Thursday, September 27, 2007
NICOLE SETS DATE FOR DEBUT LP
British pop artist Remi Nicole will release her upcoming debut album, “My Conscience & I” on November 19th Via Island/Universal Records. The set will be preceded by 3rd single, “Rock ‘N’ Roll”, due for release in the UK @ 12th November. Expect collaborations from producers Johnny Douglas (Amerie, Kyle Minogue) and Future Cut: Tunde Babalola & Darren Lewis (Nicole Scherzinger, Ava Leigh).
Posted at 10:48 pm by mokhal
ESTELLE ASKS US TO WAIT ON NEW SINGLE
"Wait a Minute (Just a Touch)" is set to be the lead single from Estelle's forthcoming sophomore album, "Shine", due February 2008. The set will be executively produced by John Legend (Jennifer Hudson, Whitney Houston), with additional assistance from Wyclef Jean (Claudette Ortiz, Samantha Jade), Kanye West (Mariah Carey, Nicole Scherzinger), Swizz "Kasseem Dean" Beatz (Gwen Stefani, Jennifer Lopez), Will "Will-I-Am" Adams (Mary J. Blige, Kelis), Mark Ronson (Christina Aguilera, Ashlee Simpson), Future Cut: Tunde Babalola & Darren Lewis (Remi Nicole, Ava Leigh) and Cee-Lo (Faith Evans, Amerie). Among the other tracks tipped for inclusion on the final track list are "So Much Things To Say", "Why I Fall Apart", "More Than Friends" and "American Boy".
Posted at 08:35 pm by mokhal
DELTA GOODREM - DELTA [ALBUM COVER]
Here is the cover for Delta Goodrem’s forthcoming album, “Delta”, due 20th October in Australia. The set will be preceded by lead single “In This Life”, produced by John Shanks (Michelle Branch – “Are You Happy Now?” / Kelly Clarkson – “Breakaway” / Ashlee Simpson - “Boyfriend”).
Posted at 07:43 pm by mokhal
ORTEGA CONFESSES LOVE FOR BOYS ON NEW SINGLE
Singer/actress Jeannie Ortega is set to release "I Like Dem Boyz" as the lead single from her forthcoming sophomore album. The as yet untitled set will be the follow up to her debut LP, "No Place Like BKLYN", which boasted hits like "Crowded" (produced by Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel S. Eriksen), "So Done" (crafted by Soulshock & Karlin: Carsten Schack and Kenneth Karlin) and "Can U" (belted by Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald). The as yet untitled set will boast collaborations with up and coming producers such as Kuya and Hak of Pitch Black. Among the other tracks tipped for inclusion on the new disc are "Dreams" and "Over Your Head". The latter joint was penned by Def Jam recording artist Chrisette Michele.
[Listen] Jeannie Ortega - I like the Boys
[Read] Jeannie Ortega - Monica Mania Xclusive Interview
Posted at 05:03 pm by mokhal
WALSH SEES THE LIGHT IN DECEMBER
Originally intended for a 23rd October release, Lucy Walsh’s upcoming debut album – “Lost in the Lights” – is now scheduled to see the light of day on 4th December via Interscope Records. The set will be preceded by lead single “So Uncool”, produced by Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Brit & Alex, Rihanna) and penned by Terius “Dream” Nash (Celine Dion, Mariah Carey). Among the other musicians backing Walsh on “Lost in the Lights” are Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Jennifer Lopez, LeToya Luckett), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (The Cheetah Girls, Jessi Malay) and Lester Mendez (Nelly Furtado, Shakira).
Posted at 04:54 pm by mokhal
NINA SKY EARMARKING 2008 TO UNVEIL THEIR MUSICAL
Latino duo Nina Sky are plotting an early 2008 release date for their sophomore album, “The Musical”, which will be distributed by their new label J Records. The set promises collaborations with Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel S. Eriksen (Misteeq, Atomic Kitten), Schaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Nicole Scherzinger, Paula DeAnda), Scott Storch (Christina Aguilera, Nelly Furtado), Salaam Remi (Jennifer Hudson, Leona Lewis), Cool & Dre: Andre Lyon and Marcello Valenzano (Mariah Carey, Jazmine Sullivan) and Ryan Leslie (Britney Spears, Danity Kane).
Posted at 04:52 pm by mokhal
TREY SONGZ - TREY DAY [OFFICIAL TRACK LIST]
As previously reported, R&B crooner Trey Songz will release his upcoming sophomore album – "Trey Day" – on 2nd October via Atlantic Records. The set will be preceded by new single "Can't Help But Wait", penned by Johnta Austin (Usher, Mariah Carey) and produced by Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel S. Eriksen (Lionel Richie, Keke Wyatt). The Danish production duo helmed another track called "Missin' You" with extra assistance from Taj Jackson (Kelis - "Guilty (About To Hate Me)" / Sterling Simms - "Nasty Girl"). Additional collaborators on "Trey Day" include Troy Taylor ("Long Gone Missin'", "No Clothes On", "Sex For Yo Stereo", "Grub On", "Role Play"), Nate "Danja Handz" Hills ("Wonder Woman"), Bryan Michael Cox & Kendrick "Wyldcard" Dean ("Last Time"), Eric Hudson ("Fly Together"), Dre & Vidal and The Clutch: Balewa Muhammad, Candice Nelson, Ezekiel Lewis, & Patrick "J. Que" Smith ("Store Run"), and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis ("We Should Be").
Trey Songz – "Trey Day" (Official Track List):
- Long Gone Missin'
- Wonder Woman
- No Clothes On
- Sex For Yo Stereo
- Last Time
- Can't Help But Wait
- Grub On
- Fly Together
- Store Run
- Missin' You
- Role Play
- We Should Be
Posted at 04:50 pm by mokhal
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
NICOLE SCHERZINGER - BABY LOVE [VIDEO]
Here is the video for Nicole Scherzinger’s new single, “Baby Love”, produced by Will “Will-I-Am” Adams (Mary J. Blige, Kelis) and co-written by Kara Dioguardi (Britney Spears, Katharine McPhee). The track is lifted from her forthcoming debut album, “Her Name Is Nicole”, due 6th November via A&M Records. Expect additional collaborations from Allaune “Akon” Thiam (Whitney Houston, Madonna), The Neptunes: Pharrell Williams & Chad Hugo (Gwen Stefani, Mariah Carey), Kanye West (Janet Jackson, Brandy), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Jennifer Hudson, Christina Milian), Jamal “Polow Da Don” Jones (Mya, Christina Aguilera), Tim “Timbaland” Mosley (Nelly Furtado, Alicia Keys), Nate “Danja Handz” Hills (Jennifer Lopez, Leona Lewis), Keri Hilson (Toni Braxton, Paula Campbell), Future Cut: Darren Lewis & Tunde Babalola (Ava Leigh, Remi Nicole) and Schaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Rihanna, Wynter Gordon).
PS. Am I the only one who thinks this video is very similar to Geri Halliwell’s # 01 single “Mi Chico Latino”?
[Watch] Nicole Scherzinger - Baby Love
[Watch] Geri Halliwell - Mi Chico Latino
Posted at 05:34 pm by mokhal
Word has it that former host of BET’s 106 & Park Free has signed a new record deal with Rock-a-Fella Records, and her debut album is expected to drop in the first quarter of 2008. The as yet untitled set promises collaborations courtesy of Salaam Remi (Amy Winehouse, Leona Lewis), Kanye West (Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson), Chucky “Amadeus” Thompson (Mary J. Blige, Faith Evans), Just Blaze (Jennifer Hudson, LeToya Luckett), Scott Storch (Keyshia Cole, Silena Murrell), Tim “Timbaland” Mosley (Keri Hilson, Nicole Scherzinger), Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot (Fantasia, Tamar Braxton), The Neptunes: Pharrell Williams & Chad Hugo (Kelis, Toni Braxton) and Bryan Michael Cox (Claudette Ortiz, Wynter Gordon).
Posted at 05:32 pm by mokhal
HICKS CHECKS IN WITH FANS VIA MYSPACE
Tunisian born artist Hinda Hicks posted the following message on her official MySpace profile:
Hi guys, Hinda here, it's been a long time coming but here is my 1st blog entry, just to keep you all up to date with my news and what I'm up to! Well, I've started a record label, been working hard to get my next album together, in the studio and starting to gig with my amazing band! I have my new updated MySpace page for you all to check out and a gorgeous new website coming soon. I just wanted to thank you all for your support so far and all of your lovely comments, it's wonderful to hear that you are appreciating the music. I'm going to be on here sharing some of my experiences and thoughts so feel free to add yours on here too, I'd love to hear from you.
Until the next installment ..... Stay up and forever blessed!
This is great news, and I can't wait for her comeback cuz I've been an ardent fan ever since her ever-green classics "If You Want Me", "I Wanna Be Your Lady" and "Child". Feel free to visit her MySpace and listen to her new joint "Message to You".
[Visit] Hinda Hicks @ MySpace
Posted at 01:23 am by mokhal
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