R&B

Soul Brother No. 1 James Brown Endorses Richard Nixon? Believe It

Politics makes for strange bedfellows and none stranger than disgraced former president Richard Nixon and soul legend James Brown.

A Grammy Winner Picks 6 Things That Don’t Suck in 2020

When Grammy winner Joseph Chiccarelli tells you what your ears need to hear, you’d be foolish not to listen.

The Mother of WAP? The Indisputable Ms. Millie Jackson

To the straight world, Millie Jackson specialized in raunch R&B.

We Ranked the Songs That Have Been Dominating the Pandemic

Because these songs have been helping us get by.

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The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

Cheating Beats: 15 of the Best Songs About Stepping Out

If there was a way to turn sadness into business, songs about infidelity might do it.

When Albanian Singers Crushed the World

A rising tide of Albanian-origin female singers is taking the world of pop music by storm, offering an alternative insight into that troubled nation.

Meeting Michael Jackson. When I Was 12

Leaving Neverland pegs Michael Jackson as a predator.

These New R&B Beats Are Changing the Hawaiian Music Scene

A collection of talented R&Bers called “Brunch” are reshaping the land of reggae and ‘jawaiian.

The Daily Struggle to Keep the Blues Alive in the Mississippi Delta

In the heart of the blues highway, the music is hanging on … by a thread.

Jason Derulo on the Future of Music

We got up next to the R&B star … for a chat at OZY Fest.

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The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.

My Night With Ray Charles

New York, binge eating and a chance encounter with a great? Only in the Big Apple, baby.

The Coolest Websites Without Naked People: The Quietus

The internet fire hose got you swamped with an excess of choice? OZY’s Eugene S.

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