Tuesday, June 10, 2008
SOLANGE HOOKS UP WITH RONSON ON BLUESY JOINT
It's been confirmed that "6 O'clock Blues" is the track Mark Ronson produced for Solange Knowles' forthcoming sophomore album, "Sol-Angel & The Hadley Street Dreams", which is due August 26th via Music World Entertainment/Geffen Records.
Ronson is best known for his work with Nikka Costa ("Like a Feather"), Christina Aguilera ("Slow Down Baby"), Lily Allen ("Littlest Things"), Amy Winehouse ("Rehab"), Leon Jean Marie ("Bed of Nails"), Adele ("Cold Shoulder"), and Estelle Swaray ("Magnificent").
Among the other musicians contributing to "Sol-Angel" are Soulshock & Karlin: Carsten Schack and Kenneth Karlin (Blu Cantrell, Keyshia Cole), Jack Splash (Alicia Keys, Jennifer Hudson), Raphael Saadiq (Teedra Moses, Candace Jones), Thomas "Cee-Lo" Callaway (Kelis Rogers, Faith Evans), Marsha Ambrosius (Emily King, Jazmine Sullivan), Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes (Britney Spears, Ciara Harris), and Makeba Riddick (Katharine McPhee, Paula DeAnda).
Posted at 07:45 pm by mokhal
LADY GAGA SETS TITLE FOR DEBUT ALBUM, ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE DETAILS
Up and coming artist Lady GaGa has dubbed "Fame" as the title of her debut album, and will release it later this year via Streamline/Interscope Records. The set is preceded by lead single "Just Dance", produced by RedOne (Mutya Buena, Kat DeLuna, Michael Jackson).
The singer/songwriter is also penning hits on forthcoming projects by The Pussycat Dolls (A&M/Interscope Records), Esmee Denters (Tennman/Interscope Records), and Tami Chynn (SRC/Universal Records).
Posted at 07:43 pm by mokhal
TINSLEY SIGNS NEW RECORD DEAL, PREPS SOPHOMORE ALBUM
Singer/songwriter Bobby Tinsley inked a deal with Jean Rah Fya Records to distribute his forthcoming sophomore album, “What About Bob”. The title track is also the set’s lead single, and will be released digitally on 26th June. Feel free to visit his official MySpace profile and listen to tracks such as “Limbo”, “I’m Missing You”, “Ha Ha Ha” and “Never Give Up on Love”.
[Visit] Bobby Tinsley @ MySpace
Posted at 07:41 pm by mokhal
TYNISHA POSTS NEW SONG @ MYSPACE: "WISHFUL THINKING"
Atlantic Records’ artist Tynisha Keli posted a new song on her official MySpace profile entitled “Wishful Thinking”, so make sure you check it out! Even though there’s no release date confirmed for her forthcoming debut offering – tentatively entitled “Even If It Takes Forever” - the project is scheduled to boast contributions from The Corna Boyz: Pierre Medor & Dwayne Nesmith (Asia Cruise, Candace Jones), Kara DioGuardi (Samantha Jade, Vanessa Hudgens), and The Jam: Michael Mani & Jordan Omley (Leona Lewis, Raven Symone).
[Visit] Tynisha Keli @ MySpace
Posted at 07:35 pm by mokhal
Monday, June 09, 2008
DENTERS SAVES LIVES WITH DENNIS, KURSTIN
Dutch vocalist Esmee Denters has recorded a new song entitled "Life Saver" with songwriter Cathy Dennis (Britney Spears, Vanessa Hudgens), and producer Greg Kurstin (Lily Allen, Donna Summer). However, there's no confirmation on whether the track will make it to the final cut of her forthcoming debut album from Tennman/Interscope Records.
The as yet untitled project is scheduled to boast additional contributions from Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley (Mya Harrison, Nelly Furtado), Soulshock & Karlin: Carsten Schack and Kenneth Karlin (Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton), Cristyle "The Ink" Johnson (Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Leona Lewis, Beyonce Knowles), Justin Timberlake (Keri Hilson, Macy Gray), Ryan "Alias" Tedder (Wynter Gordon, Robyn Janelle), Alonzo "Novel" Stevenson (Alicia Keys, Joss Stone), and RedOne (Mutya Buena, Kat DeLuna).
Side Note: This is not the first time Dennis collaborates with Kurstin as their initial placements resulted in excellent tracks performed by Sophie Ellis Bextor ("Catch You") and Emma Bunton ("Mischievous").
The British singer/songwriter is also celebrating the recent success of Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl", which she co-wrote with Martin "Max Martin" Sandberg and Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald.
Posted at 07:31 pm by mokhal
CLARKSON ROPES IN THE CONGLOMERATE FOR NEW ALBUM
In addition to working with Ryan "Alias" Tedder for her upcoming 4th album with RCA Records, pop vocalist Kelly Clarkson also roped in songwriter/producer Curtis Richardson of The Conglomerate for the yet to be titled project.
Richardson's resume includes crafting hits for the likes of Jennifer Lopez ("All I Have"), Rihanna ("The Final Goodbye"), Joss Stone ("Don't Know How"), and Craig David ("Officially Yours").
Posted at 07:28 pm by mokhal
PREVIEW PRIMA J DEBUT ALBUM @ MYSPACE
Up and coming group Prima J posted all tracks from their forthcoming debut album at MySpace, so make sure you check them out! The self-titled affair album is set for June 17th release via Geffen/Interscope Records, and will feature collaborations with Beau Dozier (Girlicious, 3LW) and Stefanie Ridel (Fergie, Nikki Flores).
[Visit] Prima J @ MySpace
Posted at 07:25 pm by mokhal
JORDIN SPARKS - ONE STEP AT A TIME [VIDEO]
Here is the video for Jordin Sparks' new single "One Step at a Time", taken from her self-titled album with Jive Records. The track was co-written by Robbie Nevil (Jesse McCartney, Ashlee Simpson), and produced by Cutfather & Jonas Jeberg – best known for their work with Kylie Minogue ("All I See") and Nina Sky ("Clothes Off").
Sparks' debut offering also boasts productions by Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles), Bloodshy & Avant: Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg (Christina Milian, Britney Spears), The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Fantasia Barrino, Katharine McPhee), as well as songwriting contributions from Cathy Dennis (Katy Perry, Janet Jackson), Amanda Ghost / Ian Dench (Shontelle, Livvi Franc), Tawanna "Frankie Storm" Dabney (Samantha Jade, Jennifer Lopez), Lindy Robbins (Ashley Parker Angel, Nicole Scherzinger), and Johnta Austin (Mariah Carey, Leona Lewis).
[Watch] Jordin Sparks - One Step at a Time
Posted at 09:18 am by mokhal
Sunday, June 08, 2008
CIARA SNAGS "SUPERNATURAL" SONG FROM NE-YO
It has been confirmed that “Supernatural” – a track that recently hit the net from Ciara’s forthcoming album “Fantasy Ride” – was crafted by singer/songwriter Schaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith and producer Chuck Harmony – the same team behind joints performed by Janet Jackson (“Let Me Know”), Mary J. Blige (“Work in Progress”), and Paula Campbell (“Ain’t Nobody Stupid”).
As previously reported, the “Goodies” singer is plotting a September release for her 3rd effort with Jive Records. The project will be divided into 3 discs including “Groove City”, “Crunktown” and “Kingdom of Dance”.
Executively produced by Christopher “Tricky” Stewart, “Fantasy Ride” finds Ciara collaborating with the likes of Polow Da Don (Keyshia Cole, Beyonce Knowles), Nate “Danja” Hills (Jennifer Lopez, Usher Raymond), T.Pain (Mariah Carey, Chris Brown), Jasper Cameron (Mario Barrett, Christina Milian), and songwriting team The Clutch: Balewa Muhammad, Candice Nelson, Ezekiel Lewis & Patrick “J.Que” Smith (Jesse McCartney, Raven Symone).
Posted at 07:40 pm by mokhal
FRANC ROLLS WITH KURSTIN, GAD ON DEBUT LP
Barbadian singer/songwriter Livvi Franc – whose real name is Olivia Charlotte Waithe - is currently in the midst of recording her debut album with the likes of Darren Lewis & Tunde Babalola of English production duo Future Cut (Lily Allen, Nicole Scherzinger), as well as songwriter Angela Hunte – best known for penning Danity Kane's "Heartbreaker" and Javine Hylton's "Let Me Go".
Among the tracks Franc crafted for the yet to be titled project are the Greg Kurstin produced "She Loves Love", and "How U Do It To Me", helmed by Toby Gad ("Big Girls Don't Cry" – Fergie / "Happy" – Natasha Bedingfield).
"Inevitable" is another track Livvi recorded with Norwegian production duo Stargate along with songwriting team Amanda Ghost & Ian Dench – Beyonce's "Beautiful Liar", and "Freeze" by Jordin Sparks.
Posted at 07:38 pm by mokhal
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