It’s a new year and while everybody is busy making resolutions they will likely break in the coming months, there are then artists who require such a major change. These are the struggling acts who are in dire need of reinvention.
Could this be the reason for Brandy’s recent studio session with producer Mike WiLL Made It? Earlier this evening, Chris Brown revealed that he has recorded a new song called “Do Better” with his “Put it Down” collaborator and it will appear on his upcoming X album.
Even the best artists have been guilty of releasing at least one weak record during their careers. So, instead of only reflecting the best moments in music history, this weeks edition of Way Back Wednesday highlights some of those bad songs that should have never seen the light of day.
It appears that Brandy has officially closed the chapter on the Two Eleven era of her career. Despite her fans’ numerous petitions to RCA Records to release another single from the album, the singer has seemingly abandoned the project altogether as she hit the studio with producer Mike WiLL Made it to record new music.
Whitney Houston’s life came to a tragic end on February 11 2012 but if she lived, today would have been her 50th birthday. So, rather than dwell on the negative aspects of her short life, let’s measure her influence on the music industry via the many singers that she inspired with her incredible voice.
Brandy doesn’t sell records like she did in her prime but she is still a fantastic performer. In fact, she has gotten even better onstage than she was in her younger years and she showed off exactly what she learned from choreographer Frank Gatson at the 2013 Essence Music Festival last evening.
Well, at least we know she’s not completely idle. Brandy made a return to the stage last evening at theTennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville to perform a concert of her hits and covered several of Whitney Houston’s classics, just as her Two Eleven album sank lower in your favourite dollar store’s bargain bin.
You know that it was only a matter of time before our Way Back Wednesday special highlighted the works of Brandy. This week’s instalment features a list of the singer’s most memorable hits as we launch our heated debate in an attempt to crown her signature song.
Many people criticise Jessie J for oversinging but there is a duet in her near future that will fore her to dial back on the high notes. During her interview with the Kiss FM UK Breakfast Show, the energetic entertainer shared details of her new album, which may include a duet with Brandy.
Brandy still can’t find a spot on the Billboard charts but there will always be a place for her on television. This week, the bubbly singer/actress was the guest co-host on Anderson Live where she addressed several hot topics issues as well as shared insight into her own career.