Mashonda Talks New EP, Rediscovering Her Sound, Career Struggles (Exclusive Interview)

Mashonda is an artist that R&B fans got to know during her time with Swizz Beatz’s label Full Surface, but unfortunately it was brief as she seemingly disappeared from the music industry after the release of her debut album “January Joy” in 2005. She released two mixtapes in the 2010s but it wasn’t until the … Read more

Coco Jones Talks New EP, Working with Babyface, Balancing Acting & Singing (Exclusive Interview)

Coco Jones has established herself as one of the brightest stars in 2022. Along with her acting skills being put on full display as Hilary Banks in the “Bel-Air”, the former Disney star has also showcased her vocals. She most recently released her EP “What I Didn’t Tell You” which has received raving reviews from … Read more

Jermaine Dupri Talks Work On New DVSN Album, Usher’s “My Way” Album, His Diverse Production Sound (Exclusive Interview)

Legendary hitmaker Jermaine Dupri has successfully been championing R&B for decades now. He’s been able to transcend generations by creating hits with veterans and younger artists alike. His most recent example of the latter is when he scored one of his latest hit records by producing Ari Lennox’s “Pressure”. He followed that up with an … Read more

Joyce Wrice Talks Tour Experience, New EP “Motive” & Experimenting With Sounds (Exclusive Interview)

Joyce Wrice has quickly become one of our favorite R&B artists of this generation. Her debut album “Overgrown” was met with glowing reviews from R&B fans as her work with D’Mile was a breath of fresh air for the genre as it blended the nostalgic sounds of the 2000’s with what’s happening today. Joyce recently … Read more

Usher Talks “My Way” 25th Anniversary, Las Vegas Residency, New Music (Exclusive Interview)

We had a chance to catch up with the iconic R&B legend Usher upon the 25th Anniversary of his sophomore album “My Way”. During our interview, we had a chance to speak to him about the creation of the album, how it was a foundation for the success that would follow, the bond he formed … Read more

AMBRÉ Talks Creation of New EP “3000°, Creative Process, Learning Her Craft (Exclusive Interview) | YouKnowIGotSoul.com

AMBRÉ is one of the stars of the current generation of R&B that has been on our radar for a minute now (check out our interview with her from 2019). We were super impressed with the release of her latest project “3000°” when it arrived last month. Her unique sound, undeniable talent and fresh artistry … Read more

Bayou Bluesman Kenny Neal Talks ‘Straight From the Heart’ – American Blues Scene

As a second-generation child of the Bayou State, Kenny Neal has taken his own inimitable guitar, gale-force harp and roadworn voice all over the globe. But in 2022, the Grammy and BMA nominated blues master’s latest album, Straight From The Heartfinds him drawn by the siren call of his hometown and musical ground zero, Baton … Read more

Tone Stith Talks “FWM” EPs, New Music, Memorable Moments In Career (Exclusive Interview)

We recently had a chance to catch up with Tone Stith for an interview. During our conversation, we touched on his plans for the coming year, the success he’s been celebrating lately, upcoming new music and tours, looking back at his latest two EP’s “FWM” and “Still FWM”, working with Chris Brown and HER, and … Read more

J. Holiday Talks New Album “Time”, Getting Praise From Ari Lennox, Label Politics (Exclusive)

R&B artist J. Holiday has been one of the most consistent male of his generation as he’s dropped solid music since his debut album “Back Of My Lac” back in 2007. It’s been a joy to watch his evolution as an artist as he’s transitioned from being a major label star to being a label … Read more