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Singer Kelly Price has always struggled despite her enormous vocal talent because of her weight. Even after losing over 100 pounds some years ago, her…

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From the time he crafted the insta-classic “Where I Wanna Be,” Donell Jones has been among the R&B singers that you loved even if you…

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HOT ON TV:  All Times Eastern   Friday, July 5 “Unbreakable” Bravo, 9 p.m. Samuel L. Jackson and Bruce Willis star in this movie about a…

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India.Arie wants to have a “Songversation” with you. So it’s fitting that that’s the title of her latest recording, out last month. The singer/songwriter, best…

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The BET Awards is heading into Oscar territory. Not just for it’s 3-and-a half-hour running time, but for a noticeable transition into a new direction.…

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As Black Music Month draws to a close it’s fitting that is is one of the busiest weekends yet this year for Black Music. The…

It’s the last week of Black Music Month and we’ve saved the best for last. We’ve recorded your votes and chosen the Best R&B Male…

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The voters have spoken and we have a winner. The #1 R&B love song is Heatwave’s “Always and Forever,” which just beat out “Here and…

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Jazz/R&B crooner Will Downing has been around when since when listening to an album on a turntable was the only way you could hear recorded…

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Writer, producer and cultural critic Nelson George has covered Black music since his stint at Billboard’s black music editor in the early 80′s. During that…

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If you’ve been fortunate enough to experience it, love is a beautiful thing. And so are love songs. They are the songs that make the…

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Once again, the people have spoken. Who is the top female R&B singer as voted on by YOU? It’s none other than Whitney Elizabeth Houston.…