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Jagged Edge Talks The Importance of R&B Groups & Forthcoming Album J.E. Heartbreak Too

Jagged Edge, with their return, have been showing the world why R&B groups are necessary. The iconic R&B group has been prepping the sequel to their 2000 multi-platinum album, J.E. Heartbreak, twins Brian and Brandon Casey, Richard Wingo and Kyle Norman feel like they can achieve a lot more, and for the first time they… Read more »

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Boyz II Men Turn Tweets Into Love Song for Wendy’s Pretzel Burger Campaign

R&B icons Boyz II Men have released a new promotional video in conjunction with Wendy’s, celebrating the fast food restaurant’s return of the pretzel burger. The legendary R&B group, who was just named R&B group of the century, brought their impeccable well known harmony to the campaign by singing lyrics derived from customers’ social postings…. Read more »

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The Recording Academy/ Grammys Celebrate R&B During Essence With Panel

Photo credit: Sean Griffin I recently had an amazing journalism experience as I attended The Recording Academy’s “Where is the Love?” The Future of R&B” panel during Essence Music Festival. I also got a chance to share my AllHipHop article about the current state of R&B with those in attendance. Click HERE to read it…. Read more »

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The 20th Anniversary 2014 Essence Festival Brings Out The Stars! Prince and More Headline

Photo Credit: Maya Washington Essence hit it big again this year for their 20th anniversary. The Essence Festival’s 20th anniversary set a record for annual attendance, with more than 550,000 participants celebrating four days of R&B music, community, and black culture between the New Orleans’ convention center and the Mercedes Benz Superdome. The festival attracted… Read more »

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Jermaine Dupri and Ne-Yo Honored at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

The 27th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards were recently held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. Jermaine Dupri was honored with the Founders Award, and Ne-Yo accepted the Golden Note Award from ASCAP VP of Rhythm & Soul/Urban Music, Nicole George-Middleton. Following in the footsteps of former recipients Quincy Jones and Steve… Read more »

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Pharrell To Be Honored With Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

Photo credit: Kevin Mazur/WireImage Over the last two decades, Pharrell has become a prominent figure in the music realm whether its getting him to produce a hot track or simply him being featured on it. He is often noted for his incredible production skills, unique vocals, artistic eye, and unique creativity.Pharrell has made an indelible… Read more »

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