Thursday, March 27, 2008
RAVEN SYMONE - RAVEN SYMONE [ALBUM COVER]
Here is the album cover for Raven Symone's forthcoming self-titled album, which is due 29th April via Hollywood Records. The set features collaborations with songwriting team The Clutch: Candice Nelson, Patrick "J.Que" Smith, Balewa Muhammad & Ezekiel Lewis ("Keep a Friend", "Double Dutch Bus"), Eric Hudson / Tawanna "Frankie Storm" Dabney ("In The Pictures"), Chastity Nwagbara / Kwame Holland ("Got it Girl", "Green"), Marvin Ambrosius / Warren "Oak" Felder ("Love Me or Leave Me"), and Sean "The Pen" Garrett ("What Are You Gonna Do", "Stupid", "Girl Get It", "Shorts Like Me").
Posted at 06:06 pm by mokhal
CAREY CHOOSES STARGATE PRODUCED BALLAD AS NEXT SINGLE
Singer/songwriter Mariah Carey has christened "Bye Bye" as the 2nd single to be lifted from her forthcoming album, "E=MC˛", due 15th April via Island/Def Jam Records. The track was co-written by Johnta Austin (Mary J. Blige, Toni Braxton), and produced Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Beyonce, Janet Jackson).
"E=MC˛" spawns additional alliances from Jermaine Dupri (Alicia Keys, Christina Milian), Bryan Michael Cox (Keyshia Cole, Gwen Stefani), Scott Storch (Britney Spears, Kelly Rowland), Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean (Angie Stone, Mya Harrison), Nate "Danja" Hills (Madonna, Jennifer Lopez), Cristyle "The Ink" Johnson (Monica, Jennifer Hudson), Taurian "Adonis" Shropshire (Natasha Ramos, Tynisha Keli), Terius "Dream" Nash (Wynter Gordon, Karina Pasian), Christopher "Tricky" Stewart (Tamar Braxton, Blu Cantrell), and Balewa Muhammad (Amerie, Paula Campbell).
Posted at 03:46 pm by mokhal
ASHLEE SIMPSON - BITTERSWEET WORLD [OFFICIAL TRACK LIST]
As previously reported, Ashlee Simpson has set an April 22nd release date for her third Geffen album, "Bittersweet World", which features the Timbaland produced “Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)”, and the set’s first official single “Little Miss Obsessive”.
In addition to Timbo, the “Bittersweet World” recording sessions have included collaborations with Kara DioGuardi (Samantha Jade, Joss Stone), Chad Hugo of The Neptunes (Katharine McPhee, Natasha Ramos), Mark Ronson (Nikka Costa, Amy Winehouse), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani), and John Legend (Estelle, Karina Pasian).
Ashlee Simpson – Bittersweet World (Official Track List):
- Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)
- Can’t Have It All
- Little Miss Obsessive
- Bittersweet World
- What I’ve Become
- Hot Stuff
- Never Dream Alone
Posted at 03:43 pm by mokhal
PASIAN SETS DATE FOR DEBUT LP
Up and coming artist Karina Pasian finished recording her self-titled debut album, and it’s currently earmarked for a June 3rd release via Island/Def Jam Records. Rumored first single, "Sixteen", was co-written by Terius “Dream” Nash (Rihanna, Britney Spears) and produced by Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Celine Dion, Mariah Carey).
The set is also expected to sport collaborations with Gordon Chambers (Brownstone, Deborah Cox), Carlos McKinney (Chris Brown, Dear Jayne), John Legend (Estelle, Ashlee Simpson), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Janet Jackson, Christina Milian), Warren “Oak” Felder (Raven Symone, Jennifer Lopez), Wyclef Jean (Shakira, Mary J. Blige), and Schaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Paula DeAnda, Wynter Gordon).
Posted at 03:42 pm by mokhal
SUGABABES TEAM UP WITH TIMBALAND ON FORTHCOMING ALBUM
Sugababes have started working on the follow-up to their latest hit album "Change", and this time they've snagged none other than super producer Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley, who's best known for his work with Nelly Furtado ("Maneater"), Justin Timberlake ("Sexyback"), Madonna ("4 Minutes"), Aaliyah ("Try Again"), and Ashlee Simpson ("Outta My Head").
This is not the first time the British band work with an American musician as their past endeavors include alliances with the likes of Dallas Austin (Kelis, Janet Jackson), Alonzo "Novel" Stevenson (Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys), and Linda Perry (Solange Knowles, Christina Aguilera).
Posted at 03:40 pm by mokhal
ALICIA POSTS JACK SPLASH PRODUCED SINGLE @ MYSPACE
Singer/songwriter Alicia Keys has recently posted "Teenage Love Affair" on her official MySpace profile, and it's said to be the 3rd single from her multi-platinum selling album, "As I Am", which was released in November 2007 via J Records. The track was co-written by Harold Lilly (Janet Jackson, Toni Braxton) and produced by Jack Splash (Britney Spears, Jennifer Hudson).
"As I Am" boasts additional collaborations with Kerry "Krucial" Brothers (Goapele, Keyshia Cole), Linda Perry (Christina Aguilera, Solange Knowles), Alonzo "Novel" Stevenson (Joss Stone, Stacie Orrico), and Marsha Ambrosius (Emily King, Jazmine Sullivan).
[Visit] Alicia Keys @ MySpace
Posted at 03:37 pm by mokhal
KEYSHIA COLE - HEAVEN SENT [VIDEO]
Here is the video for Keyshia Cole’s latest single “Heaven Sent”, which was produced by Jason Farmer and Alex Francis. The track is lifted from her sophomore album, “Just like You”, which was released in September 2007 via Geffen Records.
The set features additional collaborations with Soulshock & Karlin: Carsten Schack & Kenneth Karlin (Toni Braxton, Blu Cantrell), Missy Elliot (Fantasia Barrino, Mariah Carey), Scott Storch (Christina Aguilera, Kelly Rowland), Bryan Michael Cox (Brandy, Claudette Ortiz), and Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston).
[Watch] Keyshia Cole - Heaven Sent
Posted at 03:33 pm by mokhal
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
BROWN ROPES IN POLOW DA DON FOR "EXCLUSIVE" RE-RELEASE
R&B crooner Chris Brown is planning to re-release his hit album, “Exclusive”, with some recently-recorded tracks including the new single “Forever”, co-written by The Graffiti Artists and produced by Polow Da Don (Mario Barrett, Jamie Foxx).
The initial release of “Exclusive” boasted additional collaborations with Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Rihanna, Leona Lewis), Johnta Austin (Brandy, Mary J. Blige), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Karina Pasian, Ashlee Simpson), Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean (Mariah Carey, Beyonce), Terius "Dream" Nash (Steph Jones, LeToya Luckett), and The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Mario Vazquez, Justin Timberlake).
Posted at 07:34 pm by mokhal
TYNISHA POSTS NEW SONG @ MYSPACE
Up and coming Tynisha Keli posted a new song on her official MySpace profile entitled “You & Me Against The World”, so feel free to give it a listen.
Her forthcoming debut album, “Even If It Takes Forever”, is set to sport alliances from Tha Corna Boyz: Pierre Medor & Dwayne Nesmith (Asia Cruise, Megan Rochell), Kara DioGuardi (Cassie, Ashlee Simpson), Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Ashley Tisdale, Jessi Malay), Taurian “Adonis” Shropshire (Amerie, Teairra Mari), and Mischke Butler (Jojo, Keke Palmer).
[Visit] Tynisha Keli @ MySpace
And in case you haven’t heard it yet, “Lonely Days” – currently available for download via Kasey Butler’s official MySpace profile – was a song that Tynisha penned with Danish production duo Soulshock & Karlin, best known for their work Kelly Rowland (“Still in Love With My Ex”), Keyshia Cole (“Fallin’ Out”), Fantasia Barrino (“Truth Is”), Blu Cantrell (“Don’t Wanna Say Goodbye”), and Toni Braxton (“Midnite”).
[Visit] Kasey Butler @ MySpace
Posted at 07:29 pm by mokhal
Tuesday, March 25, 2008
BONUS TRACKS ON JAPANESE EDITION OF "E=MC2" REVEALED
"4Real4Real" featuring Da Brat, and the Will-I-Am produced "Heat", penned by Cristyle "The Ink" Johnson have been christened as the bonus tracks available exclusively on the Japanese edition of Mariah Carey's forthcoming album, "E=MC˛", which is due in the United States on 15th April via Island/Def Jam Records.
The set also features collaborations with Jermaine Dupri (Brandy, Whitney Houston), Terius "Dream" Nash (Wynter Gordon, Janet Jackson), Christopher "Tricky" Stewart (Celine Dion, Britney Spears), Scott Storch (Beyonce, Keyshia Cole), Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean (Alicia Keys, Jennifer Lopez), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Mary J. Blige, Keke Wyatt), Johnta Austin (Leona Lewis, Jessica Simpson), and James Poyser (Nikka Costa, Vivian Green).
Posted at 08:21 pm by mokhal
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