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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.

La’Porsha Renae releases new single “Somebody Does”

26 Mar

La’Porsha Renae has released a new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Hailey Collier alongside Andrae Alexander, whose other credits include K. Michelle’s “All I Got” [Atlantic Records] and Raheem DeVaughn’s “Superhero” [Jive Records].

Production duties on “Somebody Does” were collectively handled by Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Beyonce, Kelly Rowland) and Jesse “Corporal” Wilson (Celine Dion, Justin Bieber).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Renae’s first studio collection “Already All Ready” – featuring previous singles “Good Woman” and “What is Love” – will arrive on March 31 via 19 Recordings and Motown Records.

Other album contributors include Harmony Samuels (Sevyn Streeter), Tiffany Fred (Zendaya_, Edgar “JV” Ettiene (Keyshia Cole), Al Sherrod Lambert (Fantasia Barrino), and Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd (Sam Smith).

Listen to the audio clip for “Somebody Does” below.

K. Michelle reveals details for new album “More Issues Than Vogue”

7 Feb

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K. Michelle has revealed the details for her upcoming third album.

The singer-songwriter – real name Kimberly Pate – christened her next studio collection “More Issues Than Vogue” and will release it later this year through Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Lead single “Not a Little Bit” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by Kelly Price and produced by Anthony “Shep” Crawford.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart?” reportedly features further songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Beyonce), Sevyn Streeter (Ariana Grande), Priscilla Renea (Rihanna), and Ilsey Juber (Majid Jordan).

On the production front, K. Michelle has teamed up with Pop & Oak (Usher), Knox Brown (Mary J. Blige), Corporal (Ne-Yo), Eric Hudson (Omarion), The-Dream (Ciara), Harmony Samuels (Jojo), and Troy Taylor (Kehlani).

Peep the tracklisting for “More Issues Than Vogue” below.

(1) Mindful / (2) Got Em Like / (3) Ain’t You / (4) Not a Little Bit / (5) If It Ain’t Love / (6) Make the Bed (featuring Jason Derulo) / (7) Nightstand / (8) These Men / (9) All I Got / (10) Time / (11) Rich / (12) Sleep Like a Baby

K Michelle teams with Kelly Price, Shep Crawford for new single “Not a Little Bit”

24 Jan

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K. Michelle has unleashed her new single online.

The singer-songwriter – real name Kimberly Pate – posted the audio clip for “Not a Little Bit” to her YouTube channel on Thursday (January 21, 2016).

“Not a Little Bit” – now available for download via iTunes and all other online outlets – was co-written by Kelly Price (Faith Evans, Whitney Houston) and produced by Anthony “Shep” Crawford (Tamia, Deborah Cox).

As mentioned in earlier posts, K. Michelle’s upcoming third album is scheduled for release later this year through Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions from Pop & Oak (Rihanna), Harmony Samuels (Ciara), Corporal (Ne-Yo), Eric Hudson (Mariah Carey), Knox Brown (Emeli Sande), and Danja (Keri Hilson).

On the songwriting front, the follow-up to 2014’s “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart?” boasts contributions from Priscilla Renea (Clean Bandit), Sevyn Streeter (Ariana Grande), Ilsey Juber (Jennifer Lopez), and The-Dream (Beyonce).

Listen to the audio clip for “Not a Little Bit” below.

K. Michelle enlists Danja for new album

24 Nov

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K. Michelle has enlisted Danja for her upcoming third album.

The record producer – born Nathaniel Hills – is known for his work with prominent artists such as Britney Spears (“Gimme More”), Usher (“Appetite”), Keri Hilson (“Knock You Down”) and Nelly Furtado (“Promiscuous”).

His recent credits include Jason Derulo’s “X2CU” [Warner Bros], Kid Ink’s “The Movement” [RCA], Chris Brown’s “Add Me In” [CBE], Brandy’s “Can You Hear Me Now” [Chameleon] and Wiz Khalifa’s “Medicated” [Atlantic].

Meanwhile, K. Michelle is expected to release the follow-up to 2014’s “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart?” later this year through Atlantic Records.

Other contributors on the still-untitled LP are Pop & Oak (Kehlani), Harmony Samuels (Ciara), Eric Hudson (Omarion), Knox Brown (Jess Glynne), The-Dream (Beyonce), Corporal (Ne-Yo) and Timbaland (Aaliyah).

Watch the music video for “Hard to Do” below.

K. Michelle reunites with Eric Hudson for third album

9 Nov

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K. Michelle has reunited with Eric Hudson for her upcoming third album.

“Listening to these new @kmichelle records! #problem #thirdalbumin,” the record producer and songwriter tweeted on Sunday (November 08, 2015).

Hudson previously teamed up with K. Michelle on the Andrew Clifton-assisted “Maybe I Should Call,” “Hate on Her” and “When I Get a Man.”

His other credits include Mariah Carey’s “Infinity” [Epic], Trey Songz’s “Without a Woman” [Atlantic], Keyshia Cole’s “Missing Me” [Geffen], Ne-Yo’s “Ain’t Thinking About You” [Def Jam] and Whitney Houston’s “Worth It” [Arista].

Meanwhile, K. Michelle is expected to release the follow-up to 2014’s “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart?” later this year through Atlantic Records.

Other album producers are Corporal (Celine Dion), Lil Ronnie (Tamia), Harmony Samuels (Ciara), Knox Brown (Usher), Warren Felder (Rihanna), Andrew Wansel (Kehlani), The-Dream (Beyonce) and Timbaland (Aaliyah).

Watch the music video for “Maybe I Should Call” below.

K. Michelle reunites with Jesse “Corporal” Wilson for third album

31 Oct

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K. Michelle has reunited with Jesse “Corporal” Wilson for her third album.

The record producer and songwriter previously helmed “Judge Me” and “Build a Man,” taken from K. Michelle’s second album “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart?”

Other notable credits by Jesse “Corporal” Wilson include Celine Dion’s “Thank You” [Columbia], Ne-Yo’s “Ballerina” [Motown], Jessica Sanchez’s “Plastic Roses” [Interscope] and Musiq Souldchild’s “Like The Sun” [Atlantic].

Meanwhile, K. Michelle is expected to release her next studio collection – featuring the Jason Derulo-assisted “Make the Bed” – later this year through Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled LP reportedly delivers additional alliances with Knox Brown (Usher), Warren Felder (Rihanna), Andrew Wansel (Alicia Keys), Lil Ronnie (Tamia), Harmony Samuels (Ariana Grande) and The-Dream (Beyonce).

Watch the music video for “Maybe I Should Call” below.

K. Michelle shoots music video for new single “God I Get It”

17 Apr

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K. Michelle has filmed a music video for new single “God I Get It.”

The track is lifted from the singer/songwriter’s sophomore album, “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart,” now available for download via Atlantic Records.

“God I Get It” was written by K. Michelle along with Bianca “Blush” Atterberry. Production duties were handled by Ronnie “Lil Ronnie” Jackson, B.A.M., Phillip Cornish, Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis and Arden “Keyz” Altino.

Other singles included on “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart” are “Love ‘Em All,” “Maybe I Should Call,” “Something About the Night” and “Hard to Do.”

The follow-up to 2013’s “Rebellious Soul” boasts further productions from Jesse “Corporal” Wilson (Ne-Yo, Celine Dion), Shea Taylor (Rihanna, Janet Jackson), Eric Hudson (Omarion, Chris Brown) and Soundz (Usher, Jasmine V).

In related news, K. Michelle has penned a song for label mate Jojo’s upcoming third album. She also provided guest vocals for Jason Derulo’s fourth studio collection “Everything is 4” [Beluga Heights / Warner Bros. Records].

Watch the music video for “Something About the Night” below.

Ne-Yo unleashes music video for new single “Coming with You”

15 Jan

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Ne-Yo has unleashed the music video for his new single online.

The singer, songwriter and record producer posted the Colin Tilley-directed clip for “Coming with You” to his Vevo page on Wednesday (January 14, 2015).

“Coming with You” was helmed by Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Stargate, who previously teamed with Ne-Yo on singles including “So Sick,” Miss Independent,” “Beautiful Monster” and “Sexy Love.”

The track appears on the artist’s upcoming studio collection, “Non-Fiction,” which will hit stores and digital outlets on January 27 via Motown Records.

Other album contributors include Jesse “Corporal” Wilson (K. Michelle, Celine Dion), Shea Taylor (Beyonce, Lianne La Havas), Darhyl Camper (Elle Varner, Chris Brown), Dr. Luke (Usher, Nicki Minaj) and Cirkut (Rihanna, Katy Perry).

On the songwriting front, Ne-Yo – real name Shaffer Smith – has contributed to the next projects by Rihanna [Roc Nation], Keri Hilson [Interscope Records], Sevyn Streeter [Atlantic Records] and Gabi Wilson [RCA Records].

Watch the music video for “Coming with You” below.

Ne-Yo reveals artwork for new single “She Knows”

28 Aug

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Ne-Yo has revealed the official artwork for his new single online.

The R&B singer, songwriter and record producer christened “She Knows” as the second promotional single from his upcoming studio album, “Non Fiction.”

The Juicy J-assisted track follows previous single “Money Can’t Buy,” which is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

As previously reported, “Non Fiction” is scheduled to hit stores on November 11 via Compound Entertainment in partnership with Motown Records.

The highly-anticipated LP will boast productions from Jesse “Corporal” Wilson (Celine Dion, Jessica Sanchez), Bryan Michael Cox (Mariah Carey, Tamar Braxton) and Jermaine Dupri (Usher, Alicia Keys).

Fans of Ne-Yo’s poignant songwriting should look out for the next releases by Gabi Wilson [RCA Records], Keri Hilson [Mosley Music / Interscope Records] and RaVaughn [Compound Entertainment / Columbia Records].

Watch the music video for “Money Can’t Buy” below.