A few months ago when gospel duo Mary Mary revealed that they would be taking a hiatus from the group, Erica Campbell announced that we would be hearing about her first solo project very soon. She definitely wasn’t kidding! A recently distributed press release says that we can expect to hear the first single from Erica’s forthcoming album as early as next month.
Erica’s solo venture is actually a part of a new partnership between hubby Warryn Campbell’s My Block Records and eOne Music. An excerpt from the press release, detailing the deal reads:
“In this deal, the strategic partnership will utilize eOne Music’s multi-faceted channels of production, distribution, sales, marketing, communications and more to support a range of My Block’s artists.
Upcoming releases will include a single in May 2013 and album from Campbell’s wife Erica Campbell of Mary Mary, a new single in June and album from his Gospel super group Soul Seekers in Fall 2013, as well as releases planned from Jason McGee and Jason Champion for 2014. With Entertainment One Television (eOne Television) already producing the hit Mary Mary reality series airing on WE tv, this deal expands the eOne relationship with Campbell, the My Block group’s founder, longtime producer and songwriting partner.”
Warryn says he’s very excited about the deal.
“I am very excited to be partnered with a company that truly understands the future of entertainment. Working across multiple genres with My Block, it’s important to have a clear vision and the resources for artists to be successful across multiple platforms today. In this strategic partnership with eOne Music, we share a similar vision in supporting Gospel’s great history and taking it to another level as well as other genres, to serve both emerging and established artists in creating innovative work that paves the way now and for the future. Let’s go.”
Are you ready for an Erica Campbell solo album?