Wednesday, August 24, 2011
BRANDY SNAGS CHRIS BROWN FOR NEW ALBUM
Chris Brown is confirmed to make songwriting contributions on Brandy's upcoming album on RCA / Chameleon Records. The R&B crooner previously co-wrote tracks such as "Drained" by LeToya Luckett [Capitol Records], "Bad Girl" by Pussycat Dolls [Interscope Records] and "I Need This" by Jessie J [Lava / Universal Republic Records].
As previously reported, "Wet the Bed" will be the next single off Brown's latest album on Jive Records, "F.A.M.E." The Ludacris-assisted track was helmed by Kevin "K-Mac" McCall (Christina Milian, Wynter Gordon), Amber "Se7en" Streeter (Joelle James, Justin Bieber), Lonny Bereal (Keyshia Cole, Jamie Foxx), Andre Merritt (Cheryl Cole, Alexandra Burke) and Derrick "Bigg D" Baker (Trina, Rick Ross).
Posted at 09:18 pm by mokhal
NOVEL PREMIERES VIDEO FOR 'I'M NOT DRUNK,' FEATURING TONY REYES
Novel is out with the viral video for his new single "I'm Not Drunk," taken from the singer/songwriter/producer's LP, "Grant Me Serenity." The track was co-written and co-produced by Tony Reyes, who's also behind "Just a Little While" by Janet Jackson [Virgin Records], "Here to Stay" by Christina Aguilera [RCA Records] and "Trick Me" by Kelis [Virgin Records].
In related news, Alonzo "Novel" Stevenson is working on the next projects by Leona Lewis [Syco Music / J Records], Tanya Lacey [RCA Records] and Crystal Nicole [Blackground Records]. He previously helmed hits such as "Tell You Something (Nana's Surprise)" by Alicia Keys [MBK Entertainment / J Records], "Back Down" by Sugababes [Universal Records], "Tell Me What We're Gonna Do Now" by Joss Stone featuring Common [Virgin Records] and "Trust Him" by Fantasia Barrino [J Records].
[Watch] Novel & Tony Reyes - I'm Not Drunk
Posted at 08:50 pm by mokhal
MELENI SMITH COVERS 'IF I DIE YOUNG' BY THE BAND PERRY
Meleni Smith is out with her rendition of “If I Die Young” by The Band Perry, so make sure you check it out! The singer/songwriter is currently recording her upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album with hitmaker Salaam Remi, who’s also behind “10 Seconds” by Jazmine Sullivan [J Records] and “Love is the Greatest” by Kelly Rowland [Universal Republic / Motown Records].
[Watch] Meleni Smith - If I Die Young
Posted at 02:24 pm by mokhal
JONAS "JAY JAY" JEBERG, JEAN BAPTISTE GRACE SOPHOMORE ALBUM BY CASSIE
Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg and Jean Baptiste are amongst the musicians who contributed to Cassie’s highly-anticipated sophomore album on Interscope Records. The latter previously co-wrote tracks such as “Photographs” by Rihanna [Island Def Jam Records] and “Boom Boom Pow” by The Black Eyed Peas [Interscope Records], whereas Jay Jay is responsible for “My Love” by Pixie Lott [Mercury Records] and “Like a Drug” by Kylie Minogue [Parlophone Records].
Posted at 12:31 pm by mokhal
NIRE ALLDAI INKS DEAL WITH CAPITOL RECORDS
Singer/songwriter Nire AllDai has signed a deal with Capitol Records and is currently helming songs for her upcoming debut album. The still-untitled project is confirmed to boast productions from Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg (Pixie Lott, Kylie Minogue) and The Phantom Boyz: Melvin Watson, Larry Summerville & Matthew Irby (Bridget Kelly, Alexandra Burke).
Posted at 12:20 pm by mokhal
MARISSA JACK TEAMS UP WITH JULIE FROST, JONAS "JAY JAY" JEBERG ON DEBUT ALBUM
Marissa Jack has teamed up with Julie Frost and Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg for new material to be included on her upcoming debut album. The songwriting / production duo are collectively responsible for hits such as “Forever and a Day” by Kelly Rowland [Universal Republic / Motown Records] and “Countdown” by Beyonce Knowles [Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records].
Other contributors on the still-untitled Warner Bros. project are Carsten “Soulshock” Schack (Michelle Williams, Keyshia Cole), Tawanna “Frankie Storm” Dabney (Wynter Gordon, LeToya Luckett), Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Christina Milian, Janet Jackson), Chuck Harmony (Fantasia Barrino, Jazmine Sullivan), Toby Gad (Robin Thicke, Alicia Keys), Lindy Robbins (Nicole Scherzinger, Toni Braxton) and Troy “Radio” Johnson (Kristinia DeBarge, Jennifer Lopez).
Posted at 12:09 pm by mokhal
ANJULIE PREMIERES VIDEO FOR 'BRAND NEW BITCH'
Anjulie is out with the video for her new single “Brand New Bitch,” taken from the Canadian singer/songwriter’s upcoming album on Universal Republic Records. The as-yet-untitled project will feature productions from Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg, who’s also responsible for “Heal This Heartbreak” by JLS [Epic Records] and “A Good Day for Love to Die” by The Wanted [Geffen Records].
[Watch] Anjulie - Brand New Bitch
Posted at 12:00 pm by mokhal
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
BRANDY INKS NEW DEAL WITH RCA / CHAMELEON RECORDS
R&B songstress Brandy has inked a new deal with RCA / Chameleon Records and will release her upcoming 6th album in early 2012. The still-untitled follow-up to “Human” is expected to boast productions and songwriting contributions from Kevin “K-Mac” McCall (Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland), Stacy Barthe (Rihanna, Britney Spears), Midi Mafia: Wayne Nugent & Kevin Risto (Elliot Yamin, David Archuleta), Lonny “Frank Ocean” Breaux (Bridget Kelly, Kanye West), Rico Love (Alexandra Burke, Leona Lewis), LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels (Toni Braxton, Jennifer Lopez), Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford (Marsha Ambrosius, Beyonce Knowles) and Esther Dean (Keri Hilson, Mary J. Blige).
Posted at 12:39 am by mokhal
Sunday, August 21, 2011
BRITNEY SPEARS UNVEILS OFFICIAL 'TROUBLE FOR ME' ARTWORK
Britney Spears has unveiled the official art work for her new single “Trouble for Me,” taken from the pop artist’s 7th album on Jive Records, “Femme Fatale.” The track was helmed by Livvi Franc (Mary J. Blige, Cheryl Cole), Heather Bright (Fantasia Barrino, Justin Bieber) and Fraser T. Smith (Adele, Cee-Lo Green).
Posted at 09:14 am by mokhal
LETOYA LUCKETT REUNITES WITH LONNY BEREAL ON NEW ALBUM
R&B songstress LeToya Luckett is scheduled to reunite with singer/songwriter Lonny Bereal on new material for her upcoming 3rd album and follow-up to “Lady Love.” The pair previously teamed up on the track “Over,” which was produced by Durrell “Tank” Babbs.
Posted at 09:13 am by mokhal
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