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Usher enlists Sebastian Kole for new collaboration

11 Nov

American singer/songwriter Usher Raymond IV, known mononymously as Usher, has enlisted Sebastian Kole for a new collaboration.

Born Coleridge Tillman; Kole is responsible for co-writing Alessia Cara’s “Scars to Your Beautiful,” Jennifer Lopez’s “Goin’ In,” Stanaj’s “Ain’t Love Stranger,” Fifth Harmony’s “Bridges,” Ledisi’s “Hello,” and Kara Marni’s “Golden.”

Distributed through Universal Music Group / Motown Records; Kole’s debut studio collection “Soup” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Usher is expected to release his ninth studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “Hard II Love” in early 2018 via RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jermaine Dupri (Ashanti, Mariah Carey), Rico Love (Beyonce, Keri Hilson), Bryan Michael Cox (Solange, Alicia Keys), Sean Garrett (Nicki Minaj, Trey Songz) and Danja (Ciara, Justin Timberlake).

Stream Sebastian Kole’s debut album “Soup” below.

Kehlani works with Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox for new project

7 Nov

American singer/songwriter Kehlani Parrish, known mononymously as Kehlani, has worked with Jermaine Dupri and Bryan Michael Cox for a new project.

The R&B songwriting and production duo recently worked on Mariah Carey’s latest promotional single “I Don’t,” which peaked to number thirty-five on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart.

Dupri and Cox have also helmed songs for Usher (“Burn”), Faith Evans (“Tru Love”), 3LW (“Feeling You”), Tamia (“Still”), Janet Jackson (“Nothing”), Nivea (“Parking Lot”), Leah LaBelle (“What Do We Got to Lose”), Christina Milian (“A Girl Like Me”), Nodesha (“That’s Crazy”), Chante Moore (“Straight Up”), Whitney Houston (“Never Give Up”) and Monica (“Love All Over Me”).

Meanwhile, Kehlani is expected to release the follow-up to “SweetSexySavage” – featuring contributions from Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Geoffro Cause, and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes – early next year via Atlantic Records.

Current promotional single “Touch” – which was co-written by Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella, Brent Kutzle, and Jeremy “JMIKE” Coleman – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Touch” below.

Usher reunites with Danja for new collaboration

10 Sep

Usher has reunited with Danja for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on “Appetite,” “So Many Girls,” “I Care for You” and “Show Me,” taken from the albums “Here I Stand” (2008), “Raymond v. Raymond” (2010) and “Looking for Myself” (2012), respectively.

The American record producer and songwriter – real name Nathaniel Hills – has also produced songs for Keyshia Cole (“Incapable”), DJ Khaled (“Shining”), Mariah Carey (“Migrate”), Tank (“This is How I Feel”), Brandy (“Can You Hear Me Now?”), Chris Brown (“Discover”), Keri Hilson (“Knock You Down”), Jason Derulo (“X2CU”) and K. Michelle (“If it Ain’t Love”).

Meanwhile, Usher is expected to release his ninth studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “Hard II Love” later this year via RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jermaine Dupri (Monica, Whitney Houston), Rico Love (Cassie, Nick Jonas), Bryan Michael Cox (Aaliyah, Mary J. Blige) and Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Nicole Scherzinger, Trey Songz).

Stream the audio clip for “Appetite” below.

[Musicians’ Galore] Bryan Michael Cox

6 Mar

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Bryan Michael Cox is an American record producer and songwriter who is notable for his extensive work with multiple platinum-selling artists including Usher (“Burn”), Mariah Carey (“I Don’t”), Janet Jackson (“Nothing”), Aaliyah (“Come Over”), Monica (“U Should’ve Known Better”), Toni Braxton (“Just Be a Man About It”) and Mary J. Blige (“Be Without You”).

Among his other notable productions are Chante Moore’s “MAN,” Nicole Scherzinger’s “Steam,” Faith Evans’ “Catching Feelings,” Teairra Mari’s “Act Right,” Mya’s “Get None,” Ciara’s “So Hard,” Pia Toscano’s “Get Over Me,” Amerie’s “Red Eye,” Megan Rochelle’s “Greener,” Tamar Braxton’s “Pieces,” LeToya Luckett’s “This Song,” and Destiny’s Child’s “Bad Habit.”

Cox’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters Diane Warren, Crystal Nicole, Tamara Savage, Makeba Riddick, Traci Hale, Kenisha Pratt, Candice Nelson, Erika Nuri, Diana Gordon, Sevyn Streeter, Cheri Dennis, Mary Brown, Johnta Austin, Harold Lilly, J. Que, Balewa Muhammad, Ezekiel Lewis, Thabiso Nkhereanye, Craig Love, Jasper Cameron, and Tank.

He also collaborated with fellow producers Jermaine Dupri, Teddy Bishop, Kevin Hicks, Jazze Pha, Kendrick “Wyldcard” Dean, Taurian “Adonis” Shropshire, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Antonio Dixon, Jason Perry, Mario Winans, Ian Kirkpatrick, Mike Flowers, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, and Jon Jon Traxx.

Hope you enjoy the following playlist dedicated to Bryan Michael Cox’s work!

Gabi Wilson teases new collaboration with Emeli Sande

2 Mar

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American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, who also goes by the stage name H.E.R., has teamed up with Emeli Sande for a new collaboration.

Sande’s resume boasts songwriting works with Alicia Keys (“Kill Your Mama”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”), Mary J. Blige (“Whole Damn Year”), Gabrielle (“It Takes Time”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Elle Varner (“Runaway”), Alesha Dixon (“Radio”) and Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”).

The Scottish artist’s second album “Long Live the Angels” – featuring singles “Hurts,” “Garden,” “Breathing Underwater” and “Highs & Lows” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Wilson is expected to release her upcoming debut album later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Shola Ama (Taya), Jaramye Daniels (Teyana Taylor), Kirby Lauryen (Fleur East), Samuel Dew (Zayn Malik) and Eric Bellinger (Usher).

Amongst the producers expected to appear on the album are GRADES (NAO), Cass Lowe (Tinashe), Mike Riley (Tove Lo), The Arcade (Iggy Azalea), Illangelo (Jorja Smith), Harmony Samuels (Brandu), Mike Dean (Kanye West), Bryan Michael Cox (Ciara), The Stereotypes (Bruno Mars), Metro Boomin (The Weeknd), The Rascals (Zendaya) and Da Internz (Big Sean).

As a songwriter, Wilson co-wrote “Boyfriend Material” for Ariana Grande alongside Alex Cantrall, Jeff Hoeppner, and Dwight Watson.

Stream H.E.R’s debut mini-collection “Volume 1” below.

June’s Diary teams up with Bryan Michael Cox for a new collaboration

29 Dec

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June’s Diary have teamed with Bryan Michael Cox for a new collaboration.

“In with @BryanMichaelCox vibing … #WeComing2017,” the R&B quintet posted to their Instagram profile on Wednesday (December 28, 2016).

Cox is responsible for co-writing and producing singles including “Be Without You” (Mary J. Blige), “You Should’ve Known Better” (Monica), “Burn” (Usher), “Don’t Forget About Us” (Mariah Carey), “Nothing” (Janet Jackson), “Never Let You Go” (Justin Bieber) and “Hold You Down” (Danity Kane).

His extensive resume boasts further works with Whitney Houston (“Never Give Up”), Faith Evans (“Catching Feelings”), Tamar Braxton (“Pieces”), Mya (“Life is Too Short”), Nicole Scherzinger (“Steam”), Amerie (“Red Eye”), Keyshia Cole (“Was it Worth It”) and Destiny’s Child (“Bad Habit”).

Meanwhile, June’s Diary – composed of members Ashly Williams, Brienna DeVlug, Gabrielle Carreiro, Kristal Lyndriette and Shyann Roberts – are scheduled to release their debut project via Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from Dem Jointz (Brandy, Christina Aguilera), Harmony Samuels (Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland), Tricky Stewart (Beyonce, Christina Milian), Stereotypes (Bruno Mars, John Legend) and Darhyl Camper (Jazmine Sullivan, Nicki Minaj).

Current single “L.A.N.C.E.” – which was produced by Rashad “Hazebanga” Muhammad – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “L.A.N.C.E.” below.

Usher confirms details for new album “Hard II Love”

25 Aug

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Usher has confirmed the details for his upcoming album.

The singer, songwriter, and actor christened his eighth studio collection “Hard II Love” and will release it on September 16 via RCA Records.

Amongst the tracks slotted for inclusion on the follow-up to 2012’s “Looking for Myself” are “Crash,” “No Limit,” “Missin U” and “Champions.”

Brandon “B.A.M.” Hodge, Rock City, WondaGurl, and Carlos St. John are amongst the confirmed collaborators on “Hard II Love.”

The keenly-awaited project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Paul Epworth, Johnta Austin, Dapo Tormiro, Bryan Michael Cox, Priscilla Renea, Jermaine Dupri, Labrinth, Polow Da Don, and Knox Brown.

Watch the music video for “No Limit” below.