Raphael Saadiq

  Legendary Tony! Toni! Tone! co-founder D’Wayne Wiggins dropped by Studio One to reflect and give us the backstory behind some of the group’s most iconic songs in music history. He also picks up the guitar to give us how some of the most memorable guitar riffs in R&B came about. Wiggins, along with his […]

A musical is only as good as the music it presents, and it appears that Raphael Saadiq may have been the perfect choice as the…

HelloBeautiful.com’s “Base Level” column features the hottest new artists we’re buzzing about. Before they make it to the summit of superstardom, we spot them at…

When Raphael Saadiq calls an artist his protégé, people immediately pay attention. However, Republic Records/El Seven Recordings artist, Adrian Marcel is not simply resting on…

Philadelphia soul man Bilal is your favorite rapper’s favorite soul singer. While the left-of-center jazz man has collaborated with many of today’s biggest stars like Beyonce, Erykah Badu, and Jay-Z, he remains largely unrecognized in mainstream circles. After dropping 2010′s critically acclaimed album Airtight’s Revenge, Bilal Oliver is back with his fourth project A Love […]

Raphael Saadiq is three videos deep into his new project, Stone Rollin’.  The latest video just so happens to be the title track from the album, Saadiq’s fourth studio album.

Cee Lo Green’s “Bodies” is one of our favorite tracks from Green’s latest album, The Lady Killer. The dramatic slow jam gets an animated video directed by Mikael Colombu and features “appearances” from Kerry Washington, Atlanta’s own Janelle Monae, Raphael Saadiq, Common, Bilal, and fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld. The video follows Cee Lo’s “Lady Killer” […]

Raphael Saadiq’s music video for his latest single, “Good Man,” is certain to get people talking. The clip, starring The Wire‘s Chad Coleman and America’s Next Top Model contestant Yaya DaCosta, tells a gripping story of a couple falling out of love with each other leading to the woman managing to have her husband arrested. […]

Thirteen years after Tony Toni Toné broke up, the group’s front-man Raphael Saadiq is still going strong, with his fourth solo studio album, Stone Rollin’, due out in March.

Over the past twelve years, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival has made a name for itself by attracting the best acts in all genres of music.  In the last few years, the annual festival has had superstars like Paul McCartney, Madonna, and Prince headline the festival, with other big names like Jay-Z and […]

Raphael Saadiq’s critically acclaimed 2008 album, The Way I See It, saw the former Tony Toni Tone frontman fully embracing the sound of soul music in the 60s and early 70s.

Raphael Saadiq continues his mission to keep true soul music alive with his contribution to Levi's Pioneer Sessions. Saadiq tackles The Spinners' 1970 classic "It's A Shame," penned by Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright and Lee Garrett, and gives it that instant vintage feeling that he's been excelling at for years!