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Monica reunites with Polow Da Don for new single “Just Right for Me”

20 May

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Monica has announced the title for her new single.

The R&B songstress christened “Just Right for Me” – featuring Lil Wayne – as the first promotional cut from her upcoming studio album “Code Red.”

Production duties on “Just Right for Me” were handled by regular collaborator Polow Da Don, who also teamed with Monica on the Mansur Zafr-assisted “Without You” and Ester Dean-penned “Here I Am.”

Other recent credits by Polow Da Don – real name Jamal Jones – include Tamia’s “Stuck with Me” [Def Jam Recordings], Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” [Republic Records] and Mario’s “Someone Else” [RCA Records].

Meanwhile, “Code Red” is scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “New Life,” which peaked to number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered singles including “Anything (To Find You)” and “Until It’s Gone.”

Other musicians backing Monica on “Code Red” are Timbaland (Beyonce, Justin Timberlake), Jermaine Dupri (Usher, Mariah Carey), Danja (Luke James, Katharine McPhee) and Bryan Michael Cox (Ciara, Kelly Rowland).

Watch the music video for “Love All Over Me” below.

Monica confirms new album “Code Red”

10 Feb

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Monica has confirmed the title for her upcoming eighth album.

The R&B songbird christened her next studio collection “Code Red” and will release it later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

“Code Red” serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “New Life,” which peaked to number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and featured singles “Anything (To Find You),” “Until It’s Gone” and “It All Belongs to Me.”

On the songwriting and production front, “Code Red” boasts contributions from Polow Da Don, Keri Hilson, Nathaniel “Danja” Hills, Timbaland, Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Warren “Oak” Felder and Andrew “Pop” Wansel.

Watch the music video “Anything (To Find You)” below.

Antonique Smith drops “Hold Up Wait a Minute (Woo Woo)” music video

3 Dec

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Antonique Smith has shared the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the Larenz Tate-directed clip for “Hold Up Wait a Minute (Woo Woo)” to her official Vevo page on Monday (1st December, 2014).

“Hold Up Wait a Minute (Woo Woo)” – which was written by Smith along with Darryl Farmer and Elijah Kelley – is now available for download via iTunes.

The track appears on the artist’s upcoming debut album, “Love is Everything,” which will be released during the first quarter of 2015.

Among the musicians backing Smith on the highly-anticipated project are Toby Gad (Madonna, Alicia Keys), Danja (Usher, Keri Hilson), Novel (Avery Wilson, Leona Lewis) and Dr. Dre (Mary J. Blige, Gwen Stefani).

Watch the music video for “Hold Up Wait a Minute (Woo Woo)” below.

Monica recruits Timbaland for new album

16 Nov

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Monica has recruited Timbaland for her upcoming album.

The super producer – born Timothy Mosley – is responsible for “Try Again” by Aaliyah [Blackground Records], “Who is She to You?” by Brandy [Atlantic Records] and “Drunk in Love” by Beyonce f/ Jay-Z [Columbia Records].

His extensive resume also includes works for Justin Timberlake [RCA Records], Rihanna [Roc Nation Records], Demi Lovato [Hollywood Records], Jason Derulo [Warner Bros. Records] and Drake [Republic Records].

Meanwhile, Monica’s next studio collection is expected to be released later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up 2012’s “New Life,” which peaked at number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Other musicians backing the “Love All Over Me” star on the highly-anticipated LP are Nathaniel “Danja” Hills, Keri Hilson, Polow Da Don, Missy Elliot, Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Warren Felder and Andrew Wansel.

Watch the music video for “Until It’s Gone” below.

Keri Hilson, Danja grace new album by Monica

11 Nov

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Keri Hilson and Danja have graced the upcoming studio album by Monica.

The songwriting and production duo previously helmed songs for other artists including Britney Spears (“Gimme More”) and Danity Kane (“Want It”).

They’ve also collaborated on hit single “Knock You Down,” taken from Hilson’s debut album “In a Perfect World.” The Ne-Yo & Kanye West-assisted track peaked at number three on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Meanwhile, Monica’s next collection is expected to be released during the first quarter of 2015 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “New Life” is confirmed to spawn additional contributions from Polow Da Don, Missy Elliot, Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Miguel, Warren “Oak” Felder and Andrew “Pop” Wansel.

Watch the music video for Keri Hilson’s “Knock You Down” below.