R&B has come a long way since its inception in the 1940's. In 2017, the genre is expanding in new and unexpected ways, and Atlanta's 6LACK, Toronto's Daniel Caesar, and new trio Sonder are case in point.

With so many new artists consistently sharing new music on a daily basis, artists need to bring something exceptional to the table. These three artists are reshaping the idea of "traditional" R&B and opening up the sounds and range of how far the music can reach.

Learn more about 6LACK and his music writing process below.