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Nicki Minaj unleashes new album “Queen”

11 Aug

Nicki Minaj has unleashed her fourth studio collection.

“Queen” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “The Pinkprint” boasts guest appearances from Foxy Brown (“Coco Chanel”), The Weeknd (“Thought I Knew You”), Ariana Grande (“Bed”), Future (“Sir”), Swae Lee (“Chun Swae”), Lil Wayne (“Rich Sex”) and Eminem & Labrinth (“Majesty”).

On the songwriting and production front, Minaj has worked with Cirkut, Starrah, J. Reid, Boi-1da, Supa Dups, Ben Billions, LunchMoney Lewis, Murda Beatz, Sevn Thomas, Metro Boomin, Rasool Diaz, Mike WiLL Made It, JMike, Kane Beatz, Frank Dukes, Christopher Braide, and Mel & Mus.

Stream the audio clip for “Queen” below.

 

Ciara unwraps new album “Jackie” artwork

31 Mar

Ciara - Jackie

Ciara has unwrapped the official artwork for her sixth studio album.

The singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Jackie” later this year via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment imprint Epic Records.

Lead single “I Bet” was co-written by Theron and Timothy Thomas of Rock City (Chris Brown, Keri Hilson) and produced by Harmony Samuels (Brandy, Teyana Taylor) and Chris “TEK” O’Ryan (Beyonce, Miley Cyrus).

“Jackie” serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Ciara,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit singles in the shape of “Body Party,” “Overdose” and the Nicki Minaj-assisted “I’m Out.”

The keenly-awaited CD boasts additional alliances with Dr. Luke (Ne-Yo, Tinashe), Cirkut (Rihanna, Katy Perry), Polow Da Don (Fergie, Keyshia Cole), Soundz (Jeremih, K. Michelle) and Mike WiLL Made It (Usher, Mariah Carey).

Watch the music video for “I Bet” below.

Ciara teams up with Future, Mike WiLL Made It for new single ‘Body Party’

4 Mar

Ciara - Body Party

Ciara has debuted her new single online.

“Body Party” is taken from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming fifth album, “One Woman Army,” out soon via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The track was helmed by Nyvadius “Future” Wilburn and Michael “Mike WiLL Made It” Williams, whose credits include singles “Pour it Up” by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings] and “Do You Know What You Have?” by Brandy [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].

Meanwhile, other musicians backing Ciara on “One Woman Army” are Jasper Cameron (Mario Barrett, Christina Milian), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Leona Lewis, Nelly Furtado), Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis (Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears) and Kenneth “Soundz” Coby (LeToya Luckett, Usher Raymond).

Ciara unveils official artwork for new single ‘Body Party’

1 Mar

Ciara - Body Party

Ciara has unveiled the official artwork for her new single online.

“Body Party” is taken from the American singer/songwriter’s upcoming fifth album, “One Woman Army,” which is scheduled for release later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The new collection by Ciara serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “Basic Instinct” [Sony Music Entertainment / LaFace Records / Jive Records]. That release featured the Ludacris-assisted hit single “Ride.”

As previously reported, “One Woman Army” will sport productions from Michael “Mike WiLL Made It” Williams (Brandy Norwood, Kelly Rowland), Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis (Chris Brown, Justin Bieber), Kenneth “Soundz” Coby (LeToya Luckett, Usher Raymond) and Da Internz: Marcos “Kosine” Palacios & Ernest “Tuo” Clark (Jordin Sparks, Kelly Rowland).

Kevin McCall unveils official artwork, tracklist for new mini-album ‘Definition’

13 Feb

Definition

CBE recording artist Kevin “K-Mac” McCall has unveiled the official artwork and tracklist for his upcoming mini-album, “Definition,” which will be available for download tomorrow on Valentine’s Day.

The project – which serves as the follow-up to 2011’s “The EargaZm” – boasts productions from Tha Bizness: Justin Henderson & Christopher Whitacre (Sevyn Streeter, Brandy Norwood), Taurian “Adonis” Shropshire (Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez) and Dernst “D’Mile” Emile (Wynter Gordon, Janet Jackson).

As a songwriter and producer, McCall has previously crafted hits including “Next Breath” by Tank [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records], “My Girl” by Mindless Behavior [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records] and “Christmas Eve” by Justin Bieber [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings].

He is also working on his highly-anticipated debut album. The release date is TBD, but among the musicians K-Mac has recently collaborated with are Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis (Keyshia Cole, Mary J. Blige) and Michael “Mike WiLL Made It” Williams (Kelly Rowland, Ciara Harris).

Kevin McCall – The Definition [Official Tracklisting + Production Credits]:
“Wala” produced by K. McCall
“Sex Ed” produced by K. McCall
“Turn Me On” produced by Tha Bizness
“Anticipation” produced by Adonis
“Sweetest Joy” produced K. McCall
“High” produced by Young Lad
“Dance for Me” produced by Capo Decina
“Vowels” produced by Jerrin Howard
“Best Part” produced by D. Mike
“Almighty Dollar” produced by Nexx Generation
“Basketball Wives” produced by K. McCall
“Party City” produced by K. McCall
“Fuckin Problems (Cover)”

[Download] Kevin McCall – Definition

Miley Cyrus drafts Mike WiLL Made It for new album

9 Feb

Miley Cyrus has teamed up with Mike WiLL Made It for her upcoming fourth album, due later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Recent production credits by the R&B and hip hop hitmaker – real name Michael Williams – include “Do You Know What You Have?” by Brandy [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and “Pour it Up” by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings].

He also confirmed placements on the next projects by Lana Del Rey [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records], Ciara [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], Kelly Rowland [Universal Music Group / Republic Records] and Kevin “K-Mac” McCall [Universal Music Group / Chris Brown Entertainment].

Meanwhile, other musicians backing Miley Cyrus on the follow-up to “Can’t Be Tamed” are Tha Bizness: Chris Whitacre & Justin Henderson (Sevyn Streeter, Trey Songz), Pharrell Williams (Leah LaBelle, Conor Maynard), Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis (Britney Spears, Keri Hilson), Warren “Oak” Felder (Chris Brown, Usher Raymond) and Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Elle Varner, Nicki Minaj).

Kelly Rowland unveils official lyric video for new single ‘Kisses Down Low’

6 Feb

Kelly Rowland has unveiled the official lyric video for her new single.

“Kisses Down Low” marks the second promotional single from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming fourth album, “Year of the Woman,” scheduled for release later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The track was co-written by Theron and Timothy Thomas of Planet6 formerly known as Rock City, who are also responsible for “Misses Glass” by Leona Lewis [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records], “Rollercoaster” by Janet Jackson [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings] and “If This Isn’t Love” by Jennifer Hudson [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records].

Production credits were handled by Michael Williams aka Mike WiLL Made It, whose credits include “Do You Know What You Have?” by Brandy [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and “Pour it Up” by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings] and “Wake Up, No Makeup” by Ciara [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records].