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Featured artist: Mahalia

Meet rising Leicester singer, Mahalia, whose shimmering R&B and empowering lyrics have made her the darling of countless ones-to-watch lists for 2019...

Playlist: Jvck James

Lovers of nineties R&B take note: new kid on the block, Jvck James, is destined for your headphones. Ahead of his forthcoming single, he's teased us with a seriously smooth playlist to kick start the weekend.

Featured artist: Jvck James

Nineties’ R&B meets the N73 night bus to Tottenham: get to know the smooth sounds of 18-year-old East Londoner Jvck James before he blows up big.

Featured Artist: JGrrey

Grrey arrived in 2017 with an acclaimed live performance and has been mesmerising listeners with her musical versatility ever since. Dig in to her summery, freestyling soul here.

Interview: Peluche

Get to know London trio Peluche, who flirt with funk, psych, soul and hip-hop for their borderless ‘trip jam’...

Interview: Etta Bond

'I often sing the things I might not have the courage to say otherwise': Etta Bond on her soulful, late-night R&B confessionals...

Featured artist: Kyan

UK singer-songwriter and Nile Rodgers acolyte Kyan channels fresh future-soul direct from his self-induced solitude in LA - and it's a thing of wonder. Don't miss this...

Interview: Tawiah

'As artists, we’re constantly growing and evolving, so it’s really important to let go of things': the rising RnB ace and BRIT School alumni on overcoming imposter syndrome...

Playlist: Vijay Mistry

Festival2Funky, the Midlands’ premier festival of urban music and arts, returns this month. Get in the mood with this ace preview playlist from festival founder Vijay Mistry...