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Best Hip Hop and R&B of 2021

We're rolling out the best records in Hip Hop and R&B for the year from Yo Gotti, Kendrick Lamar, Megan Thee Stallion and more!

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Check the Rhyme

Classic joints in Hip-Hop history sprinkled with the sound of today.

HitKast Hip Hop

The hottest Hip Hop hits

HitKast Hip Hop and R&B

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Today's R&B

New pure R&B hits

Glory and Praise

Contemporary, R&B-flavored Gospel

Listeners' Top 100: Hip Hop Classics

The 100 most popular tracks from our Hip Hop channels

Today's R&B Love Songs

R&B and Neo Soul romance

Back in the Day BBQ

Keep the drinks on ice and the burgers flippin' with these classic hip-hop jams

Prince: A Remembrance

Celebrating the music of Prince, as an artist and songwriter, with his own performances and his m...

2010s R&B

A round-up of R&B's best from 2010 to today

HitKast Jams

Today's biggest hits + the hottest hip hop

R&B Morning Motivation

R&B with "crossover" Gospel to motivate you and keep you inspired throughout your workday.

Throwback Hip Hop and R&B

Top jams from the '90s & 2000s heyday

Original Gangsta Radio

Edgy tales from the street...Tupac, Snoop, DMX, and NWA livin' the life

Trip Hop

Melding electronic, hip hop, and more, with Massive Attack, Portishead, and '90s 'Ninja Tuners'

R&B's Top Women Performers NOW

Jhené Aiko, SZA, Ella Mai and other women pushing the envelope in today's R&B

Old School R&B Slow Jams

Programmed by Janae Martinez. Old School '90s, R&B, and Soul... Slow Jams that make you fall in l...

R&B Throwback: 1985

Few were smoother than Luther and Sade, but hot tracks from Morris Day, Atlantic Starr, and Ready...

TikTok Trending

Rising stars and classic favorites going viral on TikTok this week

R&B Throwback: 1991

A year for Color Me Badd, Boyz II Men, Pebbles, Jodeci, and Keith Sweat

R&B Throwback: 1980

With Kool & the Gang, Chic, Pointers, Teena Marie, and the Whispers

HitKast: Best of 2021

An unforgettable trip with 2021's biggest stars like Tai Verdes, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, and so man...

Best Hip Hop and R&B: 1999

The sound of 1999: Destiny's Child, TLC, Deborah Cox, Donell Jones, and Maxwell

R&B Throwback: 1988

The stars of '88, like Keith Sweat, Freddie Jackson, Pebbles, and Al B. Sure!

BritKast

Hear what's hot in the UK, with a special focus on non-U.S. artists

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