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Chris Batson Talks About Suffering From Depression, Not Being Hood, Family & His Dark Sound

Chris Batson Talks About Suffering From Depression, Not Being Hood, Family & His Dark Sound

Mon, Apr 07, 2014

My sound is very dark ... very eclectic. To be honest and real with everyone ... I suffer from depression and I also suffer from a form of schizophrenia.

EXCLUSIVE: Charlie Wilson Talks Touring & Performing, Overcoming Bad Times, Trust in God, More

EXCLUSIVE: Charlie Wilson Talks Touring & Performing, Overcoming Bad Times, Trust in God, More

Wed, Mar 26, 2014

Don't get me wrong, performing and singing is rewarding but you need to understand the other components of the business outside of them. People are greedy...

Mac Lucci Talks Sexiest R&B Chicks, Funk Music, Favorite R&B Songs Of All Time, Sade & More

Mac Lucci Talks Sexiest R&B Chicks, Funk Music, Favorite R&B Songs Of All Time, Sade & More

Fri, Mar 21, 2014

I like Keyshia Cole because she's hood, she's confident and she's sexy. Rihanna...I like because of her style, she's real fly and she's confident with hers too.

Sunday Best Finalist Latice Crawford Talks Life After, New Music, Goal as a Singer, Family, More

Sunday Best Finalist Latice Crawford Talks Life After, New Music, Goal as a Singer, Family, More

Wed, Mar 19, 2014

Latice Crawford is a "rising star" in the gospel landscape. Music lovers were impressed with Crawford's anointed and gifted voice during her finalist run on BET's Sunday Best

EXCLUSIVE: Toni Braxton Talks After Midnight, Crazy Retirement Talk, Upcoming Tour, More

EXCLUSIVE: Toni Braxton Talks After Midnight, Crazy Retirement Talk, Upcoming Tour, More

Wed, Mar 19, 2014

During a recent Meet the Press event, Singersroom spoke with Miss Braxton about the play and why she's more nervous now, her new album 'Love, Marriage & Divorce', moments with Babyface and more.

EXCLUSIVE: Ashanti Talks Being a Bully, Being Discouraged at Times, Being Shelved, More

EXCLUSIVE: Ashanti Talks Being a Bully, Being Discouraged at Times, Being Shelved, More

Mon, Mar 17, 2014

In the second segment of our sit down with Grammy winning recording artist Ashanti, the singer-songwriter talks about who she is as an artist and being a perfectionist, being discouraged with music at times..

Ashanti Talks Hurdles, Kicking Walls In, Going Through A Lot in Creating Braveheart, More

Ashanti Talks Hurdles, Kicking Walls In, Going Through A Lot in Creating Braveheart, More

Wed, Mar 12, 2014

Ashanti's fifth studio album, Braveheart, was released last week, and debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200 chart with 28,000 units sold in its first week.

Jesse Boykins III Talks Not Being Ashamed Of Being Sensitive, Schwaza Life, Bruno Mars, Not Selling Out And More

Jesse Boykins III Talks Not Being Ashamed Of Being Sensitive, Schwaza Life, Bruno Mars, Not Selling Out And More

Mon, Mar 03, 2014

Jesse Boykins III has become a musical merchant throughout the world, trading his spirit through his sounds and movements for the pure energy of his fans for the last four years.

Dontae Winslow Talks Music As a Family, Making Jazz Cool, Queen Latifah, Justin Timberlake, Jill Scott, More

Dontae Winslow Talks Music As a Family, Making Jazz Cool, Queen Latifah, Justin Timberlake, Jill Scott, More

Thu, Feb 27, 2014

The Baltimore native collaborated with several top-rated artists including Jay-Z, Kanye West, David Banner, Avant, Jill Scott, Maxwell, Queen Latifah, Common, D'Angelo, Christina Aguilera, and many more.

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Felicia Temple Talks Cheating & Loving It, Broken Heart, New Single, More

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Felicia Temple Talks Cheating & Loving It, Broken Heart, New Single, More

Thu, Feb 20, 2014

Singer/songwriter Felicia Temple, hailing from New Jersey, R&B has a touch of the past with a new age appeal. Her music is true to her personal experiences and who she is as an artist.

Timothy Bloom Talks Love For Music, Debut Album, Smokey Robinson, Ne-Yo, Being Real, More

Timothy Bloom Talks Love For Music, Debut Album, Smokey Robinson, Ne-Yo, Being Real, More

Tue, Feb 18, 2014

"It is important to know the business and the ups and downs with labels. I was signed to Capital Records in 2005, but then disagreements and creative differences came into play"

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Who Is Baiyu?

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Who Is Baiyu?

Mon, Feb 17, 2014

Last year, Baiyu was No. 1 on Singersroom's "Most Popular R&B Songs of the Week" list several times. It made us question, "Who is this new artist beating out the competition?"

The Battle: Marcus Cooper vs. Pleasure P; Plus 'Break Up to Make Up' [PREMIERE]

The Battle: Marcus Cooper vs. Pleasure P; Plus 'Break Up to Make Up' [PREMIERE]

Fri, Feb 14, 2014

Pleasure P aka Marcus Cooper is back to teach the world what real R&B music sounds like, and he's doing it for the ladies.

Mara Hruby Talks About Love, Pain, Inspriation Behind "Archaic Rapture" & More

Mara Hruby Talks About Love, Pain, Inspriation Behind "Archaic Rapture" & More

Tue, Feb 11, 2014

The stylish and eclectic singer-songwriter from Oakland named Mara Hruby has delivered an emotionally drenched EP entitled "Archaic Rapture".

Director John C. Jointer of Undeniable Doc Talks Soul Music Blockades, Future Innovators, Definite of Movement

Director John C. Jointer of Undeniable Doc Talks Soul Music Blockades, Future Innovators, Definite of Movement

Mon, Feb 10, 2014

Soul music has been a driving force in the success of other music genres like Hip Hop and Pop, but the recognition has been short, at times nonexistent, on the commercial playing field.

Noel Gourdin Talks City Heart-Southern Soul Dynamic, New Label and LP, Being a Family Man, More

Noel Gourdin Talks City Heart-Southern Soul Dynamic, New Label and LP, Being a Family Man, More

Fri, Feb 07, 2014

It seems like it was only yesterday when "The River" hit airwaves, sending shockwaves throughout the industry about a new, authentic artist who was keeping the heartfelt storytelling of soul music alive.

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: UK's Nina Smith Talks Sound, Colorless Soul, Influences, Guilty Pleasures, More

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: UK's Nina Smith Talks Sound, Colorless Soul, Influences, Guilty Pleasures, More

Tue, Feb 04, 2014

"My sound tastes like a dark rum after a nap on a summer's evening; it feels as though I'm just singing just to you about how you feel. The color of my music is a deep red."

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Who Is Jade de LaFleur?

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Who Is Jade de LaFleur?

Thu, Jan 30, 2014

Jade de LaFleur, a sultry singer-songwriter hailing from Louisiana, has concocted a fresh batch of musical gumbo for the people in her new nine track EP entitled ‘Blue Notes And Green Trees.'

Daley | Future Throwback Soul

Daley | Future Throwback Soul

Mon, Jan 20, 2014

Daley is a fresh face that has been working hard to have his angelic voice heard.

King Troi (Stylist For Fantasia, Leigh Bush, Jazmine Sullivan)Talks Styling Some Of R&B's Shining Stars

King Troi (Stylist For Fantasia, Leigh Bush, Jazmine Sullivan)Talks Styling Some Of R&B's Shining Stars

Wed, Jan 08, 2014

"Leigh Bush (Sammy), Fantasia Barrino, Jazmine Sullivan, Keke Wyatt, Joshua Rogers just to name a few ... assisted with Monica, SWV and several others."