Wednesday, July 13, 2011
COVER DRIVE PREMIERES VIDEO FOR 'LICK YA DOWN'
Cover Drive are out with the video for their single "Lick Ya Down," taken from the Bajan quartet's upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album on Geffen / Polydor Records. The track was produced by Jonathan "J.R." Rotem, who's also responsible for "S.O.S." by Rihanna [Island Def Jam Recordings] and "Beautiful Girls" by Sean Kingston [Beluga Heights / Epic Records].
[Watch] Cover Drive - Lick Ya Down
Posted at 05:32 pm by mokhal
Monday, July 11, 2011
DAUGHTER OF SUNSHINE UNVEILS DEBUT SINGLE
French supermodel Binti Bangoura has made a transition into the music scene and her first offering is Daughter of Sunshine's "Je Suis Six Personnes." The track was written and produced by David Leo Woolfson & Binti Bangoura. Make sure you give it a listen and post your thoughts!
[Listen] Daughter of Sunshine - Je Suis Six Personnes
Posted at 04:01 pm by mokhal
Friday, July 08, 2011
COVER DRIVE SETS RELEASE DATE FOR 'LICK YA DOWN'
Cover Drive will release their debut single "Lick Ya Down" on August 28th via Geffen / Polydor Records. The track was produced by Jonathan "J.R." Rotem, whose works include "Push Up on Me" by Rihanna [Island Def Jam Recordings], "Lovey Dovey" by Livvi Franc [Beluga Heights / Warner Bros Records] and "Fly" by Nicki Minaj [Cash Money / Universal Motown Records].
Other producers backing the Bajan quartet on their as-yet-untitled debut album are Steve Mac (Alexandra Burke, Leona Lewis), Future Cut: Darren Lewis & Tunde Babalola (Melanie Fiona, Nicole Scherzinger), Linda Perry (Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears), Andreas Romdhane & Josef Larossi (Kelly Clarkson, Nadine Coyle) and Shama Joseph (Kelly Rowland, Christina Milian).
Posted at 04:18 pm by mokhal
BEYONCE KNOWLES PREMIERES VIDEO FOR 'BEST THING I NEVER HAD'
Beyonce Knowles is out with the video for her new single “Best Thing I Never Had,” taken from the R&B artist’s latest album on Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records, “4.” The track was co-written by Antonio Dixon (Keke Wyatt, Chante Moore), Patrick “J. Que” Smith (Fantasia Barrino, Jennifer Hudson) and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey).
[Watch] Beyonce Knowles - Best Thing I Never Had
Posted at 02:22 pm by mokhal
MONICA ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE DETAILS
R&B songstress Monica will release “Anything (To Find You),” featuring Lil Kim & Rick Ross, as the lead single from her upcoming as-yet-untitled 7th studio album. The track was produced by frequent collaborator Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot, who previously teamed up with the artist on “So Gone,” “A Dozen Roses (You Remind Me)” and “Everything to Me.”
Posted at 02:21 pm by mokhal
NATALIA KILLS PREMIERES VIDEO FOR 'FREE,' FEATURING WILL.I.AM
Natalia Kills is out with the video for her new single “Free,” featuring Will.I.Am, taken from the British singer/songwriter’s debut album on Interscope Records, “Perfectionist.” The track was produced by Jeff Bhasker, who also collaborated with the artist on “Zombie,” “Heaven” and “Nothing Lasts Forever.”
[Watch] Natalia Kills - Free (featuring Will.I.Am)
Posted at 02:19 pm by mokhal
Thursday, July 07, 2011
COVER DRIVE ANNOUNCES DEBUT SINGLE DETAILS
Cover Drive dubbed “Lick Ya Down” as the lead single from their upcoming debut album on Geffen / Polydor Records. As previously reported, the still-untitled project will boast alliances from Steve Mac (Alexandra Burke, Leona Lewis), Ina Wroldsen (Shontelle, Britney Spears), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Livvi Franc, Meleni Smith), Autumn Rowe (Cher Lloyd, Estelle Swaray), Future Cut: Darren Lewis & Tunde Babalola (Nicole Scherzinger, Melanie Fiona), Linda Perry (Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera) and Toby Gad (Wynter Gordon, Kelly Rowland).
Posted at 01:32 pm by mokhal
[RANDOM ALBUM REVIEW] BEYONCE KNOWLES - 4
I Care: produced by Jeff Bhasker & Beyonce Knowles.
I Miss You: produced by Beyonce Knowles & Robert Shea Taylor.
Party: produced by Beyonce Knowles, Kanye West & Jeff Bhasker.
Rather Die Young: produced by Jeff Bhasker, Beyonce Knowles & Luke Steele.
Start Over: produced by Beyonce Knowles & Robert Shea Taylor.
End of Time: produced by Beyonce Knowles, Terius "The Dream" Nash & Dave "Switch" Taylor.
Dreaming: produced by Beyonce Knowles, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds & Antonio Dixon.
1+1: produced by Beyonce Knowles, Christopher "Tricky" Stewart & Terius "The Dream" Nash.
Best Thing I Never Had: produced by Beyonce Knowles, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Antonio Dixon, Robert Shea Taylor, S1 & Caleb.
Love on Top: produced by Beyonce Knowles & Robert Shea Taylor.
Countdown: produced by Beyonce Knowles & Robert Shea Taylor.
I Was Here: produced by Ryan "Alias" Tedder.
Run the World (Girls): produced by Dave "Switch" Taylor, Terius "The Dream" Nash, Beyonce Knowles & Robert Shea Taylor.
Lay Up Under Me: produced by Beyonce Knowles & Robert Shea Taylor.
Schoolin’ Life: produced by Terius “The Dream” Nash, Beyonce Knowles & Carlos “Los Da Maestro” Mckinney.
Dance For You: produced by Beyonce Knowles, Terius “The Dream” Nash & Christopher “Tricky” Stewart.
Rating: (3/5) – Good!
Posted at 12:03 am by mokhal
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
KELLY ROWLAND UNVEILS PRODUCTION CREDITS FOR 'HERE I AM'
Kelly Rowland has unveiled the production credits for her upcoming album, “Here I Am,” which is due on July 26th via Universal Republic / Motown Records. The follow-up to “Ms. Kelly” features alliances from Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Beyonce Knowles, Janet Jackson), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston), James “Jim Jonsin” Scheffer (Michelle Williams, Alexandra Burke), Rico Love (Usher Raymond, Mario Barrett), Chauncey “Hit Boy” Hollis (Brandy, Jennifer Hudson), The Runners: Andrew Harr & Jermaine Jackson (Rihanna, Cher Lloyd), David Guetta (Estelle Swaray, Nicki Minaj), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Livvi Franc, Meleni Smith), Nadir “RedOne” Khayat (Enrique Iglesias, Kylie Minogue) and Soul Diggaz: Karriem Mack & Lashaun Owens (Missy Elliot, Keyshia Cole).
Kelly Rowland – Here I Am [Production Credits]:
I’m Dat Chick: produced by Christopher “Tricky” Stewart.
Work It Man: produced by Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins.
Motivation: produced by Rico Love & Jim Jonsin.
Lay It On Me: produced by Chauncey “Hit Boy” Hollis.
Feelin’ Me Right Now: produced by Rico Love and Earl & E.
Turn It Up: produced by Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins.
All of The Night: produced by The Runners.
Keep It Between Us: produced by Christopher “C4” Umana.
Commander: produced by David Guetta.
Down For Whatever: produced by Nadir “RedOne” Khayat.
Heaven & Earth: produced by Stargate.
Each Other: produced by Soul Diggaz.
Posted at 11:55 pm by mokhal
MADONNA ENLISTS STARGATE FOR 'HARD CANDY' FOLLOW-UP
Madonna has started working on her upcoming as-yet-untitled 12th album. The follow-up to “Hard Candy” is confirmed to boast recording sessions with Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Stargate. The Norwegian production duo’s most recent hits include “Heaven & Earth” by Kelly Rowland [Universal Republic / Motown Records], “Lay Up Under Me” by Beyonce Knowles [Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records] and “I Got This” by Jennifer Hudson [Arista / J Records].
Posted at 11:39 pm by mokhal
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