Saturday, June 15, 2024

Quincy Jones Is Back: With Akon, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Amy Winehouse (See video)


Quincy Jones is back, man! The big Q!

His “Soul Bossa Nostra” CD is ready for November 12th release.

Guest stars are Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson, Akon, Amy Winehouse and Mark Ronson, and John Legend–among the group.

It’s a party on CD. In fact, Amy Winehouse sings the Lesley Gore classic, “It’s My Party.” Here’s the tracklisting:

Ironside – Talib Kweli produced by Quincy Jones, Ray Brown, & Phil Ramone
Strawberry Letter 23 – Akon produced by Aliaune “Akon” Thiam and Giorgio Tuinfort
Soul Bossa Nostra – Ludacris, Naturally 7, and Rudy Currence produced by Roger Thomas, Kevin Deane and Simuel Stevenson
Give Me The Night – Jamie Foxx produced by David Banner, Warryn Campbell, and Quincy Jones
Tomorrow –  John Legend produced by Wild Animals and Quincy Jones
You Put A Move On My Heart – Jennifer Hudson produced by Scott Storch and Quincy Jones
Get The Funk Out Ma Face – Snoop Dogg produced by Terrace Martin and Quincy Jones
Secret Garden – Usher, Robin Thicke, Tyrese, LL Cool J, Tevin Campbell and Barry White produced by Jermaine Dupri and Quincy Jones
Betcha Wouldn’t Hurt Me –  Mary J Blige featuring Q-Tip and Alfredo Rodriguez produced by Q-Tip and Quincy Jones
Everything Must Change  – Bebe Winans produced by Mervyn Warren
Oluwa (Many Rains Ago) – Wyclef Jean produced by Wyclef Jean and Jerry ‘Wonda’ Duplessis
P.Y.T. T-Pain and Robin Thicke – produced by T-Pain
It’s My Party – Amy Winehouse produced by Mark Ronson
Hikky Burr – Three 6 Mafia and David Banner produced by DJ Paul
Sanford and Son –  T.I. and B.o.B. featuring Prince Charlez and Mohombi produced by RedOne and Quincy Jones

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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