Tag Archives: Interscope Records

Jojo enlists Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox for new collaboration

1 Nov

American singer/songwriter Joanne Levesque, professionally known as Jojo, has enlisted Jermaine Dupri and Bryan Michael Cox for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo are responsible for Mariah Carey’s “Don’t Forget About Us,” Usher’s “Burn,” Janet Jackson’s “Nothing,” Chante Moore’s “Straight Up,” Monica’s “Love All Over Me,” and Tamar Braxton’s “Get None.”

Dupri and Cox have also worked with Alicia Keys (“Girlfriend”), Faith Evans (“Tru Love”), Tamia (“Still”), Whitney Houston (“Never Give Up”), Christina Milian (“Girl Like Me”), Nivea (“Parking Lot”) and 3LW (“Feeling You”).

Meanwhile, Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection early next year via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly yields additional alliances with Billy Steinberg, Diana Gordon, Chris Loco, Natalie Dunn, D’Mile, Caroline Ailin, Kyle Shearer, ADP, Iain James, Digital Farm Animals, Patrick “J. Que” Smith, Big Taste, Nick Monson, Alex Hope, and Jussi “Jussifer” Karvinen.

Watch the music video for “When Love Hurts” below.

Madonna reunites with Mike Dean for new collaboration

28 Oct

Madonna has reunited with Mike Dean for a new collaboration.

The American hip hop record producer previously teamed up with Madonna on “Illuminati,” “Holy Water,” “Inside Out,” “Auto-Tune Baby” and “S.E.X.,” taken from her 2015 album, “Rebel Heart.”

Dean’s resume boasts additional works with Beyonce (“Love Drought”), Christina Aguilera (“Accelerate”), Teyana Taylor (“Gonna Love Me”), The Weeknd (“Tell Your Friends”), Grace Carter (“Ashes”), Justin Bieber (“No Sense”) and The Carters (“Boss”).

Meanwhile, Madonna is currently working on her upcoming album under album under Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

Besides regular collaborator Mirwais Ahmadzaï, the still-untitled project reportedly features further productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball (Rihanna, Toni Braxton), Starrah (Normani, Calvin Harris), Billboard (Ariana Grande, Britney Spears).

Stream the audio clip for “Inside Out” below.

Ella Mai reveals tracklisting for self-titled debut album

4 Oct

Ella Mai has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming debut album, which will arrive on October 12 via 10 Summers / Interscope Records.

Current promotional single “Trip” – which was co-written by Varren Wade and collectively produced by DJ Mustard and Quintin Gulledge – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The self-titled project – which features Chris Brown, John Legend, and H.E.R. – also delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Bryan Michael Cox, Caroline Ailin, Harmony Samuels, Joelle James, Nana Rogues, Trey Campbell, Larrance Dopson, Sam Hook, and Marcos “Kosine” Palacious.

See the tracklisting for Ella Mai’s debut album below.

(1) Emotion / (2) Good Bad / (3) Dangerous / (4) Sauce / (5) Whatchamacallit / (6) Cheap Shot / (7) Shot Clock / (8) Boo’d Up / (9) Everything / (10) Own It / (11) Run My Mouth / (12) Gut Feeling / (13) Trip / (14) Close / (15) Easy / (16) Naked

Ella Mai reveals artwork, release date for debut album

21 Sep

Ella Mai has revealed the artwork and release date for her debut album.

The British singer/songwriter will release the self-titled collection will arrive on October 10 via 10 Summers Records / Interscope Records.

Current promotional single “Trip” – which was co-written by Varren Wade and collectively produced by DJ Mustard and Quinton Gulledge – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the highly-anticipated project, Mai has also worked with songwriters and producers Diane Warren, Tre Jean-Marie, Caroline Ailin, Diztortion, Joelle James, Sam Hook, Larrance “Rance” Dopson, and Grades.

Watch the music video for “Trip” below.

Jacob Banks confirms details for new album “Village”

13 Sep

Jacob Banks has confirmed the details for his upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter christened his first studio collection “Village” and will release it on November 2nd via Interscope Records.

Co-written with Laleh Pourkarim and Pierre-Luc “PL” Riux and produced by Yonatan “XSDTRK” Ayal, current promotional single “Be Good to Me” – featuring Seinabo Sey – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the highly-anticipated album, Banks has also collaborated with Stargate, Bibi Bourelly, Stint, Zane Lowe, JP Saxe, Utters, John Newman, Sam Romans, Hue Strother, Charlie Handsome, Two Inch Punch, and Benny Cassette.

See the tracklisting for “Village” below.

(1) Chainsmoking / (2) Love Ain’t Enough / (3) Mexico / (4) Processo / (5) Kumbaya / (6) Slow Up / (7) Grown Up / (8) Keeps Me Going / (9) Be Good to Me / (10) Nostalgia / (11) Caroline / (12) Witness / (13) Unknown (To You) / (14) Peace of Mind

Ella Mai unleashes new promotional single “Trip”

3 Aug

Ella Mai has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Trip” – which was written by Mai alongside Varren Wade and Dijon “DJ Mustard” McFarlane – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mai’s debut album – featuring previous singles “Naked” and “Boo’d Up” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via DJ Mustard’s label 10 Summers Records in partnership with Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Diane Warren, Tre Jean-Marie, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Caroline Ailin, and Raoul “Diztortion” Chen.

Stream the audio clip for “Trip” below.

Diane Warren teases new collaboration with Ella Mai

15 Jul

Diane Warren has teased a new collaboration with Ella Mai.

“With amazing new artist @ellamai and her adorable dog friend in the studio last nite creating something epic!!,” the legendary songwriter posted to Instagram.

Warren’s extensive resume boasts works with Toni Braxton (“Unbreak My Heart”), Whitney Houston (“I Learned from the Best”), LeAnn Rimes (“How Do I Live?”), Monica (“For You, I Will”), Christina Aguilera (“I Turn to You”), Brandy (“Have You Ever”) and Lady Gaga (“Til It Happens To You”).

Meanwhile, Mai is expected to release her debut album – featuring contributions from Grades, Caroline Ailin, Tre Jean-Marie, and Diztortion – later this year via DJ Mustard’s label 10 Summers Records in partnership with Interscope Records.

Warren has also contributed to the next projects by Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Stanaj, Kelly Rowland, Yebba Smith, Lukas Graham, Ally Brooke, Seinabo Sey, Max George, Louisa Johnson, Antigoni Buxton, and Ben Platt.

Watch the music video for “Boo’d Up” below.