Nate Patrin explores the career – and enduring influence – of the Masked Marauder.
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Jalil Hutchins recounts the luck and skill that went into creating a hip hop classic.
Stuart Matthewman and producer Robin Millar reflect on Sade’s timeless debut album.
Two of the key producers of the hit album from the queen of hip hop soul talk about its genesis.
The story of the best ’90s R&B group you’ve never heard of.
The legendary producer goes deep on the 25th anniversary of Janet Jackson’s groundbreaking album.
Dispatches from a remarkable multi-decade, multi-genre career.
The reigning queen of soul talks about her big break, Dilla, and the continued evolution of her sound.
Lessons in slickness with Loose Ends' main man
The R&B singer’s provocative video has set off a conversation about exploitation and misogyny in the music industry. Melissa Bradshaw explains why.
Meet the new generation of R&B talent that Solange Knowles has collected on her label’s first compilation.
How a Philly assist led to one of the most successful UK R&B hits of the ’80s.
Jazzie B’s chart-topping group paved the way for a generation of independent artists in the UK.
Alfred Soto picks through the messy discography of the funk-soul vocalist before her hit “I Feel for You.”
For the debut episode of our web series chronicling Internet-based music, we take a peek at the current renaissance within contemporary R&B.
Soaking up the spirit of Stevie Wonder with Amsterdam's feel-good songster