He believes that with Hip Hop dominating the industry, R&B has fallen behind.
“[R&B is] obsolete in the fact of it being primary,” he said. “Meaning, you used to listen to the radio and they had an ‘R&B Day.'”
“Not to take anything away, Hip Hop has just been dominating sh*t,” Brown continued. “A n*gga can’t hate on Hip Hop. I’m a part of it, so, I love it. Let all the Hip Hop be heard.” He also seemingly criticized some of his peers who have emerged in R&B with his perception of what has changed.
“I feel like, not to sound lame when I say this, it’s really no more artistry left in that type of showmanship lane. A lot of the R&B people have to go introverted or look like they’re emo, and if they’re not that, people will give them the Neo Soul-type of genre. I don’t feel that’s right. I feel like there’s a scarcity of confident males that can sing.”
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