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Johnta Austin premieres music video for new single “Love Angel”

19 Feb

Johnta Austin has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the Derek Blanks-directed clip for “Love Angel” to his Vevo channel on Tuesday (February 18, 2020).

Production duties on “Love Angel” were collectively handled by by Troy Taylor (Brian McKnight, Trey Songz) and Jerren “J-Kits” Spruill (Tank, K. Michelle).

Austin’s debut album “Love, Sex & Religion” features additional contributions from Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Trey Songz, Drumma Boy, Harmony Samuels, Dondria Nicole, Xeryus Gittens, and Troy Oliver.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Austin recently recorded new music for Ella Mai’s next project alongside production team Organized Noize (aka Rico Wade, Ray Murray and Sleepy Brown).

His previous songwriting credits include 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.”

Watch the music video for “Love Angel” below.

Ella Mai teams up with Johnta Austin for new collaboration

14 Feb

Ella Mai has teamed up with Johnta Austin for a new collaboration.

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.”

His debut album “Love, Sex & Religion” – featuring productions from Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Troy Taylor, J-Kits,  Drumma Boy, Harmony Samuels, Xeryus Gittens, and Troy Oliver – is out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Besides featuring on Usher’s latest single “Don’t Waste My Time,” Mai is also scheduled to release her second studio album later this year via DJ Mustard’s label 10 Summers Records in partnership with Interscope Records.

Her self-titled debut studio album debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Boo’d Up,” “Naked,” “Trip” and “Shot Clock.”

Stream “Love, Sex & Religion” below.

 

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.

 

Mariah Carey enlists Skrillex for new single “The Distance”

18 Oct

Mariah Carey has delivered her new promotional single online.

The Ty Dolla $ign-featuring “The Distance” – which was co-written by Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd and produced by Skrillex – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Carey’s upcoming fifteenth album “Caution” – featuring previous singles “With You” and “GTFO” – will arrive on November 16 via Butterfly MC Records in partnership with Epic Records.

Besides confirmed collaborators DJ Mustard, Bibi Bourelly and Nineteen85; the highly-anticipated project reportedly yields further contributions from Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Johnta Austin, Crystal Nicole, Eric Hudson, Priscilla Renea, No ID, Prince Charlez, Shea Taylor, and Fred Ball.

Stream the audio clip for “The Distance” below.

Mariah Carey confirms details for new album “Caution”

15 Oct

Mariah Carey has announced the details for her new album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her fifteenth studio collection “Caution” and will release it on November 16 via Butterfly MC Records in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment imprint Epic Records.

Current promotional single “With You” – which was produced by DJ Mustard – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Besides Bibi Bourelly and Nineteen85, who worked with Carey on previous single “GTFO,” the new project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Johnta Austin, Crystal Nicole, Eric Hudson, Priscilla Renea, No ID, Prince Charlez, and Fred Ball.

Watch the music video for “With You” below.

Mariah Carey enslists Bibi Bourelly, Nineteen85 for new single “GTFO”

13 Sep

Mariah Carey has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Bibi Bourelly, whose other credits include Christina Aguilera’s “Accelerate,” Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money,” Selena Gomez’s “Camouflage,” and Camila Cabello’s “I Have Questions.”

Production duties on “GTFO” were handled by Nineteen85, who is also responsible for Justin Timberlake’s “Soulmate,” Jessie Ware’s “Desire,” Majid Jordan’s “My Imagination,” Drake’s “One Dance,” Jennifer Hudson’s “Dangerous,” PartyNextDoor’s “Not Nice,” and Nicki Minaj’s “Truffle Butter.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Carey’s upcoming fifteenth album is expected to arrive later this year via Butterfly MC Records / Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Me. I am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Johnta Austin, Crystal Nicole, Eric Hudson, Priscilla Renea, No ID, and Prince Charlez.

Stream the audio clip for “GTFO” below.

Mariah Carey hits the studio with Prince Charlez, No ID for new collaboration

5 Aug

Mariah Carey has enlisted Prince Charlez and No I.D. for a new collaboration.

Charlez is responsible for co-writing Zedd & Liam Payne’s “Get Low,” Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” Mary J. Blige’s “U + Me (Love Lesson),” K. Michelle’s “Talk to God,” Ella Mai’s “Who Knew,” and Tey Songz’s “Song Goes Off.”

Meanwhile, No I.D.’s production resume boasts works with Kanye West (“Bound 2”), Jhene Aiko (“To Love and Die”), Big Sean (“Control”), Melanie Fiona (“This Time”), Jay-Z (“Holy Grail”) and Drake (“Find Your Love”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Carey is expected to release the follow-up to 2014’s “Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse” later this year via Butterfly MC Records in partnership with Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Johnta Austin, Crystal Nicole, Eric Hudson, Priscilla Renea, and Diane Warren.

Watch the music video for “#Beautiful” below.