Tag Archives: Benny Cassette (musician)

Miguel unleashes artwork for new album “Wild Heart”

18 May

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Miguel has unleashed the artwork for his upcoming third album.

The singer, songwriter and record producer is scheduled to release “Wild Heart” on June 30 under ByStorm Entertainment and RCA Records.

Lead single “Coffee (Fucking)” – featuring Wale – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

“Wild Heart” serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Kaleidoscope Dream,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three hit singles in the shape of “Adorn,” “Do You…” and “How Many Drinks?”

Among the musicians backing Miguel on “Wild Heart” are Salaam Remi (Usher, Leona Lewis), Benny Cassette (Kanye West, Elle Varner), Naughty Boy (Rihanna, Emeli Sande) and Jason Evigan (Madonna, David Guetta).

On the songwriting front, Miguel recently co-penned “You and I (Forever)” and “Kind Of…Sometimes…Maybe” for British artist Jessie Ware along with hitmakers Benny Blanco and Two Inch Punch.

His other credits include Mariah Carey’s “#Beautiful” [Def Jam Recordings] and John Legend’s “Tonight (Best You Ever Had)” [Epic Records].

Listen to the audio clip for “Coffee (Fucking)” below.

Miguel schedules release date for new album “Wildheart”

7 May

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Miguel has scheduled the release date for his new album.

The R&B singer/songwriter – born Miguel Pimentel – will release “Wildheart” on June 30 under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Lead single “Coffee (Fucking)” – featuring Wale – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

“Wildheart” serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Kaleidoscope Dreams,” which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

On the production front, “Wildheart” boasts alliances with Salaam Remi (Usher, Jordin Sparks), Benny Cassette (Wynter Gordon, Kanye West), Jason Evigan (Madonna, Jason Derulo) and Naughty Boy (Rihanna, Emeli Sande).

Listen to the audio clip for “Coffee (Fucking)” below.

Miguel announces new album “Wildheart”

4 May

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Miguel has announced the title for his new album.

The singer/songwriter christened his third studio collection “Wildheart” and will release it later this year under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Lead single “Coffee (Fucking)” – featuring Wale – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

“Wildheart” serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Kaleidoscope Dream,” which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “Adorn,” “Do You…” and “How Many Drinks?”

On the songwriting front, Miguel recently co-wrote “You & I (Forever)” and “Kind Of … Sometimes … Maybe” for British songstress Jessie Ware along with hit record producers Benny Blanco and Two Inch Punch.

Among the musicians backing Miguel on “Wildheart” are Happy Perez (Mariah Carey, Frank Ocean), Naughty Boy (Rihanna, Emeli Sande), Benny Cassette (Kanye West, Elle Varner) and Jason Evigan (Madonna, David Guetta).

Listen to the audio clip for “Coffee (Fucking)” below.

Jasmine V hits the studio with Rob Knox for new music

29 Apr

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Jasmine V has recorded new material with Rob Knox.

The hitmaker is known for co-writing and producing Ciara’s “Love Sex Magic” f/ Justin Timberlake [Jive Records], Rihanna’s “Cold Case Love” [Def Jam Recordings] and Joe Jonas’ “Just in Love” [Hollywood Records].

His extensive resume includes further works for Britney Spears [RCA Records], Katharine McPhee [Columbia Records], Leona Lewis [Island Records], Pixie Lott [Virgin EMI Records] and Nathan Sykes [Global Talent Entertainment].

Meanwhile, Jasmine V is expected to release her debut album later this year under Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2014’s EP “That’s Me Right There,” which featured singles “Walk Away” and “I Love Your Crazy.”

Production-wise, the full-length CD will boast contributions from Soundz (Usher, K. Michelle), Benny Cassette (Miguel, Elle Varner), Ne-Yo (Keri Hilson, Sevyn Streeter) and Dem Jointz (Brandy, Aston Merrygold).

Watch the lyric video for “Who That” below.

Stacy Barthe premieres “War IV Love” music video

15 Apr

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Stacy Barthe has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “War IV Love” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (April 14, 2015).

Production duties on “War IV Love” were handled by James “Malay” Ho, whose other credits include Frank Ocean’s “Lost” [Def Jam Recordings], Alicia Keys’ “One Thing” [RCA Records] and Goapele’s “Undertow” [Skyblaze Recordings].

The track is slotted for inclusion on Barthe’s debut album, “BEcoming,” which will hit stores and digital outlets later this year via John Legend’s label Homeschool Records in conjunction with Motown Records.

Other musicians backing Barthe on “BEcoming” are Pharrell Williams (Ciara, Kelly Rowland), Darhyl “DJ” Camper (Tamar Braxton, Chris Brown), Benny Cassette (Miguel, Sevyn Streeter) and Salaam Remi (Usher, Jordin Sparks).

As a songwriter, Barthe has penned cuts for Miley Cyrus (“Adore You”), Rihanna (“Cheers”), Katy Perry (“Hummingbird Heartbeat”), Britney Spears (“Blur”), Alicia Keys (“When It’s All Over”) and K. Michelle (“Build a Man”).

She also teamed up with record producers Jack Splash, Hit-Boy and Swagg R’Celious for the next projects by Brandy [MBK Entertainment] and Kandace Springs [Blue Note / Capitol Records].

Watch the music video for “War IV Love” below.

Jasmine V works with Dem Jointz for debut album

15 Apr

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Jasmine V has worked with Dem Jointz for her upcoming debut album.

“@JasmineVillegas and I are back at it,” the record producer posted to his Instagram account on Tuesday (April 14, 2015).

Dem Jointz is known for co-writing and producing hits for Brandy f/ Chris Brown (“Put it Down”), JLS (“Hottest Girl in the World”), Christina Aguilera (“Shut Up”) and Sevyn Streeter (“Call Me Crazy”).

His extensive resume includes further works for Marsha Ambrosius [RCA Records], Madison Beer [Island Records], Jordin Sparks [Larger Than Life Records] and Candice Pillay [KIDinaKORNER].

Meanwhile, Jasmine V is expected to release her first studio collection later this year under Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Soundz (Jeremih, K. Michelle), Ne-Yo (Beyonce, Kelly Rowland), Benny Cassette (Elle Varner, Keri Hilson) and Jon Bellion (Eminem, Jason Derulo).

Jasmine’s debut EP “That’s Me Right There” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Walk Away,” “I Love Your Crazy” and the Kendrick Lamar-assisted title track – is now available for download via iTunes.

Listen to the audio clip for “One Night” below.

Mary Lambert confirms new single “Ribcage”

14 Apr

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Mary Lambert has confirmed the title for her new single.

The singer/songwriter christened “Ribcage” – featuring Angel Haze – as the next promotional single from her debut album “Heart on My Sleeve.”

Production duties on “Ribcage” were handled by regular collaborators Benny Cassette (Miguel, Sevyn Streeter) and Eric Rosse (Maroon 5, Sara Bareilles).

“Heart on My Sleeve” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Secrets” and “So Far Away” as well as additional songwriting contributions from Mozella – is now available for download via Itunes in partnership with Capitol Records.

Watch the music video for “Secrets” below.

Mozella releases new single “Can’t Get Enough”

8 Apr

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Mozella has released her new single online.

“Can’t Get Enough” is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Palladium Records and Belle Isle Records.

The track was written by Mozella – real name Maureen McDonald – along with fellow singer/songwriter Tim Myers.

On the songwriting front, Mozella has contributed to the upcoming debut album by Interscope recording artist Pia Mia.

Some of her previous credits include Rihanna’s “Dancing in the Dark” [Roc Nation], Madonna’s “Living for Love” [Interscope], Kelly Clarkson’s “Take You High” [RCA] and Mary Lambert’s “Secrets” [Capitol].

She also worked with top musicians including Stephan Moccio (Ne-Yo, Ellie Goulding), Stargate (Tinashe, Bebe Rexha), Diplo (Sia, Katy Perry), Toby Gad (Beyonce, Alicia Keys) and Benny Cassette (Miguel, Sevyn Streeter).

Watch the music video for “Stay” below.

Jasmine V debuts new single “One Night”

14 Mar

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Jasmine V has debuted her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “One Night” to her official YouTube channel on Wednesday (March 11, 2015).

“One Night” – featuring Jeremih and Problem – marks the first promotional cut from the artist’s upcoming debut album under Interscope Records.

Production duties on “One Night” were handled by Kenneth “Soundz” Coby, whose other credits include K. Michelle’s “Hard to Do” [Atlantic Records], Ciara’s “DUI” [Epic Records] and Rihanna’s “Skin” [Def Jam Recordings].

The keenly-anticipated album by Jasmine V serves as the follow-up to 2014’s EP “That’s Me Right There,” which delivered the Kendrick Lamar-assisted title track and the RoccStar-produced “I Love Your Crazy.”

On the songwriting and production front, the still-untitled LP boasts contributions from Ester Dean (Nicki Minaj, David Guetta), Benny Cassette (Stacy Barthe, Elle Varner) and Ne-Yo (Beyonce, Kelly Rowland).

Listen to “One Night” below.

Jasmine V shares “Who That” lyric video

1 Feb

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Jasmine V has shared a new lyric video online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Who That” to her official Vevo channel on Friday (January 30, 2015).

“Who That” was co-written by Sam Hook, whose other credits include Omarion’s “Post to Be” [Maybach Music Group], Trey Songz’s “Na Na” [Atlantic Records] and Chris Brown’s “Lady in a Glass Dress” [RCA Records].

Production duties on “Who That” were handled by Harmony Samuels, who is also responsible for Ciara’s “I Bet” [Epic Records], Ariana Grande’s “The Way” [Republic Records] and Fifth Harmony’s “Body Rock” [Syco Music].

Jasmine V’s debut EP “That’s Me Right There” is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Interscope Records.

Her still-untitled full-length album – featuring productions and songwriting contributions from Ester Dean, Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Kenneth “Soundz” Coby, Eric Bellinger and Benny Cassette – will be released later this year.

Watch the lyric video for “Who That” below.