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Beyonce & Jay-Z, aka The Carters, surprise-release joint album “Everything is Love”

17 Jun

Beyonce & Jay-Z, aka The Carters, have released their joint album online.

Exclusively available for streaming via Tidal, “Everything is Love” features nine new songs in the shape of “Summer,” “Apeshit,” “Boss,” “Nice,” “713,” “Friends,” “Heard About Us,” “Black Effect” and “LoveHappy.”

Among the musicians backing The Carters on the new project are Cool & Dre, James Fauntleroy, Nova Wav, Dave Sitek, Boi-1da, Vinylz, Jahaan Sweet, Nija Charles, MeLo-X, Illmind, D’Mile, Mike Dean, and Pharrell Williams.

Watch the music video for “Apeshit” below.

Beyonce unleashes music video for new single ‘Drunk in Love’

16 Dec

Drunk in Love

Beyoncé has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

“Drunk in Love” marks the first promotional single in the US from the singer/songwriter’s latest album, “Beyoncé,” out now via Sony Music Entertainment / Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The track was written by Beyoncé Knowles along with Noel “Detail” Fisher, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Andre Eric Proctor, Rasool Diaz, Brian Soko, Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley and Jerome “J-Roc” Harmon.

Video treatment was handled by Hype Williams, who previously teamed up with the artist on singles “Blow,” “Video Phone” and “Check On It.”

Other notable credits by Williams include “Glowing” by Nikki Williams [Island Records], “Va Va Voom” by Nicki Minaj [Republic Records] and “Put It Down” by Brandy f/Chris Brown [RCA Records].

Watch the music video for the Jay-Z-assisted “Drunk in Love” below.

Beyonce announces new U.S. single ‘Drunk in Love’

14 Dec

Beyonce

Beyoncé has announced the details for her new US single.

The singer/songwriter christened “Drunk in Love” – which features Jay-Z – as the first promotional single from her self-titled album.

The track was written by Beyoncé Knowles along with Noel Fisher, Shawn Carter, Andre Eric Proctor, Rasool Diaz, Briano Soko, Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley, and Jerome “J-Roc” Harmon.

Production duties were handled by Knowles and Boots along with Detail, who is also responsible for singles “Ice” by Kelly Rowland [Republic Records] and “Sex for Breakfast” by Christina Aguilera [RCA Records].

“Beyoncé” serves as the follow-up to 2011’s “4,” which debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered hit singles including “Countdown,” “Love on Top” and “Dance for You.”

Watch the preview for the Hype Williams-directed “Drunk in Love” below.