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Contemporary R&B

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R&B as it is more popularly known at present refers to the music genre that combines the features of hip hop and traditional rhythm and blues. While R&B is a shortened term for rhythm and blues, contemporary R&B is a style of African American music that came into prominence after the disco beats of the 80s with characteristic features such as drum machine backed rhythms, a polished record production style, and hip hop inspired beats. This category is dedicated to sites focusing on the musical style that came to being as an evolution of classic Rhythm and Blues with influences of hip hop beats, funk, and soul.
  • About.com: R&B/Soul

    Presents the basics of R&B, music reviews, artist biographies, interviews, trivia, and information on new album releases.

  • eJams

    Site dedicated to hip hop and R&B offering news, videos, contests, reviews, tour and event dates, artist information, and audio links.

  • Singersroom

    Online R&B lifestyle magazine featuring news, music videos, interviews, photos, and artist gossip and other related information.

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