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Cassie unleashes new promotional single “Love a Loser”

5 Aug

American singer/songwriter Casandra Elizabeth Ventura, known mononymously as Cassie, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Love a Loser” – featuring G-Eazy – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Love a Loser” were collectively handled by Benjamin “Ben Billion$” Diehl (Kelly Rowland, The Weeknd) and Daniel “DannyBoyStyles” Schofield (Zara Larsson, Charlie Puth).

Cassie’s upcoming sophomore album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year Bad Boy Entertainment and Epic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Kaytranada (Mary J. Blige, Craig David), Tayla Parx (Christina Aguilera, Majid Jordan), Detail (Beyonce, Jhene Aiko) and Mario Winans (Tamia, Faith Evans).

Stream the audio clip for “Love a Loser” below.

Keyshia Cole confirms release date for new album “Point of No Return”

15 Aug

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Keyshia Cole has confirmed the release date for her upcoming studio album.

The R&B singer/songwriter is scheduled to release her sixth collection “Point of No Return” on October 7 via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

Current single “She” – written by Cole along with Elijah Blake, Kirby Lauryen and Dijon “DJ Mustard” McFarlane – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

“Point of No Return” serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Woman to Woman,” which debuted at number ten on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

It also boasts productions from Mike WiLL Made It (Ciara, Keri Hilson), RedOne (Jennifer Hudson, Enrique Iglesias), Stargate (Jazmine Sullivan, Christina Milian) and Mario Winans (Tamia, Faith Evans).

Watch the music video for “She” below.

Keyshia Cole unveils “Point of No Return” artwork

25 Jul

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Keyshia Cole has unveiled the official artwork for her upcoming studio album.

The singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Point of No Return” later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

New single “She” was co-written by Elijah Blake along with Kirby Lauryen, whose credits include Jennifer Lopez’ “Let It Be Me” [Capitol Records] and Ariana Grande’s “Break Your Heart Right Back” [Republic Records].

Production duties on “She” were handled by DJ Mustard, who is also responsible for Tinashe’s “2 On” featuring Schoolboy Q [RCA Records] and Trey Songz’ “Na Na” [Songbook / Atlantic Records].

“Point of No Return” serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Woman to Woman,” which debuted at number ten on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Among the other songwriters and producers backing Cole on the highly-anticipated LP are Mike WiLL Made It, Future, Detail, Ursula Yancy, Amadeus, Lundon Knighten, Stargate, Mario Winans, and RedOne.

Watch the music video for “Next Time (Won’t Give My Heart Away)” below.

Keyshia Cole announces new album “Point of No Return”

28 Mar

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Keyshia Cole has revealed the title for her upcoming sixth studio album.

The R&B singer/songwriter christened her new collection “Point of No Return” and will release it later this year via Geffen / Interscope Records.

The set is preceded by new single “Next Time (Won’t Give My Heart Away),” produced by Antwan “Amadeus” Thompson and Jerrol “Boogie” Wizzard.

Other album producers include Noel “Detail” Fisher (Mario, Kelly Rowland), Mike WiLL Made It (Ciara, LeToya Luckett), Roahn “First Born” Hylton (Nicki Minaj, Candice Glover) and Mario Winans (Tamia, Faith Evans).

“Point of No Return” serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Woman to Woman,” which debuted at number ten on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Listen to “Next Time (Won’t Give My Heart Away)” below.

Keyshia Cole debuts new single “Next Time (Won’t Give My Heart Away)”

21 Mar

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Keyshia Cole has debuted her new single online.

“Next Time (Won’t Give My Heart Away)” marks the second promotional single from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming as-yet-untitled sixth studio album.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Woman to Woman” is scheduled for release later this year via Universal Music Group / Geffen Interscope Records.

Production duties on “Next Time” were handled by Jerrol “Boogie” Wizzard and Antwan “Amadeus” Thompson, whose credits include Jennifer Lopez [Capitol Records], Chris Brown [RCA Records] and Trey Songz [Atlantic Records].

Other hitmakers backing Keyshia Cole on the highly-anticipated LP are Mario Winans (Tamia, Faith Evans), Noel “Detail” Fisher (Beyonce, Kelly Rowland) and Mike WiLL Made It (Mariah Carey, LeToya Luckett).

Listen to “Next Time (Won’t Give My Heart Away)” below.

Keyshia Cole confirms new single “Rick James”

16 Mar

Rick James

Keyshia Cole has confirmed the title of her new single.

The R&B singer/songwriter christened “Rick James” – which features Juicy J – as the first promotional single from her upcoming sixth studio album.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Woman to Woman” is scheduled to be released later this year Universal Music Group / Geffen Interscope Records.

“Rick James” was co-written by Elijah Blake, who previously teamed up with the artist on hit singles “Enough of No Love” and “I Choose You.”

Production duties were handled by Roahn Hylton, whose credits include Naya Rivera’s “Sorry” [Columbia Records], Candice Glover’s “I Am Beautiful” [Interscope Records] and Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass” [Republic Records].

As previously reported, the highly-anticipated LP by Keyshia Cole will yield further productions from Mario Winans (Tamia, Faith Evans), Mike WiLL Made It (Brandy, Kelly Rowland) and Detail (Mario, Jennifer Lopez).

On the songwriting front, Keyshia Cole has teamed up with Future (Shakira, Miley Cyrus), Ursula Yancy (Christina Milian, Tamar Braxton) and Lundon “Da Bridge” Knighten (Leona Lewis, Anthony Hamilton).

Watch the music video for “Enough of No Love” below.

Keyshia Cole hits the studio with Lundon “Da Bridge” Knighten

9 Mar

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R&B singer/songwriter Keyshia Cole is making music with Lundon Knighten.

The pair previously teamed up on hit single “I Choose You,” taken from Keyshia’s last studio collection, “Woman to Woman.”

The track was written by Keyshia Cole and Lundon Knighten along with Sean “Elijah Blake” Fenton and Jack Splash.

Other notable songwriting credits by Knighten include Leona Lewis’s “Can’t Breathe” [RCA Records] and Usher’s “Lemme See” [RCA Records].

She also collaborated with top producers including Jim Jonsin, DJ Khaled, Harvey Mason Jr. of The Underdogs, and Brandon “B.A.M.” Hodge.

There’s been no word on what exactly the pair worked on, or whether the sessions were intended for Keyshia’s upcoming sixth album.

The still-untitled LP – which will feature productions and songwriting contributions from Mike WiLL Made It, Future, Mario Winans, and Ursula Yancy – is expected to be released later this year via Geffen Records.

Watch the music video for “I Choose You” below.