Definition of R & B in English:

R & B

(also R 'n' B)

noun

  • 1

  • 2A kind of pop music of black origin with a soulful vocal style featuring much improvisation.

    • ‘Our sound is a crazy blend of hip hop, R & B and electronic sounds.’
    • ‘British R & B, by contrast, has always seemed pallid and traditional.’
    • ‘This is not just urban, this is not just R & B, this is music for the soul.’
    • ‘Make no mistake, this is R & B for the late-night crowd, packed with lyrics that are designed to make your mother blush.’
    • ‘Chris has an eclectic taste in music and particularly enjoys rock, jazz, R & B and hip hop.’