R&B, which stands for Rhythm and Blues, was created to replace the designation race music. The original term race music was considered offensive so the term Rhythm and Blues was implemented. It was used as a form of music that made black people come together. R&B was often thought of as love songs. By the 1970’s R&B was coined as a term that was inclusive to styles such as soul and funk.
R ‘n B, or Rhythm and clues, a combination of urban blues and the upbeat tempo of swing, with soulful vocals. This genre has a
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