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Mariah Carey liberates new album “Caution”

18 Nov

Mariah Carey has liberated her fifteenth studio collection online.

“Caution” – featuring singles “GTFO,” “With You,” “The Distance” and “A No No” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the highly-anticipated project, Carey has worked with songwriters and producers including The Stereotypes, Dev Hynes, Skrillex, Priscilla Renea, Timbaland, Bibi Bourelly, Lido, Prince Charlez, Fred Ball, WondaGurl, Nineteen85, Poo Bear, Shea Taylor, DJ Mustard, and No I.D.

Stream “Caution” below.

Mariah Carey hits the studio with Prince Charlez, No ID for new collaboration

5 Aug

Mariah Carey has enlisted Prince Charlez and No I.D. for a new collaboration.

Charlez is responsible for co-writing Zedd & Liam Payne’s “Get Low,” Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” Mary J. Blige’s “U + Me (Love Lesson),” K. Michelle’s “Talk to God,” Ella Mai’s “Who Knew,” and Tey Songz’s “Song Goes Off.”

Meanwhile, No I.D.’s production resume boasts works with Kanye West (“Bound 2”), Jhene Aiko (“To Love and Die”), Big Sean (“Control”), Melanie Fiona (“This Time”), Jay-Z (“Holy Grail”) and Drake (“Find Your Love”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Carey is expected to release the follow-up to 2014’s “Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse” later this year via Butterfly MC Records in partnership with Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Johnta Austin, Crystal Nicole, Eric Hudson, Priscilla Renea, and Diane Warren.

Watch the music video for “#Beautiful” below.

Snoh Aalegra taps DJ Dahi for debut album

27 Jul

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Swedish singer/songwriter Snoh Aalegra has added DJ Dahi to the list of contributors for her upcoming debut album.

The record producer and songwriter – born Dacoury Natche – is known for collaborating with the likes of Drake [Republic Records], Kendrick Lamar [Interscope Records] and Vince Staples [Def Jam Recordings].

Some of his notable credits include Madonna’s “Beautiful Scars” [Interscope Records], Jazmine Sullivan’s “Brand New” [RCA Records], Lily Allen’s “Sheezus” [Parlophone Records] and Tinashe’s “Bet” [RCA Records].

Meanwhile, Aalegra is expected to release her first studio collection later this year through Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

Current single “Emotional” – now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets – was produced by Robert “RZA” Diggs.

The still-untitled CD boasts other alliances with No I.D. (Estelle, Jhene Aiko), James Fauntleroy (Beyonce, Mariah Carey), Sam Dew (Rihanna, Jessie Ware), Ilsey Juber (Kaskade, Pia Mia) and Clarence Coffee Jr. (Sia, Kylie Minogue).

Watch the music video for “Emotional” below.

Jhene Aiko unveils “Souled Out” tracklisting

9 Aug

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Jhene Aiko has unveiled the official tracklisting for her upcoming debut album.

The singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Souled Out” in the United States on September 9 via ARTium Records / Def Jam Recordings.

The follow-up to 2013 EP “Sail Out” – which debuted at number 8 on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart – includes current singles “To Love & Die” f/ Cocaine 80s and “The Pressure.”

It also yields productions and songwriting contributions from No I.D. (Janet Jackson, Toni Braxton), The Fisticuffs (Jazmine Sullivan, Mariah Carey), James Fauntleroy (Beyonce, Chris Brown) and Key Wane (Ariana Grande, Big Sean).

Peep the tracklisting for “Souled Out” below.

“Brave”
“To Love & Die” (featuring Cocaine 80s)
“Beautiful Ruin”
“It’s Cool”
“Lyin King”
“Wading”
“The Pressure”
“Eternal Sunshine”
“Limbo Limbo Limbo”
“Promises” (featuring Miyagi and Namiko)
“W.A.Y.S”
“Pretty Bird” (featuring Common)

Jhene Aiko unveils debut album “Souled Out” artwork

6 Aug

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Jhene Aiko has revealed the official artwork for her upcoming debut album.

The singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Souled Out” in the United States on September 9 via ARTium Records / Def Jam Recordings.

The follow-up to 2013 EP “Sail Out” – which debuted at number 8 on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart – includes current singles “To Love & Die” f/ Cocaine 80s and “The Pressure.”

It also yields productions and songwriting contributions from No I.D. (Common, Kanye West), The Fisticuffs (Miguel, Jazmine Sullivan), James Fauntleroy (Beyonce, LeToya Luckett) and Key Wane (Ariana Grande, Big Sean).

Preview “To Love & Die” below.

Elijah Blake drafts Ernest “No I.D.” Wilson for debut EP ‘B!joux 22’

27 Nov

Elijah Blake has confirmed the title of his debut EP.

The Def Jam recording artist / songwriter – real name Sean Fenton – has dubbed his upcoming mini-album “B!joux 22” and will release it later this year.

Legendry hip hop and R&B musician Ernest Wilson aka No I.D. – who teamed up with Blake by co-writing and producing Rihanna’s “Unapologetic” track “No Love Allowed” – serves as the collection’s executive producer.

Other songwriting credits by Elijah Blake include “Cold War” by Marsha Ambrosius [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], “Sex Ain’t Love” by Trey Songz [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and “Enough of No Love” by Keyshia Cole featuring Lil Wayne [Universal Music Group / Geffen Records].

He also confirmed forthcoming collaborations with musicians Kara DioGuardi and Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins as well as artists Ciara [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records] and Kelly Rowland [Universal Music Group / Republic Records].

Ne-Yo unveils official songwriting credits for new album ‘R.E.D.’

17 Oct

Ne-Yo has revealed the official songwriting credits for his upcoming fifth album, “R.E.D.,” which is due in the United States on November 6 via Universal Music Group / Compound Entertainment / Motown Records.

New single “Forever Now” was written by Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith along with Allen Arthur, Clayton Reilly, Keith Justice, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Paul Baumer, and Maarten Hoogstraten. Production credits were handled by Phat Boize, Bingo Players and Stargate.

Other songwriters and producers backing Ne-Yo on the follow-up to “Libra Scale” are Robert Shea Taylor (Beyonce Knowles, Wynter Gordon), Sia Furler (Neon Hitch, Jessica Cornish), Mike Di Scala (Hixxy, Darren Styles), Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Chris Brown, Jennifer Hudson), Luke Laird (Tamia Washington, Carrie Underwood), Emanuel Kiriakou (Celine Dion, Whitney Houston), Andrew Goldstein (Katharine McPhee, Bridgit Mendler), Salaam Remi (Usher Raymond, Jazmine Sullivan), Ernest “No I.D.” Wilson (Janet Jackson, Toni Braxton), Adam “Calvin Harris” Wiles (Florence Welch, Leona Lewis) and Sandy “Sandy Vee” Wilhelm (Katy Perry, Nicole Scherzinger).

Ne-Yo – R.E.D. [Official Tracklisting & Songwriting Credits]:

“Cracks in Mr. Perfect” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Robert Shea Taylor).

“Lazy Love” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Robert Shea Taylor).

“Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Sia Furler, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mark Hadfield, Mike Di Scala).

“Miss Right” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen).

“Jealous” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Allen Arthur, Clayton Reilly, Keith Justice).

“Don’t Make ‘Em Like You” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Cameron “Wiz Khalifa” Thomaz, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels).

“Be the One” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen).

“Stress Reliever” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Robert Shea Taylor).

“She Is” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Luke Laird).

“Carry On (Her Letter to Him)” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Jesse Wilson).

“Unconditional” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Allen Arthur, Clayton Reilly, Keith Justice).

“Forever Now” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Allen Arthur, Clayton Reilly, Keith Justice, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Paul Baumer, Maarten Hoogstraten).

“Shut Me Down” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Andrew Goldstein, Emanuel Kiriakou).

“Should Be You” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Salaam Remi, John Jackson, Carlos Coleman).

“My Other Gun” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Ernest “No I.D.” Wilson, Steve Wyreman, Kevin Randolph, Norman Landsberg, Felix Pappalardi, John Ventura, Leslie Weinstein, Gene Redd, Roy Handy, Cleveland Horn, Robert Bell, Ronald Bell, Robert Mickens, Dennis Thomas, Richard Westlife).

“Alone With You (Maddie’s Song)” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Salaam Remi).

“Let’s Go” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Adam “Calvin Harris” Wiles).

“Burning Up” – (Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Sandy “Sandy Vee” Wilhelm).