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LeToya Luckett shares new promotional single “Feeling”

3 Jul

LeToya Luckett has shared her new promotional single online.

“Feeling” – which was produced by Doh Boy (Sammie’s “Unappreciated” and Eric Bellinger’s “Staring at the Ceiling” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was also co-written by Durrell “Tank” Babbs, who previously teamed up with Luckett on “Good to Me,” “Over” and “Regret,” taken from the artist’s sophomore studio collection, 2009’s “Lady Love.”

Luckett’s most recent album, “Back 2 Life,” which peaked to number forty-four on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and spawned singles “Back 2 Life,” “Used To” and “Weekend.”

Stream the audio clip for “Feeling” below.


LeToya Luckett works with Warryn Campbell for new album

17 Nov


LeToya Luckett has worked with Warryn Campbell for her upcoming album.

“In the studio with @WarrynCampbell tonight. Can’t wait for y’all to hear what we’ve got up our sleeve,” the singer, songwriter, and actress posted to her Instagram account on Monday (November 16, 2015).

Campbell’s extensive songwriting and production resume includes works with Mary Mary (“Praise You”), Jill Scott (“Quick”), Amerie (“Higher”), Chante Moore (“My Eyes”), Brandy (“Who I Am”) and Christina Milian (“Highway”).

He also serves as executive producer for Erica Campbell’s latest album, “Help 2.0,” now available for download via iTunes and all other online outlets.

Meanwhile, Luckett is scheduled to release her third album – featuring singles “Don’t Make Me Wait” and “I’m Ready” – next year through eOne Music.

The follow-up to 2009’s “Lady Love”, tentatively entitled “Until Then,” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Ryan Leslie (Mary J. Blige), Andre Harris (Melanie Fiona), Tank (Jennifer Hudson) and Nikeshia Briscoe (Keyshia Cole).

Watch the music video for “Torn” below.

LeToya Luckett reunites with Ryan Leslie for third album

2 Oct


LeToya Luckett has reunited with Ryan Leslie for her upcoming third album.

Leslie previously co-wrote “Take Away Love” for Luckett along with British singer/songwriter Estelle Swaray.

His other songwriting and production credits include Britney Spears’ “The Answer” [Jive], Cassie’s “Me and You” [Bad Boy], Megan Rochell’s “My Mistake” [Def Jam] and Cheri Dennis’ “I Love You” [Atlantic].

Meanwhile, Luckett is expected to release her next studio collection “Until Then” – featuring singles “Don’t Make Me Wait” and “I’m Ready” – later this year through Entertainment One Music.

Among the musicians associated with highly-anticipated project are Andre Harris (Jill Scott, Melanie Fiona), Durrell “Tank” Babbs (K. Michelle, Toni Braxton) and Nikeshia Briscoe (Keyshia Cole, Cobra Starship).

Luckett’s last album, 2009’s “Lady Love,” peaked to number twelve on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including the Ne-Yo-penned “Not Anymore” and Ludacris-assisted “Regret.”

Watch the music video for “Not Anymore” below.

Omarion schedules release date for new album “Sex Playlist”

13 Nov


Omarion has scheduled the release date for his upcoming studio album.

“Sex Playlist” – featuring current single “Post to Be” – will hit stores and digital outlets on December 2 via Maybach Music Group and Warner Bros. Records.

“Post to Be” – which was co-written by Micahfonecheck and Sam Hook and produced by DJ Mustard – features vocals from Jhene Aiko & Chris Brown.

Other album contributors include Da Internz, James Fauntleroy, Eric Hudson, Andrew Clifton, Tank, Al Sherrod Lambert, Warren Felder, Andrew Wansel, Ronald Colson, Steve Mostyn and Christopher Umana .

Peep the tracklisting for “Sex Playlist” below.

“Sex Playlist”
“Post to Be” (featuring Jhene Aiko & Chris Brown)
“Show Me” (featuring Jeremih)
“The Only One…”
“Don’t Leave”
“You Like It”
“Love & Other Drugs”

Kelly Rowland debuts new song “Mommy’s Little Baby (A Lullaby)”

11 Nov


Kelly Rowland has debuted a new song online.

The singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Mommy’s Little Baby (A Lullaby)” to her official SoundCloud page on Monday (November 10, 2014).

“Mommy Little Baby (A Lullaby)” was produced by Verse Simmonds along with Brian Soko, Rasool Diaz and Andre Proctor of The Order, who are also responsible for Teyana Taylor’s “Maybe” and Tinashe’s “Pretend.”

Rowland’s last album, “Talk a Good Game,” peaked at number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also delivered two hit singles in the shape of “Kisses Down Low” and “Dirty Laundry.”

In addition, she provided background vocals on Tank’s single “You’re My Star,” which is now available for download via iTunes.

Her next studio collection is expected to be released during the first quarter of 2015. The still-untitled project reportedly yields contributions from Christopher “Tricky” Stewart, Diane Warren, The-Dream, Bloodline and Dem Jointz.

Listen to “Mommy’s Little Baby (A Lullaby)” below.

Jennifer Hudson unleashes new song “Dangerous”

19 Aug


Jennifer Hudson has unleashed a new song online.

“Dangerous” is lifted from the singer/songwriter’s third album, “JHUD,” out on September 23 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The new studio collection serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “I Remember Me,” which debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Current single “Walk It Out” – written by Hudson along with Lyrica Anderson, Chris Godbey, Jacob Luttrell, Michael Tompkins, James Washington, Jerome Harmon and Timothy Mosley – is now available for download via iTunes.

Other album contributors include Salaam Remi (Ella Henderson, Liam Bailey), Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis (Tank, Sevyn Streeter), Christ Braide (Sia, Britney Spears) and Raphael Saadiq (Kelis, Adrian Marcel).

In related news, Hudson recorded a new song entitled “Go All Night” for British electronic music production duo Gorgon City.

The track – which was co-written by Canadian singer/songwriter Kiesza – is lifted from the group’s debut album, “Sirens,” out on October 6 via Black Butter Records in partnership with Virgin EMI Records.

Listen to “Dangerous” below.

Omarion drafts Al Sherrod Lambert for new album “Sex Playlist”

19 Jun


Omarion has drafted the songwriting services of Al Sherrod Lambert for his upcoming fifth studio album, “Sex Playlist.”

Lambert is known for co-writing hit singles “The Way” by Ariana Grande [Republic Records], “Without Me” by Fantasia Barrino [RCA Records] and “Say Yes” by Michelle Williams f/ Beyonce and Kelly Rowland [Light Records].

His resume also includes works for Jordin Sparks [RCA Records], Sevyn Streeter [Atlantic Records], Jessica Mauboy [Sony Music Australia], Gabi Wilson [MBK Entertainment] and Marcus Canty [Epic Records].

As previously reported, “Sex Playlist” is scheduled for release later this year via Maybach Music Group / Warner Bros. Records.

It serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “Ollusion,” which debuted at number nineteen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

New single “Work” was co-written by James Fauntleroy (Beyonce, Justin Timberlake) and produced by Eric Hudson (Leona Lewis, Trevor Jackson) and Andrew “Hit Drew” Clifton (Treasure Davis, Elijah Blake).

Other album contributors include Durrell “Tank” Babbs (Fantasia, Keyshia Cole), Warren “Oak” Felder (Chris Brown, Trey Songz), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Rihanna, Nicki Minaj) and Ronald “Flip” Colson (Usher, Elle Varner).

Watch the music video for “Work” below.