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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.

Brandy teases new single “Again Love”

21 Nov

Brandy has teased her new single online.

“@BigShiz you took the time to make sure I went far within to bring out the God in me. You are the reason why this moment happened. Your life means more to me than I can ever explain … and I remember EVERYTHING you told me!! I can hear you always. Thank you from my soul. #AgainLove I love you Shiz and I promise to never give up on what we built,” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Thursday (21 November 2019).

“Again Love” was written by the dearly departed LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels alongside Brandon Caddell, Greg Morgan and Jesse Francois.

Meanwhile, Brandy’s current promotional single “Freedom Rings” – which was co-written by Jeff Gitty alongside Ryan M. Tedder and Sebastian Kole – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming album reportedly boasts further contributions from Cory Rooney, Antonio Dixon, Stacy Barthe, Angel, Prince Charlez, J. Que, Kaydence, Delisha Thomas, Kristal Oliver, DJ Camper, and Harvey Mason Jr.

Stream the audio clip for “Freedom Rings” below.

 

Cory Rooney teases new collaboration with Brandy

8 Nov

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Cory Rooney has teased a new collaboration with Brandy.

“Always music to my ears every time she sings. The whole world should get ready for the next level of BRANDY🙌🏾👸🏾. @4everBrandy you are truly on your game right now, and the sky is the limit from here on,” the American record producer and songwriter posted to Instagram on Thursday (November 07, 2019).

Rooney’s extensive resume boasts works with Jennifer Lopez (“Ain’t It Funny”), Mariah Carey (“The Roof”), Destiny’s Child (“Independent Women”), Toni Braxton (“Stupid”), Mary J. Blige (“Real Love”), Janet Jackson (“Days Go By”), Thalia (“I Want You”) and Christina Milian (“Someday One Day”).

Meanwhile, Brandy’s current promotional single “Freedom Rings” – which was co-written by Jeff Gitty alongside Ryan M. Tedder and Sebastian Kole – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming album under eOne Music reportedly boasts further contributions from Antonio Dixon, Stacy Barthe, Angel, Prince Charlez, J. Que, Kaydence, Delisha Thomas, Kristal Oliver, DJ Camper, Big Shiz, and Harvey Mason Jr.

Stream the audio clip for “Freedom Rings” below.

[Common Collaborators] Toni and Tamar Braxton

8 Jul

In addition to being sisters and major recording artists, Toni and Tamar Braxton have also worked with a lot of the same producers and songwriters. In fact, Tamar co-wrote several songs for Toni including “Let Me Show You The Way (Out),” “Give it Back,” “Rock Me, Roll Me,” “Selfish,” “Me & My Boyfriend,” “Always” and “Holiday Celebrate.”

Here’s the list of common songwriters and producers both artists have worked with!

  • Andrea Martin – Tamar Braxton: “Only Love” and “What Does it Take” (with The Braxtons) / Toni Braxton: “A Better Man” and “I Love Me Some Him”
  • Bryan Michael Cox – Tamar Braxton: “Get None,” Pieces” and “Where it Hurts” / Toni Braxton: “Just Be a Man About It,” “Tripping” and “What’s Good”
  • Claude Kelly – Tamar Braxton: “Raise the Bar” / Toni Braxton: “I Hate Love”
  • Christopher “Tricky” Stewart – Tamar Braxton: “Slow Flow,” “L.A.D.I” and “Where’s the Good in Goodbye” (with The Braxtons), as well as “If You Don’t Wanna Love Me,” “I’m Over You,” “The Way it Should Be,” “Get Mine” and “Stay and Fight” / Toni Braxton: “Missin”
  • Cory Rooney – Tamar Braxton: “My Man” / Toni Braxton: “Stupid”
  • Damon Thomas – Tamar Braxton: “All the Way Home” and “Coming Home” / Toni Braxton: “I Wanna Be (Your Baby),” “Supposed to Be” and “Finally”
  • Dernst “D’Mile” Emile – Tamar Braxton: “Black Tears” / Toni Braxton: “Wardrobe”
  • Harvey Mason Jr. – Tamar Braxton: “All the Way Home” and “Coming Home” / Toni Braxton: “Supposed to Be,” “I Wanna Be (Your Baby),” “Hands Tied,” “Why Don’t You Love Me” and “Hero,”
  • Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds – Tamar Braxton: “I’d Still Say Yes” (with The Braxtons) and “Where it Hurts” / Toni Braxton: “Another Sad Love Song,” “Breathe Again,” “You Mean the World to Me,” “Seven Whole Days,” “Love Shoulda Brought You Home,” “I Wanna Be (Your Baby),” “And I Love You,” “Gimme Some,” “You’re Making Me High,” “Let it Flow,” “How Could an Angel Break My Heart” and “This Time Next Year” (also recorded by Shola Ama)
  • LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels – Tamar Braxton: “The One,” “Tip Toe,” “Love and War,” “One on One Fun,” “Hot Sugar,” “Where it Hurts,” “Catfish,” “Simple Things,” “Broken Record,” “A.S.A.P.” and “Pick Me Up”/ Toni Braxton: “Do You Remember When,” “Whatchu Need” and “He Wasn’t Man Enough”
  • Makeba Riddick – Tamar Braxton: “Love and War,” “If I Don’t Have You,” “Must Be Good to You,” “A.S.A.P,” “Run Run” and “Pick Me Up” / Toni Braxton: “Please,” “Looking at Me” and “Make My Heart”
  • Patrick “J. Que” Smith – Tamar Braxton: “Where it Hurts” and “Coming Home” / Toni Braxton: “Sex and Cigarettes” and “Supposed to Be”
  • Rodney Jerkins – Tamar Braxton: “The Makings of You,” “Heart in My Hands” and “Blind” / Toni Braxton: “Do You Remember When,” “Whatchu Need” and “He Wasn’t Man Enough”

Tamar Braxton unveils music video for new single “My Man”

28 Jun

Tamar Braxton has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “My Man” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (June 28, 2017).

The track was written by Tamar Braxton alongside Corey Rooney, whose other credits include Mariah Carey’s “The Roof” and Jennifer Lopez’s “Ain’t it Funny,” and Bob Robinson (of production duo Tim & Bob), who previously teamed up with the artist on “Your Room,” “Tonight,” “Words” and “Miss Your Kiss.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tamar will release her next studio collection – which is executive-produced by Vincent Herbert and Rodney Jerkins – later this year via eOne Music and Tamartian Records.

The still-untitled collection serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Calling All Lovers,” which debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Let Me Know” and “If I Don’t Have You.”

Watch the music video for “My Man” below.

[Musicians’ Galore] Cory Rooney

21 Nov

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Cory Rooney, born Mark Cory Rooney, is an American songwriter, record producer, and C.E.O. of Cory Rooney Group.

He has written and produced songs for Mariah Carey (“The Roof”), Mary J. Blige (“Real Love”), Jessica Simpson (“Fired Up”), Jennifer Lopez (“Ain’t it Funny”), Thalia (“I Want You”) and Destiny’s Child (“Independent Women”).

His extensive resume boasts further works with Blaque (“Bring it All to Me”), Janet Jackson (“Days Go By”), Lindsay Lohan (“Rumors”), Jessie J (“Keep Us Together”), Lisa Stansfield (“Don’t Cry for Me”), Toni Braxton (“Stupid”), Christina Milian (“Someday One Day”) and Allure (“Last Chance”).

Amongst the songwriters Rooney has teamed up with are Kara DioGuardi, Angela Hunte, Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot, Chantal Kreviazuk, Makeba Riddick, Amber “Sevyn” Streeter, Paul Barry, Shep Solomon, and Chris Brown.

He also helmed songs with fellow producers including Mark Morales, Scott Storch, Bernard “Focus” Edwards, Dan Shea, Walter Afanasieff, Shama “Sak Pase’ Joseph, Louis Biancaniello, and Sean “Diddy” Combs.

Hope you enjoy the following playlist dedicated to Cory Rooney’s work!