Tag Archives: Larry “Symbolyc One” Griffin

Skylar Grey announces details for new album “Natural Causes”

15 Aug

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Skylar Grey has announced the details for her upcoming album.

The singer-songwriter – real name Holly Hafermann – christened her next studio collection “Natural Causes” and will release it on September 23 via KIDinaKORNER / Interscope Records.

Among the musicians backing Grey on “Natural Causes” are Alex Da Kid (Rihanna), Mark Batson (Alicia Keys), Jayson DeZuzio (Raleigh Ritchie), Symbolyc One (Madonna), and Mike Elizondo (Natasha Bedingfield).

Grey’s previous studio collection, 2013’s “Don’t Look Down,” peaked to number eight on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Final Warning” and “Wear Me Out.”

She also collaborated with hitmakers Stephan Moccio and Jason Evigan on the tracks “I Know You” and “Wreak Havoc,” taken from the original motion picture soundtracks “50 Shades of Grey” and “Suicide Squad,” respectively.

On the songwriting front, Grey co-wrote “Gangsta” for Atlantic recording artist Kehlani along with Jeremy “JMike” Coleman, Andrew “Djemba Djemba” Swanson, Jacob Luttrell, and Jason Evigan.

Watch the music video for “Moving Mountains” below.

Tamar Braxton premieres “If I Don’t Have You” music video

11 Jul

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Tamar Braxton has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “If I Don’t Have You” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (July 09, 2015).

“If I Don’t Have You” was co-written by Makeba Riddick (Beyonce, Christina Milian) and LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels (Brandy, Jennifer Lopez) and produced by Marcos Palacios and Ernest Clark of Da Internz (Usher, Sevyn Streeter).

Braxton’s next studio collection “Calling All the Lovers” – featuring previous single “Let Me Know” – is scheduled for release later this year through Streamline Records and Epic Records.

The highly-anticipated CD boasts additional alliances with Harvey Mason Jr. (Ciara, Justin Timberlake), Tiffany Fred (Zendaya, Keri Hilson), Symbolyc One (Madonna, Kanye West) and Harmony Samuels (Ne-Yo, Kelly Rowland).

Watch the music video for “If I Don’t Have You” below.

Tamar Braxton releases new single “If I Don’t Have You”

27 May

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Tamar Braxton has released her new single online.

“If I Don’t Have You” is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Streamline Records and Epic Records.

The track was co-written by LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels along with Makeba Riddick, whose other credits include Lion Babe’s “Jump Hi” [Interscope], Rihanna’s “Rude Boy” [Def Jam] and Beyonce’s “Suga Mama” [Columbia].

Production duties were handled by Marcos Palacios and Ernest Clark, who are also responsible for Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” [Republic], Trey Songz’ “Change Your Mind” [Atlantic] and John Legend’s “Made to Love” [Columbia].

Braxton’s upcoming fourth album “Calling All Lovers” – featuring previous promotional cut “Let Me Know” – will hit stores and digital outlets on July 31.

The keenly-awaited project boasts further alliances with Harmony Samuels (Ciara, Kelly Rowland), Tiffany Fred (Zendaya, Jennifer Hudson), Symbolyc One (Madonna, Kanye West) and Al Sherrod Lambert (Fantasia, Ariana Grande).

Listen to the audio clip for “If I Don’t Have You” below.

Madonna premieres “Ghosttown” music video

8 Apr

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Madonna has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The pop legend posted the visual clip for the Jonas Akerlund-directed “Ghosttown” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (April 09, 2015).

“Ghosttown” was written by Madonna along with Jason Evigan (Demi Lovato, Kelly Clarkson), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Christina Milian, Leona Lewis) and Sean Douglas (Meghan Trainor, Jason Derulo).

Production duties were handled by Madonna along with Mathieu “Billboard” Jomphe, who also worked with Shakira (“Dare – La La La”), Britney Spears (“Hold It Against Me”) and Ellie Goulding (“In My City”).

Madonna’s latest album “Rebel Heart” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Living for Love” and “Devil Prey” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Live Nation and Interscope Records.

Other album contributors include Toby Gad (Brandy, John Legend), Mozella (Rihanna, Miley Cyrus), Ariel Rechtshaid (Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX), Symbolyc One (Beyonce, Tamar Braxton) and Diplo (Usher, Ariana Grande).

Watch the music video for “Ghosttown” below.

Jasmine V premieres “Walk Away” music video

31 Mar

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Jasmine V has premiered a new music video online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Walk Away” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (March 26, 2015).

“Walk Away” was co-written and co-produced by Larry “Symbolyc One” Griffin, who also worked with the likes of Madonna [Interscope Records], Beyonce [Columbia Records] and Tamar Braxton [Epic Records].

Jasmine V’s debut EP “That’s Me Right There” – featuring previous promotional cuts “I Love Your Crazy,” “Me Without You” and “Who That” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “Walk Away” below.

Tamar Braxton plots April release for new album

3 Jan

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Singer/songwriter Tamar Braxton is plotting to release her upcoming fourth studio album in April via Streamline Records and Epic Records.

The still-untitled LP serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Winters Wonderland,” which peaked at number 11 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.

Current single “Let Me Know” – which features Future – is now available for download via iTunes (US) and all other digital outlets.

On the songwriting and production front, the new album reportedly boasts contributions from Harmony Samuels, Ericka J. Coulter, Al Sherrod Lambert, Makeba Riddick, Symbolyc One, Tiffany Fred, and LaShawn Daniels.

Watch the music video for “Let Me Know” below.

Madonna debuts new single “Living for Love”

20 Dec

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Madonna has debuted her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Living for Love” to her official YouTube page on Friday (December 19, 2014).

“Living for Love” was written by Madonna, Maureen “Mozella” McDonald, Alicia Keys, Toby Gad, Nice Rowe, Ariel Rechtshaid and Thomas “Diplo” Pentz.

The track appears on the artist’s thirteenth album, “Rebel Heart,” out on March 10, 2015 via Live Nation and Interscope Records.

Other musicians backing Madonna on the highly-anticipated project are Kanye West, Ryan Tedder, Symbolyc One, Jason Evigan, Sean Douglas, Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub, Savan Kotecha, Mike Dean, Billboard, and Evan Bogart.

Listen to “Living for Love” below.