Radio One Exclusives

Less than 24 hours after news broke that we lost legendary New York DJ Kay Slay, reports are in that Roderick "Pooh" Clark, member of the 90s R&B group Hi-Five, has passed away.

Faith Evans is keeping the memory of her husband alive. Though her first husband The Notorious B.I.G., has been gone for twenty! years, she’s continuing his musical legacy with a duets collection, The King And I, using his vocals and hers. She’s just dropped a revised version of his classic joint “Ten Crack Commandments” called […]

Happy 58th Birthday Anita Baker! Celebrate her birthday and groove to 8 of her classic jams below. I Apologize  Sweet Love Giving You The Best That I Got Caught Up In The Rapture No One In The World Same Ole Love You Bring Me Joy Body And Soul Leave us a comment below if we forgot […]

The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominees were announced.  Here are the nominees in the R&B category. BEST R&B PERFORMANCE If I Don’t Have You Tamar Braxton Track from: Calling All Lovers Label: Epic Records Rise Up Andra Day Track from: Cheers To The Fall Label: Warner Bros. Records Breathing Underwater Hiatus Kaiyote Track from: Choose Your […]

Most music fans have no real idea of the influence George Clinton’s music and business practices have had on the world of music, even to this day.  Recently the Father Of Funk sat down with Roland Martin to talk about his book “Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard On You?: A […]

Louis ‘Thunder Thumps’ Johnson one of the greatest R&B Bassist of all time past on Thursday, May 21, 2015.  Louis along with his brother George were and are The Brothers Johnson and were favorites of Quincy Jones in the recording studio.  Take a look back with us and as we celebrate Louis Johnson.  Click […]

That’s right ladies, the Bad Boys of R&B,  JoJo, K-Ci, Mr. Dalvin, and DeVante Swing, known best as the group, Jodeci have reunited to bring you some new music and of course to jam their chart-topping hits!  Since their inception, we’ve enjoyed their unique sound, which mixes the genres of R&B, Soul, Gospel, and New Jack […]

If you watched Empire last night (February 11), you heard a banging R&B cut that Jamal, play by Jussie Smollett, performed. It’s call “I Wanna Love You” and we love it!  Take a listen and then take the poll so we’ll know what you think.

According to Nielsen Music, R&B and Hip Hop album sales were down in 2014. Over all album sales in 2014 were down 11.2%. Hip Hop album sales were down 25% and R&B album sales were down 24%. However, hip-hop and R&B have seen their popularity on streaming sites and stream counts were up 54% last […]

In 2013 he was the Hip-Hop Industries wealthiest player, and to think he started as an Intern.  Its time to get a little financial health lesson from Sean “Diddy” Combs.  Click here for More with Diddy.