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Ciara Shows Up on Usher’s ‘Hot Tottie’ — Listen
Last year, Usher hit the masses with his Jay-Z-assisted burner 'Hot Tottie,' which was featured on his EP, 'Versus' -- an extension of his sixth studio album, 'Raymond v. Raymond.' Now, a new version of the song has emerged, featuring one of pop and R&B's darlings: Ciara. Th...
Lloyd Talks Touring With Lil Wayne, Andre 3000’s Influence
During his time on Irv Gotti's label The Inc., Lloyd released three successful albums and established himself as a talented R&B vocalist with hit singles like 2007's 'Get It Shawty' and 'You.' After the label's dissolution, the 25-year-old lingered on Universal Motown where he developed a close working relationship with Lil Wayne's Young Money crew. He...
Lloyd Drops ‘Dedication to My Ex’ With Andre 3000
An incomplete version of Lloyd's 'Dedication to My Ex' leaked back in March, and now the officially mastered, Lil Wayne and Andre 3000-featured song has hit the 'net. Lloyd throws down a little doo wop number over Polow da Don's swinging, pseudo-throwback track, misleadingly titled 'Dedication to My Ex (Miss That),' although it sounds something a young Raphael Saadiq might sing in tribute to 2 Liv
Hip-Hop Producers Stiff Atlanta Recording Studios
Several Atlanta recording studio owners have accused some of the South's biggest hip-hop stars of owing thousands of dollars in unpaid studio fees, causing the studios to come dangerously close to shutting their doors. An investigative report by CBS Atlanta revealed that ATL rapper Young Jeezy and producers Polow da Don and Jazze Pha were all guilty of failing to pay invoices for the studio sessio
Chris Brown Working on New Music With M.I.A.
Yesterday, we spotted M.I.A. in the studio with Swizz Beatz, and today reports surfaced that the 'Paper Planes' singer is working on new music with Chris Brown. Brown leaked news of the collaboration via his Twitter account, excitedly writing, "Was in the studio with the incredible M...
Ester Dean Talks Solo Career, Hit Single Originally for Ciara
Grammy-nominated songwriter Ester Dean -- the genius behind Katy Perry's 'Firework' as well as hits for Usher, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Mary J. Blige -- has found a way to parlay her songwriting abilities into a career as a solo artist. The 24-year-old Oklahoma native, currently signed to Polow da Don's Zone 4 label, is probably best known for her Chris Brown-featured 2009 single 'Drop It Low,' wh
Lloyd Teams With 50 Cent, Polow Da Don on ‘King of Hearts’
It was a pairing that raised some eyebrows: R&B vocalist Lloyd and two-fisted rapper 50 Cent collaborating on the slinky club-banger 'Let's Get It In.' For Lloyd, a former Murder Inc. vocalist who first garnered fame with his debut album and single 'Southside,' it was indeed intriguing. Af...
Polow Da Don Discusses Working With Dr. Dre on ‘Detox’
While the rest of the world continues to wait for Dr. Dre's 'Detox,' Polow Da Don wants to assure fans that the album will be well worth the wait. The producer, who has worked with the likes of Usher, Keri Hilson, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown has been in the studio with Dre cooking up some musical magic...
Lloyd Compares Himself to Michael Jackson — Say What!
Singer Lloyd ranks his working relationship with producer Polow Da Don amongst the best partnerships of all time."In my opinion, and this is a bold statement, but it's like Michael and Quincy, it's like Justin and Timbaland, Usher and Jermaine," Lloyd told MTV...