Friday, May 18, 2012
TEAIRRA MARI, 2 CHAINZ PREMIERE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'U DID THAT'
Teairra Mari has debuted the video for her new single online.
"U Did That" – which features 2 Chainz – is taken from the R&B singer's upcoming sophomore album, "Sex on the Radio," which is due later this year via Division1 Records.
The track was written and produced by Richard "Rico Love" Butler and Dwayne "D-Town" Nesmith, who are also responsible for hits including "Lay You Down" by Usher [Sony Music Entertainment / LaFace Records], "Dream Girl" by Sean Paul [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and "Private Party" by Michelle Williams [World Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].
[Watch] Teiarra Mari - U Did That (featuring 2 Chainz)
Posted at 11:23 pm by mokhal
Thursday, May 17, 2012
COCO MORIER DEBUTS VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'AMBULANCE'
Coco Morier has debuted the video for her new single online.
"Ambulance" marks the lead single from the singer/songwriter's upcoming EP, "Strangers May Kiss," which is due on June 19 via Ingrd Records.
The track was produced by Christian "Bloodshy" Karlsson (Madonna, Kylie Minogue), Pontus "Avant" Winnberg (Sky Ferreira, Christina Milian) and Magnus Lidehall (Bonnie McKee, Britney Spears).
Morier previously co-wrote tracks for other artists including "Dirty Talk" by Wynter Gordon [Warner Music Group / Big Beat Records], "99 Tears" by Sky Ferreira [EMI Music Group / Capitol Records] and "Whiplash" by Selena Gomez & The Scene [Buena Vista Music Group / Hollywood Records].
[Watch] Coco Morier - Ambulance
Posted at 11:07 pm by mokhal
AZEALIA BANKS SETS RELEASE DATE FOR 'FANTASTIC' MIXTAPE
Azealia Banks has revealed the release date for her upcoming free mixtape.
"Fantastic" will be released online on July 4.
Lead single "Jumangi" was produced by Hudson Mohawke and Nick Hook.
As previously reported, her debut EP "1991" will be released digitally on May 29 and physically on June 12 via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records. Among the tracks slotted for inclusion are "212," "Van Vogue" and "Liquorice."
The hip hop artist’s highly-anticipated debut album "Broke with Expensive Taste" is confirmed to boast productions from Paul Epworth, who's known for helming tracks including "Shake It Out" by Florence + The Machine [Universal Music Group / Island Records], "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele [XL Recordings] and "No One's Gonna Love You" by Cee Lo Green [Elektra / Roadrunner Records].
[Watch] Azealia Banks - 212 (featuring Lazy Jay)
Posted at 10:59 pm by mokhal
MARCUS CANTY TEAMS WITH THE UNDERDOGS FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Marcus Canty teamed with The Underdogs on new material for his upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album, which is due later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
Consisting of members Harvey Mason Jr. and Damon Thomas, the R&B production duo are responsible for hits including “Turn Up the Music” by Chris Brown [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], “Invisible” by Jennifer Hudson [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records] and “Take ‘Em Off” by Craig David [Warner Music Group / Asylum Records].
Canty released his debut single “Won’t Make a Fool Out of You” earlier this year as a feature on the original motion picture soundtrack “Think Like a Man.” The track was written by Johnta Austin (Brandy, Toni Braxton), Kenneth "Soundz" Coby (Usher, LeToya Luckett) and Christopher "Tricky" Stewart (Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey).
Meanwhile, look out for more of The Underdogs’ productions on the next albums by Kevin McCall [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Tamar Braxton [Universal Music Group / Streamline / Interscope Records], Ciara [Sony Music Group / Epic Records], Pia Toscano [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records], Mario [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and Joelle James [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records].
[Listen] Marcus Canty - Won't Make a Fool Out of You
Posted at 09:13 pm by mokhal
TAIO CRUZ PREMIERES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'THERE SHE GOES'
Taio Cruz debuted the video for his new single online.
“There She Goes” marks the third single from the British singer/songwriter’s third album, “TY. O,” which is out now via Universal Music Group / Island Records.
The follow-up to “Troublemaker” was written by Taio Cruz along with Jimmy “Joker” Thornfeldt (Nicole Scherzinger, Cher Lloyd), Bilal “The Chef” Hajji (Alexandra Burke, Jennifer Lopez) and Achraf “AJ Junior” Jannusi (One Direction, Vanessa Hudgens).
Production duties on “There She Goes” were handled by Nadir “RedOne” Khayat, who’s also responsible for hits including “Starships” by Nicki Minaj [Cash Money / Universal Republic Records], “True” by Brandy [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records] and “I Like It” by Enrique Iglesias featuring Pitbull [Universal Music Group / Universal Republic Records].
[Watch] Taio Cruz - There She Goes
Posted at 09:10 pm by mokhal
MARSHA AMBROSIUS RECORDS SOPHOMORE ALBUM WITH WARREN FELDER, ANDREW WANSEL
Marsha Ambrosius teamed with Andrew “Pop” Wansel and Warren “Oak” Felder on new material for her upcoming as-yet-untitled sophomore album.
The R&B and hip hop production duo are behind hits including “Right By My Side” by Nicki Minaj featuring Chris Brown [Cash Money / Universal Republic Records], “Copy, Paste” by Diggy Simmons [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and “Catch Me” by Monica [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].
As previously reported, the follow-up to “Late Nights & Early Mornings” is confirmed to sport additional productions and songwriting contributions from Eric Hudson (Mary J. Blige, Jamie Foxx), Sterling Simms (Allison Iraheta, Wynter Gordon) and Matthew “Boi-1da” Samuels (Nicole Scherzinger, Keri Hilson).
Meanwhile, look out for more of Warren “Oak” Felder and Andrew “Pop” Wansel’s productions on the next albums by Jazmine Sullivan [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Usher [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Keke Palmer [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], M’Prynt [Universal Music Group / Motown Records], Elle Varner [MBK Entertainment / RCA Records], Marissa Renee Jack [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and Sterling Simms [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].
[Watch] Marsha Ambrosius - Far Away
Posted at 09:07 pm by mokhal
CIARA ENLISTS DA INTERNZ FOR NEW ALBUM
Ciara enlisted the production services of Da Internz for her upcoming fifth album, which is due later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
Consisting of members Earnest Clark and Marcos Palacious, the hip hop production duo are responsible for hits including “Birthday Cake” by Rihanna featuring Chris Brown [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings], “88” by Diggy Simmons featuring Jadakiss [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and “Dance (A$$)” by Big Sean featuring Nicki Minaj [G.O.O.D. Music / Island Def Jam Recordings].
Other producers backing the “Ride” singer on the still-untitled project are The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Justin Timberlake, Katharine McPhee), Shondrae "Bangladesh" Crawford (Kelis, Nicole Scherzinger), Dwayne “Dem Jointz” Abernathy (Brandy, Keke Wyatt), Chauncey "Hit-Boy" Hollis (Kanye West, Justin Bieber), Kenneth "Soundz" Coby (Sterling Simms, LeToya Luckett) and Christopher "Tricky" Stewart (Melanie Amaro, Wynter Gordon).
Songwriters include Ali Tamposi (Kelly Clarkson, Beyonce Knowles), Olivia “Livvi Franc” Waithe (Jordin Sparks, Cheryl Cole), Kevin "K-Mac" McCall (Chris Brown, Lonny Bereal), Crystal "The Ink" Johnson (Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson), Johnta Austin (Melanie Fiona, Toni Braxton) and Diane Warren (Christina Aguilera, Whitney Houston).
Meanwhile, look out for more Da Internz’ productions on the next albums by Bridget Kelly [Roc Nation Records], Marissa Renee Jack [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records], Tamar Braxton [Universal Music Group / Streamline / Interscope Records], John Legend [G.O.O.D. Music / Columbia Records], Ludacris [Universal Music Group / Def Jam Records] and Kelly Rowland [Motown / Universal Republic Records].
[Watch] Ciara - Gimmie Dat
Posted at 09:05 pm by mokhal
RACHEL CROW DRAFTS MAKEBA RIDDICK FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Rachel Crow collaborated with hit songwriter Makeba Riddick for her upcoming debut album, which is due later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
Riddick is known for co-writing tracks including “Us Against the World” by Christina Milian [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records], “Would’ve Been the One” by Solange Knowles [World Music Entertainment / Geffen Records] and “Rude Boy” by Rihanna [Island Def Jam Recordings].
Other musicians backing Crow on the still-untitled project are Dreamlab: Leah Haywood & Daniel Pringle (Nicki Minaj, Demi Lovato), Toby Gad (Alicia Keys, Natasha Bedingfield), Autumn Rowe (Leona Lewis, Christina Aguilera), Mischke Butler (Jessica Simpson, Blu Cantrell), Lindy Robbins (Nicole Scherzinger, Jason Derulo), Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg (Chris Brown, Jordin Sparks), Matt Squire (David Archuleta, Selena Gomez & The Scene) and Savan Kotecha (Dannii Minogue, Alexandra Burke).
Meanwhile, look out for more of Makeba Riddick’s poignant songwriting on the next albums by Cassie [Universal Music / Interscope Records], Rita Ora [Roc Nation / Columbia Records], Lauriana Mae [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and Priyanka Chopra [Universal Music / Interscope Records].
[Watch] Rachel Crow - Walking On Sunshine
Posted at 09:00 pm by mokhal
STOOSHE UNVEIL OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR NEW SINGLE 'BLACK HEART'
Stooshe unveiled the official artwork for their new single.
The British trio – consisting of members Alexandra Buggs, Karis Anderson and Courtney Lumbord – will release “Black Heart” as the third single from their upcoming debut album, “Swings and Roundabouts,” which is due later this year in the United Kingdom via Warner Music Group / Future Cut Recordings.
“Black Heart” was written by Stooshe’s manager Jo Perry and former All Saints member Shaznay Lewis.
Production duties were handled by Darren Lewis and Tunde Babalola of Future Cut, who are also responsible for hits including “Bajan Style” by Cover Drive [Geffen / Polydor Records], “Dance With Me Tonight” by Olly Murs [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records] and “You Stop My Heart” by Melanie Fiona [SRC / Universal Republic Records].
[Watch] Stooshe - Black Heart
Posted at 08:57 pm by mokhal
NICKI MINAJ, CHRIS BROWN PREMIERE VIDEO FOR 'RIGHT BY MY SIDE'
Nicki Minaj has premiered the video for her new single online.
“Right By My Side” – which features Chris Brown – marks the fourth single from the hip hop artist’s sophomore album on Cash Money / Universal Republic Records, “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.”
The follow-up to “Starships” was written by Onika “Nicki Minaj” Maraj along with Ester Dean, Teyana Taylor, Jameel “JProof” Roberts and Ronny “Flip” Colson.
Production duties on "Right By My Side" were handled by Andrew "Pop" Wansel and Warren "Oak" Felder, who are also responsible for hits including "Collard Greens and Cornbread" by Fantasia Barrino [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records], "Unusual" by Trey Songz featuring Drake [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and "Catch Me" by Monica [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].
[Watch] Nicki Minaj - Right By My Side (featuring Chris Brown)
Posted at 08:51 pm by mokhal
BB Pincode: 25E267B6
Sister Blog - Easy Target: http://easytarget.blogdrive.com
MONICA MANIA INTERVIEWS
Andrew "Pop" Wansel
Aria Crescendo of Paradiso Girls
Brit & Alex
Carsten "Soulshock" Schack
Celena Cherry [of The Honeyz]
Charmayne "Maxee" Maxwell [of Brownstone]
Cleo Higgins [of Cleopatra]
Cristyle "The Ink" Johnson
Darren Lewis of Future Cut
Edwin "Lil' Eddie" Serrano
Evan "Kidd" Bogart
Jonas "Jay Jay" Jeberg
Jonathan "J.R." Rotem
Karen Poole # 2
Maria Hamer Jensen
Meleni Smith (2)
Michelle Bell of Lynn & Wade LLP
Patrick "J.Que" Smith
Peach Candy: Rasheeda & Kandi Burruss
Reginald "Syience" Perry
The Writing Camp
Tynisha Keli (2)
Victoria "Lady V" Horn
*Musicians' Galore - Sister Blog*
Bronx River Parkway
Cigna Sight And Sound
J's Random Corner
Music, Gossip, & More
Pop Music Kingdom
R&B Music Blog
Rory And Summer Show
Singers Room Blog
Str8 Outta NYC
The Next 2 Shine
That Grape Juice
The Gospel Fill-Up