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

[vimeo 99694968 w=500 h=281] 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… Read more »

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Jagged Edge Releases Lyric Video for "HOPE"

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eA5DotcaHIY&w=600&h=315] Iconic R&B group, Jagged Edge, has returned this year with the announcement of their forthcoming eighth album J.E. Heartbreak Too, the sequel to their multi-platium 2000 album J.E. Heartbreak. Hoping to inspire other R&B groups to reemerge and new groups to form, they “opened the door” with the lead single “Hope.” The much… 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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"DeVante Swing" x Joyce Wrice

Jodeci & R&B/ neo-soul lovers will appreciate the interlude entitled “DeVante Swing” by songstress Joyce Wrice. Wrice paid homage to the legendary super producer, DeVante Swing, of the iconic R&B group Jodeci. Winning us over with her soulful vocals she delivers an intriguing interlude. She samples Jodeci’s classic “Freek N U.” The track is both… 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 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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