Ronald Isley

The longtime lead vocalist for the Isley Brothers, Ronald Isley, helmed the influential family group for over half a century, a period spanning not only multiple generations of siblings but also massive cultural shifts that heralded their music's transformation from gritty R&B to Motown soul to blistering funk. Read more...

Babyface

Kenneth Brian "Babyface" Edmonds (born April 10, 1958) is an American R&B and pop singer, songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist, record producer, film producer, and entrepreneur. Read more...

R. Kelly

Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967), best known by the stage name R. Kelly, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, rapper, and record producer. Read more...

John Legend

John Stephens (born December 28, 1978), better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American recording artist, musician and actor. Read more...

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson was born on Sept. 12, 1981, Hudson grew up in Chicago, IL and started singing in her church choir at the age of seven. Read more...

Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams was born on April 5, 1973 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was born eldest of three sons to Carolyn, a teacher, and Pharoah Williams, a handyman. Read more...

Toni Braxton

oni Michelle Braxton was born on October 7, 1967, in Severn, Maryland, to parents Michael Braxton, a minister, and his wife, Evelyn. Toni Braxton is known to be one of the most successful female R&B singers of the 90s. Read more...

Charlie Wilson

Charles “Charlie” Wilson was born on January 29,1953 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Charlie is an R&B/ soul singer, he is best known from being the lead singer for the Gap band. Read more...

Drake

Aurbey “Drake” Graham was born on October 24th, 1986 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Drake grew up being surrounded by music. His father, Dennis Graham was a drummer for legendary rock star Jerry Lee Lewis. Read more...

Tamar Braxton

Tamar Braxton was born on March 17th, 1977 in Severn, Maryland to Michael and Evelyn Braxton. Braxton is commonly known as an R&B singer-songwriter, actress, and television personality. Read more...