Thursday, January 17, 2008
MILIAN SIGNS WITH INTERSCOPE FOR NEW ALBUM
Singer/actress Christina Milian has reportedly signed a record deal with MySpace's new record label, done in partnership with Interscope Records. The follow-up to “So Amazin’” will feature collaborations with Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (LeToya Luckett, Paris Hilton), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Rihanna, Lyrica Anderson), Nate “Danja” Hills (Britney Spears, Nelly Furtado), Ryan “Alias” Tedder (Robyn Janelle, Kiley Dean) and Cool & Dre: Marcello Valenzano and Andre Lyon (Mariah Carey, Keyshia Cole).
Posted at 02:49 pm by mokhal
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
DENNIS SETS PHYSICAL RELEASE DATE FOR DEBUT DISC
Singer/songwriter Cheri Dennis will release the long-delayed physical copy of her debut album, "In and Out of Love", on 26th February via Bad Boy records (same as Janet Jackson's "Discipline").
The revamped set will feature bonus tracks other than the ones originally included on the iTunes version which was released few months exclusively through the digital music retailer.
Collaborations wise, "In and Out of Love" features alliances from Christopher "Tricky" Stewart (Rihanna, Lucy Walsh), Michelle Bell (Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez), Shamora Crawford (Victoria Beckham, Blu Cantrell), Soul Diggaz (Brooke Valentine, Syleena Johnson), Mario Winans (Tamia, Faith Evans), Ryan Leslie (Cassie, Mia Rose) and Tim "Timbaland" Mosley (Nicole Scherzinger, Keri Hilson).
After "I Love You" and "Portrait of Love", the Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins produced "Remind You" will be the 3rd single released.
Posted at 08:35 pm by mokhal
MONTAG TALKS ABOUT DEBUT LP
The Hills star Heidi Montag was recently interviewed by Maxim magazine, and here's what she had to say about her as-yet untitled debut album: - "It's all about me and my life. I'm taking my time to make sure it's a classic. I don't want to be the next pop person who's in or out. I want to be like Michael Jackson, Madonna, Stevie Wonder — all the greats."
It's worth mentioning that Janice Robinson is among the musicians contributing on Montag's project. The veteran singer/songwriter is also working with producers Cutfather (Kylie Minogue, Jordin Sparks), Soulshock & Karlin: Carsten Schack and Kenneth Karlin (Samantha Jade, Leona Lewis) and Greg Kurstin (Lily Allen, Jessica Simpson).
Posted at 07:10 pm by mokhal
JANET JACKSON - DISCIPLINE [ALBUM COVER]
Here is the cover for Janet Jackson's upcoming album, "Discipline", due 26th February via Island/Def Jam. The set will be preceded by lead single "Feedback", produced by Rodney Jerkins & Dernst Emile.
Expect additional collaborations on "Discipline" from Jermaine Dupri (Alicia Keys, Jessica Simpson), Cristyle Johnson (Monica, Jennifer Lopez), Johnta Austin (Mariah Carey, Leona Lewis), Christopher "Tricky" Stewart (Chante Moore, Mary J. Blige), Terius "Dream" Nash (Wynter Gordon, Karina Pasian), Christopher "Tricky" Stewart (Tamar Braxton, Mya Harrison), Schaffer "Ne-Yo" Smith (Whitney Houston, Heather Headley) and Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Beyonce, Jennifer Hudson).
Posted at 07:08 pm by mokhal
[VIDEO] TIMBALAND - SCREAM (FEATURING KERI HILSON & NICOLE SCHERZINGER)
Here is the video for Timbaland's latest single "Scream" featuring Keri Hilson & Nicole Scherzinger. Look out for Hilson's forthcoming debut album, "In a Perfect World", which is said to sport alliances from Polow Da Don (Keyshia Cole, Janet Jackson), Nate "Danja" Hills (Britney Spears, Katharine McPhee), Justin Timberlake (Rihanna, Macy Gray), Durrell "Tank" Babbs (Kelly Rowland, Megan Rochell) and The Clutch: Balewa Muhammad, Candice Nelson, Ezekiel Lewis & Patrick "J.Que" Smith (Fantasia Barrino, Paula Campbell).
[Watch] Timbaland - Scream (featuring Keri Hilson & Nicole Scherzinger)
Posted at 06:58 pm by mokhal
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
ALAMAZE POSTS NEW BLOG @ MYSPACE
Soul siren Tori Alamaze posted the following message on her official MySpace profile: - "Most people don't know but last month, Dec. 12, 2007 I gave birth to my son Issa Ausar Jahi Jones. Although my son was born with an incredibly strong heartbeat, he never took a breath. Needless to say, he chose to stay in the spirit world. He otherwise would have been my first born child! I even performed at 4 mos. pregnant in the video featured on my page! That night I was so excited to be performing with my son tucked safely inside of me! I felt amazingly sexy, bold, and beautiful all at the same time! I'm writing this to let the people know that I haven't ignored you and that I am STILL here. I am simply preparing myself for the great things that are on their way in 08! While we are dealing with the loss of our son and some days are more manageable than others, I am grateful to be moving towards a place of greater understanding, patience, and love. I will be gracing stages across the world as soon as Feb. 14 coming up next month! God knows how much I dream of holding my son, kissing, smelling, and just loving up on em'. God knows how much my heart aches... So when u see me, a hug will do. I'm not broken, my heart is just healing."
Posted at 01:46 am by mokhal
Sunday, January 13, 2008
AGUILERA CHECKS IN WITH FANS, UNVEILS NEW VIDEO
Pop star Christina Aguilera posted the following message on her official website: -“Today is a very joyful and special day for Jordan and I as we welcome our first son into this world. In honor of our love for each other and our growing family, I have put together a special video for the song "Save Me From Myself" off my Back to Basics album. This video is very dear to me as it includes actual footage from our personal wedding video! Just a little something to say "thank you" for your undying love and support. It is in no small part because of you that I live such a blessed and wonderful life! Please download and enjoy...”
[Watch] Christina Aguilera - Save Me From Myself
Posted at 07:52 pm by mokhal
Saturday, January 12, 2008
CASSIE READIES SENSUAL SOPHOMORE ALBUM
Singer/Actress Cassie will release her as-yet untitled sophomore album on 20th May via Bad Boy Records. Even though the decision for lead single hasn't been decided yet, tracks with suggestive titles like "My House", "Thirsty" and "Push It" are among the top contenders.
Musicians drafted for the project include Ryan Leslie (Britney Spears, Danity Kane), Kara Dioguardi (Ashlee Simpson, Tynisha Keli), The Neptunes: Pharrell Williams & Chad Hugo (Kelis, Nicole Scherzinger), Kanye West (Brandy, Janet Jackson), Seven (Mariah Carey, Gwen Stefani), Eric Hudson (Tiffany Evans, Raven Symone), Bryan Michael Cox (Monica Arnold, Claudette Ortiz) and Mario Winans (Tamia, Faith Evans).
Posted at 11:35 pm by mokhal
[RANDOM ALBUM REVIEW] ROSETTE - UH OH
- Crushed: (Anthony Anderson, Dane DeViller, Sean Hosein, Adam H, Steve Smith).
- No More: (Anthony Anderson, Rosette Sharma, Steve Smith).
- Uh Oh: (Anthony Anderson, Dane DeViller, Sean Hosein, Rosette Sharma, Steve Smith).
- Bodyrock: (Anthony Anderson, Justin Gray, Adam Royce, Steve Smith).
- Delirious: (Anthony Anderson, Dane DeViller, Sean Hosein, Steve Smith).
- Bounce: (Anthony Anderson, Pranam Injeti, Steve Smith).
- How Can Sorry Ever Mend a Broken Heart: (Dane DeViller, Sean Hosein, Steve Kipner).
- I Got It: (Anthony Anderson, Dane DeViller, Sean Hosein, Rosette Sharma, Steve Smith).
- I Owe: (Anthony Anderson, Kovasciar Myvett, Rosette Sharma, Steve Smith).
- I'm So Gone: (Anthony Anderson, Dane DeViller, Sean Hosein, Rosette Sharma, Steve Smith).
- Mirage: (Dane DeViller, Sean Hosein, Kovasciar Myvett, Rosette Sharma).
- One Wish: (Anthony Anderson, Dane DeViller, Sean Hosein, Steve Smith).
Verdict: Rosette has an extremely unique voice that it shines even on the album's several mediocre offerings. Hopefully for her upcoming sophomore disc, she'll provide us with better material and work with bigger producers – (2.5/5).
Posted at 01:06 am by mokhal
LUCY WALSH - LULLABY [VIDEO]
Here is the video for Lucy Walsh's new single "Lullaby", taken from her upcoming debut album "Lost in the Lights". The Island/Def Jam set will feature collaborations from Christopher "Tricky" Stewart (Nicole Scherzinger, Brit & Alex), Terius "Dream" Nash (Rihanna, Britney Spears), Jonathan "J.R." Rotem (Mya Harrison, LeToya Luckett), Evan "Kidd" Bogart (Jennifer Lopez, Paris Hilton) and Lester Mendez (Shakira, Nelly Furtado).
[Watch] Lucy Walsh - Lullaby
Posted at 12:56 am by mokhal
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