The R&B is basically known as the Rhythm and Blues. It started in the 1940s. The initial stages were not much popular in that ear but with the passage of the time, several changes in this genre made it become popular all around the world. Several basic and advanced changes were made to this genre at different times but after the 1990s a tsunami of changes appeared and this genre went through several incredible changes in a very short span of time.
The changes that are made to this genre after the 1990s are more than the changes that were made from 1940s to 1990s. This genre is still going through several changes and the new tones and beats are being added to this genre. This journey will keep going and nobody knows where it is going to end. However, in today’s article, we will take a look at the several changes that are made to the R&B after the 1990s.
We will only talk about some brief changes because we can’t cover the details of all changes in a single article. So, here are the changes that are made to R&B music after the 1990s.
The imagination of America’s youth became the most important element of the R&B music in the early 1990s. We can say that it was the time when the R&B music started to become homogenized. The top producers of that era also participated in making it homogenized. This was the era when new artists like Mary J. Blige, Christina Aguilera, Beyonce, Aaliyah, TLC, R Kelly, and Usher started becoming popular while the old artists started moving away from the list as their music did not get many hits as it used to receive in the past.
In 2004, the R&B music started beating all other genres and it started appearing in the top 10 lists all around the world. This new change was really shocking for most of the artists. 2005 to 2013 was the time when several changes were made to the R&B Instrumentals and this was the time when a wide range of new beats was introduced in the R&B industry. In 2010, most popular rappers Fetty Wap and Drake brought a new change to the R&B music and they played an important role in opening new doors for the genre.
These popular rappers made a lot of effort in mixing up the hip-hop and R&B and finally, they became successful in introducing something really interesting. Now, almost all the youngsters love to listen to the latest form of R&B music. This will music genre will go through several other changes in the future. Click here and see the detailed information about the evolution of R&B music.