Tag Archives: J-Doe (musician)

Rita Ora announces new single “Poison”

13 May

Rita Ora - Poison

Rita Ora has announced the title for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Poison” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album.

“Poison” serves as the follow-up to the Calvin Harris-produced “I Will Never Let You Down,” which debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rita’s second studio collection will hit stores and digital outlets later this year under Roc Nation and Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features productions from Dr. Luke (Usher, Britney Spears), Diplo (Madonna, Chris Brown), DJ Mustard (Rihanna, Keyshia Cole) and Dev Hynes (Tinashe, Sky Ferreira).

Songwriters include J-Doe (Jennifer Lopez, Sevyn Streeter), Julia Michaels (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato), Justin Tranter (Fifth Harmony, Kelly Clarkson) and Priscilla Renea (Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys).

Watch the music video for “I Will Never Let You Down” below.

Sevyn Streeter premieres “How Bad You Want It” music video

4 May


Sevyn Streeter has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “How Bad Do You Want It” to her official YouTube page on Monday (May 04, 2015).

“How Bad” was co-written by Chloe Angelides (Jessie J, Ariana Grande), J-Doe (Rita Ora, Jennifer Lopez), Andrew Cedar (Pitbull, Jason Derulo), JHart (Usher, Trey Songz) and DJ Frank E (Madonna, Enrique Iglesias).

The track appears on the original motion picture soundtrack, “Furious 7,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Atlantic Records.

Video treatment was handled by acclaimed director and photographer Mike Ho, whose other credits include Chris Brown’s “New Flame” f/ Usher & Rick Ross [RCA Records] and Mary J. Blige’s “Right Now” [Capitol Records].

Meanwhile, Streeter’s upcoming debut album “On the Verge” – featuring hit singles “Don’t Kill the Fun” and “4th Street” – is scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets later this year under Atlantic Records.

Watch the music video for “How Bad Do You Want It” below.

Rita Ora hits the studio with J-Doe

27 Apr

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Rita Ora has recorded new material with label mate J-Doe.

It is yet to be known whether their collaborative efforts were intended for Ora’s upcoming studio album or a future J-Doe release.

The rapper and songwriter – born James Smith – previously co-wrote Ariana Grande’s “Right There” [Republic Records], Jennifer Lopez’s “Acting Like That” f/ Iggy Azalea [Capitol Records] and Usher’s “Clueless” [RCA Records].

His resume includes further songwriting works for Tank (“You’re My Star”), Kelly Rowland (“Keep it Between Us”), Keyshia Cole (“No Complications”), Cassie (“Addiction”), Danity Kane (“Damaged”) and Sevyn Streeter (“nEXt”).

Meanwhile, Ora is scheduled to release her sophomore studio album later this year under Roc Nation and Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “ORA,” which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “R.I.P,” “How We Do (Party),” “Shine Ya Light” and “Radioactive.”

Songwriters backing Ora on the new CD are Priscilla Renea (Beyonce, Alicia Keys), Julia Michaels (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato), Camille Purcell (Little Mix, Ella Henderson) and Justin Tranter (Kelly Clarkson, Nicole Scherzinger).

Watch the music video for “I Will Never Let You Down” below.

Lewis Hamilton teams with J Doe, Boi-1da for debut album

16 Feb

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Lewis Hamilton has teamed with J Doe and Boi-1da on new material.

The British Formula One driver is currently recording his upcoming debut album and may release the still-untitled project later this year.

On the songwriting front, J Doe – real name James Smith – co-penned songs for Jennifer Lopez (“Acting Like That”), Keyshia Cole (“No Complications”), Sevyn Streeter (“nEXt”), Tank (“You’re My Star”) and Danity Kane (“Damaged”).

Meanwhile, Boi-1da recently produced six songs on Drake’s latest album “If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late” [OVO Sound / Young Money Entertainment / Cash Money Records]. Amongst the tracks in question are “Energy,” “Know Yourself,” “6 God,” “You & the 6” and “6 PM in New York.”

The Canadian hitmaker – born Matthew Samuels – also worked with the likes of Kelly Rowland (“Red Wine”), Tinashe (“Cold Sweat”), Nicole Scherzinger (“Casualty”), Nicki Minaj (“All Things Go”) and Chris Brown (“Party Hard”).

Watch the music video for J Doe’s “You Don’t Really Know” below.

Bridget Kelly hits the studio with Da Internz for debut album “All or Nothing”

10 Dec


Bridget Kelly has teamed with Da Internz for her upcoming debut album.

The songwriting and production duo – consisting of members Ernest “Tuo” Clark and Marcos “Kosine” Palacios – recently helmed “Clueless” for Usher along with RoccStar, Dewain Whitmore and J-Doe.

They have also contributed to the next projects by Nicki Minaj [Republic Records], Rihanna [Roc Nation], Sevyn Streeter [Atlantic Records], Jazmine Sullivan [RCA Records] and Tamia [Def Jam Recordings].

Meanwhile, Kelly will release her first full-length LP next year. “All or Nothing” serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Cut To…Bridget Kelly,” which spawned the Kendrick Lamar-assisted / Shea Taylor-produced “Street Dreamin.”

Watch the music video for Enrique Dragon’s “Out Here” below.