On Saturday night / Sunday morning it was Ronnie’s time to take over Radio 1 / 1Xtra with the 1Xtra showcase that is simulcast on both stations. If you missed it you can listen back – but be quick.
The show featured some of the top R&B and soulful sounds in the world and included tracks by Omarion and Crazy Cousinz, Lenny Kravitz, Beyonce, Mike Hough, Angel, Starboy Nathan, Bluey Robinson, Estelle and many more

Listen back for the next 5 days: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b014kzzm

Also if you missed last night’s R&B show by Ronnie, jump online and check that too. Last night’s show featured some brand newness from Tanya Lacey, Ryan Leslie & Ed Sheeran plus the R&B Top Five.

Listen back: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b014m5fb

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Musiq puts out his latest single but ties it to a great cause – breast cancer awareness.

Recently Musiq Soulchild announced his role as an Ambassador for the Cure Circle of Promise. In his video for ‘Yes’, he stands by his partner who has been diagnosed with the breast cancer. The single is off his current album, MUSIQINTHEMAGIQ…

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Hey Soulquarians,
we are in the midst of a www.ronnieherel.co.uk overhaul. We’re increasing the Soulquarian family so i must first welcome on board and send a big shout to my blogizm manager Yaw Owusu who is a massive contributor on RH.co.uk.

Also to the lovely Jamilla Walters aka Jamzsupernova who is your mover & shaker, girl about town. Jamz will now step in to provide your weekly R&B update.
Take it away Jamz!
Blessness
RH

BEYONCE LAUNCHES HOUSE OF DEREON FASHION RANGE

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RAY J & FABOLOUS BEEF ESCALATES…LISTEN TO THE FULL POWER 1051 BREAKFAST CLUB RANT
WARNING: VERY STRONG LANGUAGE!!

MARY J BLIGE – MY LIFE II – RELEASE DATE!!

I am a fairly new Erykah Badu ‘fan’ – as in I am loving discovering her music, albeit a late discovery.
Arguably one of her best album is ‘Baduizm’. Here Ms Badu reflects on the album as part of the Reebok Classic series.

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Hey Soulsters,
here’s a mixtape you need to get ya hands on from Cash Money R&B king Jigga Jay Sean.
Look out for the incredible standout moment with the track ‘Say Yeah’ featuring Lupe Fiasco.
Think Musiq meets Usher…Yep extremely smooth!
Click HERE and enjoy
RH

Common breaks down his classic album ‘Be’
Personally one of my favourite Hip-Hop albums of all time. Take a watch and then go and listen and you’ll understand why… 🙂

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In case you missed the show make sure you jump online and check it out. This week Ronnie caught up with Eric Roberson and has him do an acoustic performance. Eric Roberson also picks his R N B top 5 Also some of the biggest tracks from the RNB and Soul Scene, including music by Omarion, RD, Abel Miller, Beyonce, The Dream, KOF, Mike Hough and many more…

Listen back now: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01460nb

Posted by: Yaw Owusu