Tag Archives: Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne

Kelly Rowland taps Nasri Atweh, Jeff Gitty for new collaboration

12 Jul

American singer/songwriter Kelendria Trene Rowland, known professionally as Kelly Rowland, has tapped Nasri Atweh and Jeff Gitty for a new collaboration.

Nasri’s songwriting resume boasts works with Justin Bieber (“As Long As You Love Me”), Halsey (“Not Afraid Anymore”), Chris Brown (“Don’t Judge Me”), Bebe Rexha (“I Don’t Wanna Grow Up”), Tinashe (“Flame”), Sabrina Claudio (“Don’t Let Me Down”) and Chloe x Halle (“Happy Without Me”).

Meanwhile, Gitty is responsible for producing Amer Mark’s “What If,” Camila Cabello’s “All These Years,” Nao’s “Drive and Disconnect,” Jacob Banks’ “Photograph,” Kirby Lauryen’s “Vain,” H.E.R.’s “As I Am,” Trey Songz’s “She Lovin’ It,” Kali Uchis’ “Gotta Get Up,” and Tommy Genesis’ “Lucky.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rowland is expected to release the follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game” later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional contributions from Da Internz, Mick Schultz, J. Que, The Stereotypes, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Darhyl Camper, Prince Charlez, Ray BLK, Nana Rogues, Black Coffee, Raye, Mike Sabath, Sounwave, Eric Hudson, and The Rascals.

Rowland’s current single “Crown” – which was co-written by Colby O’Donis, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “Crown” below.

Eric Hudson teases new collaboration with Kelly Rowland

17 May

 

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Eric Hudson has teased a new collaboration with Kelly Rowland.

“Ran into my sis @kellyrowland lastnight .. been knowing her for YEARS … one of the most down to earth and humble people ever! And she’s LEGENDARY! #studiotime #albumtimeclassicscoming !,” the American record producer and songwriter posted to Instagram on Friday (May 18, 2019).

Hudson’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), Omarion (“Entourage”), Whitney Houston (“Worth It”), Trey Songz (“Without a Woman”), Brandy (“Bring it Back”), Justin Timberlake (“Morning Light”), Mary J. Blige (“Why”) and August Alsina (“Benediction”).

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Meanwhile, Rowland’s upcoming fifth studio collection, and follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game,” is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional contributions from Da Internz, Mick Schultz, J. Que, The Stereotypes, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Darhyl Camper, Prince Charlez, Ray BLK, Nana Rogues, Black Coffee, Raye, Mike Sabath, Sounwave, and The Rascals.

Rowland’s current single “Crown” – which was co-written by Colby O’Donis, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “Kelly” below.

Rotimi confirms tracklisting for upcoming “Walk With Me” EP

12 May

Rotimi has confirmed the tracklisting for his upcoming EP online.

The Nigerian-American singer-actor, born Olurotimi Akinosho, will release his upcoming mini-album “Walk With Me” on May 24 via FrontRo Music Group / EMPIRE.

Lead promotional single “Love Riddim” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Rotimi alongside Al Sherrod Lambert (Jamie Foxx, Mary J. Blige), Varren Wade (Jennifer Lopez, Ella Mai), Colby O’Donnis (Lady Gaga, Kelly Rowland), Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Chris Brown, Ariana Grande) and Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne (Ciara, Janet Jackson).

Other tracks that will appear on the highly-anticipated project are “Legend,” “Decisions,” “Sip Slow,” “I Can’t Blame You,” “Summertime” and “Push Button Start (featuring Vanessa Bing).”

Stream the audio clip for “Love Riddim” below.

Kelly Rowland enlists Raye, Mike Sabath, Sounwave for new collaboration

26 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and actress Kelly Rowland has enlisted Raye, Mike Sabath, and Sounwave for a new collaboration.

British recording artist Raye (born Rachel Keen) previously co-wrote for John Legend (“A Good Night”), Ellie Goulding (“Sixteen”), Hailee Steinfeld (“Capital Letters”), Rita Ora (“Proud”) and Charli XCX (“After the Afterparty”).

Meanwhile, Soundwave and Mike Sabath have collectively produced cuts for Kali Uchis (“Tyrant”), Liam Payne (“Familiar”), Little Mix (“Wasabi”), The Weeknd (“Pray for Me”), Madison Beer (“Hurts Like Hell”), Kendrick Lamar (“All the Stars”), Bea Miller (“It’s Not U, It’s Me”) and Raleigh Ritchie (“Overdose”).

Rowland’s current single “Crown” – which was co-written by Colby O’Donis, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming fifth studio collection, and follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game,” is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Da Internz, Mick Schultz, J. Que, The Stereotypes, Bianca Atterberry, Darhyl Camper, Prince Charlez, Ray BLK, Nana Rogues, Black Coffee, and The Rascals.

Stream the audio clip for “Crown” below.

Rotimi releases new promotional single “Love Riddim”

20 Apr

Nigerian-American singer-actor Olurotimi Akinosho, known professionally as Rotimi, has released his new promotional single online.

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

The track was written by Rotimi alongside Al Sherrod Lambert (Jamie Foxx, Mary J. Blige), Varren Wade (Jennifer Lopez, Ella Mai), Colby O’Donnis (Lady Gaga, Kelly Rowland), Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Chris Brown, Ariana Grande) and Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne (Ciara, Janet Jackson).

As mentioned in various media outlets, Rotimi’s upcoming EP “Walk With Me” is scheduled to arrive on May 24 via FrontRo Music Group / EMPIRE.

Stream the audio clip for “Love Riddim” below.

Kelly Rowland delivers new promotional single “Crown”

7 Feb

Kelly Rowland has shared her new promotional single online.

“Crown” – which was written by Rowland alongside Colby O’Donis, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Rowland’s upcoming studio collection and follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game” – featuring previous promotional single “Kelly” (which was produced by Denisia “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney of Nova Wav) – is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records.

The new album reportedly delivers further contributions from The Stereotypes, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Patrick “J. Que” Smith, Mick Schultz, Da Internz, Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph, Boi-1da, and The Rascals.

Watch the music video for “Crown” below.

Estelle delivers fifth studio collection “Lovers Rock”

9 Sep

British singer/songwriter Estelle Fanta Swaray, known mononymously as Estelle, has delivered her fifth studio collection online.

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

The follow-up to 2015’s “True Romance” boasts guest appearances from Luke James (“So Easy”), Maleek Berry (“Meet Up”), Konshens (“Really Want”), Alicia Harley (“Slow Down”), Chronixx (“Queen”), Tarrus Riley (Love Like Ours”), Kranium (“Don’t Wanna”) and HoodCelebrityy (“Karma”).

On the songwriting and production front, Estelle has teamed up with Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Ryan Toby, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Varren Wade, Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne, Supa Dups, Mitchum Chin, Andre Harris, LaTisha “Tish” Hyman, Akil King, and Kristal “Tytewriter” Oliver.

Stream Estelle’s new album “Lovers Rock” below.