Tag Archives: RaVaughn Brown

Ne-Yo reveals artwork for new single “She Knows”

28 Aug

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Ne-Yo has revealed the official artwork for his new single online.

The R&B singer, songwriter and record producer christened “She Knows” as the second promotional single from his upcoming studio album, “Non Fiction.”

The Juicy J-assisted track follows previous single “Money Can’t Buy,” which is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

As previously reported, “Non Fiction” is scheduled to hit stores on November 11 via Compound Entertainment in partnership with Motown Records.

The highly-anticipated LP will boast productions from Jesse “Corporal” Wilson (Celine Dion, Jessica Sanchez), Bryan Michael Cox (Mariah Carey, Tamar Braxton) and Jermaine Dupri (Usher, Alicia Keys).

Fans of Ne-Yo’s poignant songwriting should look out for the next releases by Gabi Wilson [RCA Records], Keri Hilson [Mosley Music / Interscope Records] and RaVaughn [Compound Entertainment / Columbia Records].

Watch the music video for “Money Can’t Buy” below.

Jasmine V collaborates with Ne-Yo for new mini-album

22 Aug

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Jasmine V has collaborated with Ne-Yo for her upcoming mini-album.

The R&B hitmaker – born Shaffer Smith – is known for co-writing Beyonce’s “Flaws & All” [Columbia Records], Rihanna’s “Right Now” [SRP Records] and Jennifer Hudson’s “Spotlight” [RCA Records].

He also confirmed that his next studio album “Non Fiction” will be released on November 11 via Compound Entertainment / Motown Records.

Meanwhile, Jasmine V’s as-yet-untitled mini-album is scheduled to hit online outlets later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The Kendrick Lamar-assisted lead single “That’s Me Right There” – written by Carmen Reece along with Al Sherrod Lambert, Chris Jackson and Harmony “H-Money” Samuels – is now available for download via iTunes.

Fans of Ne-Yo’s songwriting and production work should look out for the next projects by Keri Hilson [Mosley Music / Interscope Records], Gabi Wilson [MBK Entertainment / RCA Records] and RaVaughn [Columbia Records].

Watch Jasmine V’s latest interview with Rap-Up TV below.

Nathan Sykes enlists Carmen Reece, The Rascals for new project

3 Aug

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Nathan Sykes has teamed up with Carmen Reece and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes of The Rascals on material.

Reece is known for co-writing Ariana Grande’s “Right There” [Republic Records] and Jasmine V’s “That Me Right There” [Interscope Records].

Meanwhile, notable songwriting and production credits by The Rascals include RaVaughn’s “Best Friend” [Columbia Records] and Babyface & Toni Braxton’s “I’d Rather Be Broke” [Motown Records].

It is yet to be known whether this material is intended for Sykes’ upcoming project, which is expected to be released later this year.

For the highly-anticipated collection, the former member of The Wanted also collaborated with songwriters and producers Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Rob Knox.

Watch Nathan Sykes perform “Calling All Hearts” with Jessie J below.

Marsha Ambrosius unveils music video for new single “Run”

9 Jun

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Marsha Ambrosius has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

“Run” is lifted from the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming sophomore album, “Friends & Lovers,” out soon via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The track – written by Marsha Ambrosius along with Jenna Andrews and Dillon Pace – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

“Friends & Lovers” serves as the follow-up to 2011’s “Late Nights and Early Mornings,” which debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and produced hit singles “Far Away” and “Hope She Cheats on You.”

Among the musicians backing Ambrosius on the highly-anticipated LP are Da Internz (Cassie, Trey Songz), Warren “Oak” Felder (Nicki Minaj, Sevyn Streeter) and Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Usher, Chris Brown).

She also confirmed placements on the next releases by Elle Varner [RCA Records], RaVaughn [Columbia Records], MPrynt [Motown Records], Jojo [Atlantic Records] and MNEK [Virgin EMI Records].

Watch the music video for “Run” below.

RaVaughn debuts new single “Love U More”

9 Mar

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RaVaughn has debuted her new single online.

“Love U More” is slotted for inclusion on the R&B singer/songwriter’s debut album, “Love Always,” which is expected to be released later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Compound University / Columbia Records.

The track was written by RaVaughn along with Joseph “Lonny” Bereal, James “J-Doe” Smith and Twy Bernal. Production duties were handled by Curtis “Sauce” Wilson and Shomari “Sho” Wilson.

“Love U More” follows previous singles “Better Be Good” (produced by Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis and Arden “Keyz” Altino) and “Best Friend” (co-written by Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds / produced by The Rascals).

Among the other musicians backing RaVaughn on “Love Always” are Ne-Yo (Rihanna, Christina Milian), Miguel (Beyonce, Elle Varner), Marsha Ambrosius (Solange, Alicia Keys) and John Legend (Estelle, Chrisette Michele).

Listen to “Love U More” below.

Leon Thomas, Jessica Jarrell drop music video for new single ‘Hello How Are You’

17 Dec

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Leon Thomas is out with a new performance video online.

The singer/songwriter uploaded “Hello How Are You” – which features Jessica Jarrell – to his official YouTube page on Monday (December 16, 2013).

The hitmaker – who represents one half of the production duo The Rascals – is known for co-writing and producing hit singles “Best Friend” by RaVaughn [Columbia Records] and “Baby I” by Ariana Grande [Republic Records].

His upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album is confirmed to feature alliances from legendary hitmaker Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Watch the music video for “Hello How Are You” below. The track is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

RaVaughn collaborates with Lonny Bereal for debut album

12 Dec

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RaVaughn has collaborated with Lonny Bereal for her upcoming debut album, “Love Always,” out soon via Compound University / Columbia Records.

The singer/songwriter/producer – born Joseph Bereal – is known for collaborating with Chris Brown [RCA Records], Teyana Taylor [G.O.O.D. Music], Sevyn Streeter [Atlantic Records] and Keyshia Cole [Geffen Records].

Some of his notable credits include “Keep It Between Us” by Kelly Rowland [Republic Records], “Right There” by Ariana Grande f/ Big Sean [Republic Records] and “Nuclear” by Destiny’s Child [Columbia Records].

Among the other contributors on “Love Always” – which features hit singles “Better Be Good” and “Best Friend” – are Ne-Yo, Jerry Duplessis, Arden Altino, Babyface, John Legend, Miguel, Andrea Martin, Marsha Ambrosius, and others.

Listen to “Just Another Holiday” below. The track was written by Brittany Barber (Tyrese, Kevin McCall) and produced by Phatboiz (TLC, Luke James).

RaVaughn debuts new song ‘Just Another Holiday’

2 Dec

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RaVaughn has debuted a new festive song online.

The singer/songwriter uploaded “Just Another Holiday” to her official SoundCloud page on Saturday (November 30, 2013).

The track was written by Brittany Barber, who previously worked with the likes of Tyrese, Kevin McCall, Carl Thomas, Problem, and Terrace Martin.

Production duties were handled by Allen “Bizkit” Arthur, Clayton “Gravy” Reilly and Keith “Butta” Justice of Phatboiz, who are also responsible for “Meant to Be” by TLC and “Tonight (Best You Ever Had)” by John Legend.

RaVaughn’s highly-anticipated debut album, “Love Always,” will be released in 2014 via Compound University / Columbia Records.

In addition to lead singles “Better Be Good” and “Best Friend,” the project will also boast alliances from Ne-Yo, Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Arden “Keyz” Altino, John Legend, Andrea Martin, Babyface, Marsha Ambrosius, and Dem Jointz.

Listen to “Just Another Holiday” below.

RaVaughn premieres music video for new single ‘Best Friend’

30 Sep

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RaVaughn has premiered the music video for her new single online.

“Best Friend” marks the second promotional release from the artist’s upcoming debut album, “Love Always,” out soon via Sony Music Entertainment / Compound University / Compound Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The track – which serves as the follow-up to previous single “Better Be Good” – was written by RaVaughn Brown along with Leon Thomas III, Khristopher Riddick-Tynes, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Antonio “Tony” Dixon.

“Love Always” promises further songwriting contributions from John Legend (Fergie, Chrisette Michele), Marsha Ambrosius (LeToya Luckett, Alicia Keys), Andrea Martin (Leona Lewis, Jordin Sparks), Tiyon “TC” Mack (Justin Bieber, Tamar Braxton) and Miguel Pimentel (Beyoncé Knowles, Mariah Carey).

On the production front, RaVaughn has teamed up with Dewayne “Dem Jointz” Abernathy (Keke Wyatt, Chris Brown), Eric Hudson (K. Michelle, Jamie Foxx), Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis (Whitney Houston, Mary J. Blige) and Arden “Keyz” Altino (Musiq Soulchild, Estelle Swaray).

Watch the Rhyon Brown and Talia Myers-directed clip below.

RaVaughn collaborates with Dem Jointz for debut album ‘Love Always’

21 Sep

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Singer/songwriter RaVaughn has recently collaborated with Dem Jointz for her upcoming debut album “Love Always.”

The super producer – born Dwayne Abernathy – is responsible for hit singles “Cockiness (Love It)” by Rihanna [Island Def Jam Recordings] and “Put it Down” by Brandy featuring Chris Brown [RCA Records].

He also teamed up with the likes of Christina Aguilera [RCA Records], Ciara [Epic Records], Nicole Scherzinger [Interscope Records], Candice Pillay [KIDinaKORNER] and Sabi [Warner Bros. Records].

Meanwhile, the “Best Friend” star has additionally worked with The Stereotypes (John Legend, Sterling Simms), Eric Hudson (K. Michelle, Jamie Foxx) and Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis (Sean Paul, Mary J. Blige).

Her highly-anticipated debut collection “Love Always” will be released via Sony Music Entertainment / Compound University / Columbia Records.

Watch the video for previous single “Better Be Good” below.