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Brandy hits the studio with Prince Charlez for new collaboration

16 Jun

American singer, songwriter, and actress Brandy Norwood has enlisted fellow recording artist Prince Charlez 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.”

His debut EP “Evolution, Pt. 1” – featuring contributions from DannyBoyStyles, Chasity Nwagbara, Fred Ball, Nasri Atweh, Sounwave, and DaHeala – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, Brandy is expected to release her next studio collection and follow-up 2012’s “Two Eleven” later this year via Primary Wave / eOne Music.

On the highly-anticipated project, Brandy has also worked with songwriters and producers including Darhyl “Hey DJ” Camper Jr., Kristal Oliver, Sir Charles, Delisha Thomas, LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, and Harvey Mason Jr.

Stream “Evolution, Pt. 1” below.

Brandy enlists Kristal Oliver, Delisha Thomas for new album

10 May

American singer, songwriter, and actress Brandy Norwood has enlisted Kristal “Tytewriter” Oliver and Delisha Thomas for a new collaboration.

Oliver is responsible for co-writing Danity Kane’s “Showstopper,” Chrisette Michele’s “You Mean That Much to Me,” Raheem DeVaughn’s “Love Connection,” Cassie’s “Make You a Believer,” Mya’s “Lights Go Off,” Keshia Chante’s “Ring the Alarm,” and Brave Williams’ “Original.”

Meanwhile, Thomas’ songwriting resume boasts works with Beyonce (“Deja Vu”), Jennifer Lopez (“Step into My World”), Christina Aguilera (“Get Loose”), Tamia (“The Way I Love You”), Joy Enriquez (“I Need Your Love”), Justin Bieber (“Favorite Girl”) and Kierra Kiki Sheard (“You Don’t Know”).

Brandy, on the other hand, is scheduled to release her seventh album – featuring further contributions from Darhyl “DJ” Camper, LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, and Harvey Mason Jr. – later this year via Primary Wave / eOne Music.

The still-untitled project follows 2012’s “Two Eleven,” which topped the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Wildest Dreams” and the Chris Brown-featuring “Put it Down.”

Watch the music video for “Wildest Dreams” below.

Brandy reunites with LaShawn Daniels, Harvey Mason Jr. for new collaboration

25 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and actress Brandy Norwood (known mononymously as Brandy) has reunited with Harvey Mason Jr. and LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels for a new collaboration.

Mason Jr. previously co-produced and co-wrote “Truthfully” alongside Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Marc Nelson, and Brad Gilderman. The track appears on Brandy’s sophomore studio collection, “Never Say Never” (1998), which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, Daniels is responsible for co-writing fan favorites including “Fall” and “Nothing,” as well as international hit singles “The Boy is Mine” (featuring Monica), “Top of the World” (featuring Mase) and “What About Us.”

Brandy, on the other hand, is scheduled to release her seventh album – featuring further contributions from Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Kelly Rowland, Fantasia, and Jazmine Sullivan – later this year via Primary Wave / eOne Music.

The still-untitled project follows 2012’s “Two Eleven,” which topped the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Wildest Dreams” and the Chris Brown-featuring “Put it Down.”

Watch the music video for “Put it Down” below.

Melanie Fiona confirms new album “Awake”

13 May

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Melanie Fiona has confirmed the details for her upcoming third album.

The Canadian singer/songwriter christened her next studio collection “Awake” and will release it later this year under Title 9 / Primary Wave / BMG.

Lead single “Bite the Bullet” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Fiona and fellow BMG artist Midian along with Ryan Toby (Usher, Mary J. Blige) and Andre Harris (LeToya Luckett, Alicia Keys).

Fiona’s second album, “The MF Life,” was released in March 2012 via Republic Records. The collection peaked topped the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “4AM” and “This Time.”

As for the new CD, Fiona has teamed up with producers and songwriters Andrea Martin (Leona Lewis, Jordin Sparks), Jack Splash (Britney Spears, Jazmine Sullivan) and Alan Nglish (CeeLo Green, Andreya Triana).

Watch the lyric video for “Bite the Bullet” below.