Tag Archives: H-Money (musician)

Christopher “Tricky” Stewart hints at new collaboration with Ciara

11 Jan

Ciara - Tricky

Christopher “Tricky” Stewart has hinted at a new collaboration with Ciara.

“We go back. @Ciara this is a old one,” he posted via his official Instagram account on Saturday (January 10, 2015).

Stewart co-wrote and produced two songs on Ciara’s third album “Fantasy Ride” in the shape of “Keep Dancin’ on Me” and “Like a Surgeon.” He also served as executive producer for her fourth studio collection, “Basic Instinct.”

His extensive resume includes additional works for Rihanna (“Umbrella”), Beyonce (“1+1”), Mariah Carey (“Obsessed”), Nicole Scherzinger (“Your Love”), Celine Dion (“Skies of L.A.”) and Tamar Braxton (“Stay and Fight”).

Meanwhile, Ciara is confirmed to release her sixth album later this year via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2013’s “Ciara,” which peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit single “Body Party.”

For the highly-anticipated new project, the “Overdose” star has reportedly teamed with Dr. Luke, Rock City, Henry “Cirkut” Walter, Polow Da Don, Mike Will Made It, Kenneth “Soundz” Coby, Diane Warren and Harmony Samuels.

Watch the music video for “Ride” below.

LeToya Luckett debuts new single “I’m Ready”

6 Jan


LeToya Luckett has debuted her new single online.

The R&B singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “I’m Ready” to her official YouTube page on Monday (January 05, 2014).

“I’m Ready” was co-written by Luckett along with siblings Carlos and Steven Battey of The Jackie Boyz, who have also worked with Madonna (“Revolver”), Chris Brown (“Graffiti”) and David Guetta (“Toy Friend”).

Production duties were handled by Dernst “D’Mile” Emile, whose other credits include Mali Music’s “Heavy Love” [RCA Records], Ciara’s “Livin’ It Up” [Epic Records] and Wynter Gordon’s “Back to You” [Big Beat Records].

Previous single, the Andre Harris-produced “Don’t Make Me Wait,” is now available for download via iTunes (US).

As mentioned in earlier posts, LeToya’s keenly-awaited third studio album “Until Then” will be released later this year via Entertainment One Music Group.

The follow-up to 2009’s “Lady Love” reportedly boasts further collaborations with Mike WiLL Made It (Brandy, Nicki Minaj), Andrea Martin (Jordin Sparks, Toni Braxton) and Harmony Samuels (Ariana Grande, Teyana Taylor).

Listen to “I’m Ready” below.

Jordin Sparks confirms new album “Right Here, Right Now”

17 Dec


Jordin Sparks has confirmed the title for her upcoming third album.

The singer/songwriter christened her next studio collection “Right Here, Right Now” and will release it during 2015 via Larger Than Life Records.

Current single “It Ain’t You” – which was produced by DJ Mustard – is now available for download via iTunes (US).

“Right Here, Right Now” spawns further collaborations with Salaam Remi (Mack Wilds, Jazmine Sullivan), Elijah Blake (Rihanna, Marsha Ambrosius) and Christian “Crada” Kalla (Alicia Keys, Emeli Sande).

Sparks’ last studio collection, 2009’s “Battlefield,” peaked at number seven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

She also co-wrote international hit single “The Way” for Ariana Grande along with Sevyn Streeter (K. Michelle, Chris Brown), Al Sherrod Lambert (Omarion, Tamar Braxton) and Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Ne-Yo, Teyana Taylor).

Listen to “It Ain’t You” below.

Hamada Mania’s favorite songs of 2014

11 Dec

Ella Henderson

Song Title: “Beautifully Unfinished”
Performed By: Ella Henderson.
Written By: Ella Henderson, Lindy Robbins & Steve Robson.
Produced By: Steve Robson & Komi (El-Hakam Al-Kaubaisy).
Label: Syco Music.


Song Title: “Believer”
Performed By: Keyshia Cole.
Written By: Ester Dean, Jasper Cameron, Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen.
Produced By: Stargate.
Label: Interscope Records.


Song Title: “Big Girls Cry”
Performed By: Sia.
Written By: Sia Furler & Christopher Braide.
Produced By: Greg Kurstin & Christopher Braide.
Label: RCA Records.


Song Title: “Break Free”
Performed By: Colbie Caillat.
Written By: Colbie Caillat & Christopher Braide.
Produced By: Christopher Braide.
Label: Republic Records.


Song Title: “Devil’s Touch”
Performed By: TIAAN.
Produced By: Arnthor Birgisson.
Label: AristoTracks.

Cover Drive

Song Title: “Easy Life”
Performed By: Cover Drive.
Written By: Amanda Reifer, T-Ray Armstrong, Jamar Harding, Barry Hill, Kerrie Thomas-Armstrong, Dan Goudie & Ashley Milton.
Label: Independent Release.

Jennifer - Same Girl

Song Title: “Expertease (Ready Set Go)”
Performed By: Jennifer Lopez.
Written By: Jennifer Lopez, Sia Furler, Warren “Oak” Felder and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn.
Produced By: Warren “Oak” Felder and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn.
Label: Capitol Records.


Song Title: “Extraordinary”
Performed By: Clean Bandit (featuring Sharna Bass).
Written By: James Napier, Gustave Rudman, Grace Chatto & Jack Patterson.
Produced By: Jack Patterson & Mark Ralph.
Label: Black Butter / Atlantic Records.


Song Title: “Hey Boy” (solo version)
Performed By: Goapele.
Written By: Estelle Swaray, Lauren Evans, David “DQ” Quinones, Lance Tolbert & Keith Harris.
Produced By: Keith Harris.
Label: Skyblaze Recordings / BMG Rights Management.

Leah McFall

Song Title: “Home”
Performed By: Leah McFall (featuring will.i.am).
Written By: William Adams, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Michael McHenry, Ryan “DJ Replay” Buendia, Alex Ebert & Jade Castrinos.
Produced By: will.i.am & Free School.
Label: Capitol Records.


Song Title: “Human”
Performed By: Christina Perri.
Written By: Christina Perri & Martin Johnson.
Produced By: Martin Johnson.
Label: Atlantic Records.


Song Title: “If I Could Change Your Mind”
Performed By: HAIM.
Written By: Alana Haim, Danielle Haim, Este Haim & James Ford.
Produced By: James Ford.
Label: Polydor Records.


Song Title: “If I Go”
Performed By: Ella Eyre.
Written By: Ella Eyre, Natalia Hajjara & Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers.
Produced By: Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers.
Label: Virgin EMI Records.

Gorgon City

Song Title: “Imagination”
Performed By: Gorgon City (featuring Katy Menditta).
Written By: Emeli Sande, Katy Menditta, Mustafa Omer, James Murray, Kye “Foamo” Gibbon & Matthew “RackNRuin” Robson-Scott
Produced By: Gorgon City & Mojam.
Label: Black Butter / Virgin EMI Records.

Lion Babe01

Song Title: “Jump Hi”
Performed By: Lion Babe (featuring Childish Gambino).
Written By: Jillian Hervey, Lucas Goodman & Makeba Riddick.
Label: Outsiders Recorded Music / Polydor Records.


Song Title: “Just a Little Bit of Your Heart”
Performed By: Ariana Grande.
Written By: Harry Styles & Johan Carlsson.
Produced By: Johan Carlsson & Peter Carlsson.
Label: Republic Records.


Song Title: “Kicks”
Performed By: FKA twigs.
Written By: Tahliah “FKA twigs” Barnett & Joel Compass.
Produced By: FKA twigs & Cy An.
Label: Young Turks.

Pharrell - Alicia

Song Title: “Know Who You Are”
Performed By: Pharrell Williams (featuring Alicia Keys).
Written By: Pharrell Williams & Alicia Keys.
Produced By: Pharrell Williams.
Label: Columbia Records.

Teyana Taylor01

Song Title: “Maybe”
Performed By: Teyana Taylor (featuring Pusha T & Yo Gotti).
Written By: Teyana Taylor, Andre Proctor, Brian Soko, Rasool Diaz, Jaramye Daniels, Kyle Owens, Akil King, Terrence Thornton & Mario Mims.
Produced By: The Order, Jaramye Daniels & Kyle “KO” Owens.
Label: G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings.

Kylie Minogue - Kiss Me Once

Song Title: “Million Miles”
Performed By: Kylie Minogue.
Written By: Chelcee Grimes, Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Daniel Davidsen & Peter Wallevik.
Produced By: Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Daniel Davidsen & Peter Wallevik.
Label: Parlophone Records.

Sam Smith - In the Lonely Hour

Song Title: “Not in That Way”
Performed By: Sam Smith.
Written By: Sam Smith & Fraser T. Smith.
Produced By: Fraser T. Smith.
Label: Capitol Records.


Song Title: “Night Time”
Performed By: Marsha Ambrosius.
Written By: Marsha Ambrosius, Sam Dew, Kenneth Bartolomei, Erik Reyes-Ortiz & Kevin Crowe.
Produced By: J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League.
Label: RCA Records.

Brooke Candy

Song Title: “Opulence”
Performed By: Brooke Candy.
Written By: Brooke Candy, Sia Furler & Thomas “Diplo” Pentz.
Produced By: Thomas “Diplo” Pentz.
Label: RCA Records.


Song Title: “Patterns”
Performed By: Tourist (featuring Lianne La Havas).
Written By: James Napier and William “Tourist” Phillips.
Label: Method Records.


Song Title: “Pieces”
Performed By: Jessie Ware.
Written By: Jessie Ware, James Napier & William “Tourist” Phillips.
Produced By: Emile Haynie.
Label: PMR / Island Records.

Karen Harding01

Song Title: “Say Something”
Performed By: Karen Harding.
Written By: Karen Harding & Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike.
Produced By: Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike.
Label: Method Records / Capitol Records.


Song Title: “That’s Me Right There”
Performed By: Jasmine Villegas (featuring Kendrick Lamar).
Written By: Carmen Reece, Al Sherrod Lambert, Chris Jackson & Harmony “H-Money” Samuels.
Produced By: Harmony “H-Money” Samuels.
Label: Interscope Records.


Song Title: “The D Word”
Performed By: Toni Braxton & Babyface.
Written By: Toni Braxton & Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.
Produced By: Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.
Label: Motown Records.


Song Title: “Wonderful”
Performed By: Mary J. Blige.
Written By: Mary J. Blige, Priscilla Renea Hamilton, LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Steve “Aceface” Mostyn & Ronald “Flippa” Colson.
Produced By: Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Steve “Aceface” Mostyn & Ronald “Flippa” Colson.
Label: Epic Records.


Song Title: “You’re Mine (Eternal)”
Performed By: Mariah Carey.
Written By: Mariah Carey & Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins.
Produced By: Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins & Mariah Carey.
Label: Def Jam Recordings.

Pia Mia teams up with Nic Nac for new song “Fuck with You”

18 Nov


Pia Mia has unveiled a new song online.

The singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Fuck with You” to her official SoundCloud page on Monday (November 17, 2014).

“Fuck with You” was produced by Nic Nac, whose resume also includes works for Chris Brown (“Loyal”) and Tinashe (“Watch Me Work”).

As previously reported, Mia is currently putting the final touches on her upcoming debut album with Wolfpack Entertainment / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled LP reportedly features collaborations with Harmony Samuels, Chantal Kreviazuk, Benny Blanco, Maureen “Mozella” McDonald, DJ Mustard, Rock City, Naughty Boy, and Mojam.

Listen to “Fuck with You” below.

Ciara recruits Harmony Samuels for new album

11 Nov


Ciara has recruited Harmony “H-Money” Samuels for her upcoming album.

The British hitmaker recently co-wrote and produced “That’s Me Right There” by Jasmine V [Interscope Records], “Let Me Know” by Tamar Braxton [Epic Records] and “Put Your Love On” by Teyana Taylor [Def Jam Recordings].

His extensive resume also includes works for Jojo [Atlantic Records], Pia Mia [Interscope Records], Ne-Yo [Motown Records], Chris Brown [RCA Records], Kelly Rowland [Def Jam Recordings] and Gabi Wilson [MBK Entertainment].

Ciara, meanwhile, is expected to release her sixth studio collection during the first quarter of 2015 via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Ciara,” which peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “Body Party,” “I’m Out” and “Overdose.”

Other musicians backing Ciara on the new disc are Polow Da Don (Usher, Keri Hilson), Dr. Luke (Rihanna, Nicki Minaj), Cirkut (Shakira, Miley Cyrus), Soundz (Mary J. Blige, Trey Songz) and Mike WiLL Made It (Brandy, Keyshia Cole).

Watch the music video for “Like a Boy” below.

Jasmine V shares lyric video for new single “Me Without You”

11 Nov


Jasmine V has unveiled the lyric video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the lyric-based visual clip for “Me Without You” to her official Vevo page on Monday (November 10, 2014).

“Me Without You” is lifted from the artist’s EP “That’s Me Right There,” which is now available for download via iTunes (US).

The mini-project was executively produced by Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, whose extensive resume includes works for Teyana Taylor (“Put Your Love On”), Ariana Grande (“The Way”) and Tamar Braxton (“Let Me Know”).

Other EP contributors are RoccStar (Fergie, Chris Brown), Sam Hook (Miley Cyrus, Trey Songz), Carmen Reece (Nathan Sykes, Little Mix), Soundz (Rihanna, K. Michelle) and Al Sherrod Lambert (Fantasia, Jamie Foxx).

As previously reported, Jasmine’s full length debut album will be released in early 2015 via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

Watch the lyric video for “Me Without You” below.

Tamar Braxton unleashes “Let Me Know” music video

24 Oct

Tamar Braxton - Let Me Know

Tamar Braxton has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The R&B singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Let Me Know” – featuring Future – to her official Vevo page on Thursday (October 23, 2014).

“Let Me Know” – which was co-written by Erick J. Coulter, Al Sherrod Lambert and Harmony Samuels – is now available for download via iTunes (US).

Braxton’s fourth studio album is expected to hit stores and digital outlets later this year via Streamline Records and Epic Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Winter Loversland,” which peaked at number 11 on the US Top R&B / Hip-Hop Albums Chart.

Among the other musicians backing Braxton on the highly-anticipated LP are Symbolyc One (Madonna, Keyshia Cole), Makeba Riddick (Brandy, Jennifer Lopez) and LaShawn Daniels (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston).

Watch the music video for “Let Me Know” below.

Teyana Taylor reveals new album “VII” tracklisting

14 Oct

Teyana Taylor - VII

Teyana Taylor has revealed the official tracklist for her upcoming debut album.

The singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “VII” in the United States on November 4 via G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings.

Current single “Maybe” – which was co-written by Teyana Taylor along with production team The Order (Brian Soko, Rasool Diaz and Andre Proctor) – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Other album contributors include Harmony Samuels (Brandy, Jasmine Villegas), Boi-1da (Tinashe, Kelly Rowland), Hit-Boy (Beyonce, Frank Ocean), Bangladesh (Ciara, Nicki Minaj) and Eric Bellinger (Usher, Sevyn Streeter).

Peep the tracklisting for “VII” below.

“Outta My League” (Interlude)
“Just Different”
“Do Not Disturb” (featuring Chris Brown)
“Broken Hearted Girl”
“It Could Just Be Love” (Interlude)
“Put Your Love On”
“Maybe” (featuring Pusha T & Yo Gotti)
“In the Air”

Deluxe Edition:

“Outta My League”
“It Could Just Be Love”

Jojo collaborates with MNEK

13 Oct


Jojo is working on music with new collaborator MNEK.

There’s currently no word on what the recording session was supposed to yield — new Jojo music, new MNEK material or a combination thereof.

MNEK recently co-wrote and / or produced “Losing” by Becky Hill [Parlophone], “Sing That Song” by TIEKS f/ Celeste [Atlantic], “All I See” by Bondax f/ Tanya Lacey [Relentless] and “Special” by Billon f/ Maxine Ashley [Virgin EMI].

His upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Every Little Word” and “Wrote a Song About You” – is scheduled for release in 2015 via iTunes in partnership with Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Cherrytree / Interscope Records (US).

Meanwhile, Jojo’s third studio collection with hit stores and digital outlets via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2006’s “The High Road,” which peaked at number two on the US Albums Chart and spawned the Billy Steinberg and Josh Alexander-produced hit single “Too Little, Too Late.”

Among the musicians backing Jojo on the highly-anticipated album are Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Diane Warren, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Marsha Ambrosius, Da Internz, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, and The Stereotypes.

Watch the music video for MNEK’s “In Your Clouds” below.