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Mary J. Blige delivers new album “Strength of a Woman”

28 Apr

Mary J. Blige has delivered her new album online.

“Strength of a Woman” – featuring singles “Thick of It,” “Love Yourself” and “U + Me (Love Lesson)” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “The London Sessions” boasts productions from Darhyl Camper Jr., HIT-BOY, Teddy Riley, B.A.M., Cainon Lamb, Derrick Baker, Neff-U, William Tyler, Kaytranada, BadBadNotGood, and Raphael Saadiq.

On the songwriting front, Blige has worked with Jazmine Sullivan, Prince Charlez, Trey Songz, Rico Love, Priscilla Renea, Dwayne Nesmith, Vincent Berry, Eric Dawkins, Davion Farris, Benjamin Wright, Cortni Elisa Jordan, David Brown, and Elese Teyonie Russell.

Stream “Strength of a Woman” below.

Trey Songz liberates new album “Tremaine”

26 Mar

Trey Songz has liberated his new album online.

“Tremaine” – featuring singles “Animal,” “She Lovin’ It,” “Nobody Else But You,” “Song Goes Off” and “Playboy” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters backing Songz – real name Tremaine Neverson – on the follow-up to 2014’s “Trigga” are Ester Dean (David Guetta), Prince Charlez (Mary J. Blige), Jason Boyd (Sam Smith), Nate Cyphert (Florida Georgia Line), Jacob Kasher (Charlie Puth), Micah Powell (Omarion) and Rock City (Nicki Minaj).

On the production front, Songz has reunited with Troy Taylor (Keyshia Cole), Rico Love (Usher) and Christopher “C4” Umana (Kelly Rowland).

Other album producers include The Audibles (Mike Posner), Dwayne Nesmith (Keri Hilson), Cook Classics (Jamie Foxx), Sermstyle (Fleur East), Pip Kembo (Sean Paul), JMIKE (Kehlani), CIRKUT (The Weeknd), Ryan Ogren (Jake Miller), Cardiak (DJ Khaled) and Sons of Sonix (Tanika Bailey).

Stream “Tremaine” below.

Rico Love unwraps new single details

24 Nov

Rico Love

Rico Love has revealed the details for his new single.

The singer/songwriter/producer dubbed “Strip Club” as the next promotional single from his debut EP, “Discrete Luxury,” out now via Interscope Records.

The track – which serves as the follow-up to previous single “They Don’t Know” – was written by Rico Love along with Earl Hood, Eric Goudy II, Travanti Jackson, Thurston McCrea, and Dwayne Nesmith.

Some of the artists Rico Love has previously penned songs for are Usher (“Dive”), Beyonce (“Save the Hero”), Michelle Williams (“The Greatest”), Fantasia Barrino (“Falling in Love Tonight”) and Kelly Rowland (“Motivation”).

His highly-anticipated LP – which will also be released in 2014 – is confirmed to yield productions from regular collaborator Jim Jonsin, whose credits include Danity Kane (“Show Stopper”) and Nicole Scherzinger (“Right There”).

Watch the music video for “They Don’t Know” below.

Rico Love releases debut mini-album ‘Discrete Luxury’

22 Oct

Rico Love

Rico Love has released his debut mini-album online.

“Discrete Luxury” – which features hit single “They Don’t Know” – is now available for download via Division 1 / Interscope Records.

The hitmaker – born Richard Butler – has previously penned hits for the likes of Usher [RCA Records], Beyonce [Columbia Records], Kelly Rowland [Republic Records], Trey Songz [Atlantic Records] and Mary J. Blige [Geffen Records].

Some of his credits include singles “4 Dolla Bill” by Tiara Thomas [Interscope Records], “Live It Up” by Tulisa [Island Records], “4 AM” by Melanie Fiona [Republic Records] and “Body” by Sean Paul [Atlantic Records].

Peep the tracklisting and songwriting credits for “Discrete Luxury” below.

“Everybody’s Girl”

(Rico Love / Earl Hood / Eric Goudy II / Thurston McCrea / Dwayne Nesmith).

“To My Ex”

(Rico Love / Earl Hood / Eric Goudy II / Thurston McCrea / Tiara Thomas).


(Rico Love / Diego Ave / Earl Hood / Eric Goudy II / Thurston McCrea).

“They Don’t Know”

(Rico Love / Earl Hood / Eric Goudy II / Thurston McCrea).

“Strip Club”

(Rico Love / Earl Hood / Eric Goudy II / Travanti Jackson / Thurston McCrea / Dwayne Nesmith).