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Keri Hilson teases new collaboration with Danja, Priscilla Renea

6 Jun

Photo Credit: Dewayne Rogers

Keri Hilson has teased a new collaboration with Priscilla Renea and Danja.

“Great session w/ this 🏾 amazing talent Priscilla Renea & the man Danja! You’ll never guess who we’re writing for…again…🤐,” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Tuesday (June 5th, 2018).

Renea’s songwriting resume boasts works with Kelly Clarkson (“Love So Soft”), Fifth Harmony (“Worth It”), Rihanna (“Watch ‘N Learn”), Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), Chris Brown (“Don’t Wake Me Up”), Demi Lovato (“Fix a Heart”), Mary J. Blige (“Don’t Mind”) and Selena Gomez (“Who Says”).

Meanwhile, Danja (real name Nathaniel Hills) recently co-wrote and co-produced three songs on Justin Timberlake’s chart-topping album “Man of the Woods” – “Filthy,” “Say Something” and “Sauce.”

He also worked with Hilson on singles “Turnin’ Me On” (featuring Lil Wayne) and “Knock You Down” (featuring Ne-Yo & Kanye West), which peaked to numbers (15) and (3) on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, respectively.

Hilson’s upcoming third studio colleciton, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Zone 4 / Mosley Music / Interscope Records.

The highly-anticipated project, tentatively entitled “L.I.A.R,” an acronym for Love Is a Religion, reportedly boasts contributions from Timbaland, Polow Da Don, Chris Brown, Oren Yoel, Lauren Christy, Benny Cassette, and J. Que.

Watch the music video for “Lose Control” below.

Teyana Taylor selects release date for sophomore album

20 Apr

Teyana Taylor has selected the release date for her upcoming sophomore album.

The American singer, songwriter, and actress’ second studio collection will arrive on June 22 via GOOD Music in partnership with Def Jam Recordings.

The still-untitled project is executive-produced by Kanye West, who also helmed tracks for Mariah Carey (“Stay the Night”), Janet Jackson (“My Baby”), Keyshia Cole (“I Changed My Mind”), Brandy (“Talk About Our Love”), Monica (“Knock Knock”), Alicia Keys (“You Don’t Know My Name”) and Beyonce (“Party”).

Taylor’s debut studio collection, 2014’s “VII,” debuted at number nineteen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Maybe,” “Business” and the Chris Brown-featuring “Do Not Disturb.”

That project also delivered contributions from Harmony Samuels (“Put Your Love On”), James Fauntleroy (“Just Different”), Stacy Barthe (“Outta My League”), Eric Bellinger (“Broken Hearted Girl”), Courtney Harrell (“It Could Just Be Love”), Vidal Davis (“Sorry”) and Brian Kennedy (“Dreams”).

Stream the audio clip for “Put Your Love On” below.

Scott Storch teases new collaboration with Chris Brown

16 Jan

American record producer and songwriter Scott Storch has teased a new collaboration with R&B singer-songwriter Chris Brown.

“I heard nothing but smashes tonight 🙌 ! My man who I’ve known since he was 14 . To much talent 💨💨. We about to get another few ! 2018 is just getting started 🎹🎶🔥@chrisbrownofficial,” Storch posted to his Instagram profile on Monday (January 15, 2018).

Storch previously helmed Brown’s “Run It!,” “Gimme That,” “Nice,” “Brown Skin Girl” and “Enemy,” taken from the albums “Chris Brown” (2005), “Exclusive” (2007), “Graffiti” (2009) and “Heartbreak on a Full Moon” (2017), respectively.

Storch’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Beyonce (“Baby Boy”), Christina Aguilera (“Can’t Hold Us Down”), Pink (“Family Portrait”), Janet Jackson (“Island Life”), Mario (“Let Me Love You”), Kelly Rowland (“Work”), Toni Braxton (“Please”) and Mya (“Lock You Down”).

Meanwhile, Brown’s current studio collection “Heartbreak on a Full Moon” – featuring singles “Grass Ain’t Greener,” “Party,” “Privacy,” “Pills & Automobiles” and “Questions” – is out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Enemy” below.

K. Michelle releases new album “Kimberley: The People I Used to Know”

9 Dec

American singer/songwriter Kimberley Pate, professionally known as K. Michelle, has released her new studio collection online.

“Kimberley:The People I Used to Know” – featuring singles “Birthday,” “Fuck Your Man” and the Chris Brown-assisted “Either Way” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “More Issues Than Vogue” boasts songwriting contributions from fellow recording artists including Kelly Clarkson (“Run Don’t Walk”), Sonyae Elise (“Birthday”), Prince Charlez (“Talk to God”), Safaree Samuels (“Alert”) and Priscilla Renea (“Brain on Love”).

Other album songwriters include Bianca “Blush” Atterberry (Pia Mia), Kevin Kadish (Meghan Trainor), Carmen Reece (Ray BLK), Micah Powell (Sevyn Streeter), Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Rita Ora), Claude Kelly (Britney Spears), Lindsay Gilbert (Tamar Braxton) and Sam Sumser (Jason Derulo).

On the production front, K. Michelle has teamed up with Ronnie “Lil’ Ronnie” Jackson (Usher), Darhyl “DJ” Camper (Mariah Carey), Uforo “Bongo” Ebong (Toni Braxton), Hitmaka (Ariana Grande), Louis Biancaniello (Jessie J), Philip “HardWork” Constable (Grace Sewell), Eric Hudson (Brandy) Chuck Harmony (Mary J. Blige) and Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Janet Jackson).

Stream “Kimberley: The People I Used to Know” below.

Chris Brown releases new studio collection “Heartbreak on a Full Moon”

31 Oct

Chris Brown has released his new studio collection online.

“Heartbreak on a Full Moon” – featuring promotional singles “Grass Ain’t Greener,” “Party,” “Everybody Knows,” “Privacy,” “Hope You Do,” and “Pills & Automobiles” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The physical edition of the album – which boasts songwriting contributions from Lyrica Anderson, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, JHart, and Daecolm Holland – will arrive on November 3rd via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Royalty,” Brown has also enlisted producers including A1, Scott Storch, Hitmaka, Polow Da Don, Soundz, Moon Willis, Sean Momberger, Pip Kembo, T-Collar, Scribz Riley, Frank Dukes, Boi-1da, Syk Sense, Keyz, Tommy Brown, JMIKE, Cameron Wallace, ADP, and Laney Stewart.

Stream “Heartbreak on a Full Moon” below.

Keri Hilson announces new album “L.I.A.R.”

15 Mar


Keri Hilson has announced the details for her new album.

The singer-songwriter christened her third studio collection “L.I.A.R.” and will release it later this year through Zone 4 / Mosley Music Group.

Lead single “Again” – available for download from March 18 via iTunes – was co-written by siblings Theron and Timothy Thomas of R. City, who previously teamed up with Hilson on “Bahm Bahm (Do It Once Again).”

Production duties on “Again” were handled by Mike WiLL Made It, whose other credits include Beyonce’s “Formation” [Columbia], Kelly Rowland’s “Kisses Down Low” [Republic] and Rihanna’s “Pour it Up” [Def Jam].

“L.I.A.R.” – an acronym for “Love is a Religion” – follows 2010’s “No Boys Allowed,” which peaked to number eleven on the US Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Pretty Girls Rock” and the Stargate-produced “Lose Control.”

In addition to regular collaborators Polow Da Don, Timbaland, Danja, Chris Brown and J. Que, “L.I.A.R.” reportedly boasts further alliances with Babyface, Ne-Yo, Tiffany Fred, Mansur Zafr, Benny Cassette, and The Rascals.

Watch the music video for “Pretty Girls Rock” below.

Tamera Foster hints at new collaboration with Chris Brown

6 Mar

Tamera Foster

Tamera Foster has hinted at a new collaboration with Chris Brown.

“Yo, Breezy fucks with my music ! I’m happyyy,” the British singer-songwriter posted to Twitter on Friday (March 04, 2016).

Brown recently teamed up with Zendaya on her latest single “Something New,” which is now available via Republic Records.

The R&B crooner’s resume includes further works with Rita Ora (“Body on Me”), Tinashe (“Player”), Sevyn Streeter (“It Won’t Stop”), Nicki Minaj (“Only”), Jordin Sparks (“No Air”), Ciara (“Turntables”) and LeToya Luckett (“Drained”).

Meanwhile, Foster is scheduled to release her first studio collection later this year through Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Naughty Boy (Emeli Sande), Swizz Beatz (Beyonce), Mojam (Sam Smith), Happy Perez (Ella Henderson), MNEK (Zara Larsson) and Future Cut (Whinnie Williams).

Watch the music video for “Back to Sleep” below.

Tinashe snags Chris Brown for new single “Player”

22 Sep


Tinashe has confirmed the details for her new single.

The singer/songwriter christened “Player” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album “Joyride.”

It was co-written by Chloe Angelides, whose other credits include Jessie J’s “Burnin’ Up” [Republic], Nicki Minaj’s “Get on Your Knees” f/ Ariana Grande [Cash Money] and Selena Gomez’s “Sober” [Interscope].

Production duties were handled by Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tori Kelly, Carly Rae Jepsen) and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund (Demi Lovato, Ella Eyre).

The track also features guest vocals from label mate Chris Brown, who recently collaborated with other artists including Pia Mia (“Do It Again”), Sevyn Streeter (“Don’t Kill the Fun”), Nicki Minaj (“Only”) and Rita Ora (“Body on Me”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Joyride” – featuring lead single “Party Favors” – is scheduled to hit stores later this year through RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Aquarius” delivers further alliances with Max Martin (Ellie Goulding), Boi-1da (Drake), Jonas Jeberg (Fifth Harmony), Devonte Hynes (Sky Ferreira), Joel Compass (FKA twigs) and Nic Nac (Zendaya).

Listen to the audio clip for “Party Favors” below.

Rita Ora reveals details for new Ed Sheeran collaboration

26 Aug


Rita Ora has confirmed a new song title from her upcoming sophomore album.

“Us” is slotted for inclusion on the British singer/songwriter’s next studio collection and follow-up 2012’s “ORA.”

The track was written by fellow recording artist Ed Sheeran (Labrinth, Taylor Swift) and Johnny McDaid of Snow Patrol (Harry Styles, Gary Go).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora will release her second album later this year through Roc Nation and Columbia Records.

Current single “Body on Me” – featuring vocals from R&B crooner Chris Brown – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Other musicians backing Ora on the highly-anticipated project are Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza (Justin Bieber, Nick Jonas), Julia Michaels (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato) and Justin Tranter (Fifth Harmony, Kelly Clarkson).

Watch the music video for “Photograph” below.

Chris Brown announces new album “Royalty”

25 Aug


Chris Brown has announced the title for his new album.

The singer/songwriter – birth name Christopher Maurice Brown – christened his seventh studio collection “Royalty” and will release it later this year.

Lead single “Liquor” is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment imprint RCA Records.

Among the musicians reportedly backing Brown on “Royalty” are Jean Baptiste Kouame (Madonna, Black Eyed Peas), Scott Storch (Beyonce, Janet Jackson), Ryan Toby (Usher, Melanie Fiona), Sevyn Streeter (Ariana Grande, Jordin Sparks) and Vidal Davis (Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey).

Brown’s last studio collection, 2014’s “X,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Fine China,” “New Flame,” “Loyal,” “Love More” and “Don’t Think They Know.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Liquor” below.