Tag Archives: Jerren “J-Kits” Spruill

Johnta Austin enlists Troy Taylor, Jerren Spruill for new single “Love Angel”

29 Jun

American singer/songwriter Johnta Austin has released his new single online.

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

Taken from Austin’s debut album “Love, Sex & Religion,” which will arrive on August 2nd via Empire, “Love Angel” was produced by Troy Taylor (Brian McKnight, Trey Songz) and Jerren “J-Kits” Spruill (Tank, K. Michelle).

As a songwriter, Austin is responsible for co-writing Mariah Carey’s “We Belong Together,” Toni Braxton’s “Just Be a Man About It,” Aaliyah’s “Miss You,” Mary J. Blige’s “Be Without You,” Janet Jackson’s “Call on Me,” Fantasia’s “Hood Boy,” Jessica Simpson’s “A Public Affair,” and Melanie Fiona’s “This Time.”

Austin’s extensive resume boasts additional works with top producers including Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Teddy Bishop, No I.D., Jazze Pha, Warryn Campbell, Greg Kurstin, Oak Felder, Pop Wansel, Swizz Beatz, Rodney Jerkins, Andre Harris, Vidal Davis, Rich Harrison, Eric Hudson, and Stargate.

Stream the audio clip for “Love Angel” below.

 

Adrian Marcel unleashes new project “GMFU”

8 Apr

American singer/songwriter Adrian Marcel has unleashed his new project online.

“GMFU” – which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Week After Next Reloaded” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The project was executive-produced by Raphael Saadiq, whose credits include D’ Angelo’s “How Does it Feel,” Mary J. Blige’s “So Lady,” Usher’s “Champions,” Alicia Keys’ “Lessons Learned,” Miguel’s “Flesh,” Teedra Moses’ “Take Me,” Stephen Simmonds’ “If I Was Your Man,” and Angie Stone’s “Brotha.”

Other musicians backing Marcel on “GMFU” are No ID (Elijah Blake), James Fauntleroy (Beyonce), Shonuff (Prince Royce), Jane Handcock (Kelly Rowland), K-Fam (August Alsina), Kyle Coleman (Zendaya), Ramir Vincent (Mateo), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Ace Harris (Nicki Minaj), Deputy (Mack Wilds), J-Kits (Tank), Big Jerm (Wiz Khalifa), and D. Smith (Lil Wayne).

Stream “GMFU” below.

Hamada’s 10 Best Released Songs of 2013

29 Dec

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Song Title: “All of Me” by John Legend.
Album: “Love in the Future.”
Written By: (John Legend / Toby Gad).
Produced By: (Dave Tozer / John Legend).
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].

Song Title: “Blow” by Beyoncé Knowles.
Album: “Beyoncé.”
Written By: (Beyoncé Knowles / James Fauntleroy / Justin Timberlake / Pharrell Williams / Timothy Mosley / Jerome Harmon).
Produced By: [Beyoncé Knowles / Pharrell Williams / Timbaland / J-Roc].
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].

Song Title: “Body Party” by Ciara.
Album: “Ciara.”
Written By: (Ciara Harris / Jasper Cameron / Nayvadius Wilburn / Michael Williams / Pierre Ramon Slaughter).
Produced By: (Mike WiLL Made It / P-Nasty).
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records].

Song Title: “Charades” by Chrisette Michele.
Album: “Better.”
Written By: (Chrisette Michele / Isra Lohata).
Produced By: (Wizzy Wow).
Label: [Universal Music Group / Motown Records].

Song Title: “Deeper” by Ella Eyre.
Mini-Album: “Deeper.”
Written By: (Ella Eyre / Benjamin Ash).
Produced By: (Two Inch Punch).
Label: [EMI music Group / Virgin Records].

Song Title: “Kisses Down Low” by Kelly Rowland.
Album: “Talk a Good Game.”
Written By: (Kelly Rowland / Theron Thomas / Timothy Thomas / Michael Williams / Marquel Middlebrooks).
Produced By: (Mike WiLL Made It / Marz).
Label: [Universal Music Group / Republic Records].

Song Title: “The Right One” by K. Michelle.
Album Title: “Rebellious Soul.”
Written By: (Durrell Babbs / Jerren Spruill / Troy Taylor).
Produced By: (Troy Taylor / J-Kits).
Label: [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].

Song Title: “Torn Apart” by Snoop Lion f/ Rita Ora.
Album: “Reincarnated.”
Written By: (Angela Hunte / Ariel Rechtshaid / John Hill / Dave Taylor / Thomas Pentz).
Produced By: (Major Lazer / John Hill / Ariel Rechtshaid).
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].

Song Title: “V.S.O.P.” by K. Michelle.
Album: “Rebellious Soul.”
Written By: (Priscilla Renea Hamilton / Warren Felder / Andrew Wansel).
Produced By: (Oak & Pop).
Label: [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].

Song Title: “Without Me” by Fantasia Barrino f/ Kelly Rowland & Missy Elliot.
Album: “Side Effects of You.”
Written By: (Fantasia Barrino / Missy Elliot / Al Sherrod Lambert / Kyle Stewart / Harmony Samuels).
Produced By: (Harmony Samuels).
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].

K. Michelle debuts new song ‘He Gets Me’

8 Nov

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K. Michelle has debuted a new song online.

“He Gets Me” will be included in the singer/songwriter’s upcoming Christmas project, scheduled for release later this year via Atlantic Records.

The “Love & Hip Hop NY” star has recently completed shooting the video for her new single “Can’t Raise a Man” with Benny Boom, whose credits include “Lost Without You” by Robin Thicke and “Heart Attack” by Trey Songz.

Her debut album “Rebellious Soul” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It features previous singles “V.S.O.P.” and “The Right One,” as well as collaborations with Tank, Eric Hudson, Andrew “Hit Drew” Clifton, Happy Perez, Jack Splash, Jerren “J-Kits” Spruill, and Troy Taylor.

Listen to “He Gets Me” below.

K. Michelle announces new single ‘Can’t Raise a Man’

17 Oct

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K. Michelle has announced the title of her new single.

The singer/songwriter – born Kimberly Pate – dubbed “Can’t Raise a Man” as the next promotional single from her debut album, “Rebellious Soul.”

The track – which serves as the follow-up to “The Right One” – was written by Meneradini Timothee, Najja McDowell, Ezekiel Lewis and Troy Taylor.

“Rebellious Soul” was released earlier this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records. That set debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered singles including “V.S.O.P.” and “I Don’t Like Me.”

Other album contributors include Eric Hudson (Brandy, Jamie Foxx), Andrew “Hit-Drew” Clifton (Treasure Davis, Keyshia Cole), Jack Splash (Alicia Keys, Cee Lo Green), Nathan “Happy” Perez (Mariah Carey, Frank Ocean) and Jerren “J-Kits” Spruill (Durrell “Tank” Babbs, Trey Songz).

K. Michelle releases music video for new single ‘The Right One’

30 Aug

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K. Michelle has released the music video for her new single online.

“The Right One” is taken from the artist’s debut album, “Rebellious Soul,” out now via Warner Music Group / MBK Entertainment / Atlantic Records.

The track was co-written by Durrell “Tank” Babbs, who also worked with the likes of Keyshia Cole [Geffen Records], Fantasia Barrino [RCA Records], Candice Glover [Interscope Records] and Kelly Rowland [Republic Records].

Production duties were handled by Troy Taylor and Jerren “J-Kits” Spruill, whose credits include “Where the Boys At?” by OMG Girlz [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records] and “Playin’ Hard” by Trey Songz [Warner Music Group / Songbook / Atlantic Records].

Watch the Juwan Lee-directed clip below.

K. Michelle reveals songwriting credits for debut album ‘Rebellious Soul’

10 Aug

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K. Michelle has revealed the songwriting credits for her upcoming debut album.

The R&B singer/songwriter – real name Kimberly Plate – will release “Rebellious Soul” in the United States on August 13 via Warner Music Group / MBK Entertainment / Atlantic Records.

New single “V.S.O.P.” was helmed by Andrew “Pop” Wansel and Warren “Oak” Felder, who have also worked on the next albums by Sevyn Streeter [Atlantic Records], Jennifer Lopez [Capitol Records] and MPrynt [Motown Records].

Other songwriters and producers backing K. Michelle on “Rebellious Soul” are Bianca Atterberry, Jerren “J-Kits” Spruill, Eric Hudson, Durrell “Tank” Babbs, Troy Taylor, Andrew “Hit Drew” Clifton, Ezekiel Lewis, Nathan “Happy” Perez, Jessyca Wilson, Najja McDowell, James Harris, David Alonzo Harris and Jack Splash.

K. Michelle – Rebellious Soul [Songwriting Credits]:
“My Life” – (Kimberly Plate, Bianca Atterberry, Durrell Babbs, Dean Beresford, Ervin Ward II, Jerren Spruill, Troy Taylor).
“Damn” – (Kimberly Plate, Bianca Atterberry, Andrew Clifton, Eric Hudson).
“I Don’t Like Me” – (Kimberly Plate, Bianca Atterberry, James Harris, David Alonzo Harris).
“Can’t Raise a Man” – (Ezekiel Lewis, Najja McDowell, Troy Taylor, Menardini Timothee).
“V.S.O.P.” – (Priscilla Renea Hamilton, Warren Felder, Andrew Wansel).
“Pay My Bills” – (Kimberly Plate, Bianca Atterberry, Frank McDonald, Christopher Rae, Nathan Perez).
“Sometimes” – (Kimberly Plate, Bianca Atterberry, Jessyca Wilson, Philip Guilbeau, Jack Splash).
“Ride Out” – (Kimberly Plate, Bianca Atterberry, Jessyca Wilson, Warren Felder, Barry White).
“Hate on Her” – (Kimberly Plate, Bianca Atterberry, Andrew Clifton, Eric Hudson).
“When I Get a Man” – (Kimberly Plate, Bianca Atterberry, James Harris, David Alonzo Harris).
“A Mother’s Prayer” – (Kimberly Plate, James Harris, David Alonzo Harris).