Tuesday, September 11, 2007
FERGIE GOES CLUMSY ON NEW SINGLE
Fergie has finished shooting the video for her new single, “Clumsy”, with director Marc Webb who previously collaborated with Black Eyed Peas vocalist on her debut solo joint, “London Bridge”. The latest joint taken from the multi-platinum LP “The Dutchess” was produced by Will “Will-I-Am” Adams (Kelis, Nicole Scherzinger, Mary J. Blige) and samples Little Richard’s “The Girl Can’t Help It”. Do you see this as another hit for Justin Timberlake’s ex-girlfriend?
Posted at 10:26 pm by mokhal
HUDSON PLOTTING A 2008 RELEASE FOR DEBUT ALBUM
According to a recent article by Billboard magazine, Jennifer Hudson's much awaited debut album will be released in the first quarter of 2008 via Arista. The as yet untitled set is expected to feature collaborations with John Legend (Keyshia Cole, Ashlee Simpson), The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton), Durrell "Tank" Babbs (Kelly Rowland, Megan Rochell), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel S. Eriksen (Mariah Carey, Beyonce), Schaffer "Ne-Yo" Smith (Fantasia, Christina Milian), Tim "Timbaland" Mosley (Aaliyah, Celine Dion), Jim Beanz (Nelly Furtado, Deborah Cox), Ryan "Alias" Tedder (Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Lopez), Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean (Angie Stone, Beyonce), Sean "The Pen" Garrett (Britney Spears, Amerie) and Salaam Remi (Jazmine Sullivan, Emily King).
Posted at 09:12 pm by mokhal
KELLY ROWLAND - GHETTO [VIDEO]
Here is the video for Kelly Rowland’s 2nd single, “Ghetto”, taken from her sophomore album – “Miss Kelly”. The track was co-written and produced by Durrell “Tank” Babbs who’s also working on the next projects by Jamie Foxx (J Records), Jennifer Hudson (J Records), Keke Wyatt (TVT Records), Whitney Houston (J Records), Megan Rochell (Def Jam Records), LAX (Blackground Records), Keri Hilson (Interscope Records), Gyrlfriend (J Records) and Claudette Ortiz (Interscope Records).
[Watch] Kelly Rowland - Ghetto
Posted at 08:49 pm by mokhal
[SAY HI 2] CELETIA MARTIN
Songwriter Celetia Martin is ready to take over by the release of her new single "Trouble", which is for everyone that has someone or something in their lives trying to hold em back!! The multi-talented British beauty's impressive resume includes two solo albums: "Celetia" & "Runaway Skies", as well as penning tracks for Ashley Tisdale ("Goin' Crazy"), The Preluders ("Hotter than You Know"), Fatman Scoop ("Sex You Up"), Groove Armada ("My Friend") and The Slumber Party Girls ("Bubblegum"). Among the notable producers she collaborated throughout her musical career are Soulshock & Karlin (Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton), Bloodshy & Avant (Christina Milian, Brooke Valentine), Anders Bagge (Jennifer Lopez, Janet Jackson) and Shep Solomon (Paris Hilton, Kelly Clarkson).
[Visit] Celetia Martin @ MySpace
Posted at 02:11 am by mokhal
T-BOZ GOING SOLO, HOOKS UP WITH AUSTIN FOR DEBUT LP
TLC lead singer Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins is already on works for her debut solo album expected some next year. She revealed in an interview with SOHH that long time collaborator Dallas Austin (Kelis, Pink, Janet Jackson) is among the musicians confirmed on the as yet untitled set. Other hitmakers she'd love to work with include Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes (Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani) and Tim "Timbaland" Mosley - both previously hooked up with the blonde songstress as part of TLC on tracks like "In Your Arms Tonight" and "Dirty Dirty" taken from their last studio album "3D". If you came in late, her solo discography also includes joints made famous by Raphael Saadiq ("Different Times") and Soulshock & Karlin ("My Getaway"). This is one album I'm definitely looking forward to!
Slightly O/T: am I the only one who thinks Keyshia Cole looks very much like T-Boz?
Posted at 12:33 am by mokhal
Monday, September 10, 2007
MISS KELLY RE-RELEASE CONFIRMED!
It has been confirmed that Kelly Rowland has headed back to the studio in order to record more potential hits for the re-release of her underperforming sophomore album, “Miss Kelly”. Among the producers snagged for the project are Bryan Michael Cox (Mary J. Blige, Cheri Dennis) and Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Mya, LeToya Luckett). Hopefully the additional songs she recorded with Rich Harrison (Amerie, Toni Braxton) and Robin Thicke (Christina Aguilera, Faith Evans) will make it to the set as well. In the meantime, be on the lookout for her 2nd single - “Ghetto” - which was co-written and produced by Durrell "Tank" Babbs (Keke Wyatt, Claudette Ortiz).
Posted at 09:50 pm by mokhal
SIMPSON REVEALS NEW TRACK TITLES FOR THIRD ALBUM
According to a recent interview with MTV, among the tracks tipped for inclusion on Ashlee Simpson’s forthcoming 3rd album are “Follow You Wherever You Go”, “Rulebreaker”, “Ay Ay Ay” and “Ragdoll”. The as yet untitled set due in November via Geffen Records will be preceded by the Tim “Timbaland” Mosley produced “Murder”. On the other hand, expect additional collaborations with Chad Hugo of The Neptunes (Toni Braxton, Britney Spears), Jim Beanz (Nelly Furtado, Kylie Minogue), Mark Ronson (Christina Aguilera, Nikka Costa) and John Legend (Jennifer Hudson, Fergie).
Posted at 07:26 pm by mokhal
LAWSON ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT SOPHOMORE ALBUM
British vocalist Maria Lawson posted the following message on her official MySpace profile:-
Hi Everyone …. Thanks for checking in.
Just to let you know the new album is coming along brilliantly.
Not too long now before I can give you more details on release dates for the first single and album. I have written and recorded most of the songs so far and the album is nearing completion. I can truly say this album is really special and one that you have got to hear.
It has been a while since I have been in the public eye and I am itching to get back out and share my music with you. The wait has been too long but well worth it. I have been really busy working with some incredible songwriters and producers over the last couple of months including Diane Warren, Brian Rawling (again), Sacha Skarbek, Roachford, Biglife and more, and I feel this album is the best work I have ever done.
I will be uploading some exclusive clips and new video footage for you to check out soon. So keep checking back.
Posted at 07:25 pm by mokhal
WYATT SOPHOMORE SET PUSHED BACK
According to Keke Wyatt's official website, her forthcoming sophomore album, "Ghetto Rose", has been pushed back to 23rd October. The TVT Records set is expected to boast collaborations with Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel S. Eriksen (Megan Rochell, Claudette Ortiz), The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Toni Braxton, Fantasia), Durrell "Tank" Babbs (Kelly Rowland, Aaliyah), Shamora Crawford (Cheri Dennis, Blu Cantrell) and Bryan Michael Cox (Mary J. Blige, Faith Evans).
Posted at 07:23 pm by mokhal
LEWIS SEES HERSELF IN NE-YO, TAKES A BOW WITH ALIAS
According to a recent blog entry by Leona Lewis, she recently recorded a song with songwriter/producer Schaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith called “I’m You” which is said to be part of her forthcoming debut album. The set is earmarked for a November via J Records, and will be preceded by lead single “Bleeding Love” helmed by Ryan “Alias” Tedder, who also did another track with the British beauty called “Take a Bow”.
Other musicians backing the “X-Factor” winner on her as yet untitled set include Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel S. Eriksen (Mariah Carey, Jordin Sparks), Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis (Janet Jackson, Gwen Stefani), Soulshock & Karlin (Samantha Jade, Jojo), Nate “Danja Handz” Hills (Nelly Furtado, Britney Spears), Dallas Austin (Sugababes, Kelis), Kara Dioguardi (Kylie Minogue, Natalie Imbruglia), Karen Poole (Mutya Buena, Jamelia) and Salaam Remi (Jennifer Hudson, Emily King).
Posted at 07:21 pm by mokhal
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