Tag Archives: Larry “Symbolyc One” Griffin

Jasmine V confirms new single “I Love Your Crazy”

23 Nov

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Jasmine V has confirmed the title for her new single.

The singer/songwriter christened “I Love Your Crazy” as the second promotional cut from her debut EP, “That’s Me Right There,” out now via iTunes.

“I Love Your Crazy” was co-written and produced by Leon “RoccStar” Youngblood, who is also responsible for Chris Brown’s “Fine China” [RCA Records] and Jennifer Lopez’s “Acting Like That” [Capitol Records].

Other musicians backing Jasmine V on the EP are Harmony Samuels (Avery Wilson, Pia Mia), Carmen Reece (Nathan Sykes, Jessica Mauboy), Symbolyc One (Madonna, Kanye West) and Sam Hook (Omarion, Jhene Aiko).

Her full-length first studio collection is expected to be released during the first quarter of 2015 via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “That’s Me Right There” below.

Madonna reunites with Pharrell Williams for new album?

10 Jun

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Madonna has hinted at a new collaboration with Pharrell Williams.

The super producer previously teamed up with the Queen of Pop on “Hard Candy” tracks “Candy Shop,” “Give it 2 Me,” “Heartbeat,” “She’s Not Me,” “Incredible,” “Beat Goes On (featuring Kanye West)” and “Spanish Lesson.”

Williams also confirmed placements on the next releases by Jennifer Hudson [RCA Records], Tori Kelly [Capitol Records], Lauriana Mae [Atlantic Records], Stacy Barthe [Motown Records] and Elijah Blake [Def Jam Recordings].

Meanwhile, the upcoming thirteenth studio album by Madonna is scheduled for release later this year via Live Nation / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “MDNA,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Other producers backing Madonna on the highly-anticipated LP are Toby Gad (Rihanna, Alicia Keys), Ariel Rechtshaid (Usher, Kylie Minogue), Diplo (Sia, Katy Perry) and Symbolyc One (Beyonce, Tamar Braxton).

Watch the music video for “Give it 2 Me” below.

Madonna hints at new collaboration with Disclosure

8 Jun

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Madonna has hinted at a new collaboration with Disclosure via Instagram.

The British electronic music duo – consisting of siblings Guy and Howard Lawrence – released their debut album “Settle” in 3 June 2013 via PMR Records. That collection debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart.

They have also collaborated with artists including Sam Smith [Capitol Records], Mary J. Blige [Geffen Records], Jessie Ware [PMR Records], Eliza Doolittle [Parlophone Records] and Sinead Harnett [Virgin EMI Records].

Meanwhile, the upcoming thirteenth studio album by Madonna is scheduled for release later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

It serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “MDNA,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and included three hit singles in the shape of “Give Me All Your Luvin’,” “Girl Gone Wild” and “Turn Up the Radio.”

Among the producers confirmed for the still-untitled LP are Toby Gad (John Legend, Alicia Keys), Diplo (Usher, Chris Brown), Symbolyc One (Beyonce, Tamar Braxton) and Ariel Rechtshaid (Solange, Charli XCX).

Watch the music video for Disclosure’s “Control” – which features vocals from British singer/songwriter Ria Ritchie – below.

Tamar Braxton enlists Symbloyc One for new album

8 Jun

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Tamar Braxton has enlisted Symbolyc One for her third studio album.

The record producer – born Larry Griffin Jr. – is known for helming Beyonce’s “Best Thing I Never Had” [Columbia Records], Kanye West’s “Guilt Trip” [Def Jam Recordings] and Eminem’s “Bad Guy” [Interscope Records].

His extensive resume also includes works for Jay-Z [Roc-A-Fella Records], Madonna [Interscope Records], Talib Kweli [Capitol Records] and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds [Motown Records].

Meanwhile, the new album by Tamar Braxton is expected to be released later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Streamline / Epic Records.

It serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Love and War,” which debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered hit singles “Love and War,” “The One,” “Hot Sugar” and “All the Way Home.”

Watch the music video for “The One” below.

Madonna enlists Ariel Rechtshaid for new album

10 May

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Madonna has enlisted Ariel Rechtshaid for her upcoming thirteenth album.

The hitmaker is known for co-writing and producing songs for the likes of Usher [RCA Records], Solange [Saint Records], No Doubt [Interscope Records], Rita Ora [Columbia Records] and Vampire Weekend [XL Recordings].

Some of his notable credits include Sky Ferreira’s “I Blame Myself” [Capitol Records], Kylie Minogue’s “If Only” [Parlophone Records], Charli XCX’s “You’re the One” [Atlantic Records] and Haim’s “Falling” [Polydor Records].

As previously reported, the as-yet-untitled new LP by Madonna is scheduled to be released later this year via Live Nation / Interscope Records.

It serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “MDNA,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered hit singles including “Give Me All Your Luvin,” “Girl Gone Wild” and “Turn Up the Radio.”

In addition to Rechtshaid, Madonna has also teamed up with Diplo (Katy Perry, Britney Spears), Toby Gad (Robin Thicke, Alicia Keys), Symbolyc One (Beyoncé, Kanye West) and Martin Kierszenbaum (Lady Gaga, Far East Movement).

Watch the music video for “Girl Gone Wild” below.

Madonna recruits Diplo for new album

8 May

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Madonna has recently collaborated with Diplo for her upcoming studio album.

The hitmaker – born Thomas Wesley Pentz – is known for helming “Passenger” by Britney Spears [RCA Records], “It Won’t Stop” by Sevyn Streeter [Atlantic Records] and “Opulence” by Brooke Candy [Monkey Puzzle Records].

He also confirmed songwriting and production placements on the next projects by Usher [RCA Records], Jennifer Lopez [Capitol Records], Rita Ora [Columbia Records], Kat Dahlia [Epic Records] and Charli XCX [Atlantic Records].

As previously reported, Madonna’s upcoming thirteenth studio album is expected to be released later this year via Live Nation / Interscope Records.

It serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “MDNA,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and featured hit singles “Give Me All Your Luvin,” “Girl Gone Wild,” “Masterpiece” and “Turn Up the Radio.”

Other musicians backing Madonna on the new collection are Toby Gad (Brandy, John Legend), Martin Kierszenbaum (Natalia Kills, Lady Gaga), Avicii (Aloe Blacc, Leona Lewis) and Symbolyc One (Beyonce, Kanye West).

Watch the music video for “Give Me All Your Luvin” below.

Madonna recruits Mozella, Toby Gad for new album

19 Apr

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Pop queen Madonna has recruited Mozella and Toby Gad for her upcoming as-yet-untitled thirteenth studio album.

Recent songwriting credits by Mozella – born Maureen McDonald – are Tessanne Chin’s “Tumbling Down” [Universal Music Group / Republic Records] and Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].

Meanwhile, Toby Gad is known for co-writing and producing works for John Legend (“All of Me”), Selena Gomez (“Nobody Does It Like You”), Rebecca Ferguson (“Wonderful World”) and Jessica Sanchez (“Drive By”).

Meanwhile, the new collection by Madonna is expected to be released later this year via Universal Music Group / Live Nation / Interscope Records.

It serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “MDNA,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered hit singles including “Give Me All Your Luvin’,” “Girl Gone Wild” and “Turn Up the Radio.”

In addition to Mozella and Toby Gad, the highly-anticipated LP will boast further contributions from Martin Kierzenbaum (Alexandra Burke, Lady Gaga), Avicii (Leona Lewis, Aloe Blacc) and Symbolyc One (Beyoncé, Kanye West).

Watch the music video for “Love Spent” below. The track was written by Madonna, Priscilla Renea, Jean Baptiste Kouame and William Orbit.