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by Aaron Randle

In 2008, Sean Fennessey, then VIBE’s music editor, wrote how R&B had grown soft. Ripping recent offerings by everyone from… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

While watching the video for “Hot N****” by Epic Records’ newest artist Bobby Shmurda, I could hear a voice in… Read More

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Criticism has been rebranded as “hating,” and you aren’t allowed to dislike someone unless it’s popular to… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Hip-hop's reigning queen of shade has announced that her new single "Anaconda" will be delayed by a week, from tomorrow… Read More

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by Michael A. Gonzales

Having rocked hip-hop for over 20 years, Common is one of the few artists who continues to challenge himself. With his 10th album… Read More

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Harlem’s legendary Apollo Theater brought together several architect luminaries of Caribbean Latino music—in particular… Read More

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Jamaica’s annual Reggae Sumfest has long earned the bragging rights of being billed as “the Greatest Reggae Show on Earth,”… Read More

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Collette’s indie R&B is the kind that jaded R&B heads swear isn’t being made anymore. She croons sincere, straight-from-the-heart… Read More

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