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Jazmine Sullivan teases spring release for upcoming EP

9 Dec

Jazmine Sullivan has teased a spring release for her upcoming EP.

“So I’ve been quiet for a min. And by a minute I mean 5 years. But I just recently experienced something that has rocked my world and turned it upside down. Life is funny like that. And I’m almost sure it’s leading me on a patch that will inspire an album. t for now, an EP is on the way. Probably spring release. Love you all,” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram.

Sullivan’s most recent album, 2015’s “Reality Show,” peaked to number twelve on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Dumb,” “Forever Don’t Last” and “Let it Burn.”

Since then, she has recorded new music with fellow recording artist Justin Timberlake as well as songwriters and producers Malay (Tori Kelly, Frank Ocean), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Raye, Craig David), Nova Wav (Kehlani, Teyana Taylor) and Jenna Andrews (Tamia, Elle Varner).

As a songwriter, Sullivan is known for co-writing Mary J. Blige’s “Thick of It,” Christina Milian’s “Say I,” Tamia’s “Still Love You,” Monica’s “Everything to Me,” Faith Evans’ “He Is,” Candice Glover’s “Cried,” Jessica Sanchez’s “Drive By,” and Jennifer Hudson’s “I’m His Only Woman.”

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Make Me Wait” below.

 

Teyana Taylor unleashes new single “We Got Love”

6 Dec

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Teyana Taylor has unleashed her new single online.

“We Got Love” – which samples The Younghearts’ “We’ve Got Love (You Better Believe It)” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Denisia “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney of Nova Wav, who previously teamed up with Taylor on “K.T.S.E.” singles “Gonna Love Me,” “Issues / Hold On” and “WTP.”

Production duties on “We Got Love” were collectively handled by Kanye West alongside Boogz Da Beast (Dave East, John Legend), E*vax (Jay-Z, Kid Kudi), Mike Dean (Madonna, Christina Aguilera), Seven Aurelius (Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey) and Johan Lenox (Nas, Alessia Cara).

Taylor’s upcoming, and currently untitled, album – featuring previous singles “How You Want It?” and “Morning” – is expected to arrive later this year via Getting Out of Your Dreams / Def Jam Recordings.

Stream the audio clip for “We Got Love” below.

 

Normani premieres music video for new single “Motivation”

16 Aug

Normani has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Dave Meyers and Daniel Russel-directed clip for “Motivation” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (August 16, 2019).

“Motivation” – which was co-written by Ariana Grande alongside Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh and Max Martin – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Normani’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous single “Waves” (produced by Jonah Christian and co-written by Felicia Ferraro and Mary Weitz) – is expected to arrive later this year via Keep Cool / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Pharrell Williams, Ester Dean, Teddy Geiger, Kito, Joel Little, Nova Wav, Jahaan Sweet, Kaydence, The-Dream, Caroline Ailin, Justin Tranter, Tayla Parx, Boi-1da, August Rigo, Vinylz, Jocelyn Donald, and Sons of Sonix.

Watch the music video for “Motivation” below.

Normani confirms details for new single “Motivation”

10 Aug

Normani has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Motivation” as her new promotional cut and will release it on August 16 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Ariana Grande alongside regular collaborators Savan Kotecha (Tori Kelly, Christina Aguilera), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Beyonce, Ellie Goulding) and Max Martin (Taylor Swift, Sam Smith).

Normani’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous single “Waves” (which was produced by Jonah Christian and co-written by Felicia Ferraro and Mary Weitz) – is expected to arrive later this year via Keep Cool / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Pharrell Williams, Ester Dean, Teddy Geiger, Kito, Joel Little, Nova Wav, Jahaan Sweet, Kaydence, The-Dream, Caroline Ailin, Justin Tranter, Tayla Parx, Boi-1da, August Rigo, Vinylz, Jocelyn Donald, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “Waves” below.

Beyonce unleashes new album “The Lion King: The Gift”

19 Jul

Beyonce has released her new project online.

“The Lion King: The Gift” – which was inspired by Disney’s new version of the classic film – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Curated and produced by Beyonce, the highly-anticipated collection features guest appearances from Jay-Z, Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Jessie Reyez, and Blue Ivy Carter.

Among the musicians who contributed to the album are Labrinth, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Raye, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Stacy Barthe, Diplo, Sounwave, Akil King, Starrah, Biopolar Sunshine, Kaydence, Nija Charles, and Nova Wav.

Stream “The Lion King: The Gift” below.

Nicki Minaj confirms details for new single “Megatron”

19 Jun

Nicki Minaj has confirmed the details for her new single.

The Trinidadian-born American rapper and singer (real name Onika Tanya Maraj) christened “Megatron” as her next promotional cut and will release it on June 21 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Denisha “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney of Nova Wav, who are also responsible Chloe x Halle’s “Be Yourself,” Monica’s “Commitment,” Tinashe’s “Ooh La La,” Mary J. Blige’s “Thriving,” Saweete’s “Emotional,” and Teyana Taylor’s “Gonna Love Me.”

Production duties on “Megatron” were handled by Andrew “Pop” Wansel, who previously teamed up with Minaj on singles “Your Love” and “Right By My Side” (featuring Chris Brown), taken from the albums “Pink Friday” (2010) and “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded” (2012), respectively.

Minaj’s most recent studio collection, 2018’s “Queen,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Chun-Li,” “Bed” (featuring Ariana Grande), “Barbie Dreams” and “Good Form.”

Watch the music video for “Right By My Side” below.

 

Jason Derulo’s “Theory of Love” leaks online

1 Apr

A new song by Jason Derulo has leaked online.

“Theory of Love” was written by Lindy Robbins (Nina Nesbitt, Toni Braxton), Talay Riley (Prince Royce, Nick Jonas) and Daniel “Robopop” Omelio (Charli XCX, Lana Del Rey).

It is yet to be known whether the track is slotted for inclusion on the American singer/songwriter’s upcoming fifth studio collection, which will arrive later this year via Beluga Heights / Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features alliances with Digital Farm Animals, Freddy Wexler, Matt Zara, BullySongs, Jim Lavigne, Ryan Tedder, Sermstyle, Happy Perez, Jeff Gitty, Nova Wav, and Banx & Ranx.

Derulo’s last studio collection, 2015’s “Everything is Four,” peaked to number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Want to Want Me,” “Cheyenne,” “Try Me” and “Ugly.”

Watch the music video for “Goodbye” below.