Tag Archives: Swagg R’Celious

H.E.R. releases new project “I Used to Know Her: The Prelude”

3 Aug

American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, known professionally as H.E.R., has released her new project online.

“I Used to Know Her: The Prelude” – featuring six new songs including “Against Me,” “Feel a Way,” “Could’ve Been” and “As I Am” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Album contributors include David “Swagg R’celious” Harris, Tiara Thomas, Jeff “Gitty” Gitelman, Hue “SoundzFire” Strother, Carl “Cardiak” McCormick, Dernst “D’Mile” Emile, and Ronald “Flippa” Colson.

Stream “I Used to Know Her: The Prelude” below.

H.E.R. teams up with Naughty Boy for new collaboration

7 Jun

American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, known professionally as H.E.R., has teamed up with British record producer Naughty Boy for a new collaboration.

Naughty Boy’s production resume boasts works with Emeli Sande (“Heaven”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), Alesha Dixon (“Radio”), Marlon Roudette (“Anti Hero”), Mary J. Blige (“Pick Me Up”), Tanika (“Runaway”) and Fantasia Barrino (“Side Effects of You”).

His current promotional single “All or Nothing” – featuring Ray BLK and Wycelf Jean – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, H.E.R.’s upcoming debut album is scheduled to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers contributions from The Stereotypes, D’Mile, Hue Strother, Theron Feemster, Swagg R’Celious, Tiara Thomas, Supa Dups, Flippa, Jeff Gitty, Nija Charles, and DannyBoyStyles.

Watch the music video for “Focus” below.

Bridget Kelly releases new EP “Summer of 17”

6 Aug


Bridget Kelly has released her new EP online.

The mini-collection entitled “Summer of 17” – featuring lead single “Act Like That” with guest vocals from R&B crooner Mack Wilds – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with The Initiative Group.

In addition to Wilds, “Summer of 17” boasts further alliances with Da Internz (Tinashe, Chris Brown), Micah Powell (Omarion, Keke Palmer), Swagg R’Celious (Justine Skye, Gabi Wilson) and Asia Bryant (Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Lopez).

Kelly’s previous EP, 2013’s “Cut to… Bridget Kelly,” was released through Roc Nation Records and spawned hit single “Special Delivery.”

On the songwriting front, Kelly is known for co-writing “Einstein” for RCA recording artist Kelly Clarkson along with James Fauntleroy (Sinead Harnett, Justin Timberlake) and Toby Gad (Alicia Keys, John Legend).

Kelly’s resume includes works with other hitmakers including Shea Taylor (Beyonce, K. Michelle), Linda Perry (Pink, Sam Smith), Eric Hudson (Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey) and Al Shux (Elle Varner, Lianne La Havas).

Stream “Summer of 17” below.

Justine Skye confirms new EP “Emotionally Unavailable”

4 Jun

Justine Skye - Emotionally Unvailable

Justine Skye has confirmed the details for her upcoming EP.

The singer and songwriter christened her second mini-collection “Emotionally Unavailable” and will release it on June 23 via iTunes.

Among the tracks slotted for inclusion on “Emotionally Unavailable” are “Bandit,” “A Train,” “Save My Soul” and the Tyga-assisted “Collide.”

Skye has also collaborated with top musicians including Swagg R’Celious (K. Michelle, Dawn Richard), Cashmere Cat (Tinashe, Ariana Grande), Glass John (Kat Dahlia, Chris Brown) and DJ Mustard (Rihanna, Keyshia Cole).

Meanwhile, her full-length debut album is expected to hit stores later this year under MBK Entertainment in partnership with Atlantic Records.

Watch the music video for “Bandit” below.


Brandy recruits Kirby Lauryen for new album

8 Dec


Brandy has recruited Kirby Lauryen for her upcoming seventh album.

Lauryen recently co-wrote “Break Your Heart Right Back” for Ariana Grande. The track is lifted from the artist’s sophomore album, “My Everything,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Republic Records.

Other notable credits by Lauryen include Keyshia Cole’s “She” [Interscope Records] and Jennifer Lopez’s “Let it Be Me” [Capitol Records].

Meanwhile, Brandy is expected to release her forthcoming studio collection next year. The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Two Eleven,” which peaked at number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

MBK CEO Jeff Robinson will executive produce the highly-anticipated LP. He’s also overseeing the next releases by Elle Varner [RCA], Justine Skye [Atlantic], Daisha [Epic], Tiara Thomas [Interscope] and Gabi Wilson [RCA].

For the new album, Brandy has also teamed with songwriters and producers Swagg R’Celious, Diane Warren, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Stacy Barthe, Ronald “Flip” Colson, Steve “Ace” Mostyn, and Warren “Oak” Felder.

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