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Ursula Yancy premieres music video for new single “Down with Me”

21 Mar

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Ursula Yancy has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Down with Me” to her official YouTube channel on Saturday (March 21, 2015).

“Down with Me” was co-written and produced by Warren “Oak” Felder and Andrew “Pop” Wansel, who previously teamed with Yancy on Jennifer Lopez’s “Troubeaux” f/ Nas [Capitol Records].

The songwriting and production duo are also responsible for Ariana Grande’s “Break Your Heart Right Back” [Republic Records], Tamia’s “Sandwich and a Soda” [Def Jam Recordings] and Elle Varner’s “Fuck it All” [RCA Records].

Meanwhile, Yancy is known for co-writing Rihanna’s “Skin” [SRP / Def Jam], Tamar Braxton’s “White Candle” [Streamline / Epic], Sevyn Streeter’s “Shattered” [CBE / Atlantic] and Kristinia DeBarge’s “Somebody” [Def Jam].

She also teamed with top music producers including Salaam Remi (Amy Winehouse, Leona Lewis), Kenneth “Soundz” Coby (Ciara, K. Michelle) and Steve Mostyn (Alicia Keys, Emeli Sande).

Watch the music video for “Down with Me” below.

Avery Wilson hits the studio with Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph

30 Jul

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Avery Wilson has teamed up with Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph for his new project.

Joseph is known for co-writing and producing Jennifer Lopez’s “Emotions” [Capitol Records], Rihanna’s “Man Down” [Def Jam Recordings] and Kid Ink’s “No Miracles” featuring Elle Varner [RCA Records].

His resume also includes works for Kanye West [Roc-A-Fella Records], Frank Ocean [Def Jam Recordings], Sevyn Streeter [Atlantic Records], Tessanne Chin [Republic Records] and Chris Brown [RCA Records].

Meanwhile, the still-untitled project by Wilson is expected to be released later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

It reportedly features further contributions from Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Usher, Janet Jackson), Ursula Yancy (Estelle, Keyshia Cole) and Alonzo “Novel” Stevenson (Evan Ross, Natasha Bedingfield).

Watch Avery Wilson’s rendition of Justin Timberlake’s “Mirrors” below.

Keyshia Cole unveils “Point of No Return” artwork

25 Jul

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Keyshia Cole has unveiled the official artwork for her upcoming studio album.

The singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Point of No Return” later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

New single “She” was co-written by Elijah Blake along with Kirby Lauryen, whose credits include Jennifer Lopez’ “Let It Be Me” [Capitol Records] and Ariana Grande’s “Break Your Heart Right Back” [Republic Records].

Production duties on “She” were handled by DJ Mustard, who is also responsible for Tinashe’s “2 On” featuring Schoolboy Q [RCA Records] and Trey Songz’ “Na Na” [Songbook / Atlantic Records].

“Point of No Return” serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Woman to Woman,” which debuted at number ten on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Among the other songwriters and producers backing Cole on the highly-anticipated LP are Mike WiLL Made It, Future, Detail, Ursula Yancy, Amadeus, Lundon Knighten, Stargate, Mario Winans, and RedOne.

Watch the music video for “Next Time (Won’t Give My Heart Away)” below.

Keyshia Cole enlists DJ Mustard for new single “She”

23 Jun

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Keyshia Cole has announced the details for her new single.

The singer/songwriter dubbed “She” as the third promotional release from her upcoming sixth studio album, “Point of No Return.”

The track was produced by Dijon “DJ Mustard” McFarlane, who’s also responsible for Tinashe’s “2 On” [RCA Records], Trey Songz’ “Na Na” [Atlantic Records] and Jennifer Lopez’ “Girls” [Capitol Records].

As previously reported, “Point of No Return” will be available later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

It serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Woman to Woman,” which debuted at number ten on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and features singles “Enough of No Love,” “Trust and Believe” and “I Choose You.”

For the highly-anticipated new LP, Cole has teamed up with producers Roahn “First Born” Hylton (Candice Glover, Nicki Minaj), Mike WiLL Made It (Jamie Foxx, Mariah Carey) and Noel “Detail” Fisher (Mario, Kelly Rowland).

Album songwriters include Sean “Elijah Blake” Fenton (Ciara, Bridget Kelly), Ursula Yancy (Mack Wilds, Avery Wilson), Nayvadius “Future” Wilburn (Rihanna, Kanye West) and Lundon Knighten (Usher, Leona Lewis).

Watch the music video for “Next Time (Won’t Give My Heart Away)” below.

Jennifer Lopez unwraps tracklisting for new album “A.K.A.”

17 May

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Jennifer Lopez has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming studio album.

The pop star is scheduled to release the highly-anticipated new collection “A.K.A.” on June 17 via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

New single “First Love” – written by Savan Kotecha along with Max Martin and Ilya “Knocdown” Salmanzadeh – is now available for download via iTunes.

Other album producers include RoccStar (Usher, CeeLo Green), Detail (Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland), H-Money (Brandy, Teyana Taylor), Diplo (Madonna, Katy Perry) and Cory Rooney (Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey).

On the songwriting front, Lopez has teamed up with Sia (Celine Dion, Britney Spears), Chris Brown (Jessie J, Nicole Scherzinger), Ursula Yancy (Estelle, Seven Streeter) and Chantal Kreviazuk (Elle Varner, Gwen Stefani).

Peep the tracklisting for “A.K.A.” below.

“A.K.A.” (featuring Iggy Azalea)
“First Love”
“Never Satisfied”
“I Luh Ya Papi” (featuring French Montana)
“Acting Like That”
“Emotions”
“So Good”
“Let It Be Me”
“Worry No More”
“Booty” (featuring Pitbull)
“Tens”
“Troubeaux” (featuring Rick Ross)
“Expertease (Ready, Set, Go)”
“Same Girl”

Jennifer Lopez announces new single “First Love”

25 Apr

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Jennifer Lopez has announced the title for her new single.

The pop star dubbed the Max Martin-produced “First Love” as the next promotional single from her upcoming as-yet-untitled studio album.

As previously reported, the new collection is scheduled for release on June 17 via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

It serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “Love?” which debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered hit singles including “On the Floor (featuring Pitbull)” and “I’m Into You (featuring Lil Wayne).”

For the new LP, Lopez has teamed up with producers RoccStar (Usher, Chris Brown), Detail (Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland), DJ Mustard (Rihanna, Kid Ink), Da Internz (Ciara, Tamar Braxton) and Amadeus (Trey Songz, Keyshia Cole).

Album songwriters include Makeba Riddick (Toni Braxton, Christina Milian), Eric Bellinger (Sevyn Streeter, Jasmine Villegas), Sia Furler (Britney Spears, Katy Perry) and Ursula Yancy (Estelle, Kristinia DeBarge).

Watch the music video for “Same Girl” below. The Chris Brown-assisted track is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Sevyn Streeter unleashes music video for new single “nEXt”

27 Mar

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Sevyn Streeter has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

“nEXt” marks the second promotional single from the singer/songwriter’s debut mini-album, “Call Me Crazy, But…,” out now via Atlantic Records.

The track – which features Kid Ink – was written by Amber “Sevyn” Streeter along with James “J-Doe” Smith (Ariana Grande, Kelly Rowland) and Dernst “D’Mile” Emile (Diggy Simmons, Kevin McCall).

“Call Me Crazy, But…” boasts further contributions from Da Internz (Jordin Sparks, Tamar Braxton), Eric Bellinger (Fantasia Barrino, Justin Bieber), Diplo (Usher, Chris Brown) and Ursula Yancy (Estelle, Keyshia Cole).

For her upcoming debut LP, the “It Won’t Stop” star teamed up with Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis (Ashanti, Claudette Ortiz), Babyface (RaVaughn, Justin Bieber) and Warren “Oak” Felder (Kandace Springs, Marsha Ambrosius).

Watch the music video for “nEXt” below.

Keyshia Cole debuts new single “Rick James”

19 Mar

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Keyshia Cole has debuted her new single online.

“Rick James” – which features Juicy J – marks the first promotional single from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming sixth studio album.

The still-untitled project is scheduled to be released later this year via Universal Music Group / Geffen Interscope Records.

“Rick James” was co-written by Elijah Blake (Eric Bellinger, Bridget Kelly) and produced by Roahn “First Born” Hylton (Candice Glover, Nicki Minaj).

Other musicians backing Cole on the follow-up to 2012’s “Woman to Woman” are Mike WiLL Made It (Miley Cyrus, Kelly Rowland), Ursula Yancy (Estelle, Christina Milian) and Lundon Knighten (Usher, Leona Lewis).

Listen to “Rick James” below.

Jennifer Lopez schedules release date for new album

16 Mar

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Jennifer Lopez has scheduled the release date for her upcoming album.

The still-untitled collection will hit shelves and online outlets on June 17 via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project – which serves as the follow-up to 2011’s “Love?” – will include hit singles “Live it Up,” “Same Girl,” “Girls” and “I Luh Ya Papi.”

On the production front, Lopez has teamed up with RedOne (Brandy, Lady GaGa), Da Internz (The-Dream, Sevyn Streeter), Amadeus (Chris Brown, Trey Songz), DJ Mustard (Rihanna, Kid Ink) and Detail (Beyonce, Lil Wayne).

Album songwriters include Makeba Riddick (Rita Ora, Christina Milian), Ursula Yancy (Estelle Swaray, Keyshia Cole), Sia Furler (David Guetta, Alicia Keys) and Eric Bellinger (Fantasia Barrino, Jennifer Hudson).

In related news, the “Waiting for Tonight” star recently collaborated with Enrique Iglesias for his upcoming album, “Sex and Love,” out on March 17 via Universal Music Group / Republic Records. The track in question is entitled “Physical” and it was produced by French hitmaker Sandy “Vee” Wilhelm.

Watch the Jessy Terrero-directed clip for new single “I Luh Papi” below.

Keyshia Cole confirms new single “Rick James”

16 Mar

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Keyshia Cole has confirmed the title of her new single.

The R&B singer/songwriter christened “Rick James” – which features Juicy J – as the first promotional single from her upcoming sixth studio album.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Woman to Woman” is scheduled to be released later this year Universal Music Group / Geffen Interscope Records.

“Rick James” was co-written by Elijah Blake, who previously teamed up with the artist on hit singles “Enough of No Love” and “I Choose You.”

Production duties were handled by Roahn Hylton, whose credits include Naya Rivera’s “Sorry” [Columbia Records], Candice Glover’s “I Am Beautiful” [Interscope Records] and Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass” [Republic Records].

As previously reported, the highly-anticipated LP by Keyshia Cole will yield further productions from Mario Winans (Tamia, Faith Evans), Mike WiLL Made It (Brandy, Kelly Rowland) and Detail (Mario, Jennifer Lopez).

On the songwriting front, Keyshia Cole has teamed up with Future (Shakira, Miley Cyrus), Ursula Yancy (Christina Milian, Tamar Braxton) and Lundon “Da Bridge” Knighten (Leona Lewis, Anthony Hamilton).

Watch the music video for “Enough of No Love” below.