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Bebe Rexha unleashes debut album “Expectations”

23 Jun

Bebe Rexha has unleashed her debut album online.

“Expectations” – featuring singles “I Got You,” “Meant to Be,” “Ferrari,” “2 Souls on Fire” and “I’m a Mess” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters backing Rexha on “Expectations” are Lauren Christy, Justin Tranter, Asia Whiteacre, Scott Harris, Emily Warren, Jacob Kasher, Nathalia Marshall, Lance Shipp, Rachel Kennedy, and Josh Miller.

Album producers are The Monsters & Strangerz, Jason Evigan, Hit-Boy, Andrew Wells, David Garcia, Captain Cuts, Jussifer, Aaron Zuckerman, Louis Bell, Ali P, Robot Scott, Dre Pinckney, Willshire, and The Stereotypes.

Stream “Expectations” below.

Bebe Rexha reveals tracklisting for debut album “Expectations”

25 May

Bebe Rexha has revealed the tracklisting for her debut album, “Expectations,” which will arrive on June 22 via Warner Bros. Records.

Current promotional singles “Ferrari” and “2 Souls on Fire” (featuring Quavo) are now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters backing Rexha on “Expectations” are Lauren Christy, Justin Tranter, Asia Whiteacre, Scott Harris, Emily Warren, Jacob Kasher, Nathalia Marshall, Lance Shipp, Rachel Kennedy, and Josh Miller.

Album producers are The Monsters & Strangerz, Jason Evigan, Hit-Boy, Andrew Wells, David Garcia, Captain Cuts, Jussifer, Aaron Zuckerman, Louis Bell, Ali P, Robot Scott, Dre Pinckney, Willshire, and The Stereotypes.

See the tracklisting for “Expectations” below.

(1) Ferrari / (2) I’m a Mess / (3) 2 Souls on Fire / (4) Shining Star / (5) Knees / (6) I Got You / (7) Self Control / (8) Sad / (9) Mine / (10) Steady / (11) Don’t Get Any Closer / (12) Grace / (13) Pillow / (14) Meant to Be

Ginette Claudette releases new promotional single “Twisted”

6 Apr

American singer/songwriter Yinette Mendez, professionally known as Ginette Claudette, has released her new promotional single online.

“Twisted” – which was collectively produced by regular collaborator August Rigo alongside Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus, Jonathan Yip, Ray McCullough of The Stereotypes – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Claudette’s upcoming sophomore studio collection is expected to arrive later this year via SummerChild Records.

The still-untitled collection serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “All the Way Back” and 2014’s “Tainted Emotions,” which spawned singles “Hold Me, Touch Me, Love Me” and the Rico Love-assisted “Better Love.”

Stream the audio clip for “Twisted” below.

Ginette Claudette enlists The Stereotypes for new single “Twisted”

23 Mar

American singer/songwriter Ginette Claudette has christened “Twisted” as her new promotional single and will release it on April 6th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Twisted” were handled by Jonathan Yip, Ray Romulus, Jeremy Reeves and Ray Charles McCullough II of The Stereotypes, who have also worked with Bruno Mars (“Finesse”), Fifth Harmony (“Deliver”), Sevyn Streeter (“Before I Do”) and Iggy Azalea (“Mo Bounce”).

Claudette’s debut album, “Tainted Emotions,” was released in 2014 via SummerChild Records and spawned singles in the shape of “Hold Me Touch Me Love Me” and the Rico Love-assisted “Better Love.”

As a songwriter, Claudette co-penned “Rock, Paper, Scissors” for Melanie Fiona alongside Eritza Laues, Cannon Mapp, Denarius Motes, and Hasham Hussein. The track appears on Fiona’s sophomore studio collection, 2012’s “The MF Life,” which topped the US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.

Stream the audio clip for “Hold Me Touch Me Love Me” below.

Jojo collaborates with MNEK

13 Oct

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Jojo is working on music with new collaborator MNEK.

There’s currently no word on what the recording session was supposed to yield — new Jojo music, new MNEK material or a combination thereof.

MNEK recently co-wrote and / or produced “Losing” by Becky Hill [Parlophone], “Sing That Song” by TIEKS f/ Celeste [Atlantic], “All I See” by Bondax f/ Tanya Lacey [Relentless] and “Special” by Billon f/ Maxine Ashley [Virgin EMI].

His upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Every Little Word” and “Wrote a Song About You” – is scheduled for release in 2015 via iTunes in partnership with Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Cherrytree / Interscope Records (US).

Meanwhile, Jojo’s third studio collection with hit stores and digital outlets via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2006’s “The High Road,” which peaked at number two on the US Albums Chart and spawned the Billy Steinberg and Josh Alexander-produced hit single “Too Little, Too Late.”

Among the musicians backing Jojo on the highly-anticipated album are Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Diane Warren, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Marsha Ambrosius, Da Internz, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, and The Stereotypes.

Watch the music video for MNEK’s “In Your Clouds” below.

Tori Kelly hits the studio with Taylor Parks, The Stereotypes

9 Oct

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Tori Kelly is making new music with Taylor Parks and The Stereotypes.

Notable songwriting credits by Parks include Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$” [Syco Music / Epic Records], Ariana Grande’s “My Everything” [Republic Records] and Jennifer Lopez’s “So Good” [Capitol Records].

Meanwhile, The Stereotypes are responsible for co-writing and producing “Rhythm of Love” by Danity Kane [Mass Appeal], “Beg for It” by Chris Brown [RCA Records] and “Good Love” by Mary J. Blige [Geffen Records].

As previously reported, Kelly is prepping for her upcoming first studio collection under Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

She recently provided guest vocals on hit single “Lullaby” by British rapper Professor Green. The Ina Wroldsen-assisted / Chris Loco-produced track peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart.

Kelly’s as-yet-untitled LP reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Pharrell Williams, Ed Sheeran, Rodney Jerkins, Chelcee Grimes, Fraser T. Smith, Claude Kelly, Chuck Harmony, and Oren Yoel.

Watch Tori Kelly’s acoustic rendition of “Lullaby” below.

Danity Kane schedule release date for new album “DK3”

25 Sep

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Danity Kane have scheduled the release date for their upcoming album.

The pop trio – consisting of members Dawn Richard, Aubrey O’Day and Shannon Bex – dubbed their third studio collection “DK3” and will release it in the United States on October 27 via Mass Appeal Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts contributions from Jonathan Yip, Ray Romulus and Jeremy Reeves of songwriting and production team The Stereotypes (John Legend, Chris Brown, Trevor Jackson).

Danity Kane’s last album, 2008’s “Welcome to the Dollhouse,” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and boasted hit singles “Damaged” and the Missy Elliot-assisted / Danja-produced “Bad Girl.”

Peep the tracklisting for “DK3” below.

“Rhythm of Love”
“Lemonade” (featuring Tyga)
“All in a Day’s Work”
“Rage”
“Tell Me”
“Two Sides”
“Secret Lover”
“Roulette”
“Pieces”
“Bye Baby”

Tamia hits the studio with Johnta Austin, Bryan Michael Cox for new album

24 Sep

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Canadian singer/songwriter Tamia has teamed up with Johnta Austin and Bryan Michael Cox for her upcoming album.

Notable songwriting credits by Johnta Austin include Jacob Latimore’s “Heartbreak Heard Around the World” [RCA], Melanie Fiona’s “This Time” [Republic] and Alexis Jordan’s “Say That” [Roc Nation / Columbia].

Meanwhile, Bryan Michael Cox is responsible for producing Mariah Carey’s “You Don’t Know What to Do” [Def Jam], Tamar Braxton’s “Where it Hurts” [Streamline / Epic] and Whitney Houston’s “Never Give Up” [Arista / RCA].

Tamia’s sixth studio collection will hit stores and digital outlets in early 2015 via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Beautiful Surprise” spawns further productions and songwriting contributions from Da Internz (Usher, Marsha Ambrosius), Claude Kelly (Brandy, Toni Braxton), Chuck Harmony (Fantasia, Keke Wyatt) and The Stereotypes (Daley, John Legend).

Listen to the audio clip for “Still” below. The track was written by Johnta Austin along with Bryan Michael Cox and Jermaine Dupri.

Nick Gardner unveils new single “Lose You”

9 Sep

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Nick Gardner has unveiled his new single online.

“Lose You” marks the first promotional single from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming project on Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The track was co-written by Drew Lawrence along with Sam Martin, whose credits include Nick Jonas’ “Chains” [Island Records] and Maroon 5’s “It Was Always You” [222 Records / Interscope Records].

Production duties on “Lose You” were handled by Jonas Jeberg, who is also responsible for Zendaya’s “Putcha Body Down” [Hollywood Records] and Jessie J’s “Said Too Much” [Lava Records / Republic Records].

Gardner’s as-yet-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Avery Wilson, Jamie Foxx) and The Stereotypes (John Legend, Chris Brown).

Listen to “Lose You” – now available for download via iTunes – below.

The Stereotypes hint at new collaboration with Miguel

25 Jul

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The Stereotypes have hinted at a new collaboration with Miguel.

The songwriting and production team – which consists of members Jonathan Yip, Ray Romulus and Jeremy Reeves – are responsible for Danity Kane’s “Lemonade” and Trevor Jackson’s “Me Likey.”

Their extensive resume also includes works for Chris Brown [RCA Records], John Legend [Columbia Records], Stacy Barthe [Motown Records], Far East Movement [Interscope Records] and Justin Bieber [Island Records].

Meanwhile, Miguel is currently working on his upcoming project, which is expected to be released later this year via RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Kaleidoscope Dream,” which debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

He also co-wrote and produced songs for other artists including Mariah Carey (“#Beautiful”), John Legend (“Tonight”) and Beyonce Knowles (“Rocket”).

Watch the music video for “Adorn” below.