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The Incomparable Faith Evans

Stephen Grant | Posted 10.15.2014 | Black Voices
Stephen Grant

Faith Evans is on a high celebrating 20 years in R&B music. Yet, before executive producing the R&B Divas reality TV franchise or becoming a NY Times best-selling author, the soulful singer from Newark entered the music scene as the first female artist signed to Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs' Bad Boy label back in the early '90s

The Antidote for 'Anaconda' and Minaj

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 10.29.2014 | Black Voices
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

I watched the Minaj twerk fest once, and tears welled up. Not for joy. But because I remembered my mother and a whole host of proud black sistahs who fought sooooo hard to be something other than their asses.

Legendary R&B Singer Bobby Womack Dies

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 08.27.2014 | Entertainment

Bobby Womack, a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died. He was...

R&B Music: Let's Fall in Love Again

Glenn Lewis | Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment
Glenn Lewis

There is fearlessness in childhood, an unbridled passion and confidence that only comes with trust. Trusting that your loved ones will protect you; trusting that you can fall, eyes closed, and the people that you love will be there to catch you.

Luke James Talks Opening For Beyoncé And More

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 07.09.2013 | Black Voices

Don't let Luke James' recent recognition (or mild manners) fool you. Yes, the New Orleans-bred R&B crooner bypassed the local music circuit, landing i...

The Musical Bliss of Levi Kreis' Imagine Paradise

Paul Katz | Posted 08.19.2013 | Entertainment
Paul Katz

The world of pop music has changed so radically in my lifetime that I am not clear how society determines what "pop" is these days.

Frank Ocean, and Why Blacks Need to Finally Get Over Homophobia

Ernest Owens | Posted 05.06.2013 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

While we are celebrating the just the survival of an R&B artist admitting he has had a desire for another man, what we are avoiding is the actual discussion of if we are ready for an actual openly gay black artist in our mainstream world.

Lady Gaga Helps Toni Braxton's Sister Top iTunes

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 12.07.2012 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga broke one of her personal rules to offer a little support to her friend Tamar Braxton. Braxton released her new single "Love & War" on Th...

Alicia Keys & Frank Ocean Made A Song

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 12.07.2012 | Entertainment

A planned meeting led to an unexpected collaboration for new mother and singer Alicia Keys. The pianist and singer told MTV that she is a huge fan...

Alicia Keys Celebrates Growth With New Album 'Brand New Me'

TheBoomBox | Georgette Cline | Posted 11.09.2012 | Entertainment

Alicia Keys is celebrating a change within herself. Listen to the debut of her new power ballad "Brand New Me" to understand where she's coming from. ...

Usher Tackles His Past And A Glass Wall In His 'Numb' Video

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 10.12.2012 | Entertainment

Usher has proven his dedication to dance and documenting his past in the new video for "Numb," the third single from Usher's album "Looking 4 Myself."...

Brennan Williams

Faith Opens Up On Resigning To Bad Boy Records

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.08.2012 | Black Voices

After delivering the most watched original premiere in TV One history with R&B Divas, Faith Evans is ready to unleash the show’s companion album of ...

Is There Friction Among 'R&B Divas' Cast?

Posted 08.31.2012 | Black Voices

Say it ain’t so, a show about divas is experiencing friction amongst its cast? Well, according to Radar Online a source revealed earlier this week t...

TV One's Most Watched 'R&B Divas'

Posted 08.22.2012 | Black Voices

This week has been quite an eventful for R&B singer Faith Evans. Not only did the Grammy Award-winner reveal the release date of her October 2 album, ...

SWV Talks Motherhood, Music And The Advice They'd Give Their Younger Selves

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.17.2012 | Black Voices

It was April 1992. Euro Disneyland would open its doors in Paris, France; a jury would acquit four police officers in the beating of Rodney King, sett...

WATCH: Fat Joe On Hip-Hop's 'Gay Mafia'

Posted 01.09.2012 | Gay Voices

Hip-hop isn't generally known for being the genre of preference for most LGBT performers or audiences, but now, one star is speaking up on behalf of t...

Miguel: 'Eclectric' R&B Upstart

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marlynn Snyder

In the fractured music industry, it is getting harder and harder to "break" a new recording artist. Into this challenging abyss comes talented multi-hyphenate Miguel, a singer-songwriter-producer.