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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!

Sevyn Streeter drafts Chris Brown for new single “Don’t Kill the Fun”

22 Dec

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Sevyn Streeter has confirmed the title for her new single.

The R&B songbird christened “Don’t Kill the Fun” as the first promotional cut from her debut album, which will be released next year via Atlantic Records.

“Don’t Kill the Fun” features guest vocals from Chris Brown, who previously teamed with Streeter on several singles including “Fine China,” “Yeah 3x,” “Next to You,” “Wet the Bed” and “It Won’t Stop.”

Other musicians backing Streeter on the highly-anticipated LP are Mansur Zafr (Ashanti, Keri Hilson), Tiffany Fred (Zendaya, Jennifer Hudson), Da Internz (Ciara, Nicki Minaj) and Eric Bellinger (Usher, Teyana Taylor).

On the songwriting front, Streeter recently co-wrote “Keep Us Together” for Jessie J along with Cory Rooney and Louis Biancaniello. The track appears on the British artist’s third album, “Sweet Talker,” out now via iTunes.

Her other credits include Ariana Grande (“The Way”), Kelly Rowland (“Put Your Name On It”), Alicia Keys (“New Day”), Trey Songz (“International Serious”), Brandy (“Slower”), Fantasia (“Get it Right”) and Tamar Braxton (“Pieces”).

Watch the music video for “It Won’t Stop” below.

Jessie J unveils sampler for new album “Sweet Talker”

24 Sep

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Jessie J has unveiled the official sampler for her upcoming third album.

The British singer/songwriter – born Jessica Cornish – is scheduled to release “Sweet Talker” on October 13 via Lava Records / Republic Records.

Current single “Burnin’ Up” – now available via iTunes – was written by Jessie J along with Andreas “Axident” Schuller, Eric “Wallpaper” Frederic, Chloe Angelides, Jacob Kasher, Rickard Göransson, and Gamal “LunchMoney” Lewis.

“Sweet Talker” boasts further songwriting contributions from Elle Varner, Jenna Andrews, Sevyn Streeter, John Newman, Wayne Hector, Claude Kelly, Savan Kotecha, Louis Biancaniello, and Terius “The-Dream” Nash.

On the production front, Jessie J has teamed up with Max Martin, Tricky Stewart, Diplo, Steve Mac, Warren Felder, Andrew Wansel, Ammo, Cory Rooney, Jonas Jeberg, Will IDAP, Steve Booker, and Jason Evigan.

Watch the music video for “Bang Bang” below.