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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.

Janet Jackson confirms new single “Made for Now”

11 Aug

Janet Jackson has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Made for Now” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming album and will release it on August 17 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

As per ASCAP’s ACE Repertory, the track was written by Jackson alongside Al Sherrod Lambert, Shawn Butler, Thomas Lumpkins, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “JV” Etienne.

Jackson’s upcoming twelfth album – featuring further contributions from regular collaborators Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis – is expected to arrive later this year via Rhythm Nation / BMG Rights Management.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “No Sleep,” “Unbreakable” and “Damn Baby.”

Watch the music video for “No Sleep” below.

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.

Keyshia Cole unwraps artwork, tracklisting for new album “11:11 Reset”

6 Oct

American singer/songwriter Keyshia Cole has unwrapped the artwork and tracklisting for her upcoming seventh album “11:11 Reset,” which will arrive on October 20 via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

Current promotional single “Best Friend” – which was co-written by Antwan “Amadeus” Thompson, Rashad Johnson and Aaron Johnson – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Point of No Return” delivers further songwriting contributions from Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Chris Brown), Eric Bellinger (Teyana Taylor), Elijah Blake (Justin Bieber), Verse Simmonds (K. Michelle), Sam Hook (Omarion) and Tenisha Younger (Trey Songz).

On the production front, Cole has teamed up with Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Brandy Norwood), Noel “Detail” Fisher (Kelly Rowland), Edgar “JV” Etienne (La’Porsha Renae) and Nathaniel “Danja” Hills (Justin Timberlake).

See the tracklisting for “11:11 Reset” below.

(1) Cole World (Intro) / (2) Unbothered / (3) You / (4) Incapable / (5) Best Friend / (6) Vault / (7) Act Right / (8) Right Time / (9) Emotional / (10) Ride / (11) Cole World (Outro)

Keyshia Cole schedules release date for new album “11:11 Reset”

17 Sep

Keyshia Cole has scheduled the release date for her new album.

The American singer/songwriter will drop “11:11 Reset” – featuring lead single “You” – on October 20th via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

Current promotional single “Incapable” – which was co-written with Sean “Elijah Blake” Fenton, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Tenisha Younger, and Nathaniel “Danja” Hills – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Point of No Return” delivers further contributions from Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Teyana Taylor), Detail (Beyonce), Eric Bellinger (Sevyn Streeter), Blu June (Kelly Clarkson), Edgar “JV” Etienne (La’Porsha Renae), Verse Simmonds (K. Michelle) and Sam Hook (August Alsina).

Stream the audio clip for “Incapable” below.

Keyshia Cole announces details for new promotional single

24 Aug

Keyshia Cole has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter dubbed “Incapable” as her next promotional cut and will release it on August 25 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Incapable” was co-written with Sean “Elijah Blake” Fenton (Rihanna, Kelly Rowland), Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Rita Ora, K. Michelle), Tenisha Younger (Case, Trey Songz) and Nathaniel “Danja” Hills (Ciara, Justin Timberlake).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cole’s upcoming seventh studio collection “11:11 Reset” – featuring previous single “You” – will arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Point of No Return” delivers further contributions from Harmony Samuels (Brandy), Sam Hook (August Alsina), Detail (Jhene Aiko), Eric Bellinger (Usher), Blu June (Mariah Carey), Edgar “JV” Etienne (Nathan Sykes), Verse Simmonds (Iggy Azealia) and Rock City (Kevin Gates).

Stream the audio clip for “You” below.

La’Porsha Renae releases debut album “Already All Ready”

31 Mar

American singer/songwriter La’Porsha Renae has released her debut album online.

“Already All Ready” – featuring singles “Good Woman,” “Somebody Does” and “What is Love?” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project also includes songs that were initially recorded by fellow artists Bridget Kelly (“When in Rome”), Zara Larsson (“No Problem / Self Talk”) and Jojo (“Already All Ready”).

Among the producers backing Renae on “Already All Ready” are Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Jordin Sparks), Edgar “JV” Etienne (Keyshia Cole), Ne-Yo (LeToya Luckett), Jesse “Corporal” Wilson (Musiq Soulchild), Curtis “Sauce” Wilson (K. Michelle) and Toby Gad (Natasha Bedingfield).

Album songwriters include Diane Warren (Jennifer Hudson), Carmen Reece (Teyana Taylor), Makeba Riddick (Beyonce), Tiffany Fred (Keri Hilson), Courtney Harrell (Kelly Rowland), Shaunice Jones (Tamar Braxton), Ericka J. Coulter (Fifth Harmony), Kirby Lauryen (Jennifer Lopez), LaShawn Daniels (Brandy), Al Sherrod Lambert (Ariana Grande), Jason Boyd (Sam Smith), Eric Bellinger (Usher) and Matt Morris (Christina Aguilera).

Stream “Already All Ready” below.

Keyshia Cole unleashes music video for new single “You”

28 Feb

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Keyshia Cole has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “You” – featuring Remy Ma and French Montana – to her Vevo channel on Monday (Febraury 27, 2017).

The track was co-written by siblings Theron and Timothy Thomas, who previously teamed up with Cole on the Mike WiLL Made It-produced “New Nu,” taken from the artist’s 2014 album, “Point of No Return.”

Production duties on “You” were handled by Harmony Samuels (Kehlani, Zara Larsson) and Edgar “JV” Etienne (La’Porsha Renae, Nathan Sykes).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cole’s seventh studio collection, “11:11 Reset,” will arrive later this year via Epic Records.

The highly-anticipated project delivers additional alliances with Danja, Elijah Blake, Denisia “Blu June” Andrews, Sam Hook, Noel “Detail” Fisher, Eric Bellinger, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, and Verse Simmonds.

Watch the music video for “You” below.

La’Porsha Renae confirms details for debut album

25 Feb

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La’Porsha Renae has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The singer/songwriter christened her first studio collection “Already All Ready” and will release it on March 31 via 19 Recordings and Motown Records.

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

Amongst the producers backing Renae on “Already All Ready” are Harmony Samuels (Sevyn Streeter, Jordin Sparks), Edgar “JV” Etienne (Pia Mia, Keyshia Cole) and Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Rowland).

The highly-anticipated project also delivers songwriting contributions from Tiffany Fred (Zendaya, Pixie Lott), Al Sherrod Lambert (Fantasia, Tamar Braxton), Guordan Banks (K. Michelle, Vivian Green), Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd (Rita Ora, Sam Smith) and Zara Larsson (Tinie Tempah, Fifth Harmony).

See the tracklisting for “Already All Ready” below.

(1) What is Love? / (2) Good Woman / (3) Somebody Does / (4) Hideout / (5) When in Rome / (6) Breathe / (7) No Problem (Self Talk) / (8) Already All Ready / (9) Will You Fight / (10) Lock You Down / (11) Send Me Your Love / (12) Stay / (13) Cover Up

Keyshia Cole enlists Danja for new album

23 Feb

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Keyshia Cole has enlisted Danja’s production services for her upcoming album.

The American record producer and songwriter – real name Nathaniel Hills – has produced songs for prominent artists such as Britney Spears (“Gimme More”), Usher (“Appetite”), Kelly Rowland (“Freak”), Pink (“Sober”), Jennifer Lopez (“Starting Over”), Keri Hilson (“Knock You Down”), Jason Derulo (“X2CU”), K. Michelle (“If it Ain’t Love”) and Luke James (“Exit Wounds”).

Danja’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters and fellow producers Timbaland, Candice Nelson, Jim Beanz, Marcella Araica, Jimmy Harry, Kara DioGuardi, Dewain Whitmore, Jocelyn Donald, Eric Bellinger, Rosina Russell, Kevin Cossom, Ilsey Juber, Claude Kelly, Diana Gordon, RoccStar, J. Que, Kasia Livingston, Fernando Garibay, and Rico Love.

Meanwhile, Cole is scheduled to release her seventh studio collection “11:11 Reset” – featuring promotional singles “You” and “Incapable” – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Point of No Return” delivers additional alliances with Elijah Blake, Harmony Samuels, Rock City, Edgar “JV” Etienne, Denisia “Blu June” Andrews, Sam Hook, Noel “Detail” Fisher, Eric Bellinger, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, and Maurice “Verse” Simmonds.

Listen to the audio clip for “You” below.