1. James Poyser

    James Poyser

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  2. 2013 Grammy Awards: Rap Song, Album Nominations

    December 21, 2012 11:34 AM EST Anthems and opuses from hip-hop's big guns and breakthrough stars best RAP album Take Care Drake LABEL: Young Money/Cash Money/Republic Records PRODUCERS: Noah "40" Shebib, Boi-1da, Carlo Montagnese, the Weeknd, Jamie "XX" ...

  3. Hidden Beach Slates New Jill Scott Album for Spring

    April 05, 2011 1:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 After a long hiatus, fans are being treated to a double dose of new music from Jill Scott . "The Light of the Sun" -- the singer/songwriter's first album under her recently announced distribution deal with Warner Bros. -- is due in ea ...

  4. Cee Lo Green's 'F**k You' Segues to Radio

    August 27, 2010 11:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 With its video having generated 2.8 million YouTube views since it was uploaded to the website Aug. 20, soul/pop singer/songwriter/producer Cee Lo Green's "F**k You" is making its way to radio with an audience uncommonly large for a b ...

  5. Erykah Badu To Leak Viral Video Today

    January 29, 2010 2:18 PM EST 0 0 0 On the eve of the release of her upcoming album, "New Amerykah, Part II: Return of the Ankh," Erykah Badu has announced she will be leaking a promotional viral video on her official site, erykahbadu.com . Badu's personal publicist has ...

  6. Erykah Badu Pushes 'New Amerykah' To March

    January 21, 2010 6:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Originally due Feb. 23 , Erykah Badu 's fifth studio album, "New Amerykah, Part II: Return of the Ankh," has now been pushed to March 30, the singer/songwriter announced via Twitter today (Jan. 21). "Return of the Ankh," whi ...

  7. Erykah Badu Unveils 'New Amerykah, Part II'

    December 11, 2009 4:24 PM EST 0 0 0 E rykah Badu will release her fifth studio album, "New Amerykah, Part II: Return of the Ankh," on Feb. 23, 2010 on Universal Motown. The 38-year-old Dallas, Texas, born singer says the set is called "Part II" because unlike 2008& ...

  8. Al Jarreau Taps Roots' '?uestlove' For New Song

    August 27, 2009 8:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Al Jarreau , the jazz singer with a silky voice who is one of the only artists to have captured Grammy Awards in three different categories -- pop, jazz and R&B -- is branching out once again. For his latest recording, the singer has ventured in ...

  9. New Norah Jones Album Due In November

    August 20, 2009 5:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Norah Jones will move away from jazz roots on her fourth studio album, due in November on Blue Note Records, her label announced today (Aug. 20). Producer Jacquire King ( Kings of Leon , Modest Mouse ) is working with Jones on the ...

  10. Erykah Badu Recording 'New Amerykah: Pt. 2'

    July 09, 2009 5:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Just a little over a year after releasing her fourth studio album, "New Amerykah, Pt. 1: 4th World War," Erykah Badu is back with the second installment tentatively titled "New Amerykah, Pt. 2: Return Of The Ankh." Although no re ...

  11. Erykah Badu Recording 'New Amerykah: Pt. 2'

    July 09, 2009 4:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 Just a little over a year after releasing her fourth studio album, "New Amerykah, Pt. 1: 4th World War," Erykah Badu is back with the second installment tentatively titled "New Amerykah, Pt. 2: Return Of The Ankh." Although no re ...

  12. Matrix, Poyser, Elliott Onboard With 'Fame'

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter producers The Matrix (Avril Lavigne, Shakira), James Poyser (Erykah Badu, Jill Scott) and Damon Elliott (Destiny's Child, Gwen Stefani) have been tapped to write and produce new music for the new film adaptation of "Fame." ...

  13. Amanda Diva

    September 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 She may be an independent artist, but chances are you've heard of Amanda Diva. She may be an independent artist, but chances are you've heard of Amanda Diva. Born Amanda Seales, the 27-year-old hip-hop/soul MC/poet has been a music journal ...

  14. 'Down' Is The New Up

    May 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The friendly collision of new and old sensibilities on "Lay It Down" (Blue Note) is as vintage-sounding as anything Al Green released during his Hi Records heyday of the '70s. The friendly collision of new and old sensibilities on &qu ...

  15. Green, ?uestlove 'Lay It Down' On New Album

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Al Green's long-in-the-works album co-produced by the Roots' Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson and keyboardist James Poyser finally has a release date. "Lay It Down" is due May 27 via Blue Note and features Al Green's lon ...

  16. Mariah's New 'Body' Of Work Due April 15

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mariah Carey has dubbed her next effort "E=MC²," and will release it April 15 via Island/Def Jam. The R&B-leaning first single "Touch My Body" will hit U.S. radio outlets on Feb. 12. Mariah Carey has dubbed her next effort &q ...

  17. Mya Gives Voice To Lifetime Breast Cancer Campaign

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lifetime Television is ramping up a multiplatform breast cancer initiative that includes an exclusive partnership with iTunes, a tie-in with major-market radio and a PSA campaign enlisting notables fr Lifetime Television is ramping up a multiplatfor ...

  18. Why Worry?

    December 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Success has not spoiled Anthony Hamilton. His refreshing, keep-it-real attitude is still intact -- even after selling 1.2 million copies of his debut album, "Coming From Where I'm From." Success has not spoiled Anthony Hamilton. His r ...

  19. LaBelle, Scott Pair For 'Purple' Song

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Patti Labelle and Jill Scott are teaming up to record the single "What About Love?" from the Broadway musical version of "The Color Purple." The duet will be released as a bonus track on a cast album Patti Labelle and Jill Scott ...

  20. Motown Classics Get Modern Updates

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 15-track set will be augmented on the same day by "Motown Unmixed," featuring the original versions of the source material for the remix project. As first revealed here in January, a host of Motown classics have been remixed for the ap ...

  21. Hot Product

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jill Scott Being 'Human' Jill Scott unveils her sophomore studio album, "Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2," this week via Hidden Beach Recordings. The Philadelphia-based artist drafted the production talents of James Po ...

  22. Scott's 'Beautifully Human' Due In August

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jill Scott will release her sophomore studio album, "Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2," Aug. 31 through Santa Monica, Calif.-based Hidden Beach Recordings. It's the follow-up to Scott's 2000 Jill Scott will release her ...

  23. World Wide Underground

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Erykah Badu has always marched to the beat of her own drummer. Erykah Badu has always marched to the beat of her own drummer. With her latest set, "World Wide Underground," she continues to do so with a little help from some drum programmi ...

  24. Breaking & Entering

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: Rhian Benson, Year Of The Rabbit, Young Roscoe and Shadows Fall. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and enteri ...

  25. International Affairs V2.0

    March 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Songwriter/producer/musician/DJ Vikter Duplaix adds another musical guise to his impressive rÉsumÉ (Jill Scott, King Britt, Jaguar) with this solo debut. Songwriter/producer/musician/DJ Vikter Duplaix adds another musical guise to his impressive rés ...

  26. Common Invites Fans To 'Electric Circus'

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Thought-provoking rapper Common will release his fifth album, "Electric Circus," Dec. 10 via MCA. The set will feature guest performances by the likes of Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Bilal, and Cee-Lo, an Thought-provoking rapper Common will r ...

  27. Philly Artists Team For NBA Concerts

    January 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A host of Philadelphia's noted R&B/hip-hop artists, led by Jill Scott, the Roots, and Musiq Soulchild, will return home Feb. 8-9 for the Philly All-Star Concert Series, as part of the 2002 NBA All A host of Philadelphia's noted R&B ...