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K. Michelle releases new album “Kimberley: The People I Used to Know”

9 Dec

American singer/songwriter Kimberley Pate, professionally known as K. Michelle, has released her new studio collection online.

“Kimberley:The People I Used to Know” – featuring singles “Birthday,” “Fuck Your Man” and the Chris Brown-assisted “Either Way” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “More Issues Than Vogue” boasts songwriting contributions from fellow recording artists including Kelly Clarkson (“Run Don’t Walk”), Sonyae Elise (“Birthday”), Prince Charlez (“Talk to God”), Safaree Samuels (“Alert”) and Priscilla Renea (“Brain on Love”).

Other album songwriters include Bianca “Blush” Atterberry (Pia Mia), Kevin Kadish (Meghan Trainor), Carmen Reece (Ray BLK), Micah Powell (Sevyn Streeter), Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Rita Ora), Claude Kelly (Britney Spears), Lindsay Gilbert (Tamar Braxton) and Sam Sumser (Jason Derulo).

On the production front, K. Michelle has teamed up with Ronnie “Lil’ Ronnie” Jackson (Usher), Darhyl “DJ” Camper (Mariah Carey), Uforo “Bongo” Ebong (Toni Braxton), Hitmaka (Ariana Grande), Louis Biancaniello (Jessie J), Philip “HardWork” Constable (Grace Sewell), Eric Hudson (Brandy) Chuck Harmony (Mary J. Blige) and Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Janet Jackson).

Stream “Kimberley: The People I Used to Know” below.

K. Michelle unwraps tracklisting for new album “The People I Used to Know”

4 Oct

American singer/songwriter Kimberley Pate, professionally known as K. Michelle, has unwrapped the tracklisting for her fourth album, “The People I Used to Know,” which will arrive later this year via Atlantic Records.

Current promotional singles “Birthday” and the Chris Brown-featuring “Either Way” are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “More Issues Than Vogue” reportedly boasts productions from Soulshock & Karlin (Brandy), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Whitney Houston), Eric Hudson (Mariah Carey), Kevin Kadish (Meghan Trainor) and Chuck Harmony (Toni Braxton).

On the songwriting front, K. Michelle has worked with Bianca “Blush” Atterberry (Kelly Rowland), Lyrica Anderson (Tamia), Priscilla Renea (Beyonce), Sevyn Streeter (Fantasia Barrino), Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Keyshia Cole), Rosina “Soaky Siren” Russell (Shakira) and Carmen Reece (Ray BLK).

See the tracklisting for “The People I Used to Know” below.

(1) Welcome to the People I Used to Know / (2) Alert / (3) God, Love, Sex, and Drugs / (4) Sony Cry / (5) Crazy Like You / (6) Kim K / (7) Takes Two (featuring Jeremih) / (8) Rounds / (9) The Bully Game (Interlude) / (10) Either Way (featuring Chris Brown) / (11) Birthday / (12) Fuck Your Man / (13) No Not You / (14) Giving Up on Love / (15) Help Me Grow (Interlude) / (16) Heaven / (17) Run Don’t Walk / (18) Industry Suicide (Interlude) / (19) Talk to God / (20) Brain on Love / (21) Woman of My Word / (22) Princess Nokia (Outro)

K. Michelle drafts Prince Charlez for new single “Talk to God”

8 Jul

K. Michelle has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter (born Kimberly Pate) christened “Talk to God” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming fourth album under Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Charles Hinshaw Jr. (professionally known Prince Charlez), whose resume boasts further works with Rihanna (“Needed Me”), Grace (“Hell of a Girl”), Trey Songz (“Song Goes Off”), Beyonce (“Ring Off”), Mary J. Blige (“Love Yourself”), Ella Mai (“Who Knew”), Usher (“More”) and Zedd & Liam Payne (“Get Low”).

Other songwriters expected to appear on the follow-up to 2016’s “More Issues Than Vogue,” tentatively entitled “The People I Used to Know,” are Bianca Atterberry, Lyrica Anderson, Rosina Russell, Sevyn Streeter, Claude Kelly, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, and Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee.

Fans of Prince Charlez’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Nicki Minaj, Jessie J, Tamar Braxton, Lily Allen, Starley, Conrad Sewell, Sky Ferreira, and Jazmine Sullivan.

Listen to the audio clip for “Bitty” below.

K. Michelle collaborates with Lyrica Anderson for new album

16 Apr

K. Michelle has collaborated with Lyrica Anderson for her fourth album.

The American singer/songwriter is known for co-writing Chris Brown’s “Privacy,” Beyonce’s “Drunk in Love,” Tinashe’s “Pretend,” Christina Milian’s “Paint Me Pink,” Mya’s “Walka Not a Talka,” Elijah Blake’s “I Just Wanna,” Jason Derulo’s “Love Like That,” MoZella’s “Luvsik,” Demi Lovato’s “All Night Long,” Leighton Meester’s “Body Control,” and Keke Palmer’s “Footworkin.”

Anderson’s resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Soulshock & Karlin, Timbaland, Nire AllDai, Jim Beanz, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Detail, J Angel, Printz Board, Sterling Simms, Warren “Oak” Felder, Nate Walker, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, The Runners, Shep Solomon, Dapo Tormiro, Blac Elvis, Mark Fiest, Eric Hudson, Toby Gad, and Stargate.

Meanwhile, K. Michelle – real name Kimberly Pate – will release her next studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “More Issues Than Vogue” is expected to delivers further songwriting contributions from Bianca “Blush” Atterberry (Meghan Trainor), Rosina “Soaky Siren” Russell (David Guetta), Claude Kelly (Le’Andria Johnson), Amber “Sevyn” Streeter (Tamar Braxton), Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd (Jennifer Lopez) and Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Christina Aguilera).

Listen to the audio clip for “Give it To Me” below.

K. Michelle drafts Jason Boyd for new album

5 Feb

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K. Michelle has drafted Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd for her upcoming fourth album.

“My last studio session for my new album was spent with a genius crazy man. Wait till you guys hear this one #PooBear,” the singer-songwriter posted to Instagram on Saturday (February 04, 2017).

Boyd is known for co-writing international hit singles including “What Do You Mean” (Justin Bieber), “Where Are U Now” (Jack Ü), “She Ain’t You” (Chris Brown), “Bitch Bad” (Lupe Fiasco) and “Work” (Kelly Rowland).

His extensive resume boasts further works with Usher (“Caught Up”), Pink (“Love is Such a Crazy Thing”), Kelis (“Handful”), Ludacris (“Contagious”), Mya (“Lock U Down”), Amerie (“Just Like Me”) and Blu Cantrell (“Round Up”).

Meanwhile, K. Michelle – real name Kimberly Pate – will release her next studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “More Issues Than Vogue” is expected to delivers further songwriting contributions from Bianca Atterberry (Pia Mia), Rosina Russell (Dawn Richard), Claude Kelly (Brandy) and Sevyn Streeter (Alicia Keys).

On the production front, K. Michelle has teamed up with Soulshock & Karlin (Whitney Houston), Rodney Jerkins (Toni Braxton), Chuck Harmony (Mary J. Blige), Mike Dupree (Trey Songz), Lovy Longomba (Gwen Stefani) and Kam Parker (June’s Diary).

Fans of Jason Boyd’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should look out for the next projects by Jason Derulo [Warner Brothers], Rita Ora [Atlantic], Sam Smith [Capitol], Zara Larsson [Epic] and Jessie Reyez [TBA].

Watch the music video for “Love ‘Em All” below.

K. Michelle teams up with Rodney Jerkins for new collaboration

23 Jan

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K. Michelle has teamed with Rodney Jerkins for a new collaboration.

“Thank you Rodney Jerkins for creating such an amazing piece. It’s crazy how one song can tell the story of so many tears,” the singer-songwriter posted to Instagram on Sunday (January 22, 2017).

Jerkins’ credits include Toni Braxton’s “He Wasn’t Man Enough,” Whitney Houston’s “It’s Not Right, But It’s Okay,” Michael Jackson’s “You Rock My World,” Jennifer Lopez’s “If You Had My Love,” Destiny’s Child’s “Say My Name,” Lady GaGa’s “Telephone,” and Mariah Carey’s “You’re Mine (Eternal).”

The Grammy award-winning record producer and songwriter’s resume boasts further works with Brandy (“What About Us?”), Monica (“All Eyez on Me”), Aaliyah (“Everything’s Gonna Be Alright”), Mary J. Blige (“Doubt”), Janet Jackson (“Make Me”) and Keyshia Cole (“Shoulda Let You Go”).

Meanwhile, K. Michelle is currently putting the final touches on her fourth studio collection under Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Soulshock & Karlin, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Chuck Harmony, Rosina “Soaky Siren” Russell, Claude Kelly, Amber “Sevyn” Streeter, Mike Dupree, Lovy Longomba, and Kam Parker.

K. Michelle’s previous album, “More Issues than Vogue,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four promotional singles in the shape of “Not a Little Bit,” “Ain’t You,” “Mindful,” and “Time.”

Listen to the Spotify Playlist dedicated to Jerkins’ work below.

K. Michelle enlists Soulshock & Karlin for fourth album

16 Nov

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K. Michelle has enlisted Soulshock & Karlin for her upcoming fourth album.

The Danish production and songwriting duo – composed of Carsten Schack and Kenneth Karlin – are known for their works with Whitney Houston (“Heartbreak Hotel”), Monica (“Before You Walk Out of My Life”), Toni Braxton (“I Love Me Some Him”) and Jojo (“Leave Get Out”).

Their extensive resume boasts further works with Destiny’s Child (“Dance With Me”), Keyshia Cole (“Fallin’ Out”), 702 (“You Don’t Know”), Kelly Rowland (“Still in Love With My Ex”), Solange (“Sandcastle Disco”), Nicole Scherzinger (“Try With Me”) and Bruno Mars (“Take the Long Way Home”).

Meanwhile, K. Michelle is currently putting the final touches on her next studio collection under Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Bianca “Blush” Atterberry (Meghan Trainor), Rosina “Soaky Siren” Russell (Rita Ora), Sevyn Streeter (Ariana Grande), Mike Dupree (Trey Songz), Lovy Longomba (Gwen Stefani) and Kam Parker (Tamar Braxton).

K. Michelle’s previous studio collection, “More Issues Than Vogue,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned collaborations with Danja (“If It Ain’t Love”), Priscilla Renea (“Time”), Jesse “Corparal” Wilson (“All I Got”) and Pop & Oak (“Sleep Like a Baby”).

Watch the music video for “Ain’t You” below.