SOHH, Clive Davis is at it again. His stable of sonic beauties are bubbling under and are about to fill the airwaves once more. We've all read lately how he is "saving" Whitney Houston's career. There has been word that Alicia Keys might drop something in January. Monica is some where in the mix droppin' beats, callin' out sideline hoes and prepping her new album for an October release. But wait, there's more...
Clive has this new chick hitting the scene. Her name is Emily King. Here is the skinny, if you haven't already heard. She is 20. From the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Biracial. Her parents are jazz musicians. She sings, writes, plays instruments. And her first single has Biggie on it.
(Gimmick? check, Crossover appeal? check, Vocal prowess? check Cha-ching? we'll see...)
The name of her forthcoming album is East Side Story. Her first single, produced by Chucky Thompson, is "Walk in My Shoes" featuring Notorious B.I.G. Damn are they giving away Biggie samples these days? Or is that a statement being made. Hmmm. Click here to listen.
I interviewed Emily last week. Stay tuned for how she responds to the question of how much of her persona is packaged. Something must be brewing. J Records would only allow telephone interviews and thus far have not issued any photos of Miss King.
But while you all were wondering why the United States provides protection to foreign leaders while they are visiting this country but other countries would murder an American leader while visiting their country, we were laughing at Chavez calling Bush "the devil" and compiling our...
5. Michelle Williams - "Love Thang"
THIS SONG IS NOT NEW, but I posted it since people are mistaking it as such and others suddenly want to hear it. This track actually appears on Michelle's sophomore solo CD.
4. Lil Fizz featuring Missez - "Fluid"
I ain't gonna lie, I kinda like this one.
3. Glenn Lewis - "Storm"
2. Shaggy featuring Nicole (PCD) - "Hot"
Anything with Nicole in it gets my vote.
(Imma upload it... hold on)
1. Bow Wow featuring Chris Brown - "Shorty Like Mine"
The bonus track that Imma need y'all to love is that new Diddy featuring Christina Aguilera. It's titled "Tell Me" from his forthcoming CD, Press Play.