Hidden Gems: Top 10 Most Slept-On R&B Artists Part 3

- By Bossip Staff Categories: Entertainment, For Discussion, For Your Information


There were thousands of incredible artists to choose from but only 10 slots for our most slept-on R&B artists list. So, naturally, we made a Pt. 1, Pt. 2 and now a Pt. 3—the finale.

Here are the last ten hidden gems in the game. Take a look.


Anthony David

There’s a gritty sophistication to the Savannah, Georgia native’s distinctive voice that gives his charming Southern gentleman Soul an authenticity that’s rare in today’s plastic-hearted R&B/Soul.


Yukimi Nagano (Little Dragon)

She’s easily the dopest artist that you’ve never heard of but NEED in your life. For those looking for heart-stopping vocals with subtle nuances and depth, we highly-recommend Yukimi Nagano.
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Coco O. (Quadron)

Her voice is pure Heaven that oozes through your speakers with raw elegance. Best overall album of the Super June releases this year? (Coco O. + producer Robin Hannibal) Quadron “Avalanche.”


Algebra Blessett

Why an artist so stunning and vocally-alluring remains widely-unknown, we simply don’t know, but she’s perfectly-eclectic without gimmicky additives and preservatives.
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PJ Morton

He’s the incredibly-talented son of a (famous) Preacher man who found his niche in feel-good R&B/Soul despite backlash from his church community. And yes, that’s him you see on the keys in Maroon 5’s band.


Lalah Hathaway

Living in the shadow of a legendary parent seems stressful but Lalah is far more than just Donny Hathaway’s daughter and proves this with every effortless run.


Mara Hruby

Breezy. Alluring. Vocally-enchanting. That’s Mara Hruby, whose intoxicating cover of Mos Def’s classic “The Panties” is truly amazing.


Nikko Gray

Looking for sensual electrosoul to zone out to after a long day at work? Get familiar with Nikko Gray. She’s beyond dope.



Essential Blue-eyed Soul: Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke, Allen Stone, Mayer Hawthorne, Miles Bonney…and Daley? No question. Check his monstrous duet with Marshia Ambrosius (“Alone Together”) and you’ll see why.


Chantae Cann

Google this: “Jaspects Feat. Chantae Cann “Find My Way To Love.” She’s incredible, right?


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