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opinion

Make It Funky: The Rise & Fall of the Highland Place Mobsters

The story of the best ’90s R&B group you’ve never heard of.

interview

Key Tracks: Jimmy Jam on Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814

The legendary producer goes deep on the 25th anniversary of Janet Jackson’s groundbreaking album.

interview

Interview: Mtume on Miles Davis, Juicy Fruit and Donny Hathaway’s Last Recording Session

Dispatches from a remarkable multi-decade, multi-genre career.

opinion

All I See Is Controversy: Rihanna’s “Pour It Up”

The R&B singer’s provocative video has set off a conversation about exploitation and misogyny in the music industry. Melissa Bradshaw explains why.

opinion

A Guide to Saint Heron

Meet the new generation of R&B talent that Solange Knowles has collected on her label’s first compilation.

Lecture

Erykah Badu

The reigning queen of soul talks about her big break, Dilla, and the continued evolution of her sound.

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Carl McIntosh

Lessons in slickness with Loose Ends' main man

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opinion

Key Tracks: Carl McIntosh on Loose Ends’ “Hangin’ on a String”

How a Philly assist led to one of the most successful UK R&B hits of the ’80s.

opinion

Soul II Soul’s Enduring Influence on the Music of the UK

Jazzie B’s chart-topping group paved the way for a generation of independent artists in the UK.

opinion

Give Me Something Good: Chaka Khan, 1978 – 1984

Alfred Soto picks through the messy discography of the funk-soul vocalist before her hit “I Feel for You.”

tv

H∆SHTAG$, Episode 1: Don’t Call It #AltRnB

For the debut episode of our web series chronicling Internet-based music, we take a peek at the current renaissance within contemporary R&B.

Lecture

Benny Sings

Soaking up the spirit of Stevie Wonder with Amsterdam's feel-good songster

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