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[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”

Keyshia Cole liberates new studio collection “11:11 Reset”

21 Oct

Keyshia Cole has liberated her new studio collection online.

“11:11 Reset” – featuring promotional singles “You,” “Incapable,” “Best Friend” and “Vault” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts songwriting contributions from Elijah Blake, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Eric Dawkins, Marcella “Ms. Lago” Araica, Sam Hook, Tenisha Younger, Jeremih, and Rock City.

On the production front, Cole has worked with Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Edgar “JV” Etienne, Orlando Williamson, Nathaniel “Danja” Hills, Eric Hudson, Aaron Rogers, Damon Thomas, Kevin Randolph, Uforo “Bongo'” Ebong, Rashad Johnson, Antwan “Amadeus” Thompson, and NOVAWAV.

Stream “11:11 Reset” below.

James Blunt premieres music video for new single “Bartender”

11 Mar

James Blunt has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The British singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Bartender” to his YouTube channel on Friday (March 10, 2017).

The track was co-written by Blunt alongside Stephanie “Steph” Jones, whose other credits include Bea Miller’s “Burning Bridges,” Sabrina Carpenter’s “Don’t Want it Back,” Dylan Scott’s “Rules,” and Chris Lane’s “Circles.”

Production duties on “Bartender,” on the other hand, were collectively handled by Daniel “Danny” Parker (Nick Jonas, Britney Spears) and Theodore “Teddy” Geiger (Shawn Mendes, Ricky Reed).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Blunt’s fifth studio collection “The Afterlove” – featuring previous singles “Make Me Better,” “Time of Our Lives” and “Love Me Better” – will arrive on March 24 via Atlantic Records.

Other album producers include Stephan Moccio (Seal), Ryan Tedder (Adele), Steve Robson (Olly Murs), The Underdogs (Justin Timberlake), Steve Mac (Jess Glynne), Johnny McDaid (Harry Styles) and Ed Sheeran (Taylor Swift).

On the songwriting front, Blunt has teamed up with Amy Wadge (Geri Halliwell), Dewain Whitmore (Pia Toscano), Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (Miley Cyrus), Patrick “J. Que” Smith (Mollie King), Emily Warren (Dua Lipa) and Taurian “Adonis” Shropshire (Ciara).

Watch the music video for “Bartender” below.

Sevyn Streeter premieres music video for new single “Fallen”

1 Feb

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Sevyn Streeter has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Fallen” – featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Cam Wallace – to her YouTube channel on Tuesday (January 31, 2017).

Production duties on “Fallen” – which samples New Edition’s “If This Isn’t Love” – were handled by Wallace, who also teamed up with Sevyn on the Ursula Yancy-assisted “Shattered” and Chris Brown-featuring “Don’t Kill the Fun.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Streeter’s first studio collection “Girl Disrupted” – featuring previous singles “Before I Do,” “D4L,” “My Love for You” and “Prolly” – will arrive later this year via Atlantic Records.

Other album contributors include Tricky Stewart, The-Dream, Mr. Bangladesh, Sean “The Pen” Garrett, Charlie Heat, Damon Thomas, Micah Powell, J-Doe, Felisha King, Bernard “BHarv” Harvey, and The Stereotypes.

Watch the music video for “Fallen” below.

Sevyn Streeter releases new single “Fallen” with Ty Dolla $ign, Cam Wallace

28 Jan

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Sevyn Streeter has released her new promotional single online.

“Fallen” – featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Cam Wallace – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Fallen” – which samples New Edition’s “If This Isn’t Love” – were handled by Wallace, who also teamed up with Sevyn on the Ursula Yancy-assisted “Shattered” and Chris Brown-featuring “Don’t Kill the Fun.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Streeter’s first studio collection “Girl Disrupted” will arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Other album contributors include Tricky Stewart, The-Dream, Mr. Bangladesh, Sean “The Pen” Garrett, Charlie Heat, Damon Thomas, Micah Powell, J-Doe, Felisha King, Bernard “BHarv” Harvey, and The Stereotypes.

Listen to the audio clip for “Fallen” below.

Sevyn Streeter drafts Ty Dolla $IGN, Cam Wallace for new single “Fallen”

21 Jan

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Sevyn Streeter has announced the details for her new single.

The singer/songwriter – real name Amber Streeter – christened “Fallen” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album, “Girl Distrupted.”

The track – which features guest vocals from fellow recording artist Ty Dolla $ign and the regular collaborator Cam Wallace – will be available from January 27 via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

On “Girl Disrupted,” Streeter has also teamed up with Charlie Heat, J-Doe, Damon Thomas, Felisha King, Tricky Stewart, The-Dream, Mr. Bangladesh, Micah Powell, Bernard Harvey, and The Stereotypes.

The highly-anticipated project – featuring previous promotional singles “Before I Do,” “D4L,” “My Love for You” and “Prolly” – will arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Watch the music video for “Before I Do” below.

Sevyn Streeter liberates new single “Before I Do”

2 Dec

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Sevyn Streeter has liberated her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Streeter and Felisha King alongside the song’s producers The Stereotypes (Bruno Mars), Micah Powell (Skylar Grey) and Bernard “BHarv” Harvey (Justin Bieber).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Streeter will release her first studio collection “Girl Disrupted” – featuring previous singles “Prolly,” “My Love for You” and “D4L” – on January 27, 2017 via Atlantic Records.

The highly anticipated project boasts additional alliances with Chaz Jackson, Orlando Williamson, Damon Thomas, Charlie Heat, The-Dream, Cameron Wallace, J-Doe, Mr. Bangladesh, and Tricky Stewart.

On the songwriting front, Streeter recently co-penned “Coming Home” for Tamar Braxton alongside Patrick “J. Que” Smith, Dewain Whitmore and The Underdogs (Harvey Mason Jr. and Damon Thomas).

Her other credits include “Sleep Like a Baby” (K. Michelle), “Keep Us Together” (Jessie J), “The Way” (Ariana Grande), “Put Your Name on It” (Kelly Rowland), “New Day” (Alicia Keys) and “Slower” (Brandy).

Listen to the audio clip for “Before I Do” below.