“How Deep Is Your Love” is the fifth single from recording artist Sean Paul‘s fifth studio album Tomahawk Technique, featuring R&B and dance singer Kelly Rowland. The song was written by Mikkel S. Eriksen, Jason Henriques, Ester Dean and Sean Paul Henriques. “How Deep Is Your Love” was produced by Stargate. Tomahawk Technique is the fifth studio album by dancehall recording artist Sean Paul, released through Atlantic Records and Warner Music Group. This album that was released back in September 2012. Sean told music blog Rap-Up that Akon, Stargate, DJ Ammo, Benny Blanco, and Kelly Rowland, would appear on the album. “There’s a broadening of my artistry, I’m working with other producers and artists I’ve never worked with,” the Jamaican rapper told Reuters at the recent KIIS FM Jingle Bell Ball in Los Angeles, California. “Tomahawk Technique” follows the success of the singer’s 2009′s record “Imperial Blaze,” which earned Paul a Grammy nomination for Best Reggae album. For the new CD, he had teamed up with producers Rico Love, Benny Blanco and Stargate, who have been behind artists such as Katy Perry, Rihanna and Natasha Bedingfield, to work on his new album. “What’s going to surprise fans is that there’s a lot more singing, more high notes that I never used to do before,” said Paul, adding “it’s a mixture of pop music into dance music.” Check out his new music video below after the jump… » Read more..
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“Put It Down” is a single by R&B recording artist Brandy Norwood, featuring additional vocals by fellow singer Chris Brown. It was written by producers Dwayne “Dem Jointz” Abernathy Jr., Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford, Sean Garrett and Dem Jointz along with Chris for her upcoming sixth studio album Two Eleven (2012), which has been scheduled for release on October 10, 2012. Brandy’s Chameleon Entertainment (RCA Records) debut. The title Two Eleven references Brandy’s birthday and the day her icon, entertainer Whitney Houston had died. Brandy said: “Some of the titles I was working with were Rebirth, Reincarnation, Reinvention, Resurrection [...] I just felt like Two Eleven describes all of that. It’s the day I was born, and each year, I evolve and change with time, It also has a whole new meaning to it because I gained my angel. My icon is my angel now. It’s all tied in there and I just think it best represents who I am and the responsibilities I have moving on.”At One point Brandy was also considering titling her album Raw. In April 2012, Brandy had confirmed that she was going to release “Put It Down“ featuring Chris as the album’s leading single, following the release of her duet single “It All Belongs to Me“ with singer Monica in February 2012. Produced by Bangladesh and written by Sean Garrett, Brandy described the song as “very commercial, but at the same time, it’s got a dope hip-hop influence — it’s club, it’s radio, it’s all formats.” On her decision to release it as a single, she said: “I love taking risks in music and it’s great to challenge yourself to be different. That’s what I love about the song.” Watch the video down below… » Read more..
It is well known that Romeo Santos’ idol in Bachata is Antony “El Mayimbe” Santos. However, his fascination with the art of the popular song commenced when he discovered the likes of Camilo Sesto, Manuel Alejandro, Juan Gabriel, Omar Alfano and of course Juan Luis Guerra. Most people focus on the artist, but Romeo always wanted to know who wrote the song. His blossoming love affair with songwriting was only the beginning of a journey he had barely envisioned. As fate would have it, Romeo soon joined his church choir with his cousin Henry. Shortly thereafter, Romeo and Henry would meet their destiny and join Lenny and Mikey to form Aventura. From inception, Romeo wrote also arranged and produced in collaboration with Lenny, Aventura’s songs. Recording only one cover, “Gone” as contained on “We Broke The Rules,” throughout the group’s amazing trajectory. A string of hits like “Obsesion,” “Cuando Volveras,” “Todavia me Amas,” “Hermanita,” “La Boda,” “Un Beso,” “Mi Corazoncito,” “Los Infieles,” “El Perdedor,” “Por un Segundo,” “Su Veneno,” “Dile al Amor,” “El Malo,” just to name a few, were Aventura’s catalyst to stardom. Romeo has been almost fanatic about releasing original material and was almost disappointed when his incredibly soulful rendition of “Lagrimas”, recorded for a TV tribute to Jose Jose, went viral overnight. Check out his new music video below ft Lil Wayne… » Read more..
In preparation for the album’s release “Trouble Man,” T.I. released a promotional mixtape titled “Fuck Da City Up,” in January 2012. “Trouble Man” is the upcoming eighth studio album by rapper T.I.. The album is tentatively due out sometime in Summer 2012. “Fuck Da City Up“ is out now for your listening pleasure. It has some featured guests on it such as Young Dro, Travis Porter, Too Short, Pimp C, Nelly, Future, Pusha T and many others. T.I. revealed to Billboard the title of the album, “Trouble Man.” The album was partly inspired by Marvin Gaye’s 1972 song of the same name. In a previous interview with Rolling Stone, he said he was debating between two titles, Trouble and Kill the King. Most recording of the album was showcased on T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle. The album is also rumored to include a collaboration with R&B superstar, Brandy Norwood and We the Best Music Group artist Ace Hood. The first official single will feature Usher. This song is produced by Rico Love. “We Don’t Get Down Like Y’all”, featuring Grand Hustle recording artist B.o.B was the first official promotional single to be released from T.I. after his 11 month prison sentence. It released to iTunes in August 2011. The second promotional single, “I’m Flexin’“ featuring Big K.R.I.T. was released in October 2011. The third promotional single, “Here Ye, Hear Ye“ featuring Pharrell under the alias Sk8brd. Check out the official music video below after the jump… » Read more..
Teairra Maria Thomas, better known by her stage name Teairra Marí, is a singer-songwriter, actress, model, and dancer. At the age of 16, she was signed to Def Jam and released her first album, Teairra Marí. After disappointing sales, she was let go from her recording contract in the middle of production for her sophomore album Second Round. In 2008, she returned to the music scene with the Pleasure P assisted single Hunt 4 U. After constant leaks, she was forced to re-record and re-title her second attempt at a sophomore album At That Point. In 2010, she starred in the film Lottery Ticket alongside rappers Ice Cube and Bow Wow. Since 2010, she has released several mixtapes and an EP entitled Sincerely Yours in anticipation for her upcoming album, which is slated for release later this year. In 2009 she starred in the yet-to-be-released film The Magnificent Cooly-T. She also currently has a recurring role on on VH1′s reality series Love & Hip Hop replacing Somaya Reece. Check out her new revealing interview with Jack Thriller below… » Read more..