Saturday, June 14, 2008
PUSSYCAT DOLLS - WHEN I GROW UP [VIDEO]
Here is the video for Pussycat Dolls new single "When I Grow Up", produced by Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins (Keyshia Cole, Ashanti Douglas, Janet Jackson). The track is taken from their upcoming album, "Doll Domination", due September 16th via A&M/Interscope Records.
Other musicians backing PCD on "Doll Domination" are Mark Taylor (Christina Milian, Delta Goodrem), Kara DioGuardi (Gwen Stefani, Kelly Clarkson), Ryan "Alias" Tedder (Wynter Gordon, Leona Lewis), Sean "The Pen" Garrett (Britney Spears, Ashlee Simpson), Fernando Garibay (Whitney Houston, Paris Hilton), Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley (Nelly Furtado, Alicia Keys), Thomas "Cee-Lo" Callaway (Jennifer Hudson, Solange Knowles), and The Clutch: Balewa Muhammad, Candice Nelson, Ezekiel Lewis, Keri Hilson & Patrick "J.Que" Smith (Fantasia Barrino, Jennifer Lopez).
[Watch] Pussycat Dolls - When I Grow Up
Posted at 07:48 pm by mokhal
[RANDOM ALBUM REVIEW] BROOKE HOGAN - UNDISCOVERED
About Us: co-written by Jason Boyd / produced by Scott Storch.
For a Moment: co-written by Jason Boyd / produced by Scott Storch.
Heaven Baby: co-written by Nelly Furtado / produced by Scott Storch.
Incognito: co-written by Claude Kelly, Tawanna "Frankie Storm" Dabney / co-produced by Kaygee.
Letting Go: co-written by Kameron Houff / produced by Scott Storch.
My Number: co-written by Jason Boyd / produced by Scott Storch.
Beautiful Transformation: co-written by Balewa Muhammad / produced by Steve Morales.
Love You, Hate You: co-written by Tawanna "Frankie Storm" Tabney / co-produced by Kaygee.
All About Me: co-written by Jason Boyd / produced by Scott Storch.
Low Rider Jeans: co-written and produced by Damon Elliot.
My Space: co-written by Jason Boyd / produced by Scott Storch.
Next Time: co-written by Kameron Houff, Makeba Riddick / produced by Scott Storch.
One Sided: co-written by Jason Boyd / produced by Scott Storch.
Quick Take: It's a lot better than I expected!
Recommended? If you liked Paris Hilton's album, then this one is for you!
Rating: (3/5) – Good.
Posted at 07:43 pm by mokhal
[PRE-ORDER] DEBUT ALBUM BY PRIMA J
As previously reported, Prima J will release their debut album on June 17th via Geffen/Interscope Records. The set is preceded by lead single “Corazon (You’re Not Alone)”, crafted by Happy Perez (Natalie Alvarado, Paula DeAnda).
Executively produced by former Wild Orchid member Stefanie Ridel, the self-titled project finds Jessica & Janelle Martinez collaborating with the likes of Beau Dozier (“Flip the Script”, “Go Hard”), Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (“Boom”), Rico Love / Jim Jonsin (“Tame”), Mischke Butler / Antwoine “T-Wizz” Collins (“Inside Out”), and Warren “Oak” Felder (“Chilosa”).
[Pre-Order] Prima J - Prima J @ Amazon
Posted at 07:40 pm by mokhal
DIXON ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE DETAILS
Former Misteeq star Alesha Dixon has dubbed “The Boy Does Nothing” as the lead single from her forthcoming sophomore album and first effort with Asylum/Atlantic Records.
The yet to be titled project is expected to boast collaborations with Brian Higgins of Xenomania, who’s responsible for some of Brit pop’s most enduring hits over the past few years including tracks performed by Girls Aloud (“The Show”), Sugababes (“Red Dress”), and Rachel Stevens (“Nothing Good About This Goodbye”).
Posted at 07:34 pm by mokhal
JONAS BROTHERS - WE ROCK [VIDEO]
Here is the video for Jonas Brothers’ new single “We Rock”, taken from the motion picture soundtrack “Camp Rock”. The compilation disc is due on June 17th via Hollywood Records.
Also be on the look out for their upcoming album, “A Little Bit Longer”, currently set for an August 12th release. Executively produced by John Fields, the project will be preceded by lead single “Burning Up”.
[Watch] Jonas Brothers - We Rock
Posted at 07:32 pm by mokhal
Friday, June 13, 2008
SOLANGE ON A COSMIC JOURNEY WITH SOULSHOCK & KARLIN
In addition to the new single, "Sandcastle Disco", Danish hitmakers Soulshock & Karlin crafted 2 other tracks for Solange's forthcoming sophomore album, "Sol-Angel & The Hadley Street Dreams", them being "Cosmic Journey" and "God Given Name".
The production duo - composed of Carsten Schack and Kenneth Karlin - collaborated with a dazzling list of artists over the years. Among their many accomplishments: producing Whitney Houston's "Heartbreak Hotel", Fantasia Barrino's "Truth Is", Keyshia Cole's "Fallin' Out", Kelly Rowland's "Still in Love With My Ex", Blu Cantrell's "Don't Wanna Say Goodbye", and Lamya's "The Woman Who".
"Sol-Angel & The Hadley Street Dreams", due on August 26th via Music World Entertainments/Geffen Records, is confirmed to sport additional alliances with Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes (Toni Braxton, Kelis Rogers), Jack Splash (Alicia Keys, Britney Spears), Robert Shea Taylor (Wynter Gordon, Paula DeAnda), Mark Ronson (Christina Aguilera, Amy Winehouse), Raphael Saadiq (Chante Moore, Teedra Moses), Marsha Ambrosius (Jazmine Sullivan, Mario Barrett), and Thomas "Cee-Lo" Callaway (Tori Alamaze, Nicole Scherzinger).
Posted at 07:33 pm by mokhal
AMERIE SIGNS WITH DEF JAM RECORDS
R&B vocalist Amerie inked a new deal with Def Jam Records to distribute her upcoming 4th studio album for which no release date has been set yet. The project is scheduled to boast collaborations with Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes, whose recent hits include tracks performed by Madonna ("Give It 2 Me"), Solange ("I Decided") and Mary J. Blige ("Till The Morning").
"Because I Love It", Amerie's last album with Columbia Records, featured alliances with musicians Thomas "Cee-Lo" Callaway (Estelle Swaray, Jennifer Hudson), Bryan Michael Cox (Mariah Carey, Faith Evans), The Clutch: Balewa Muhammad, Candice Nelson, Ezekiel Lewis & Patrick "J.Que" Smith (Britney Spears, Fantasia Barrino), Makeda Davis & The Buchanans (Beyonce Knowles, Mashonda Tifrere), and Loren Hill & Rich Shelton (Jennifer Lopez, Mya Harrison).
Posted at 07:01 pm by mokhal
MILIAN ROLLS WITH GAD ON FOURTH ALBUM
Singer/songwriter Christina Milian is currently finishing up her 4th studio album with producer Toby Gad – best known for belting Fergie's "Big Girls Don't Cry". As previously reported, Gad is also working on the next projects by Livvi Franc (Jive Records), Esmee Denters (Tennman/Interscope Records), Pixie Lott (Mercury Records), Jada (Universal/Motown Records), Elisabeth Withers (Blue Note Records), Jojo (Blackground Records), Brenda Radney (Tennman/Interscope Records), Kaci Brown (Interscope Records), and Jade Ewen (Sony Music).
Milian's yet to be titled project with Interscope/MySpace records is scheduled to boast additional productions from Cool & Dre: Marcello Valenzano & Andre Lyon (Jazmine Sullivan, Keyshia Cole), Kanye West (Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson), Nate "Danja" Hills (Britney Spears, Katharine McPhee), Jonathan "J.R." Rotem (Mya Harrison, LeToya Luckett), and Madd Scientist (Nicole Scherzinger, Leona Lewis), as well as songwriting contributions by The Writing Camp: Evan "Kidd" Bogart, Victoria "Lady V" Horn, Erika "E-Nuri" Nuri & David "DQ" Quinones (Brandy Norwood, Fantasia Barrino), Makeba Riddick (Solange Knowles, Jennifer Lopez), Frankie J (Natalie Alvarado, Paula DeAnda), and The Clutch: Balewa Muhammad, Candice Nelson, Ezekiel Lewis, Keri Hilson & Patrick "J.Que" Smith (Keke Palmer, Tiffany Evans).
*Thanx Elisa for the tip*
Posted at 07:00 pm by mokhal
SOSHY STRIKES THE MATCH WITH RYAN "ALIAS" TEDDER
French singer/songwriter SoShy – born Deborah Epstein – checked in with fans via her official MySpace on Thursday (13th June) with the following message: - "Hey people … I know I don't come here very often to share with you my thoughts, joys, doubts, or the fresh new songs … The actual reason of this blog is to let you know that beside my own project ,I also write songs for other artists, like this song called "Strike the Match" that I co-wrote with Ryan "Alias" Tedder of "One Republic" ... It became the first single of an European pop group called Monrose … It's currently # 2 in the German charts, and I'll also translate the song in French cuz they also plan to release it in the whole European market! I'll post a blog this week about my own project, very exciting things are happening right now, and hopefully I'll be able to officially announce the big news (cross fingers)!!!!"
[Visit] SoShy @ MySpace
Posted at 06:59 pm by mokhal
Thursday, June 12, 2008
TRACKS TITLES BY SULLIVAN / COOL & DRE REVEALED
After collaborating with Andre Lyon and Marcello Valenzano of Cool & Dre by penning Christina Milian’s “Say I” and “Twisted”, R&B vocalist Jazmine Sullivan reunited with the R&B production duo on tracks like “What Would I Do”, “Love You Better”, “Get Right”, “Foolish” and “Champion” – all slotted for inclusion on her forthcoming debut album with J Records.
The yet to be titled project is scheduled to boast additional contributions from Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Beyonce Knowles, Janet Jackson), Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson), Jack Splash (Britney Spears, Alicia Keys), Nate “Danja” Hills (Katharine McPhee, Jennifer Lopez), Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot (Fantasia Barrino, Keyshia Cole), Salaam Remi (Leona Lewis, Joss Stone), Wyclef Jean (Mary J. Blige, Claudette Ortiz), and Marsha Ambrosius (Emily King, Raven Symone).
Posted at 04:57 pm by mokhal
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