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Mariah Carey hits the studio with Prince Charlez, No ID for new collaboration

5 Aug

Mariah Carey has enlisted Prince Charlez and No I.D. for a new collaboration.

Charlez is responsible for co-writing Zedd & Liam Payne’s “Get Low,” Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” Mary J. Blige’s “U + Me (Love Lesson),” K. Michelle’s “Talk to God,” Ella Mai’s “Who Knew,” and Tey Songz’s “Song Goes Off.”

Meanwhile, No I.D.’s production resume boasts works with Kanye West (“Bound 2”), Jhene Aiko (“To Love and Die”), Big Sean (“Control”), Melanie Fiona (“This Time”), Jay-Z (“Holy Grail”) and Drake (“Find Your Love”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Carey is expected to release the follow-up to 2014’s “Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse” later this year via Butterfly MC Records in partnership with Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Johnta Austin, Crystal Nicole, Eric Hudson, Priscilla Renea, and Diane Warren.

Watch the music video for “#Beautiful” below.

Mary J. Blige reunites with Prince Charlez, Pop & Oak for new single “Only Love”

13 Jul

Mary J. Blige has released her new single online.

“Only Love” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Prince Charlez, who previously teamed up with Blige on singles “Love Yourself,” “Set Me Free” and “U + Me (Love Lesson),” taken from the 2017 album, “Strength of a Woman.”

Production duties on “Only Love” were handled by Pop & Oak, who also worked with Blige on “Wonderful” and “Kiss and Make Up,” taken from the original motion picture soundtrack, “Think Like a Man Too.”

Blige’s upcoming fourteenth album – featuring further contributions from Moses Samuels and Mikey Akinkunmi of Sons of Sonix – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Only Love” below.

Brandy hits the studio with Prince Charlez for new collaboration

16 Jun

American singer, songwriter, and actress Brandy Norwood has enlisted fellow recording artist Prince Charlez for a new collaboration.

Charlez is responsible for co-writing Zedd & Liam Payne’s “Get Low,” Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” Mary J. Blige’s “U + Me (Love Lesson),” K. Michelle’s “Talk to God,” Ella Mai’s “Who Knew,” and Tey Songz’s “Song Goes Off.”

His debut EP “Evolution, Pt. 1” – featuring contributions from DannyBoyStyles, Chasity Nwagbara, Fred Ball, Nasri Atweh, Sounwave, and DaHeala – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, Brandy is expected to release her next studio collection and follow-up 2012’s “Two Eleven” later this year via Primary Wave / eOne Music.

On the highly-anticipated project, Brandy has also worked with songwriters and producers including Darhyl “Hey DJ” Camper Jr., Kristal Oliver, Sir Charles, Delisha Thomas, LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, and Harvey Mason Jr.

Stream “Evolution, Pt. 1” below.

Kehlani shares new promotional single “Let Me Live”

10 Mar

American singer/songwriter Kehlani has shared her new single online.

“Let Me Live” – which appears on the original motion picture soundtrack “Wrinkle in Time” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Let Me Live” were collectively handled by Ali Payami alongside Brittany Coney and Denisia Andrews of NOVA WAV, who are also responsible for DJ Khaled’s “Top Off,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Whole Lotta Woman,” Britney Spears’ “Hard to Forget Ya,” and Demi Lovato’s “I Believe.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kehlani is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album – featuring promotional singles “Honey,” “Again,” “Touch” and “Already Won” – later this year via TSNMI / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2017’s “SweetSexySavage” boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Geoffro Cause, Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella, Brent Kutzle, JMIKE, Prince Charlez, Jetmir Salli, Angel Lopez, and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes.

Stream the audio clip for “Let Me Live” below.

Justine Skye liberates debut album “Ultraviolet”

19 Jan

American singer/songwriter Justine Skye has liberated her debut album online.

“Ultraviolet” – featuring singles “Heaven,” “Good Love,” “Back for More,” “Don’t Think About It” and “U Don’t Know” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from TMS, Fred Ball, Austin Powerz, Hit-Boy, Chris Loco, Moon Willis, A1, Hitmaka, Bizness Boi, Jeff Shum, Frank Dukes, Jesse “Corparal” Wilson.

On the songwriting front, Skye has worked with Rachel “Raye” Keen, Sam Romans, Prince Charlez, Derrus Rachel, Jason Derulo, Lyrica Anderson, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Kevin Garrett, Jaramye Daniels, Arin Ray, Prince Chrishan, Maurice Moore, Jimmy Burney, Glenda Proby, Dwayne Washington, and PartyNextDoor.

Stream “Ultraviolet” below.

Justine Skye unleashes new promotional single “Heaven”

12 Jan

American singer/songwriter Justine Skye has unleashed her new single online.

“Heaven” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Charles “Prince Charlez” Hinshaw Jr., who is also responsible for K. Michelle’s “Talk to God,” Zedd’s “Get Low,” Mary J. Blige’s “Set Me Free,” Ledisi’s “Add to Me,” Trey Songz’s “Song Goes Off,” Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” Beyonce’s “Ring Off,” and Kiana Lede’s “Big Spender.”

Production duties on “Heaven” were handled by Fred Ball, who is also responsible for Prince Charlez’s “Back Around,” Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain,” Toni Braxton’s “Deadwood,” Jessie Ware’s “Slow Me Down,” Madison Beer’s “Say it to My Face,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Astrid S’ “Does She Know,” and Nina Nesbitt’s “Take You to Heaven.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Skye’s upcoming debut album “Ultraviolet” – featuring singles “U Don’t Know,” “Back for More,” “Don’t Think About It,” and “GoodLove” – is scheduled to arrive on January 19 via Roc Nation Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from TMS, Rachel “Raye” Keen, Sam Romans, Chris Loco, Moon Willis, Jaramye Daniels, Kevin Garrett, Lyrica Anderson, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, A1, Hitmaka, Starrah, PartyNextDoor, and Frank Dukes.

Stream the audio clip for “Heaven” below.

Justine Skye premieres music video for new single “Don’t Think About It”

9 Dec

Justine Skye has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Don’t Think About It” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (December 09, 2017).

The track was co-written by Sam Romans alongside Rachel “Raye” Keen, whose songwriting resume boasts additional works with Little Mix (“If I Get My Way”), Dev (“Come at Me”), M.O (“Not in Love”), Snakehips (“Don’t Leave”), Tara Carosielli (“Money”) and Charli XCX (“After the Afterparty”).

Production duties on “Don’t Think About It” were handled by Peter Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas Barnes of TMS, who have recently helmed songs for Naughty Boy (“One Chance to Dance”), Maroon 5 (“Denim Jacket”), Paloma Faith (“Guilty”), Niall Horan (“On My Own”), Zak Samuel (“Play it Cool”), Dua Lipa (“Bad Together”) and Louisa Johnson (“Best Behaviour”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Skye’s upcoming debut album “Ultraviolet” – featuring singles “U Don’t Know,” “Back for More” and “GoodLove” – is scheduled to arrive on January 19 via Roc Nation Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from Chris Loco, Moon Willis, Jaramye Daniels, Kevin Garrett, Lyrica Anderson, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, A1, Hitmaka, Fred Ball, Prince Charlez, Starrah, PartyNextDoor, and Frank Dukes.

Watch the music video for “Don’t Think About It” below.