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Coming off of a Grammy nomination for 2015’s breakthrough album Ego Mind, The Internet returns with Hive Mind. Armed with an increased visibility and countless co-signs from major players within the industry, The Internet is intent on showing the world that their success was not a flash in the pan. Let’s dive into Hive Mind to see…

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Ciara is back with her first single, “Level Up,” since her 2015 album Jackie.  The singer has also returned to her dance roots with a body-popping YouTube video, a collaboration with legendary choreographer Parris Goebel, aka Parri$, and her ReQuest Dance Crew. Moving in perfect synchronicity, these ladies are killing it. You’ll definitely want to add this summer…

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The wait is over as Drake has officially released his latest album, Scorpion. The highly anticipated double album dropped at midnight on Friday, instantly dominating the conversation across all social media platforms. The buzz was certainly warranted as the project arrived with so many pressing questions needing to be answered. For instance: Would Drake finally respond…

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Ne-Yo returns with a new album, Good Man, facing an ever-changing musical landscape that typically limits post age-30 R&B artists. Can the velvety crooner avoid the pitfalls that typically banish artists of his ilk to the adult contemporary category? Here is our gif album review, where we address that very topic. Ne-yo’s lead single, “Good…

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Many have said R&B is dead but these hot artists beg to differ. We’ve gathered ten artists we deem the future of R&B. With artists offering nostalgic and innovative new sounds, the future sound of R&B will more than likely open the door for a new genre, and we can’t wait to see exactly how…

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Singer-songwriter Kandi Burruss has addressed her fans regarding the surprising news that the other three members of Xscape have decided to change the group’s name since Burruss decided not to make new music with them. Late last week, the remaining members of the multiplatinum ’90’s girl group announced the change to their name from Xscape…

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Strong-willed singer and entrepreneur Kandi Burruss has stated adamantly and repeatedly that she will not be part of any new Xscape music, regardless of the circumstances. Burruss, star of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” spoke to Madame Noire about why she feels trepidation about the possibility of ruining Xscape’s historic legacy. “As soon as the…

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Singer, songwriter and producer A-Lex ended 2017 with a Grammy nomination and is looking toward more success starting in 2018. Born and raised in Decatur, Georgia, Alexander Lloyd has been writing music since 2008. Lloyd has been on a steady climb making his name known with his work instead of his flash. In that time,…

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The new class of R&B acts have swept through the last year in a genre-bending breeze. R&B in the first decade of the 2000s was powered by love, happiness and the beautiful struggles in between. Since cracking into the second decade, the music has been … different. In the last six years we’ve been asking…

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Janine, formerly known as Janine and The Mixtape, just released a new single,”Never The Right Time.” This singer, songwriter, and producer from Auckland, New Zealand, lives for her music. She first brought us the Dark Mind EP in 2014 that included the hit single, “Hold Me’ feat. Pusha T.” The track was featured on “Love…

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Despite some serious setbacks and the probable loss of a group member, Xscape appears to be on an upward trajectory from a branding and musical standpoint. The group, which stunned fans last month by alerting their large fan base that they’ll be releasing new music without “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss, has now hired…

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