AMP Music Minute April 2nd
Usher Announces Seventh Album Title-
Usher Raymond may be a world record holding recoding artist but if you ask him, he’s still “Looking For Myself.”
The Grammy winning R&B superstar has been teasing his new album or the last few weeks and now we have a title. Looking For Myself is Usher’s seventh studio album and will feature his new hit single, the Diplo-assisted “Climax.”
As relayed by Billboard, the new album will include production from a number of notable producers includng Jim Jonsin, Rico Love and Max Martin, who has been Katy Perry’s go to guy for her second and third albums, writing hits “Part of Me,” “E.T., ” “Teenage Dream” and more.
Usher plans to release his latest work on June 12th.
Britney Spears Sells Her House to Move In With Fiance’-
We all knew it was going to happen sooner or later and we couldn’t be more excited for Brit Brit. According to TMZ, the “Crazy” pop singer has just sold her Beverly Hills mansion for a whopping 1.3 million more than her asking place. She listed the property and just under 3 million and doled it away for just off 4.3 million.
Can we get her real estate agent’s name? More to the point, Britney Spears is far from homeless. She is taking her two boys and shacking up with future husband and current agent, Jason Trawick.
According to reports Trawick is renting a house until they find something more permanent to settle into.
In related news, Britney officially filed to be released from her father’s conservatorship.The courts are still pending with their results but it’s not looking great. Fortunately that will have no effect on her pending engagement.
Now, where do you think the new family will be moving?
Rihanna In Beginning Stages of New Album-
Rihanna loves the UK. She’s got a fashion reality show in the works as well as a bevy of some of her best performances. The Bajan entertainer was in town recently and sat down with the UK station, Capital FM. She spoke on her new and seventh album, which is currently in its beginning stages.
“Right now we’re working on collecting and creating the sound first before we even start working on the lyrical direction or melodies,” Rihanna told Capital. “I kind of have an idea though, and it’s very rough right now.”
After the outstanding success of her dance collaboration with DJ/Producer Calvin Harris, it’s no surprise that some of her ideas include more electronic dance music. She also confirmed meeting with electronic music duo Chase and Status.
Rihanna also wanted her fans to get excited about her upcoming fashion designer talent show, and while she can’t talk about it she promises her fans will be happy.
-Khellie Braxton, AMP Radio