R&B

Rahkii is a Chicago singer / songwriter whose sound is too big for one genre. She’s worked as a background vocalist for Jennifer Hudson, Eryn Allen Kane and Patti LaBelle, and it’s high time for her to take the center stage.

These are NPR Music’s picks for the top 10 R&B projects — not restricted by gender — that are leading the vanguard. Remember their names and watch the throne.


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