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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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Exclusive!!! New Video: Mishon “Legal Tender”

Columbia Recording artist Mishon releases the visual to “Legal Tender” off his Valentine’s Day EP entitled “The Gift.” Exploring the journey into a girl’s life that eventually becomes troubled. Through time she gives up on love, family, and goes into a haunting future that puts money over self worth. She goes through stages of domestic… Read more »

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Jagged Edge’s Interview With The Breakfast Club

Multi-platinum selling R&B group Jagged Edge is back!! Cues “I Gotta Be”, “Let’s Get Married”, and “Where The Party At”. R&B fans are you ready??? The quartet recently announced their forthcoming eighth studio album ‘J.E. Heartbreak Too‘. JE recently stopped by Power 105.1 in NYC for their first interview in promotion of the new project… Read more »

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112, Jagged Edge, Silk, and More Perform at “Atlanta Home Team” R&B Concert

Jeremy “JD” Hill did it again! This time with an “Atlanta R&B home team” concert featuring 112, Jagged Edge, and Silk. The sold out R&B concert took place this past Saturday at Wolf Creek Amphitheater in Atlanta, Georgia. Whoever thinks R&B doesn’t sell or people don’t still love classic R&B think again! The concert sold… Read more »

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