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Pia Mia teams up with Nic Nac for new song “Fuck with You”

18 Nov

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Pia Mia has unveiled a new song online.

The singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Fuck with You” to her official SoundCloud page on Monday (November 17, 2014).

“Fuck with You” was produced by Nic Nac, whose resume also includes works for Chris Brown (“Loyal”) and Tinashe (“Watch Me Work”).

As previously reported, Mia is currently putting the final touches on her upcoming debut album with Wolfpack Entertainment / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled LP reportedly features collaborations with Harmony Samuels, Chantal Kreviazuk, Benny Blanco, Maureen “Mozella” McDonald, DJ Mustard, Rock City, Naughty Boy, and Mojam.

Listen to “Fuck with You” below.

Fergie shares music video for new single “L.A. Love (La La)”

11 Nov

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Fergie has shared the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “L.A. Love (La La)” to her official Vevo page on Monday (November 10, 2014).

“L.A. Love (La La)” – which was written by Fergie along with Royce Thomas, Theron Thomas, Shomari Wilson and Dijon “DJ Mustard” McFarlane – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

The track marks the first promotional cut from the artist’s upcoming as-yet-untitled sophomore album, which is expected to be released during the first quarter of 2015 via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

Other musicians backing Fergie on the follow-up to 2006’s “The Dutchess” are Mike WiLL Made It (Mariah Carey, Keyshia Cole) and Leon “RoccStarr” Youngblood (Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown).

Watch the music video for “L.A. Love (La La)” below.

Nicki Minaj releases “Only” lyric video f/ Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown

8 Nov

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Nicki Minaj has unleashed the lyric video for her new single online.

The hip hop artist posted the lyric-based visual clip for “Only” – featuring regular collaborators Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown – to her official Vevo page on Friday (November 07, 2014).

“Only” – helmed by Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald, Henry “Cirkut” Walter, Jeremy “JMike” Coleman and Rock City – is now available for download via iTunes.

The track follows previous single “Anaconda,” which peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Nicki Minaj’s next studio collection “The Pinkprint” is scheduled to hit shelves on December 15 via Cash Money Records and Republic Records.

Other album contributors include Parker Ighile (Rihanna, Jessie J), Darhyl Camper (Ne-Yo, John Legend), Boi-1da (Tinashe, Kelly Rowland) and Mike WiLL Made It (Brandy, Mariah Carey) and Da Internz (Usher, Trey Songz).

Watch the lyric video for “Only” below.

Pia Mia debuts new song “Beautiful Little Fool”

3 Nov

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Pia Mia has debuted a new song online.

The singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Beautiful Little Fool” to her official SoundCloud page on Monday (November 03, 2014).

Production duties on “Beautiful Little Fool” were handled by Nicholas “Nic Nac” Balding and Marc E. Bassy.

Mia is currently working on her upcoming debut album, which is expected to be released in 2015 via Wolfpack Entertainment / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project boasts productions from Harmony Samuels (Brandy, Chris Brown), Benny Blanco (Ariana Grande, Charli XCX), Naughty Boy (Rihanna, Emeli Sande) and DJ Mustard (Tinashe, Keyshia Cole).

On the songwriting front, Mia has teamed up with Chantal Kreviazuk (Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez), Maureen “Mozella” McDonald (Tessanne Chin, Miley Cyrus) and Rock City (Kelly Rowland, Nicki Minaj).

Listen to “Beautiful Little Fool” below.

Nicki Minaj debuts new single “Only” f/ Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown

1 Nov

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Nicki Minaj has debuted her new single online.

The Hip-Hop artist posted the audio clip for “Only” – featuring Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown – to her official Vevo page on Friday (October 31, 2014).

“Only” – which was helmed by Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald, Henry “Cirkut” Walter and Jeremy “JMike” Coleman along with siblings Royce and Theron Thomas of Rock City – is now available for download via iTunes (US).

The track follows previous single “Anaconda,” which peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Minaj’s third studio collection “The Pinkprint” will hit stores and digital outlets on December 15 via Cash Money Records and Republic Records.

Listen to “Only” below.

Fergie drafts RoccStar for new album

24 Oct

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Fergie has recruited hitmaker RoccStar for her upcoming second album.

The songwriter and record producer – born Leon Youngblood, Jr. – is known for helming “Fine China” by Chris Brown [RCA Records] and “Acting Like That” by Jennifer Lopez f/ Iggy Azalea [Capitol Records].

His extensive resume also includes works for Beyonce [Columbia Records], Usher [RCA Records], Sevyn Streeter [Atlantic Records], Zendaya [Hollywood Records] and Jasmine Villegas [Interscope Records].

Meanwhile, Fergie’s sophomore studio collection is thought to be released in early 2015 via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2006’s “The Dutchess,” which peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Current single “L.A. Love (La La)” – which was written by Fergie along with Royce Thomas, Theron Thomas, Shomari Wilson and Dijon “DJ Mustard” McFarlane – is now available for download via iTunes (US).

Keri Hilson reunites with Patrick “J. Que” Smith

22 Oct

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Keri Hilson is making new music with Patrick “J. Que” Smith.

It is yet to be known whether last night’s session is intended for another artist or Hilson’s upcoming third studio album.

The pair previously teamed up on songs performed by Mary J. Blige (“Take Me As I Am”), Toni Braxton (“Supposed to Be”), Omarion (“Ice Box”), Timbaland (“The Way I Are”) and Jennifer Lopez (“Wrong When You’re Gone”).

Smith is also responsible for co-writing and / or producing “Baby I” by Ariana Grande [Republic Records], “Where It Hurts” by Tamar Braxton [Epic Records] and “Catching Feelings” by Justin Bieber [Def Jam Recordings].

Hilson’s next studio collection is thought to be released in early 2015 via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further collaborations with Ne-Yo (K. Michelle, Celine Dion), Tiffany Fred (Zendaya, Sevyn Streeter), Jim Jonsin (Beyonce, Kelly Rowland) and Benny Cassette (Elle Varner, Mary Lambert).

Her last studio offering, 2010’s “No Boys Allowed,” peaked at number eleven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered singles “The Way You Love Me,” “Lose Control,” “One Night Stand” and “Pretty Girl Rock.”

She also co-wrote the Mike WiLL Made It-produced “Passenger” for Candice Glover along with Theron and Royce Thomas of Rock City.

Watch the music video for “Lose Control” below.