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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.

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

Brandy reveals artwork, title for new album

7 May

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Brandy has revealed the artwork and title for her new album.

The American singer, songwriter, and actress christened her seventh studio collection “B7” and will release it later this year via eOne Music.

Current promotional single “Baby Mama” (featuring Chance the Rapper) – which was co-written by Kimberly “Kaydence” Krysiuk and Akil King and produced by Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal 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 Oliver, DJ Camper, and Harvey Mason Jr.

Watch the music video for “Baby Mama” below.

Brandy releases new single “Baby Mama”

1 May

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

“Baby Mama” – featuring Chance the Rapper – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis (Kelly Rowland, Craig David) and co-written by Kimberly “Kaydence” Krysiuk (Mary J. Blige, Nicole Scherzinger) and Akil King (Beyonce, David Guetta).

Brandy’s upcoming seventh album – featuring previous single “Freedom Rings” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via eOne Music.

The still-untitled project boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, Jeff Gitty, Sebastian Kole, Cory Rooney, Antonio Dixon, Stacy Barthe, Angel, Prince Charlez, J. Que, Delisha Thomas, Kristal Oliver, DJ Camper, and Harvey Mason Jr.

Stream the audio clip for “Baby Mama” below.

Alicia Keys delivers new single “Good Job”

23 Apr

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Alicia Keys has delivered her new single online.

“Good Job” – which is dedicated to the everyday heroes of the coronavirus pandemic and will be used as part of the new CNN “Heroes” campaign – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was written by Keys alongside fellow recording artist Terius “The-King” Nash – who also had a hand in her 2019 single “Raise a Man” – and regular collaborator Kaseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean.

Alicia’s upcoming seventh studio album “ALICIA” – featuring previous singles “Underdog,” “Time Machine” and “Show Me Love” – has reportedly been pushed back and will be released on 06 January 2021 via RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah “Lewis Sky” Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, Jimmy Napes, and Hit-Boy.

Stream the audio clip for “Good Job” below.

Mary J. Blige reveals tracklist for new album “Strength of a Woman”

30 Mar

American R&B singer/songwriter Mary J. Blige has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming thirteenth album, “Strength of a Woman,” out on April 28 via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Current single “U + Me (Love Lesson)” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “The London Sessions” delivers guest appearances from Quavo, DJ Khaled & Missy Elliot (“Glow Up”), KAYTRANADA (“Telling the Truth”), Prince Charlez (“Smile”) and Kanye West (“Love Yourself”).

Other musicians backing Blige on “Strength of a Woman” Darhyl “DJ” Camper (Brandy, Tamar Braxton), Jazmine Sullivan (Tamia, Candice Glover), Brandon “B.A.M.” Hodge (Ne-Yo, Kandace Springs), Davion Farris (Tyrese, Marsha Ambrosius) and Hit-Boy (Rihanna, Kelly Rowland).

See the tracklisting for “Strength of a Woman” below.

(1) Love Yourself / (2) Thick of It / (3) Set Me Free / (4) It’s Me / (5) Glow Up / (6) U + Me (Love Lesson) / (7) Indestructible / (8) Thank You / (9) Survivor / (10) Find the Love / (11) Smile / (12) Telling the Truth / (13) Strength of a Woman / (14) Hello Father

Mary J. Blige confirms release date for new album “Strength of a Woman”

28 Mar

American R&B singer/songwriter Mary J. Blige has confirmed April 28 as the release date for her upcoming album, “Strength of a Woman,” which will be distributed via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Current single “U + Me (Love Lesson)” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Seven songs on the follow-up to 2014’s “The London Sessions” were produced by Brandon “B.A.M.” Hodge, whose credits include Kandace Springs’ “Love Got in the Way,” Sevyn’s “Shoulda Been There,” Ne-Yo’s “Congratulations,” K. Michelle’s “Love ‘Em All,” and Trey Songz’s “What’s Best for You.”

Other musicians backing Blige on the highly-anticipated project are Darhyl “DJ” Camper (Jessie J, Keyshia Cole), Jazmine Sullivan (Tamia, Christina Milian), Hit-Boy (Rihanna, Kelly Rowland), Prince Charlez (K. Michelle, Trey Songz), Kanye West (Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey) and Davion Farris (Tyrese, Marsha Ambrosius).

Listen to the audio clip for “U + Me (Love Lesson)” below.

Mary J. Blige premieres “Thick of It” music video

7 Nov

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Mary J. Blige has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The American singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Thick of It” to her Vevo channel on Monday (November 07, 2016).

The track was co-written by Jazmine Sullivan, who previously teamed up with Blige on the Jerry Duplessis and Arden Altino-produced “I Want You.”

Sullivan’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Christina Milian (“Twisted”), Jennifer Hudson (“I’m His Only Woman”), Monica (“Until It’s Gone”), Jessica Sanchez (“Drive By”) and Tamia (“Still Love You”).

Production duties on “Thick of It” were handled by Darhyl “DJ” Camper, who also teamed up with Blige on the Sam Dew-assisted “Self Love.”

Other notable credits by Camper include Tamar Braxton’s “Raise the Bar” [Epic], Keyshia Cole’s “Trust and Believe” [Geffen], Mariah Carey’s “Dedicated” [Def Jam] and Nicki Minaj’s “Favorite” [Cash Money].

Blige, on the other hand, is expected to release her upcoming album “Strength of a Woman” later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project – featuring additional alliances with Kanye West and Hit-Boy – serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “The London Sessions,” which peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Watch the music video for “Thick of It” below.

Mary J. Blige reunites with Jazmine Sullivan, Darhyl Camper on new single “Thick of It”

7 Oct

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Mary J. Blige has liberated her new single online.

“Thick of It” is now available for download via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Jazmine Sullivan, who previously teamed up with Blige on the Jerry Duplessis and Arden Altino-produced “I Want You.”

Sullivan’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Christina Milian (“Twisted”), Jennifer Hudson (“I’m His Only Woman”), Monica (“Until It’s Gone”), Jessica Sanchez (“Drive By”) and Tamia (“Still Love You”).

Production duties on “Thick of It” were handled by Darhyl “DJ” Camper, who also teamed up with Blige on the Sam Dew-assisted “Self Love.”

Other notable credits by Camper include Tamar Braxton’s “Raise the Bar” [Epic], Keyshia Cole’s “Trust and Believe” [Geffen], Mariah Carey’s “Dedicated” [Def Jam] and Nicki Minaj’s “Favorite” [Cash Money].

Blige, on the other hand, is expected to release her upcoming album “Strength of a Woman” later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project – featuring additional alliances with Kanye West and Hit-Boy – serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “The London Sessions,” which peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Listen to the audio clip for “Thick of It” below.

Mary J. Blige hits the studio with Diane Warren for new album?

13 Jul

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Mary J. Blige has recorded new material with Diane Warren.

Recent songwriting credits by Warren include Lady Gaga’s “Til it Happens to You” [Interscope], Paloma Faith’s “Leave While I’m Not Looking” [RCA], Leona Lewis’ “You Knew Me When” [Island] and Ciara’s “I Got You” [Epic].

The Grammy-nominated songwriter and producer also contributed to the next projects by Zendaya [Republic], Lea Michele [Columbia], Kiesza [Island], Olly Murs [Epic], Ferras [Capitol], and LeAnn Rimes [Sony Music UK].

Meanwhile, Blige is expected to release her upcoming thirteenth studio collection later this year through Matriarch Entertainment / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers contributions from Kanye West (Mariah Carey), Jazmine Sullivan (Christina Milian), Hit-Boy (Kelly Rowland), B.A.M. (Kandace Springs), and Darhyl Camper (John Legend).

Blige’s previous album, 2014’s “The London Sessions,” peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Therapy,” “Right Now” and “Whole Damn Year.”

Watch the music video for “Whole Damn Year” below.