British R&B star Estelle stopped by 93.9 WKYS in Washington DC to promote her upcoming album. She chopped it up with DJ Iran about her favorite MC’s, old and current. When asked about Drake, Estelle gave him a 3 out of 5 and said that,”He’s an emo singer, I don’t ever want to hear him sing about girls the way he sings about girls, I need to respect him.”
Archive for July 6th, 2011
A new track from the Frank Ocean vault has just surfaced. It is another collaboration with Midi Mafia, entitled “Dreamkilla.” Similar to much of Franks material it follows story format, has some dark images and just enough catchy elements. It is nothing Great, but worth adding to your collection.
Previous R&B star Ashanti has been away from the music scene for a while now, but recently resurfacing the Long Island, NY native is prepping her 5th studio album, and claims to be almost finished. The ex-Murder Inc Records singer tweeted that she was in the studio with Lil’ Wayne last night.
Ashanti has also recently worked with hit-maker Rico Love, Ne-Yo, Game and Dr. Dre. She stated at the BET Awards a brand new single will be coming very soon, and the album is being released independently thru her own label.
Are you excited for Ashanti to return?
The third member of Destiny Child — Michelle Williams, who is often the most quiet of the ex-group, has began to prep her return to mainstream music. The songbird has released a brand new uptempo, dance record to her friends at ConcreteLoop.
Fresh off the theatrical stage, Michelle Williams has been working hard in the studio on her new project, still untitled at the moment. Michelle is following up her #1 Dance album, Unexpected with the buzz single “Love Gun,” produced by Druski.
When asked about the sound of her new album, Michelle says:
“My album will be ‘inspirational pop.’ Think of Katy Perry’s ‘Fireworks’ or Natasha Beddingfeld’s ‘Unwritten.’ I want to give people a message of hope while at the same time get them moving with dance inspired tracks.”
Michelle is currently working with Jim Jonsin and Rico Love, with whom she worked with on Unexpected. Michelle’s album is slated to drop this winter with an official single release in August/September.
Check it out! What do you think?
Kelly Rowland sat down with Fuse for their ‘On Demand’ segment. The “Motivation” hit-maker spoke about her excitement over Here I Am, the stars forthcoming album (July 26th), calling it “my baby.” She went on to speak about working with Ne-Yo, her dance single “Commander” and more. Check it out!
Are you excited for Here I Am?
Lloyd stopped by BET’s ‘106 & Park’ yesterday to promote his newly released album King of Hearts and surprised everyone by revealing his new Guns & Roses head tattoo. Lloyd, already known for his countless tatts, had his latest inked over the weekend while in New Orleans for 4th of July. The massive tatt features two smoking revolvers surrounded by several roses, and covers nearly the entire back and sides of his head. When asked about the meaning behind his new ink, Lloyd had this to say…
“I’m a contrast, i’m a walking contrast. I go from hard to soft. I go from the guns to roses, which is in my tatt, and I like to go from the streets to the sheets. I make street savvy R&B music but I also like to slow it down and be sensual at times.”
Check out the photos below. What do you think?
Here is the official video for Asia Bryant’s first single, “If You Love Me,” off her brand new EP, Analog Girl x Digital World, which is available on iTunes now. What do you think?