Archive for the ‘R&B/Soul’ Category


R. Kelly Acquitted Of Child Pornography

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Jurors in the R. Kelly trial have reached a verdict of not guilty on all 14 counts of child pornography.

According to CNN, the jury took a mere day to acquit the troubled R&B virtuoso who once married an underaged Aliyah.

The trial itself took six years to arrive at court.

The “I Believe I Can Fly” singer, 41, denied charges that he videotaped himself having sex with an underage girl. Both Kelly and the alleged victim, now 23, denied being on the tape.


New Audio: KeAnthony – “I Aint Tryna”

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New R&B singer KeAnthony will release his debut album, A Hustlaz Story, on  August 5. Here’s the single “I Aint Tryna.”



Weekly CD Giveaway: Anthony Hamilton – Southern Comfort

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Congrats to our winner of last week’s giveaway.

This week we have the 2007 release from Anthony Hamilton, the soulful-filled Southern Comfort.

Hamilton is known for his classic soul singing style evoking the likes of Bill Withers and this collection of previously-unreleased tracks from the vaults offers up some real gems.

The winning set was dropped on Merovingian Records and will definitely satisfy soul fans.

Enter here.

Remember if you have already entered, just email us. Make sure the subject line says “CD Giveaway.”

Edit: Congrats to winner Shawn Taylor from Chicago, IL!


NEW VIDEO – Chrisette Michele for House of Payne

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Here’ s behind-the-scenes footage of Chrisette Michele recording a song for Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne.”



New Audio: Day26 – “Since You’ve Been Gone”

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Just in case you haven’t heard it already, here is the latest song from Day26.

AUDIO: Day26 – “Since You’ve Been Gone” Real|Windows


New R&B Releases: Usher – Here I Stand

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Four years after his highly successful as well as controversial album, Confessions, the King of R&B is back to take the throne. Promising for a more grown-up and mature feel, this latest project will feature production from Polow Da Don, Jermaine Dupri, The Dream, Dre & Vidal and a host of other all-stars. The God MC Jay-Z and wifey Beyonce make guest appearances on the album, as well as Young Jeezy on the single, “Love In This Club.”


Rap/R&B News Roundup: 50 Cent, Nas, R. Kelly

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Nas changes title of next album – Looks like Nas and the people at Def Jam are having a change of heart, as the Queens MC has opted for the title of just Nas instead of the much more controversial title N****r for his next album. Slated for a July 1st release, this will be Nas’ ninth studio album, and probably his most anticipated since Illmatic. Too bad the name didn’t stick.

50 Cent Blasts 106 & Parks Rosci on DC Radio -A war of words has ensued between the G-Unit leader and the 106 & Park Co-Host. 50 Cent is reportedly “garbage” in Rosci’s eyes, so 50 took it upon himself to air her out on Radio, saying the outburst were because she hadn’t slept with him like she wanted. He also reportedly knows 4 people that she has slept with. Hmmm

MTV’s Top 10 Hottest MC’s In The Game ListMTV revealed their list of the Hottest MC’s this week, with the #1 going to Mr. West; Kanye wouldn’t have it any other way. 50 Cent, Jay-Z and Rick Ross and Lil Wayne also make the list, in their respective slots.

R. Kelly trial continues – The first days of R. Kelly‘s trial took place this week. With some interesting testimony’s from witnesses, including R&B singer Sparkle. The movie Little Man has been mentioned, and interesting facts about Kelly have been revealed. Wow.


New Video: Anthony David – “Words” feat. India.Arie

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Here’s the official video for Anthony David’s latest track, “Words” feat. India.Arie. Anthony’s upcoming album, Acey Duecy is set to drop June 17th.

VIDEO: Anthony David – “Words” feat. India.Arie


Rap/R&B News Roundup: T.I., Remy Ma & Foxy Brown

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Remy Ma sentenced to 8 years in prison – 26 year old Remy Smith, aka Remy Ma was sentenced to 8 years in prison for assault, weapon possession and attempted coercion. This is after an incident last year where she allegedly shot her friend in a money dispute outside of a nightclub.

Suge Knight gets K.O’ed – One for the history books, Monday night Suge Knight got into a fight outside of a Hollywood nightclub where he was reportedly knocked out cold for three minutes! Who would’ve thought…

Mariah Carey talks about new marriage – after a secretive wedding to actor Nick Cannon, Mariah wants to tell all. She recently when on the TV Show Ellen to discuss details like the ceremony, the custom-rings and the unexpected relationship all-together.

T.I. has new son – Shortly after midnight, T.I. and wife Tameka “Tiny” Cottle welcomed their new son, Major Harris into the world. The baby weighed in at 5 lbs. and 15 oz.

Foxy Brown fires Manager – Days after her new album, “Brooklyn’s Don Diva” was released, Foxy Brown has fired her manager apparently ‘devastated by the handling of the release.

DMX pleads not guilty to charges – after arriving an hour late, DMX pleads not guilty to various felony drug charges. He is due back in court July 2.


Mariah Carey And Nick Cannon Got Tatoos Before Wedding

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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon confirmed to People magazine that they tied the knot at Carey’s Bahamas spread on April 30. The two had been dating for a few weeks since late March.

Before trading rings, however, the couple traded tats.

“To me rings are special and exciting, but tattoos mean more than anything,” Cannon gushed. “They’re forever and ever. They professed our love.”

Today’s People mag sports pics of the wedding that had only a dozen guests. Carey wore a Nile Cmylo gown that faded from off-white to pale pink. Held at sunset, the reception offered Maine lobster and Dom Perignon champagne.

Cannon said it was love at first sight when Carey cast him as the lover in the video for her new track, “Bye Bye.”

“From the first time we sat down to discuss the video at the Beverly Hills Hotel, we connected,” Cannon said. “We had so much in common spiritually, and we laugh at the same things. I didn’t have to put on my Mac Daddy suave mode. I was able to be myself with her. We are both eternally 12 years old.”