R&B

blonded

Listen to a Special Christmas Episode of Frank Ocean's Blonded Radio

This year, Frank's gift to you is a special Christmas edition of his Beats 1 radio show!
Shaad D’Souza
12.28.18
Noisey News

H.E.R Makes Her Tiny Desk Concert Look So Goddamn Easy

After being a guest on Daniel Caesar's Tiny Desk Concert, the elusive R&B singer finally has a chance to serenade us with her own 18-minute medley.
Kristin Corry
12.12.18
Premieres

Surauchie’s “Sometimes” Is The Soul-Baring Bop We Need

The Toronto-based singer speaks on connecting with listeners and becoming a part of the city's R&B renaissance along with Daniel Caesar and Jessie Reyez.
Sharine Taylor
12.12.18
New music

Smino's Silky-Smooth New Album 'Noir' Is Here

Dreezy, Valee, and Ravyn Lenae all feature on the St. Louis rapper's second studio album.
Alex Robert Ross
12.7.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

25 Whole Years Ago, TLC Finally Made Christmas Sound Fun on "Sleigh Ride"

On their 1993 Christmas single, the trio reworked every part of a chirpy classic and came out with something unique.
Alex Robert Ross
12.4.18
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Mariah Carey, the Originator of All This Pop Shit

Mariah Carey brought hip-hop to a pop audience not out of necessity, but because it was a part of her identity.
Kristin Corry
11.27.18
Internet Exploring

Jill Scott Is Trying To Dismantle 'No Nut November'

During a live performance, the neo-soul and self-love queen put on a grand showcase of her divine talents on the mic. Yes, we mean that sexually.
Jabbari Weekes
11.13.18
Premieres

Arin Ray Makes Arguments Feel Like Poetry in the Video for "Damn"

The Cincinnati native is blending R&B, hip-hop, and jazz on his debut album 'Platinum Fire.'
Kristin Corry
11.6.18
Essays

How Alice Glass and DVSN Continue to Evolve in the Face of Nostalgia

Red Bull Music Festival’s first stop in Toronto put a spotlight on the constant evolution of the R&B and electroclash artists' creative process.
Corinne Przybyslawski
11.6.18
Noisey News

Rihanna Endorses Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum

RiRi also learned, to her horror, that "Don't Stop The Music" is being played at Trump rallies. She insists that won't be happening for much longer.
Alex Robert Ross
11.5.18
Essays

Teyana Taylor's True Potential Shines on Stage

It is consensus that the G.O.O.D. Music-signee deserves more, but what Taylor does with what she has is truly something worthy of marvel.
Amani Bin Shikhan
10.24.18
Interviews

Vanessa Bling Has Endured, Now She Wants to Shine

The rising artist talks about her long road as Vybz Kartel's protege to finding herself on new EP 'Still Standing.'
Sharine Taylor
10.18.18
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