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Legendary Producer Kashif Presents “The History Of R&B” Film Series

Legendary producer, songwriter, and filmmaker Kashif Saleem has written and produced hits for the likes of Whitney Houston, Kenny G., George Benson, Janet Jackson, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Barry White and a host of others. He has recently embarked on a journey to share the history of the R&B genre and its global impact. With 70… Read more »

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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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