Sunday, May 04, 2008
KARINA PASIAN - 16 @ WAR [VIDEO]
Here is the video for Karina Pasian's debut single "16 @ War", co-written by Terius "Dream" Nash (Britney Spears, Wynter Gordon) and produced by Christopher "Tricky" Stewart (Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson). The track is lifted from her forthcoming debut album, "First Love", due June 3rd via Island/Def Jam Records.
Among the other musicians backing Pasian on "First Love" are Sean "The Pen" Garrett (Gwen Stefani, Ashlee Simpson), Warren "Oak" Felder (Jennifer Lopez, Raven Symone), John Legend (Chrisette Michele, Keyshia Cole), Carlos McKinney (Chris Brown, Dear Jayne), and Schaffer "Ne-Yo" Smith (Rihanna, Christina Milian).
[Watch] Karina Pasian - 16 @ War
Posted at 07:40 pm by mokhal
ASHANTI - THE DECLARATION [OFFICIAL TRACK LIST]
Singer/songwriter Ashanti Douglas has revealed the track list for her forthcoming 4th Studio album, "The Declaration", which is due June 3rd via The Universal/Motown Records. The set is preceded by lead single "The Way That I Love You", produced by LT Hutton.
Other musicians said to have contributed on "The Declaration" are Jermaine Dupri (Alicia Keys, Whitney Houston), Polow Da Don (Jamie Foxx, Chris Brown), Robin Thicke (Christina Aguilera, Jesse McCartney), Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes (Kelis, Faith Evans), Bryan Michael Cox (Toni Braxton, Chante Moore), Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds (Janet Jackson, Keyshia Cole), and Allaune "Akon" Thiam (Gwen Stefani, Nicole Scherzinger).
Ashanti – The Declaration [Official Track List]:
01 – Intro
02 – The Way That I Love You
03 – You're Gonna Miss
04 – So Over You
05 – Struggle
06 – Girlfriend
07 – Things You Made Me Do
08 – In These Streets
09 – Good Good
10 – Body on Me
11 – Mother
12 - Shine
Posted at 07:37 pm by mokhal
[RANDOM ALBUM REVIEW] RIHANNA - GOOD GIRL GONE BAD (JAPAN ISSUE)
Cry: co-written by Tawanna "Frankie Storm" Dabney / produced by Stargate.
Don't Stop the Music: co-written by Tawanna "Frankie Storm" Dabney / produced by Stargate.
Rehab: co-written by Justin Timberlake, Hannon Lane / produced by Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley.
Sell Me Candy: co-written by Terius "Dream" Nash, Makeba Riddick / produced by Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley.
Umbrella: co-written by Terius "Dream" Nash / produced by Christopher "Tricky" Stewart.
Lemme Get That: co-written by Terius "Dream" Nash / produced by Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley.
Push Up On Me: co-written by Makeba Riddick / produced by Jonathan "J.R." Rotem.
Say It: co-written by Makeba Riddick / produced by Neo Da Matrix.
Shut Up and Drive: co-written and produced by Evan Rogers & Carl Sturken.
Hate That I Love You: co-written by Schaffer "Ne-Yo" Smith / produced by Stargate.
Haunted: co-written and produced by Evan Rogers & Carl Sturken.
Question Existing: co-written by Schaffer "Ne-Yo" Smith / produced by Robert Shea Taylor.
Breakin' Dishes: co-written by Terius "Dream" Nash / produced by Christopher "Tricky" Stewart.
Good Girl Gone Bad: co-written by Schaffer "Ne-Yo" Smith / produced by Stargate.
Rating: (4/5) – Very Good.
Posted at 07:34 pm by mokhal
TEAIRRA POSTS NEW SONG @ MYSPACE
R&B vocalist Teairra Mari posted a new song on her official MySpace profile entitled “U Said”, so feel free to check it out! The track is slotted for inclusion on her forthcoming sophomore album with Interscope Records.
In addition to Charles Hamilton, who produced the 1st single “No, No, No”, the as-yet untitled set is expected to sport additional collaborations with Nate “Danja’ Hills (Katharine McPhee, Britney Spears), Polow Da Don (Fergie, Nicole Scherzinger), The Clutch: Patrick “J.Que” Smith, Keri Hilson, Candice Nelson, Ezekiel Lewis & Balewa Muhammad (Tiffany Evans, Nikki Flores), and Solange Knowles (Alesha Dixon, Michelle Williams).
[Visit] Teairra Mari @ MySpace
Posted at 07:32 pm by mokhal
LIL' MAMA - L.I.F.E [VIDEO]
Here is the video for Lil’ Mama’s new single “L.I.F.E”, off her debut album “VYP: Voice of Young People” [Jive Records]. The track was co-written singer/songwriter Edwin “Lil’ Eddie” Serrano – best known for his work with Jojo (“Coming For You”), Kylie Minogue (“All I See”) and Paula Abdul (“Dance Like There’s No Tomorrow”).
Other collaborators on “VYP” include Nate “Danja” Hills (Britney Spears, Mariah Carey), T.Pain (Asia Cruise, Sophia Fresh), Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald (Kelis, Jeannie Ortega), Scott Storch (Christina Aguilera, Janet Jackson), Cool & Dre: Marcello Valenzano and Andre Lyon (Teedra Moses, Jazmine Sullivan), and The Runners (Christina Milian, Keyshia Cole).
[Watch] Lil' Mama - L.I.F.E
Posted at 07:28 pm by mokhal
PEACH CANDY POSTS NEW SONGS @ MYSPACE
R&B group Peach Candy – consisting of rapper Rasheeda and singer/songwriter Kandi Burruss – posted 2 new songs on their official MySpace profile including “Crazy” and “Nonbelievers”. Make sure you check them out!
[Visit] Peach Candy @ MySpace
Posted at 07:25 pm by mokhal
Saturday, May 03, 2008
BEYONCE GETS TRICKY FOR THIRD ALBUM
R&B vocalist Beyonce recently hooked up with music producer Christopher "Tricky" Stewart for recording sessions belonging to her forthcoming 3rd studio album. The veteran hitmaker is best known for his work with Mya Harrison ("Case of the Ex"), Britney Spears ("Me against the Music"), Mariah Carey ("Touch My Body"), Rihanna ("Umbrella"), Tamar Braxton ("Get Mine"), and Celine Dion ("Skies of L.A.").
Other musicians that are confirmed to have collaborated with the "Crazy in Love" singer on the as-yet-untitled set are Beau Dozier (Nicole Scherzinger, Joss Stone), Kara DioGuardi (Brandy, Mya Harrison), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson), Johnta Austin (Leona Lewis, Jessica Simpson), Amanda Ghost / Ian Dench (Jordin Sparks, Kylie Minogue), Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins (Keyshia Cole, Mary J. Blige), Cristyle "The Ink" Johnson (Monica Arnold, Jennifer Lopez), Freemasons (Sophie Ellis Bextor, Faith Evans), and Ryan "Alias" Tedder (Natasha Bedingfield, Robyn Janelle).
*Thanx Boy Wonder for the tip*
Posted at 08:05 pm by mokhal
CHERISH - THE TRUTH [PERSONNEL]
As previously reported, R&B group Cherish will release their forthcoming sophomore album “The Truth” on 13th May via Capitol Records. The set features tracks like “Amnesia”, “Only One” and “Lovesick”.
Among the collaborators on the disc are Rodney “Don Vito” Richard (“Killa”, “Notice”), Terius “Dream” Nash / Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (“I Ain’t Trippin’”, “Framed Out”), Eric Hudson (“Before You Were My Man”), Phalon “Jazze Pha” Alexander (“Superstar”, “Like a Drum”), and Theron “Neff-U” Feemster (“Damages”).
[Pre-Order] Cherish - The Truth @ Amazon
Posted at 08:04 pm by mokhal
PARADISO GIRLS ARE WOWZERS ON NEW JOINT
Choreographer/entrepreneur Robin Antin’s latest protégés the Paradiso Girls have unveiled a new track off their forthcoming debut album entitled “W.O.W.”, so make sure you check it out!
There’s no release confirmed for their as-yet-untitled first offering with Interscope Records, but among the musicians they’ve collaborated with are Beau Dozier (Girlicious, Prima J), Thomas “Cee-Lo” Callaway (Tori Alamaze, Faith Evans), Will “Will-I-Am” Adams (Nicole Scherzinger, Estelle Swaray), Terius “Dream” Nash (Rihanna, Britney Spears), Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Celine Dion, Mya Harrison), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Keyshia Cole, Solange Knowles), and Fernando Garibay (Paris Hilton, Tila Tequila).
[Listen] The Paradiso Girls - W.O.W.
Posted at 07:55 pm by mokhal
THE VERONICAS SET DATE FOR SOPHOMORE ALBUM IN THE U.S.
Australian Rock/Pop group The Veronicas will release their forthcoming sophomore album, "Hook Me Up", in the US on 13th May via Sire/Warner Bros. The set features hit singles such as "Untouched" and "This Love", as well as a bonus track entitled "Goodbye to You".
Among the collaborators on "Hook Me Up" are Toby Gad (Fergie, Esmee Denters), Greg Wells (Michelle Branch, Paris Hilton), Shelly Peiken (Ashley Parker Angel, Jennifer Love Hewitt), Billy Steinberg (Madonna, Celine Dion), and Josh Alexander (Fefe Dobson, Katharine McPhee).
[Pre-Order] The Veronicas - Hook Me Up @ iTunes
Posted at 07:51 pm by mokhal
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