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Keyshia Cole schedules release date for new album “11:11 Reset”

17 Sep

Keyshia Cole has scheduled the release date for her new album.

The American singer/songwriter will drop “11:11 Reset” – featuring lead single “You” – on October 20th via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

Current promotional single “Incapable” – which was co-written with Sean “Elijah Blake” Fenton, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Tenisha Younger, and Nathaniel “Danja” Hills – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Point of No Return” delivers further contributions from Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Teyana Taylor), Detail (Beyonce), Eric Bellinger (Sevyn Streeter), Blu June (Kelly Clarkson), Edgar “JV” Etienne (La’Porsha Renae), Verse Simmonds (K. Michelle) and Sam Hook (August Alsina).

Stream the audio clip for “Incapable” below.

Usher reunites with Danja for new collaboration

10 Sep

Usher has reunited with Danja for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on “Appetite,” “So Many Girls,” “I Care for You” and “Show Me,” taken from the albums “Here I Stand” (2008), “Raymond v. Raymond” (2010) and “Looking for Myself” (2012), respectively.

The American record producer and songwriter – real name Nathaniel Hills – has also produced songs for Keyshia Cole (“Incapable”), DJ Khaled (“Shining”), Mariah Carey (“Migrate”), Tank (“This is How I Feel”), Brandy (“Can You Hear Me Now?”), Chris Brown (“Discover”), Keri Hilson (“Knock You Down”), Jason Derulo (“X2CU”) and K. Michelle (“If it Ain’t Love”).

Meanwhile, Usher is expected to release his ninth studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “Hard II Love” later this year via RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jermaine Dupri (Monica, Whitney Houston), Rico Love (Cassie, Nick Jonas), Bryan Michael Cox (Aaliyah, Mary J. Blige) and Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Nicole Scherzinger, Trey Songz).

Stream the audio clip for “Appetite” below.

Keyshia Cole announces details for new promotional single

24 Aug

Keyshia Cole has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter dubbed “Incapable” as her next promotional cut and will release it on August 25 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Incapable” was co-written with Sean “Elijah Blake” Fenton (Rihanna, Kelly Rowland), Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Rita Ora, K. Michelle), Tenisha Younger (Case, Trey Songz) and Nathaniel “Danja” Hills (Ciara, Justin Timberlake).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cole’s upcoming seventh studio collection “11:11 Reset” – featuring previous single “You” – will arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Point of No Return” delivers further contributions from Harmony Samuels (Brandy), Sam Hook (August Alsina), Detail (Jhene Aiko), Eric Bellinger (Usher), Blu June (Mariah Carey), Edgar “JV” Etienne (Nathan Sykes), Verse Simmonds (Iggy Azealia) and Rock City (Kevin Gates).

Stream the audio clip for “You” below.

Stanaj teases new collaboration with RedOne

14 Jun

Stanaj has teased a new collaboration with RedOne.

“Boy do we have a gem coming for you soon,” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Tuesday (June 13, 2017).

RedOne’s production credits include Lady GaGa’s “Bad Romance,” Austin Mahone’s “What About Love,” Jennifer Lopez’s “On the Floor,” Jason Derulo’s “Stupid Love,” Priyanka Chopra’s “Exotic,” Enrique Iglesias’ “Taking Back My Love,” Nicki Minaj’s “Starships,” Taio Cruz’s “There She Goes,” Nicole Scherzinger’s “Poison,” and Kelly Rowland’s “Down for Whatever.”

Born Nadir Khayat, the Moroccan-Swedish musician also co-wrote songs with Cathy Dennis, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Andrea Martin, Sean Douglas, Frankie Storm, Claude Kelly, Makeba Riddick, Wayne Hector, Ameerah Roelants, Savan Kotecha, Kinnda Hamid, Talay Riley, Ester Dean, Prince Charlez, Janet Sewell-Ulepic, Bilal Hajji, Angela Hunte, Justin Tranter, and Sia Furler.

Meanwhile, Stanaj is expected to release his next project later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “The Preview” and 2017’s “From a Distance” reportedly delivers productions from Stephan Moccio (The Weeknd), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Mick Schultz (Jeremih), Tommy Brown (Ariana Grande), Eric Hudson (Chris Brown), Ido Zmishlany (Shawn Mendes), Danja (Ciara), The Rascals (Zendaya), Jussifer (Bea Miller) and Bradford Ellis (Louis Mattrs).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to RedOne’s work!

Kiesza teams up with Bakermat for new single “Don’t Want You Back”

2 Jun

Canadian singer/songwriter Kiesa Rae Ellested, professionally known as Kiesza, has teamed up with Dutch DJ and music producer Bakermat for new single “Don’t Want You Back,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Initially recorded by UK recording artist Tamera Foster for her debut project under Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music, “Don’t Want You Back” was co-written by Foster alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Rita Ora, Shola Ama) and Komi Hakam (Sam Smith, Ella Henderson).

Kiesza, on the other hand, is expected to release her upcoming sophomore major-label album, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Sound of a Woman,” later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Leona Lewis), Jenna Andrews (Noah Cyrus), Shungudzo Kuyimba (Jessie Ware), Ilsey Juber (Ellie Goulding) and Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa).

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Jonny Coffer (Emeli Sande), Danja (Ciara), Kid Harpoon (Harry Styles), Illangelo (Alicia Keys), Boi-1da (Drake), Jonas Jeberg (Bebe Rexha), DJ Dahi (Tinashe), Axident (Justin Bieber), Big Taste (Maty Noyes) and Stargate (Rihanna).

Watch the music video “Don’t Want You Back” below.

Alice Chater teams with MoZella for new collaboration

26 May

British singer/songwriter Alice Chater has teamed up with Maureen McDonald, professionally known as MoZella, for a new collaboration.

MoZella’s songwriting credits include Madonna’s “Bitch I’m Madonna,” Tinashe’s “Feels Like Vegas,” One Direction’s “Perfect,” Mary Lambert’s “Secrets,” Rachel Platten’s “Speechless,” Ellie Goulding’s “Don’t Panic,” Lea Michele’s “Anything’s Possible,” Rihanna’s “Dancing in the Dark,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Take You High,” Charlie Puth’s “One Call Away,” and Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball.”

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with producers Max Martin, Stargate, Toby Gad, Ariel Rechtshaid, Sir Nolan, Greg Kurstin, Diplo, Stephan Moccio, Jason Evigan, Matt Rad, Sacha Skarbek, Harmony Samuels, Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella, MNEK, Benny Cassette, Sermstyle, Ricky Reed, DJ Dahi, Syience, Rodney Jerkins, Jamie Scott, BloodPop, Dr. Luke, and Cirkut.

Chater, on the other hand, is expected to release her next project, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “My WonderL.A.N.D.,” later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa, Leona Lewis), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Brandy, Carly Rae Jepsen), Lisa Scinta (Chris Brown, Selena Gomez), Rachel Furner (Frances, Sam Smith) and Jaramye Daniels (Beyonce, Teyana Taylor).

On the production front, Chater has reportedly teamed up with Red Triangle (James Arthur), Klas Ahlund (Robyn, Britney Spears), Mac & Phil (Emeli Sande, The Chainsmokers), Knightstarr (Craig David, Ella Eyre), Danja (Ciara, Andy Grammer) and Kuya Productions (Mahalia, Alessia Cara).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to MoZella’s work!

Keyshia Cole unleashes music video for new single “You”

28 Feb

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Keyshia Cole has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “You” – featuring Remy Ma and French Montana – to her Vevo channel on Monday (Febraury 27, 2017).

The track was co-written by siblings Theron and Timothy Thomas, who previously teamed up with Cole on the Mike WiLL Made It-produced “New Nu,” taken from the artist’s 2014 album, “Point of No Return.”

Production duties on “You” were handled by Harmony Samuels (Kehlani, Zara Larsson) and Edgar “JV” Etienne (La’Porsha Renae, Nathan Sykes).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cole’s seventh studio collection, “11:11 Reset,” will arrive later this year via Epic Records.

The highly-anticipated project delivers additional alliances with Danja, Elijah Blake, Denisia “Blu June” Andrews, Sam Hook, Noel “Detail” Fisher, Eric Bellinger, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, and Verse Simmonds.

Watch the music video for “You” below.