Brandy unleashes new album “B7”

31 Jul

American singer, songwriter, and actress Brandy Norwood (known mononymously as Brandy) has released her seventh album online.

“B7” – featuring singles “Baby Mama” and “Borderline” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Darhyl Camper Jr., Kim “Kaydence” Krysiuk, Akil King, Antonio Dixon, Victoria Monet, Al Sherrod Lambert, Charles McAllister, Vania “Nia V” Khaleh-Pari, Matthew Burnett, and Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis.

Stream “B7” Below.

Toni Braxton announces details for new album “Spell My Name”

31 Jul

Toni Braxton has announced the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her tenth studio album, “Spell My Name,” and will release it on 28 August 2020 via Island Records.

Current single “Dance” – which was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Antonio Dixon – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2018’s “Sex & Cigarettes,” which peaked to number twenty-two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Deadwood” and “As Long As I Live.”

See the tracklisting for “Spell My Name” below.

(1) Dance / (2) Do It (with Missy Elliott) / (3) Gotta Move On (with H.E.R.) / (4) Fallin’ / (5) Spell My Name / (6) O.V.E.Rr. / (7) Happy Without Me / (8) Saturday Night / (9) Do It / (10) Nothin’

Izzy Bizu unleashes new single “Tough Pill”

31 Jul

British singer/songwriter Isobel Beardshaw, known professionally as Izzy Bizu, has unleashed her new single online.

“Tough Pill” – which was written by Bizzu alongside Joel Pott and Barney Lister – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Bizu’s upcoming sophomore studio album – featuring previous single “Faded” – is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited.

The follow-up to 2016’s “A Moment of Madness” reportedly features productions and songwriting contributions from Diane Warren, Ian Barter, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Plested, Kane “KIN” Parfitt, Fiona Bevan, Troy Miller, Kelli Leigh, Daniel Green, Laconic, Fred Cox, Zak Abel, and Dom McCallister.

Stream the audio clip for “Tough Pill” below.

Angelica Vila delivers debut album “Deception Szn1”

31 Jul

American singer/songwriter Angelica Vila has delivered her debut album online.

“Deception Szn 1” – featuring singles “All I Do Is 4 U,” “More in the Morning” and “Why” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The album also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Cool & Dre (Mary J. Blige, Jazmine Sullivan), Antonio Dixon (Brandy, Toni Braxton), Patrick “J. Que” Smith (Usher, Keri Hilson), Blaq Tuxedo (Tank, Chris Brown) and K-Major (Jacquees, French Montana).

See the tracklisting for “Deception Szn 1” below.

(1) Your Plug / (2) Why / (3) Careful / (4) Show Me / (5) All I Do Is 4 U / (6) More in the Morning / (7) Red Flag / (8) Next Episode / (9) By Your Side / (10) Regrets / (11) Love Too Hard

Ella Eyre releases new single “Careless”

31 Jul

British singer/songwriter Ella Eyre has released her new single online.

“Careless” – which was co-written by Eyre, Natalie Dunn and Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji alongside Canadian production duo Yannick Rastogi and Zacharie Raymond of Banx & Ranx – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Eyre’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring previous singles “Dreams,” “L.O.V.E,” “New Me” and “Mama” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” reportedly reportedly boasts additional contributions from Supa Dups, Di Genius, MNEK, Tre Jean-Marie, Laconic, Andrew Wells, DannyBoyStyles, and Invisible Men.

Stream the audio clip for “Careless” below.

Brandy reveals tracklisting for new album “B7”

18 Jul

American singer, songwriter, and actress Brandy Norwood (known mononymously as Brandy) has revealed the tracklisting for her seventh studio album, “B7,” which will arrive on 31 July 2020 via eOne Music.

Lead single “Baby Mama” – which was co-written by Kimberly “Kaydence” Krysiuk and Akil King and produced by Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Two Eleven” boasts additional contributions from LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, Jeff Gitty, Sebastian Kole, Cory Rooney, Antonio Dixon, Stacy Barthe, Angel, Prince Charlez, J. Que, Delisha Thomas, Kristal “Tytewriter” Oliver, DJ Camper, and Harvey Mason Jr.

See the tracklisting for “B7” below.

(1) Saving All My Love / (2) Unconditional Oceans / (3) Rather Be / (4) All My Life, Pt. 1 / (5) Lucid Dreams / (6) Borderline / (7) No Tomorrow / (8) Say Something / (9) All My Life, Pt. 2 / (10) I Am More / (11) High Heels / (12) Baby Mama / (13) All My Life, Pt. 3 / (14) Love Again / (15) Bye Bipolar / (16) Freedom Rings

Snoh Aalegra reunites with P2J, Ari PenSmith for new single “Dying 4 Your Love”

1 Jul

Snoh Aalegra has announced the details for her new single.

The Swedish singer/songwriter christened “Dying 4 Your Love” as her next single and will release it on 10 July 2020 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Richard “P2J” Isong and Ariowa “Ari PenSmith” Irosogi, who previously teamed up with the artist on her 2019 single “Situationship.”

Aalegra’s debut studio album “Ugh, Those Feels Again” peaked to number seventy-three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “I Want You Around,” “You,” “Find Someone Like You” and “Whoa.”

Stream the audio clip for “Situationship” below.

Claudia Valentina releases debut single “Seven”

26 Jun

British singer/songwriter Claudia Valentina has released her debut single online.

“Seven” – which was written by Valentina alongside Sophie “Frances” Cooke, James Newman, and Joe Rubel – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Valentina’s upcoming debut EP is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Among the songwriters who worked with Valentina are Nova Wav, Sarah Hudson, Jessica Agombar, Arrow Benjamin, Hannah Yadi, Janee Bennett, Marlon Roudette, Dayo Olatunji, and Kelly Kiara.

On the production front, Valentina has teamed up with Future Cut, Joel Compass, Izy Beats, Fred Ball, Levi Lennox, Two Inch Punch, Chris Loco, Fred Cox, TMS, Jay Mooncie, Fraser T. Smith, and Banx & Ranx.

Stream the audio clip for “Seven” below.

Usher teams up with Nasri Atweh for new collaboration

23 Jun

American singer, songwriter, and actor Usher has teamed up with Nasri Atweh of Magic! for a new collaboration.

Nasri recently co-wrote “Never Break” for John Legend alongside Greg Wells and Mr. Hudson. The track appears on Legend’s latest studio collection, “Bigger Love,” out now via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

Nasri’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Justin Bieber (“Changes”), Halsey (“Not Afraid Anymore”), Chris Brown (“Don’t Judge Me”), Tinashe (“Flame”), Sabrina Claudio (“Don’t Let Me Down”), Shakira (“Cut Me Deep”) and Chloe x Halle (“Don’t Make It Harder on Me”).

Meanwhile, Usher’s latest single “California” – which was co-written by Ester Dean and produced by Mel & Mus (aka Melvin Hough and Rivelino Wouter) – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Usher’s upcoming ninth album reportedly features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, JHart, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “California” below.

Teyana Taylor delivers third studio collection “The Album”

19 Jun

American singer, songwriter, and actress Teyana Taylor has released her third studio collection online.

“The Album” – featuring singles “How You Want It?,” “Morning,” “We Got Love,” “Made It,” “Bare with Me” and “Wake Up Love” –  is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2018’s “K.T.S.E.” boasts songwriting contributions from APLUS (aka Anesha and Antea Birchett), Eric Bellinger, Nija Charles, Bibi Bourelly, and Nova Wav (aka Denisia Andrews and Brittany Coney).

Album producers include Ayo & Keyz, DJ Camper, Cardiak, Swiff D, Murda Beatz, Louis Gold, Tune Da Rula, Scribz Riley, BongoByTheWay, Wallis Lane, Sean Momberger, Bizness Boi, Timbaland, Hitmaka, Seven Aurelius, Johan Lennox, Boogz Da Beast, Mike Dean, and Kanye West.

Stream “The Album” below.