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Solange's 'When I Get Home' Credits Include Gucci Mane, Cassie, And More

From Gucci Mane to Cassie and The-Dream, here is the full list of features and credits

Solange has returned. The singer-songwriter dropped her latest studio album, When I Get Home on Friday (Mar. 1 ). It serves as a follow-up to 2016's A Seat At The Table.

"I'm filled with so much joy right now!!! Wow! I can't thank y'all enough for this moment and for all the feelings I feel in my body," the singer tweeted moments after the release. "I'm bringing home w me everywhere I go y'alll and I ain't running from s**t no more. Your love lifts me up so high. Thank you!"

Solo's fourth studio album is comprised of 19 tracks and an impressive list of producers and contributors. From Gucci Mane to Cassie and The-Dream, here is the full list of features and credits below.

1) "Things I Imagined"

Lyrics and Melodies Written by Solange Knowles

Produced by Solange Knowles, Chassol & John Key

2) "S McGregor (interlude)"

Written by Solange Knowles, Giovanni Cortez (Standing on the Corner), John Key

Produced by Solange Knowles, John Key & Standing on the Corner

Sample Debbie Allen and Phylicia Rashad (Who are from Solange’s neighborhood of Third Ward)

3) "Down With the Clique"

All Lyrics and Melodies Written by Solange Knowles

Produced by Solange Knowles, John Carroll Kirby & John Key

Additional Vocals and Keys: Tyler, the Creator

4) "Way to the Show"

All Lyrics and Melodies Written by Solange Knowles

Produced by John Key, Solange Knowles & John Carroll Kirby

Additional Vocals: Cassie

5) "Can I Hold the Mic (interlude)"

Written by Solange Knowles and Chassol

Published by EMI April Music Inc. / Solange MW Publishing (ASCAP)

Produced by Solange Knowles, Chassol

Samples: Diamond and Princess from Crime Mob

6) "Stay Flo"

All Lyrics and Melodies Written by Solange Knowles

Produced by Solange Knowles, Metro Boomin, John Carroll Kirby

Bass: Peter Lee Johnson

7) "Dreams"

All Lyrics and Melodies Written by Solange Knowles

Produced by Solange Knowles, Chassol, Jamire Williams, Dev Hynes, John Key

Outro produced by Earl Sweatshirt

Additional Vocals by Devin The Dude

Additional Bass: Raphael Saadiq

Moog: John Carroll Kirby

8) "Nothing Without Intention (interlude)"

Written by Solange Knowles, Julez Smith, II, Giovanni Cortez (Standing on the Corner), Amber Venerable, Raquel Egbuonu

Produced by Standing on the Corner, Solange Knowles, Daniel Julez J Smith II

9) Almeda

All Lyrics and Melodies Written by Solange Knowles, The Dream & Playboi Carti

Guest appearance by Playboi Carti

Produced by Solange, Pharrell & John Carroll Kirby

Additional Vocals: Metro Boomin

10) "Time (is)"

Lyrics and Melodies Written by Solange Knowles

Guest Appearance by Sampha

Guest Lyrics and Melodies Written by Sampha

Produced by Solange Knowles, John Key & John Carroll Kirby

Additional Vocals: Tyler the Creator, Panda Bear & Sampha

11) "My Skin My Logo"

Lyrics and Melodies Written by Solange Knowles

Guest Appearance by Gucci Mane

Guest Lyrics and Melodies Written by Gucci Mane

Produced by Solange Knowles, Jamire Williams, John Key, Tyler the Creator, Steve Lacy & John Carroll Kirby

12) "We Deal With the Freak’n (intermission)"

Produced by Solange Knowles

Written by Solange Knowles

Samples: Alexyss K Tylor

13) "Jerrod"

All Lyrics and Melodies Written by Solange Knowles

Produced by Solange Knowles, John Key & John Carroll Kirby

14) "Binz"

All Lyrics and Melodies Written by Solange Knowles and The-Dream

Produced by Solange Knowles, Panda Bear & John Key

Additional Vocals: The-Dream

Beyonce falls over when she picks up Solange at Coachella

15) "Beltway"

All Lyrics and Melodies Written by Solange Knowles

Produced by Solange Knowles & John Carroll Kirby

Additional Vocals: Panda Bear

Sample Poet Parker (Also from Solange’s neighborhood of 3ward)

16) "Exit Scott (interlude)"

Written & Produced by Standing on the Corner, Steve Lacy, John Key & Solange Knowles

Vocals by Scarface

17) "Sound Of Rain"

All Lyrics and Melodies Written by Solange Knowles

Produced by Solange Knowles, Pharrell & John Key

Additional Vocals: Abra & Steve Lacy

18) "Not Screwed! (interlude)"

Produced by Standing on the Corner

Written by Giovanni Cortez (Standing on the Corner), Scarface, Solange Knowles

Guest Appearance by Standing on the Corner

Additional Vocals: Scarface

19) "I’m a Witness"

All Lyrics and Melodies Written by Solange Knowles

Produced by Solange Knowles & John Key

Additional Vocals by Panda Bear

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TIDAL could be shopping around for a new owner.

Square Inc., the mobile payment app led by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, might end up acquiring TIDAL, according to Bloomberg. Dorsey and Jay Z have reportedly discussed a possible sale, but it is unclear if the alleged negotiations will actually result in an acquisition.

The rumored sale may have something to do with why Jay put his discography back to Spotify for his  50th birthday last year.

Hov acquired TIDAL for $56 million from Norwegian company, Aspiro, in 2015. The subscription-based music streaming company has been touted as a better option for artists in that it offers higher royalties than competitors like Spotify and Apple Music.

The company has however been accused of not paying artists, and settled an $84 million class action lawsuit last year amid claims of “fraudulently” persuading customers to subscribe by claiming that Kanye West’s Life of Pablo album was an exclusive release.

Despite a star-studded 2015 launch event attended by West, Beyoncé, J. Cole, Usher, Rihanna, Madonna, Nicki Minaj and more, TIDAL has had a rocky few years — especially when it comes to corporate leadership. The company went through four CEO’s in two years, the most recent of which, Richard Sanders, was appointed to run TIDAL in 2017.

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Ashanti And Keyshia Cole Sign On For Verzuz Battle

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The R&B stars will go up against each other for a “celebration of women empowerment” next Saturday, Dec. 12. The “Legendary Ladies Night” will be streamed on IG Live and Apple Music.

Yeah, it’s official! The paperwork is IN 🚨🚨 It’s a legendary Ladies Night on Saturday, December 12th with @Ashanti and @KeyshiaCole.

Which Libra you got?!

Saturday, December 12th, 5PM PT / 8PM ET. Watch on our IG or in HD on @AppleMusic.

Drinks by @Ciroc Merch by @NTWRKLIVE pic.twitter.com/UCWJvaEl0y

— Verzuz (@verzuzonline) December 4, 2020

Both multi-platinum selling singers have impressive stats. Ashanti’s catalog of solo hits include “Foolish,” “Rock wit U,” “Rain On Me,” “Happy,” and “Baby.” On the collaborative tip, the Grammy winner joined Ja Rule on singles like, “What’s Love?” and “Always on Time.”

She was also featured on Lloyd’s debut single “Southside,” “Into You” by Fabolous, and “Body on Me” with Nelly. And she of course wrote songs for Jennifer Lopez and more.

Cole’s breakout single, “I Changed My Mind,” dropped in 2004 and her career took off from there. The Oakland native boasts a slew of classic R&B singles like “(I Just Want It) To Be Over,” “I Should Have Cheated,” “Let It Go,” “I Remember,” “Heaven Sent,” “Love,” and “Trust.” As a featured artist, Cole appeared on Sean Paul’s “(When You Gonna) Give It Up to Me,” Young Jeezy’s “Dreaming,” and Diddy’s 2006 single “Last Night,” to name a few.

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Casanova Wanted By FBI In Connection With Racketeering Case

Rapper Casanova is wanted by federal investigators in connection with a sweeping indictment charging 18 alleged members of the Untouchable Gorilla Stone Nation Gang with various racketeering, murder, drugs, guns, and fraud offenses, the Justice Department announced on Tuesday (Dec. 1).

The FBI New York tweeted a photo of Casanova and encouraged anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact the bureau. “We are still looking for Caswell Senior, aka Casanova, in connection with this case.”

The 34-year-old rapper is named in the indictment which was unsealed in a White Plains federal court Tuesday. Casanova is the only one out of 18 defendants who has yet to be arrested, the indictment states.

He faces single cont of conspiracy to commit racketeering, conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Each charge carries a maximum sentence of life in prison.

“As alleged in the Indictment, members of Gorilla Stone committed terrible acts of violence, trafficked in narcotics, and even engaged in brazen fraud by exploiting benefits programs meant to provide assistance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic,” acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss said. “Because of that, communities across the Southern District – from Poughkeepsie to Peekskill to New York City – suffered.”

“Most shocking, as alleged in the indictment, a minor was murdered in furtherance of the gang’s activities,” continued Strauss. “Because of the extraordinary work of our law enforcement partners, the defendants now face federal charges for their crimes.”

The indictment outlines a string of crimes that took place between Jan. 2018 and Sept. 2020.

Alleged gang member Brandon “Stacks” Soto has been charged in connection with the murder of a 15-year-old victim in Poughkeepsie, New York, in September.

In July, Stephen “Chino” Hugh allegedly shot at rival gang members in New Rochelle to allegedly “maintain and increase his position” in the gang’s “racketeering enterprise.” A month earlier, suspects Naya “Baby”Austin, Dezon “Blakk” Washington, and Jordan “Flow” Ingram committed armed robbery of a rival drug dealer, the indictment alleges.

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