Singer and songwriter Raheem DeVaughn has quickly burst onto the music scene. DeVaughn's single "Woman" has been featured as iTunes' single of the week and received a GRAMMY nomination for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.
With his authentic, soulful voice and innovative lyrical style Lyfe Jennings has been deemed a "socially minded R&B singer" by The New York Times. USAToday said: "The R&B crooner’s knack for talk about everyday issues gives him a unique voice and makes for value-added listening."
Chicago native Donell Jones is a known R&B force and has also delved into writing and producing. Jones’ latest album Lyrics harkens back to the traditional jazzy sound of R&B, while his legato voice connects each note over smooth rhythm.
Ever since Erica Campbell, one half of the of Gospel duo Mary Mary, broke through in 2000 with the pioneering crossover hit "Shackles (Praise You)," the chart-topping sister act has never wavered from defying convention to fulfill its mission: sending uplifting messages through music and words that are relatable to everyone. An amazing thirteen years later, having earned 3 GRAMMY Awards, 2 American Music Awards, an NAACP Image Award and a BET Award.
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