 2x multi-platinum with two million copies sold. In 2018, legendary producer and songwriter Jimmy Jam spoke exclusively to Rated R&B about Jackson’s fifth
On September 30, 2022, the hot new R&B artist, Kourdell released his new single “Just Show It” on YouTube and all the usual streaming platforms. Kourdell Young is not only a talented musician. He’s also a professionally trained dancer and he is now pursuing his dreams of becoming a successful R&B recording artist. His musical
R&B singer B. Smyth has died at age 28. His older brother Denzil Smith confirmed the news in a video post that was shared on Smyth’s official Instagram page. “Today regretfully I have to announce that my brother has passed away this morning from respiratory failure after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis,” he wrote.
Givēon has earned yet another award from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His 2020 track “Still Your Best” has been certified platinum after selling one million equivalent units. It’s his sixth platinum-certified single to date. Givēon’s recent RIAA awards include “For Tonight” (platinum); “Heartbreak Anniversary” (4x multi-platinum); “Stuck On You” (platinum); “Like I