Friday, April 11, 2008
JOJO DRAFTS TANK, TIMBALAND, POLOW DA DON FOR THIRD ALBUM
Singer/actress Jojo – whose real name is Joanna Levesque - has christened "All I Want is Everything" as the title of her forthcoming 3rd album, which is plotted for later 2008 release via Blackground records. The set is confirmed to sport alliances from Polow Da Don (Fergie, Keyshia Cole), Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley (Aaliyah, Nelly Furtado), DJ Toomp (Mariah Carey, Cristyle Johnson), and Durrell "Tank" Babbs (Fantasia Barrino, Toni Braxton).
Posted at 07:54 pm by mokhal
BRANDY SIGNS WITH EPIC, READIES "AFRODISIAC" FOLLOW-UP
R&B songstress Brandy has reportedly signed a record deal with Epic Records, and her highly anticipated comeback album is coming out later this year. The follow-up to "Afrodisiac" is expected to spawn collaborations with Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins (Mariah Carey, Chante Moore), The Clutch: Keri Hilson, Candice Nelson, Balewa Muhammad, Patrick "J.Que" Smith & Ezekiel Lewis (Amerie, Jennifer Lopez), Johnta Austin (Faith Evans, Janet Jackson), Eric Hudson (Whitney Houston, Mary J. Blige), The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Beyonce, Jennifer Hudson), Bryan Michael Cox (Nicole Scherzinger, Toni Braxton), Jermaine Dupri (Alicia Keys, Jessica Simpson), and Kara DioGuardi (Ashlee Simpson, Kelly Clarkson).
Posted at 04:26 pm by mokhal
NEW TRACK TITLES REVEALED FROM GARRETT'S "TURBO 919"
In addition to lead single "Grippin" featuring Ludacris, other track titled confirmed on Sean Garrett's forthcoming debut album "Turbo 919" are "Girlfriend Ringtone", "Lay Up Under Me", "What You Doin", "Why Am I in Love With You", "Pretty Girls" and "People".
Even though the release date hasn't been confirmed yet, among the musicians backing Garrett on "Turbo 919" are Bloodshy & Avant: Christian karlsson and Pontus Winnberg (Carl Thomas, Britney Spears), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Lionel Richie, Kelly Rowland), Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston), Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes (Justin Timberlake, Toni Braxton), and Allaune "Akon" Thiam (Gwen Stefani, Leona Lewis).
Fans of Garrett's songwriting should keep an eye on the next projects by Madonna (Maverick Records), Michelle Williams (Music World/Columbia Records), Raven Symone (Hollywood Records), Whitney Houston (J Records), Ashlee Simpson (Geffen Records), Vanessa Hudgens (Hollywood Records), Jennifer Hudson (J Records), Jesse McCartney (Hollywood Records), The Paradiso Girls (Interscope Records), and The Pussycat Dolls (Interscope Records).
Posted at 04:05 pm by mokhal
LIL' MAMA - VYP: VOICE OF YOUNG PEOPLE (OFFICIAL TRACK LIST)
Singer/rapper Lil' Mama has revealed the track list of her forthcoming debut album, "VYP: Voice of Young People", which is due 29th April via Jive Records. The set features collaborations with Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean (Gwen Stefani, Fantasia Barrino), Scott Storch (Kelly Rowland, Christina Aguilera), Nate "Danja" Hills (Nelly Furtado, Mariah Carey), T.Pain (Sophia Fresh, Asia Cruise), and Cool & Dre: Marcello Valenzano and Andre Lyon (Christina Milian, Jazmine Sullivan).
Lil' Mama – VYP: Voice of Young People (Official Track List):
What It Is (Strike a Pose)
Emotional Rollercoaster (Skit)
Posted at 02:39 pm by mokhal
Thursday, April 10, 2008
MALAY GETS CINEMATIC ON NEW LEAKED JOINT
Up and coming singer Jessi Malay has unveiled a new song from her forthcoming debut album entitled “Cinematic”, which was produced by DJ Felli Fell, so make sure you check it out!
Even though the track list is yet to be confirmed, Malay’s self-titled LP is confirmed to boast alliances from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Leona Lewis, Britney Spears), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Lucy Walsh, Jennifer Lopez), Tawanna “Frankie Storm” Dabney (Rihanna, Samantha Jade), and Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Jeannie Ortega, Gia Farrell).
[Listen] Jessi Malay - Cinematic
Posted at 04:39 pm by mokhal
IT'S OFFICIAL: CASSIE POSTS NEW SINGLE @ MYSPACE
Model turned singer Cassie’s new single “Official Girl” - now available at her official MySpace profile - was initially recorded by up and coming Def Jam recording artist Karina Pasian, who is also gearing up for the release of her self-titled debut album in June.
The Nate “Danja” Hills produced track is being dubbed to kick-off the “Me & You” singer’s forthcoming sophomore album, which is due in September via Next Selection/Bad Boy Records.
The as-yet untitled set is confirmed to sport additional alliances from Ryan Leslie (Britney Spears, Katharine McPhee), Kara DioGuardi (Beyonce, Kylie Minogue), Eric Hudson (Wynter Gordon, Raven Symone), Bryan Michael Cox (Ciara, Teairra Mari), and Mario Winans (3LW, Danity Kane).
[Visit] Cassie @ MySpace
Posted at 04:37 pm by mokhal
MILIAN SNAGS THE WRITING CAMP FOR NEW ALBUM
Singer/songwriter Christina Milian is reportedly still working on her forthcoming 3rd album with musicians The Writing Camp, which consists of members Evan "Kidd" Bogart, Erika "E-Nuri" Nuri, Victoria "Lady V" Horn & David "DQ" Quinones.
The up and coming songwriting team have collectively penned hits for the likes of Rihanna ("S.O.S."), Fantasia Barrino ("When I See You"), The D.E.Y. ("Give You The World"), and Ashley Tisdale ("He Said, She Said").
On the other hand, Milian's first effort with Interscope/MySpace records is expected to spawn additional collaborations with Jonathan "J.R." Rotem (Lyrica Anderson, Mya Harrison), Nate "Danja" Hills (Britney Spears, Nelly Furtado), Frankie J (Natalie Alvarado, Paula DeAnda), and Cool & Dre: Marcello Valenzano and Andre Lyon (Jazmine Sullivan, Keyshia Cole).
Posted at 04:35 pm by mokhal
CIARA TAKES A FANTASY RIDE ON NEW ALBUM
Singer/Actress Ciara has dubbed her next effort "Fantasy Ride", and will release it later this year via Jive Records. Lead single "High Price" featuring Ludacris marks their 2nd collaboration after the hit single “Oh”, which was produced by Dre & Vidal: Andre Harris and Vidal Davis (Amerie, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys).
As previously reported, “Fantasy Ride” also features musicians Polow Da Don (Fergie, Kelly Rowland), Nate “Danja” Hills (Karina Pasian, Paula DeAnda), T.Pain (Sophia Fresh, Asia Cruise), and The Clutch: Ezekiel Lewis, Candice Nelson, Balewa Muhammad & Patrick “J.Que” Smith (Fantasia Barrino, Katharine McPhee).
Posted at 04:33 pm by mokhal
Wednesday, April 09, 2008
HUDGENS WEARS SNEAKERS ON NEW SINGLE
Singer/actress Vanessa Hudgens has christened "Sneaker Night" as the lead single from her forthcoming sophomore album, "Identified", which is due later this year via Hollywood Records.
For "Identified", Hudgens sought out many of today's biggest musicians including songwriter Kara DioGuardi, best known for her work with Ashlee Simpson ("Pieces of Me"), Hilary Duff ("With Love"), Christina Aguilera ("Ain't No Other Man"), and Lindsay Lohan ("Confessions of a Broken Heart").
Posted at 09:56 pm by mokhal
PERRY ROPES IN WELLS, BALLARD, DR. LUKE FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Singer/songwriter Katy Perry is currently putting the final touches on her forthcoming debut album “One of the Boys”, which will be released later this year via Capitol Records. The set features tracks like “Ur So Gay”, “Hot N Cold”, “Use Your Love Cover”, “Simple”, “Wakin’ Up in Vegas” and “Wishing You the Worst”.
Among the musicians backing Perry on “One of the Boys” are Greg Wells (The Veronicas, Michelle Branch), Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald (Jeannie Ortega, Paris Hilton), Max Martin (Kelis, Britney Spears), Desmond Child (LeAnn Rimes, Kelly Clarkson), Andreas Carlsson (Diana DeGarmo, Hilary Duff), and Glen Ballard (Annie Lennox, Alanis Morissette).
Posted at 09:49 pm by mokhal
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