Thursday, July 24, 2008
PINK PLOTS OCTOBER RELEASE FOR NEW ALBUM
Pop singer/songwriter Alecia “Pink” Moore will release her upcoming 5th studio album on 28th October via LaFace/Zomba Records. The as yet untitled set will be preceded by lead single, “So What”, produced by Martin “Max Martin” Sandberg. The pair previously collaborated on tracks like “U + Ur Hand”, “Who Knew” and “Cuz I Can”, taken from her last effort, “I’m Not Dead”.
Other album contributors include Nate “Danja” Hills (Katharine McPhee, Britney Spears), Kara DioGuardi (Christina Aguilera, Brandy Norwood), Eg White (Maria Lawson, Kylie Minogue), Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald (Kelis Rogers, Paris Hilton), Butch Walker (Avril Lavigne, Katy Perry) and Billy Mann (Kelly Rowland, Esmee Denters).
Posted at 04:50 pm by mokhal
RIHANNA - DISTURBIA [VIDEO]
Here is the video for Rihanna’s new single, “Disturbia”, directed by David LaChapelle. The track, taken from “Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded Edition”, was helmed by Brian Kennedy (Ciara Harris, Brandy Norwood) and The Graffiti Artists: Chris Brown, Robert Allen & Andre Merritt.
[Watch] Rihanna - Disturbia
Posted at 04:48 pm by mokhal
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
AMERIE ROLLS WITH DARKCHILD, D'MILE ON DEF JAM DEBUT
R&B artist Amerie Rogers is currently in the studio recording tracks with hitmakers Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins and Dernst "D'Mile" Emile, who are best known for their collaborative work with Janet Jackson ("Feedback", "Luv"), Natasha Bedingfield ("Angel"), Tiffany Evans ("I'm Grown") and Keke Palmer ("Friend Me Up"). The songwriting/production duo is also working on LeToya Luckett's upcoming sophomore album with Capitol Records.
Other musicians backing Rogers on the yet to be titled Def Jam project are Bryan Michael Cox (Christina Milian, Usher Raymond), Christopher "Tricky" Stewart (Beyonce Knowles, Jesse McCartney), Shondrae "Bangladesh" Crawford (Marsha Ambrosius, Kelis Rogers), Ernst "No I.D." Wilson (Kanye West, Toni Braxton) and Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes (Gwen Stefani, Justin Timberlake).
Posted at 07:53 pm by mokhal
PRIMA J DRAFTS COLBY O'DONIS FOR "CORAZON" REMIX
Geffen recording group Prima J are out with a new remix to "Corazon (You're Not Alone)", taken from their self-titled debut effort. The rejuvenated track was produced by Nathan "Happy Perez" Perez (Natalie Alvarado, Paula DeAnda), and features up and coming
cutie artist Colby O'Donis.
Prima J's album also features productions by Stefanie Ridel (Girlicious, Pussycat Dolls), Beau Dozier (Beyonce Knowles, Joss Stone), Terry "Madd Scientist" Thomas (Nicole Scherzinger, Christina Milian), Jim Jonsin (Teedra Moses, Kelly Rowland), Rico Love (Michelle Williams, Keri Hilson), Warren "Oak" Felder (Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown) and Jonathan "J.R." Rotem (Britney Spears, Vanessa Hudgens).
[Listen] Prima J featuring Colby O'Donis- Corazon (Remix)
Posted at 07:49 pm by mokhal
SIMPSON SETS RELEASE DATE, TITLE FOR DEBUT COUNTRY EFFORT
Pop artist Jessica Simpson will release her debut country effort, “Do You Know”, on 9th September via Columbia Nashville Records. Executively produced by John Shanks (Michelle Branch, Natasha Bedingfield) and Brett James (Faith Hill, Carrie Underwood), the set features tracks like “Might As Well Be Making Love”, “Pray Out Loud”, “Remember That” and current hit single, “Come on Over”.
Posted at 07:48 pm by mokhal
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
SPEARS GOES GAGA ON SIXTH ALBUM
Singer/songwriter Stefani “Lady Gaga” Germanotta is reportedly among the musicians backing Britney Spears on her upcoming 6th album on Jive Records. The yet to be titled project is expected to spawn additional productions by Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Lyrica Anderson, Robyn Janelle), Guy Sigsworth (Madonna, Alanis Morissette), Bloodshy & Avant: Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg (Christina Milian, Jordin Sparks), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Samantha Jade, LeToya Luckett), Nate “Danja” Hills (Katharine McPhee, Cassie Ventura), Nadir “Red One” Khayat (Enrique Iglesias, Toni Braxton), Farid “Fredwreck” Nassar (Hilary Duff, Bruce Boniface), Jack Splash (Estelle Swaray, Solange Knowles) and Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald (Paris Hilton, Katy Perry), as well as songwriting contributions from Kara DioGuardi (Natasha Bedingfield, Brandy Norwood), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Gwen Stefani, Kelly Rowland) and Cathy Dennis (Janet Jackson, Kylie Minogue).
Side Note: Besides putting the final touches on her forthcoming debut album, “The Fame”, Gaga is also penning hits on the next projects by Tami Chynn (Universal Music), Esmee Denters (Tennman/Interscope Records), New Kids on the Block (Interscope Records) and the Pussycat Dolls (A&M/Interscope Records).
Posted at 07:40 pm by mokhal
ROCHELL REVAMPS MYSPACE PROFILE, POSTS NEW SONGS
R&B vocalist Megan Rochell re-launched her official MySpace profile by adding new photos and songs such as “Caught Up”, “Outta My Mind”, “Last Chance”, “Hands Up”, “I Love My Man” and “My Block”. Feel free to check them out!
Now a free agent after parting ways with Def Jam Records, the “Floating” singer is currently recording tracks for her upcoming sophomore album, “Meg”. The disc is scheduled to boast alliances with Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Beyonce Knowles, Janet Jackson), Makeba Riddick (Toni Braxton, Jessica Simpson) and The Corna Boyz: Pierre Medor & Dwayne Nesmith (Keri Hilson, LeToya Luckett).
[Visit] Megan Rochell @ MySpace
Posted at 07:38 pm by mokhal
AYO FINDS GRAVITY ON SOPHOMORE ALBUM
French based singer/songwriter Ayo has christened 29th September as the release date of her upcoming sophomore album on Universal Music France, “Gravity at Last”. The 13 tracks set will be preceded by lead single, “Slow Slow”. The disc also features contributions from musicians Jay Newland, Keith Christopherson, Larry Campbell, Lucky Peterson, Sherrod Barnes and Jermaine Parrish.
Posted at 07:37 pm by mokhal
Monday, July 21, 2008
SULLIVAN ANNOUNCES DEBUT ALBUM TITLE
Singer/songwriter Jazmine Sullivan has dubbed her upcoming debut album, “Fearless”, and will release it later this year via J Records. The set is preceded by lead single “Need U Bad”, produced by Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot and Cainon Lamb (Keyshia Cole, Fantasia Barrino).
Among the other musicians backing Sullivan on “Fearless” are Cool & Dre: Marcello Valenzano and Andre Lyon (Teedra Moses, Amerie Rogers), Salaam Remi (Amy Winehouse, Leona Lewis), Jack Splash (Alicia Keys, Estelle Swaray), Marsha Ambrosius (Solange Knowles, Emily King), Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Jennifer Hudson, Ciara Harris), Nate “Danja” Hills (Jennifer Lopez, Brandy Norwood), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Keke Wyatt, Mary J. Blige), Wyclef Jean (Andrea Martin, Lauryn Hill) and James Poyser (Mariah Carey, Vivian Green).
Posted at 07:35 pm by mokhal
NEW AMBROSIUS JOINT HITS THE NET: "WHEN U WANT"
Former Floetry member Marsha Ambrosius is out with a new song entitled “When U Want”, which features Def Jam recording artist Sterling Simms. The track was produced by Warren “Oak” Felder, who’s also responsible for hits performed by Jennifer Lopez (“Mile in these Shoes”), Chris Brown & Keri Hilson (“Superhuman”), Mario Barrett (“Why”), Raven Symone (“Anti-Love Song”), Karina Pasian (“90’s Baby”) and Che’Nelle (“Hurry Up”).
The British vocalist’s forthcoming debut album on Aftermath/Interscope Records is scheduled to spawn additional productions from Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford (Kelis Rogers, Nina Shaw), Bernard “Focus” Edwards Jr. (Kandi Burruss, Christina Milian), Justin “Just Blaze” Smith (Mariah Carey, LeToya Luckett) and Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes (Faith Evans, Robin Thicke).
Fans of Ambrosius’ poignant songwriting skills should keep an eye on the upcoming projects by Solange Knowles (Music World Entertainment/Columbia Records),
Jazmine Sullivan (J Records), Ciara Harris (Jive Records) and the Pussycat Dolls (A&M/Interscope Records).
[Listen] Marsha Ambrosius - When U Want
Posted at 07:33 pm by mokhal
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