Grammy-nominated artist Kenyon Dixon takes music enthusiasts on a captivating journey back in time with his latest musical offering, The R&B You Love. This 17-track album serves as a heartfelt tribute to the late ’90s and early 2000s R&B era while seamlessly blending elements of contemporary R&B. Dixon’s dedication to preserving the essence of this iconic period in music is evident throughout the album, making it a delightful rediscovery of the genre’s golden era.
Dixon’s latest visual release, “2000s R&B,” perfectly sets the stage for the album’s debut. The music video invokes a sense of nostalgia, taking viewers on a trip down memory lane to the late ’90s and early 2000s R&B scene. With a modern twist, Dixon pays homage to the era that defined a generation’s musical tastes.
Kenyon Dixon’s mission is clear: to inspire music lovers to demand and expect more from modern R&B. He views the genre as sacred and deserving of the best representation across all aspects, from the studio to live performances. With The R&B You Love, Dixon hopes to rekindle the love for R&B in the hearts of listeners.
From the very first chords of the opening track, “In Your Head,” listeners are transported to a different era of R&B. Dixon’s dreamlike melodies breathe life into the song’s chorus, setting the stage for the entire album. The production throughout the album exudes nostalgia, with standout tracks like “Good Love” and “2000s R&B” featuring RL serving as the foundation for something truly exceptional.
Building anticipation for this project, Kenyon Dixon has shared several pre-released gems, including “Slow Dancing” featuring Kincy, “Lucky,” and the recent hit “98 Vibes (Do You Right),” featuring Tiffany Gouché. These tracks have garnered attention and excitement among fans, further fueling their anticipation for the album.
In addition to these pre-released hits, “The R&B You Love” features collaborations with Cozz and Alex Isley, enriching the project with additional depth and softness. These collaborations demonstrate Dixon’s commitment to crafting a well-rounded and immersive listening experience.
For those who have yearned for the return of the R&B magic of the late ’90s and early 2000s, The R&B You Love is a much-anticipated gift. Kenyon Dixon’s ability to capture the essence of that era while infusing his own contemporary artistry results in an album that feels both timeless and fresh.
“I’ve been on a mission to make people demand & expect more from modern R&B. It’s such a scared genre & demands the best representation all around; from the studio, to your speakers to the stage. I hope this album makes you fall back in love with R&B. Cheers to The R&B You Love.”
With The R&B You Love, Kenyon Dixon invites listeners to embark on a nostalgic journey to R&B’s golden era. This album stands as a testament to his dedication to the genre and his mission to reignite the passion for R&B. Available on streaming platforms, this musical masterpiece promises to evoke cherished memories while introducing a new generation to the magic of late ’90s and early 2000s R&B.