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Jojo returns with new single “Joanna”

11 Oct

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American singer/songwriter Joanna Levesque, known professionally as Jojo, has unleashed her new single online.

“Joanna” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Rebekah “Rose Gold” Muhammad (Faith Evans, Nipsey Hussle), Natalie Dunn (Mali-Koa, Ella Henderson) and Jeffrey “Jeff Gitty” Gitelman (Brandy, Lianne La Havas).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Jojo is currently working on her upcoming project under Warner Music Group / Warner Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly features additional contributions from Diane Warren, Malay, Stacy Barthe, Doc McKinney, Diana Gordon, Jamie Hartman, Isabella Kearney-Nurse, Sebastian Kole, Oak Felder, Lowell, Max Wolfgang, Stint, Jermaine Dupri, and Bryan Michael Cox.

Stream the audio clip for “Joanna” below.

Tiana Major9 teams up with Earthgang for new single “Collide”

11 Oct

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British singer/songwriter Tiana Major9 has teamed up with American hip hop duo Earthgang for new single “Collide,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Sonyae Elise alongside Stacy Barthe (Rihanna, Alicia Keys), Akil King (Beyonce, Teyana Taylor), Kaveh Rastegar (Bruno Mars, Sabrina Claudio) and Benny Cassette (Elle Varner, Keri Hilson).

“Collide” also marks the first promotional cut from the upcoming original motion picture soundtrack, “Queen & Slim,” which will arrive on November 8 via Universal Music Group / Motown Records.

The highly-anticipated collection features additional guest appearances from Ms. Lauryn Hill, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, Vince Staples featuring 6lack X Mereba, and Coast Contra featuring BJ The Chicago Kid and Syd.

Stream the audio clip for “Collide” below.

Diane Warren teases new collaboration with Jojo

10 Oct

Diane Warren has teased a new collaboration with Jojo.

“Reunited with one of the best singers in the game @iamjojo. Can’t wait till everyone hears this song!!! I told Toni Braxton after she sang “Unbreak My Heart” she was winning a Grammy for it and she did and Jojo will win one for this,” the legendary American songwriter posted to Instagram.

The pair previously teamed up on the tracks “Exceptional” and “Note to God,” taken from Jojo’s sophomore studio collection, “The High Road,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Warren’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Celine Dion (“Because You Loved Me”), Whitney Houston (“I Learned from the Best”), Christina Aguilera (“I Turn to You”), Britney Spears (“When Your Eyes Say It”), Beyonce (“I Was Here”), Rita Ora (“Grateful”) and Jennifer Hudson (“I’ll Fight”).

Meanwhile, Jojo is currently working on her upcoming fourth album, which will be released via Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from Lowell, Isabella Kearney Nurse, Jesse Thomas, Sebastian Kole, Lil Eddie, Stacy Barthe, Max Wolfgang, Diana Gordon, J. Que, Natalie Nunn, Caroline Ailin, Iain James, Steph Jones, and Myah Marie.

Stream the audio clip for “Exceptional” below.

 

Brandy returns with new single “Freedom Rings”

27 Sep

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American singer, songwriter, and actress Brandy Norwood (known mononymously as Brandy) has released her new single online.

“Freedom Rings” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Brandy alongside Coleridge “Sebastian Kole” Tillman (Usher, Lauren Jauregui), Jeffrey “Jeff Gitty” Gitelman (Kali Uchis, Trey Songz) and Ryan M. Tedder (Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown).

Brandy’s next album – which serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “”Two Eleven” – is expected to arrive later this year via Brand Nu / eOne Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features additional alliances with The Neptunes, Stacy Barthe, Angel, Prince Charlez, Kaydence, Sir Charles, Delisha Thomas, Kristal Oliver, Darhyl Camper, Big Shiz, and Harvey Mason Jr.

Stream the audio clip for “Freedom Rings” below.

Usher teams up with Black Coffee for new single “LaLaLa”

10 Sep

American singer/songwriter Usher has teamed up with South African DJ-producer Black Coffee for his new single “LaLaLa,” which is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artists Lucky Daye and India Shawn alongside Mikkel Eriksen and Tor Hermansen of Norwegian production duo Stargate, who previously teamed up with Usher on “His Mistakes” (co-written by Ne-Yo) and “What’s a Man To Do” (co-written by Johnta Austin).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Usher is expected to release his upcoming ninth album, tentatively entitled “Confessions 2,” later this year via RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, JHart, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “LaLaLa” below.

 

Angel teases new collaboration with Brandy

18 Aug

Angel has teased a new collaboration with Brandy.

“I use to dream about this … Just Remember to stretch your imagination … The Sky’s The Limit …,” The British singer, songwriter and record producer posted to Instagram on Sunday (August 18, 2019).

Angel’s debut studio collection, 2013’s “About Time,” was released via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK and spawned singles including “Wonderful,” “Time After Time” and “Rocket Love.”

Angel is currently working on his upcoming project under Bystorm Entertainment / RCA Records, and recent single “Blessings” is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Brandy’s next album – which serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “”Two Eleven” (Chameleon / RCA Records) – is expected to arrive later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features further productions and songwriting contributions from The Neptunes, Stacy Barthe, Jeff Gitty, Sebastian Kole, Prince Charlez, Kaydence, Sir Charles, Delisha Thomas, Kristal Oliver, Darhyl Camper, LaShawn Daniels, and Harvey Mason Jr.

Stream the audio clip for “Blessings” below.

Eric Hudson teases new collaboration with H.E.R.

20 Jul

Eric Hudson has teased a new collaboration with H.E.R.

“Me and @hermusicofficial made a classic tonight! I brought my bass with me …#backtowork #shesagenius #classicsonly,” the American record producer and songwriter posted to Instagram on Friday (July 19, 2019).

Hudson’s resume boasts works with Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), John Legend (“We Just Don’t Care”), Omarion (“Entourage”), Whitney Houston (“Worth It”), Trey Songz (“Without a Woman”), Brandy (“Bring it Back”), Justin Timberlake (“Morning Light”), Mary J. Blige (“Why”) and August Alsina (“Benediction”).

Meanwhile, H.E.R.’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “Racks” (which was co-written by fellow recording artist Tiara Thomas and collectively produced by Jeff Gitty, Ronald “Flippa” Colson and Ali P) – is expected to arrive later this year via RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Andre Harris, Prgrshn, LunchMoney Lewis, MNEK, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Priscilla Renea, Stint, Hue Strother, D’Mile, Varren Wade, Ambre, Trey Campbell, Bryan Michael Cox, Stacy Barthe, Neff-U, Supa Dups, and The Stereotypes.

H.E.R. also provided guest vocals on the track “I Don’t Want Your Money,” taken from the Ed Sheeran’s latest studio collection, “No. 6 Collaborations Project,” which is out now via Atlantic Records. The track was written by Sheeran alongside Joe Reeves, Fred Gibson, and Paul “Nineteen85” Jefferies.

Stream the audio clip for “I Don’t Want Your Money” below.