Tag Archives: Jocelyn Donald

Dinah Jane drafts Ty Dolla $ign, Marc E. Bassy for debut solo single “Bottled Up”

11 Sep

Dinah Jane has announced the details for her debut solo single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Bottled Up” – featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Marc E. Bassy – as her first promotional solo cut and will release it on September 21 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Jane is currently working on her upcoming debut solo project under L.A. Reid’s Hitco label, which is distributed by independent label, EMPIRE.

On the still-untitled collection, Jane has worked with producers Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Neff-U, M-Phazes, Nic Nac, Jussifer, Rob Knox, Warren “Oak” Felder, Ido Zmishlany, Jerrod Bettis, Danja, and Willie Donut.

Among the songwriters backing Jane on the project are MoZella, Paul E. Phamous, Jin Jin, Ben Abraham, Priscilla Renea, Jonny Price, Delacey, Sebastian Kole, Jude Demorest, Michael Pollack, Victoria Monet, Sam Fischer, Michelle Buzz, Verse Simmonds, and Jozzy.

Normani Kordei enlists Justin Tranter, Caroline Ailin for new collaboration

23 Jun

American singer/songwriter Normani Kordei has enlisted Justin Tranter and Caroline Ailin for a new collaboration.

Tranter’s recent songwriting credits include Bebe Rexha’s “I’m a Mess,” Christina Aguilera’s “Right Moves,” 5 Seconds of Summer’s “Valentine,” Julia Michaels’ “Jump,” Shea Diamond’s “Keisha Complexion,” Cardi B’s “Thru Your Phone,” and Janelle Monae’s “Make Me Feel.”

Meanwhile, Ailin is responsible for co-writing Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” Olivia Holt’s “History,” Aanysa’s “Burn Break Crash,” Grades’ “Crocodile Tears,” JKay’s “Danger,” and Alex Adair’s “Casual.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Normani is currently working on her debut project under Keep Cool / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Tayla Parx, August Rigo, James Fauntleroy, Starrah, Nija Charles, KiTo, Jude Demorest, Micah Powell, Bonnie McKee, and Jocelyn Donald.

Watch the music video for “Love Lies” below.

Tinashe unleashes new album “Joyride”

13 Apr

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has delivered her new album online.

“Joyride” – featuring promotional singles “Me So Bad,” “Faded Love” and “No Drama” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Stargate, Joel Compass, Ritz Reynolds, Soundz, Felix Snow, T-Minus, Hit-Boy, Mario Lucciano, J. White, Todd Cooper, A1, Hitmaka, Dre Moon, Wavy, and BLWYRMIND.

On the songwriting front, Tinashe has teamed up with Amanda Ghost, Sarah Hudson, KStewart, Sidnie Tipton, Noonie Bao, Starrah, Sasha Sloan, Jocelyn “Jo’zzy” Donald, Denisia “Blu June” Andrews, Brittany “Chi” Coney, Allen Ritter, Travis Scott, Jeremih, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream “Joyride” below.

Fergie reveals tracklisting for sophomore album “Double Dutchess”

20 Aug

American singer/songwriter Stacy Ann Ferguson, known mononymously as Fergie, has revealed the tracklisting for her second album, “Double Dutchess,” which will arrive later this year via Dutchess Music / BMG Records.

The follow-up to 2006’s “The Dutchess” boasts songwriting contributions from Rock City (Usher), Jocelyn “Jo’zzy” Donald (Zendaya), George Pajon (Ricky Martin), Justin Tranter (Britney Spears), Diana Gordon (Rita Ora) and Jean Baptiste Kouame (Chris Brown).

On the production front, Fergie has teamed up with Toby Gad (Alicia Keys), Polow Da Don (Robin Thicke), DJ Mustard (Tinashe), RoccStar (Prince Royce), Keith Harris (Mary J. Blige), Philip “Hardwork” Contable (Sean Paul), Dr. Luke (Meghan Trainor) and Cirkut (The Weeknd).

See the tracklisting for “Double Dutchess” below.

(1) Hungry / (2) Like it Ain’t Nuttin / (3) You Already Know / (4) Just Like You / (5) A Little Work / (6) Life Goes On / (7) M.I.L.F. $ / (8) Save it Til Morning / (9) Enchanté (Carine) / (10) Tension / (11) L.A. Love (La La) / (12) Love is Blind / (13) Love is Pain

Fergie reunites with Polow Da Don for new single “M.I.L.F. $”

1 Jul


Fergie has released her new single online.

“M.I.L.F. $” – now available for download via iTunes – marks the first promotional cut from Fergie’s sophomore album, “Double Dutchess.”

The track was co-written by Jocelyn “Jo’zzy” Donald, who also worked with the likes of Monica [RCA], Zendaya [Republic] and Chris Brown [RCA].

Production duties were handled by Jamal “Polow Da Don” Jones, who previously teamed up with Fergie on hit singles “London Bridge” and the Ludacris-assisted “Glamorous.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Double Dutchess” will be released later this year through Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2006’s “The Dutchess” reportedly delivers additonal contributions from Toby Gad, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Stephan Moccio, Charlie Puth, Mike WiLL Made It, Williedonut, and RoccStar.

Listen to the audio clip for “M.I.L.F. $” below.

Monica teams up with Akon for new song “Hustler’s Ambition”

26 Nov


Monica has debuted a new song online.

The singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Hustler’s Ambition” – featuring Akon – to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (November 25, 2015).

Production duties on “Hustler’s Ambition” were handled by DJ Dahi, whose other credits include Madonna’s “Beautiful Scars” [Interscope], Tinashe’s “Bet’ [RCA] and Kelela’s “All the Way Down” [Cherry Coffee].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Monica is scheduled to release her eighth studio collection “Code Red” on December 18 through RCA Records.

Lead single “Just Right for Me” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by Jocelyn “Jo’zzy” Donald (Zendaya, Chris Brown) and produced by Polow Da Don (Tamia, Jamie Foxx).

Other album contributors include Timbaland (Aaliyah), Johnta Austin (Ciara), Bryan Michael Cox (Faith Evans), Jermaine Dupri (Alicia Keys), Tami LaTrell (Keyshia Cole), Danja (K. Michelle) and Keri Hilson (Mary J. Blige).

Listen to the audio clip for “Hustler’s Ambition” below.

Monica unleashes new single “Just Right for Me” music video

7 Nov

Monica - Just Right for Me

Monica has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

“Just Right for Me” – featuring Lil Wayne – has been posted to the singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (November 05, 2015).

The track – now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets – was co-written by Jocelyn “Jo’zzy” Donald (Zendaya, Chris Brown) and produced by Polow Da Don (Keyshia Cole, Jamie Foxx).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Monica’s next studio collection “Code Red” is scheduled for release on December 18 through RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “New Life” delivers additional alliances with Dallas Austin (Madonna), Timbaland (Beyonce), Jermaine Dupri (Alicia Keys), Bryan Michael Cox (Toni Braxton), Johnta Austin (Aaliyah) and Danja (Usher).

Watch “Just Right for Me” below.