B. Smyth vs. RaVaughn – R&B Sound Off
Congratulations, B. Smyth! The R&B newcomer wins this week’s R&B Sound Off. His track ‘Leggo’ competed against Donell Jones‘ ‘Forever,’ earning 53.94 percent of the votes. A close score considering Jones earned fan votes equaling 46.06 percent.
Now the Motown Records signee’s ‘Leggo’ goes head-to-head with RaVaughn’s ‘Better Be Good’ featuring Wale. The R&B songstress is signed to Ne-Yo’s Compound University through Columbia Records. This song is featured on her forthcoming debut album, ‘Love Always.’
On the soulful, uptempo track, RaVaughn lets a man know he has to prove he’s good enough to have her love. “If I’ma give you this ooh damn, sho ‘nough keep a man at home when I put it on/ You better be good to me… If I’ma give you this Lord have mercy, keep you thirsty / I’ma need you to prove you’re worthy,” she sings.
Will B. Smyth climb to the top? Or will RaVaughn dominate this Sound Off? Vote for your favorite track in the poll below. Remember you can vote once per hour until the poll closes on Tues., Feb. 26, at 10 a.m. ET.
Listen to B. Smyth’s ‘Leggo’ Feat. 2 Chainz
Listen to RaVaughn’s ‘Better Be Good’ Feat. Wale
Rules of R&B Sound Off
Two R&B artists sound off against each other each week. The triumphant artist goes on to compete in the next R&B Sound Off. If an artist wins four straight R&B Sound Offs, the song will be honored as immortal in TheDrop.fm R&B Sound Off Hall of Fame.