The R&B game this year was filled with breakthrough efforts, trap-soul introductions, vintage soul debuts and classic albums from your favorite artists. So we compiled a list of the Best R&B Albums of 2015.
The 2015 Soul Train Awards took place in Las Vegas on Friday (Nov. 6) and according to reports, it was the trippiest show in America. Bruno Mars won Song of the Year for “Uptown Funk” and honorees Jill Scott and Babyface performed.
One of last year's more pleasant surprises was the Robert Glasper Experiment's 'Black Radio.' It was more than just an album of mostly well-done covers; each song had a tinge of the creativity and originality that ultimately pushed the album to a Grammy award for Best R&B Album. Who'd have thought 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' would sound so good as a melancholy jazzy cut?
This underlying sense of
Starting her career as a spoken word artist, Jill Scott moved to music with the help of Questlove, who then co-wrote 'You Got Me' for Erykah Badu and the Roots. After that song won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance for a Duo or Group, she started collaborating with Will Smith, Eric Benet and Common...
The Roots brought the musical fireworks to the stage at the annual Philly 4th of July Jam on Independence Day, which also aired on VH1. The all-star bill featured great performances from Jill Scott, J. Cole, John Mayer, Ne-Yo and many others.
Jill Scott's music is most often labeled as neo-soul, but the North Philly native is beyond being boxed in. Her lyrics have always been easily relatable, and her Twitter is even moreso. From random thoughts about universal relationships to self-plugs in regard to upcoming shows and new music, Jill's account is a must-follow for any of her fans...
Chart-topping R&B artists Brandy, Maxwell, Jill Scott and Keyshia Cole have been tapped to headline the 2013 Essence Festival at the New Orleans Superdome in July. The annual event celebrates black empowerment, music and culture.
With the news of an NAACP Image Award nomination for her role as hairdresser Truvy in the new African American version of 'Steel Magnolias,' Jill Scott is truly “livin’ my life like its golden” as she sang in her 2004 hit 'Golden.'