Grammy-Nominated singer/songwriter/actor Trey Songz sat down with Billboard to discuss his third studio album Ready, set to be relased September 1 via Song Book/Atlantic Records. Songz described the album as “very adult, very easy-going, and very sexy. Ready will showcase producers such as Stargate, Johnta Austin, Troy Taylor, Carlos “Los DaMystro” McKinney, Eric Hudson and Bryan-Michael Cox. Featured guest will include Gucci Mane, Soulja Boy and Drake.
“This album is very self-defining and very definitive of the type of artist I’m going to be for the rest of my career”,
Highlight tracks on the album include “LOL (Smiley Face)”, “One Love”, “Neighbors Know My Name”, and the first single, “I Need a Girl” which is number 7 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Songz has also been creating a lot of buzz for his new album by releasing his latest mixtape Anticipation and also by colloborating with newcomer Drake on their hit “Successful” which is number 11 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Songz has also begun the promo trail for Ready with stops in Chicago, Miami, Atlanta and Dallas to attend radio events and listening sessions. He will also go on a House of Blues tour starting in September, a college tour in October and November, and potentially an arena tour in early 2010.
In addition to music, Trey Songz is also taking advantage of his acting abilities. Songz recently filmed an episode of the ABC show “Lincoln Heights” that will air September 15, and he also appears in a movie titled “Preacher’s Kid” alongside R&B singer LeToya Luckett, slated for release this year.
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