Tag Archives: Julie “Crown Jules” Vastola

Kandace Springs hints at new collaboration with Rodney Jerkins

26 Feb

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Kandace Springs has hinted at a new collaboration with Rodney Jerkins.

“Bout to head into the studio with @RodneyJerkins” the singer, songwriter and pianist tweeted on Wednesday (February 25, 2015).

Jerkins recently served as executive producer for Mary J. Blige’s latest album “The London Session,” which is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Universal Music Group imprint Capitol Records.

His extensive resume also includes works for Mariah Carey [Epic Records], Toni Braxton [Motown Records], Sia [RCA Records], Rihanna [SRP Records], Ariana Grande [Republic Records] and Tori Kelly [Capitol Records].

Meanwhile, Springs is expected to release her debut album later this year via SRP Records in partnership with Blue Note Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project will be prominently helmed New York-based songwriting and production duo Evan Rogers and Carl Sturken.

Other songwriters and producers backing Springs on the still-untitled project are Brandon “B.A.M.” Hodge, Jack Splash, Stacy Barthe, Andre Harris, James “Malay” Ho, Dan Wilson, Andrea Martin and James Poyser.

Watch the music video for “West Coast” below.

Kandace Springs reveals tracklisting for debut mini-album

10 Sep

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Kandace Springs has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming mini-album.

The singer, songwriter and pianist will release the self-titled EP on September 30 via iTunes in partnership with SRP Records / Blue Note Records.

Current single “Love Got in the Way” was co-written and produced by Brandon “B.A.M.” Hodge, who is also responsible for Trey Songz’s “What’s Best for You” [Atlantic Records] and Marsha Ambrosius’ “Without You” [RCA Records].

The highly-anticipated new project by Springs is executive produced by Evan Rogers and Carl Sturken, who also worked with Rihanna [Roc Nation], Shakira [RCA Records] and Livvi Franc [Warner Bros. Records].

Other album contributors include Warren “Oak” Felder (Brandy, Elle Varner), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Alicia Keys, Chris Brown), Steve “Ace” Mostyn (Usher, Ella Henderson) and Ronald “Flippa” Colson (Rihanna, K. Michelle).

Peep the tracklisting for “Kandace Springs” below.

“Love Got in the Way”
“West Coast”
“Meet Me in the Sky”
“Forbidden Fruit”

Kandace Springs covers Jhene Aiko’s “The Worst”

20 Jun

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Kandace Springs has unleashed a new cover video online.

The singer, songwriter and pianist posted her rendition of Jhene Aiko’s “The Worst” to her official YouTube page on Wednesday (June 18, 2014).

The track was produced by Evan Rogers and Carl Sturken, who have also worked with artists including Rihanna [Roc Nation Records], Livvi Franc [Warner Bros. Records] and Christina Aguilera [RCA Records].

Springs is currently working on her as-yet-untitled debut album with Universal Music Group / Capitol Records / Blue Note Records / SRP Records.

The highly-anticipated LP will boast productions from Brandon Hodge (Ne-Yo, Marsha Ambrosius), Andre Harris (Usher, Justin Timberlake), Warren Felder (Rihanna, Ella Henderson) and Andrew Wansel (Trey Songz, Elle Varner).

Watch the Julie “Crown Jules” Vastola-directed clip below.