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Kelly Rowland Talks New “Uptempo” Album

Published: Sunday 22nd Jan 2017 by Sam

Kelly Rowland looks set to bring the tempo with her long-awaited new album.

The Destiny’s Child graduate turned solo Grammy winner has yet to release a body of work since 2013’s ‘Talk A Good Game.’ In the time since, she’s gotten married and had her son Titan Jewell. She’s also turned her attention to a slew of other projects in the TV, cosmetic, and literary arenas.

Music is still in the mix, she assures.

Speaking in a new interview, Rowland revealed that her upcoming material aims to dominate the dance-floor.

Head below to see what she had to say…

Chatting to the Lenny Letter, Ms. Kelly said of the as yet untitled LP:

It’s happy. I said I wanted a record full of up-tempos. A lot of my albums and songs have been slow, except for tracks like “Commander” or “When Love Takes Over.” I said I wanted this record to be happy because we need that right now, more than ever. That’s where my heart is.

Finally.

We’ve been harping on forever and a day about how much of a slay it’d be for Kelly to pick up the pace musically. As such, it’s great to hear that she’s doing exactly that.

For, while the seductive coos of ‘Motivation’ and ‘Ice’ delivered delicious results and definitely made sense at the time, she shines most – both as a vocalist  and performer – with high octane material.

She can really beast a stage when she wants to, something uptempos provide the perfect climate for. What’s more, with so many R&B acts all on the same minimalist, faux-90s wave, serving “dance-floor diva” would be a smart means of setting oneself apart from the pack.

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  1. Weezy Tha Goat/Zayn is 👑 January 22, 2017

    I’m always here for some Kelly Rowland. I just hope she don’t be lazy this time around and actually promote.

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    • Devan January 22, 2017

      she finna come up with heat

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      • KelendriaWorld January 22, 2017

        🔥🔥🔥🔥

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      • Lea January 23, 2017

        Guh yall say that everytime she flops!

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    • KelendriaWorld January 22, 2017

      Yea Promo better be lit as f*** !! we cant f*** this up this time

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    • KeeiHilsonFan January 22, 2017

      P R O M O T I O N !

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    • GAGASUPERBOWL2K17 January 22, 2017

      Simply Flop?

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    • BAE January 22, 2017

      X-Factor 2011 was the biggest stage she has ever performed since.. Kelly it’s been a long time come through mama

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  2. Devan January 22, 2017

    Yaaass yall better plug Forever and a day !!!

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    • KelendriaWorld January 22, 2017

      Okaaaaaay !!!
      speak on it

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    • BeySus January 22, 2017

      thats one of my fav Kelly jams

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      • GAGASUPERBOWL2K17 January 22, 2017

        My Flopply

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  3. Devan January 22, 2017

    SAM this is by far your best written Kelly article !!!

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    • KelendriaWorld January 22, 2017

      AGREED !!!!

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  4. KelendriaWorld January 22, 2017

    Cmon Kelly yaaass
    Commander was my S***!!!!!

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    • KeeiHilsonFan January 22, 2017

      C O M M A N D E R

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  5. KelendriaWorld January 22, 2017

    Rowlandstones we cant f*** this up!!!
    and we arent going to 💎💎💎💎💎💎💎💎

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    • BeySus January 22, 2017

      lol cute fan base name?
      are those diamonds ?

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      • aLea January 23, 2017

        Lmfaoooo!

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    • GAGASUPERBOWL2K17 January 22, 2017

      Here I Flop?

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  6. BeySus January 22, 2017

    ok Kelly , Get it gurl

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    • GAGASUPERBOWL2K17 January 22, 2017

      Talk A Good Flop

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  7. Delroy January 22, 2017

    She should wait untill the industry gets good again music has been very basic over the past few years hopefully the industry can get better and then she can deliver

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    • KeeiHilsonFan January 22, 2017

      now is the time to release some heat!!!!

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  8. Alshakirr Potts January 22, 2017

    Legend

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  9. TLC January 22, 2017

    Finally a real singer, I can’t wait for Kelly to drop new music

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    • KeeiHilsonFan January 22, 2017

      Yes i love Kellys sweet tone

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  10. KeeiHilsonFan January 22, 2017

    praying Kelly does a song with Keri 😍

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    • GAGASUPERBOWL2K17 January 22, 2017

      it will flop

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  11. The vocal Bible January 22, 2017

    Damn it’s about time. I’ve been waiting for new music from her since TAGG…. Go Kelly !

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    • GAGASUPERBOWL2K17 January 22, 2017

      The Vocal who? Flop

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  12. GAGASUPERBOWL2K17 January 22, 2017

    Flop !

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  13. Fourth Harmony January 22, 2017

    Yes Kelly ! A queen is coming

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    • GAGASUPERBOWL2K17 January 22, 2017

      Queen of all Flops

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  14. Bow down January 22, 2017

    Beyoncé slayed
    Solo slayed
    Next up is Kelly …… FAMILY GOALS

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    • KelendriaScalpLand January 22, 2017

      pretty much !!!

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  15. Dimeh January 22, 2017

    Bring the album very soon please !!

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    • KelendriaScalpLand January 22, 2017

      like this week 😭

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  16. KelendriaScalpLand January 22, 2017

    Praying she gets an Apple endorsement

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  17. KelendriaScalpLand January 22, 2017

    or a pepsi deal

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  18. It’s Britney B**** January 22, 2017

    Ok Kelly Flopland

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  19. Grapejuice fan January 22, 2017

    “Here I Am” was a great album !!!!

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    • Mc90 January 22, 2017

      Each song should have had a video

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      • Mc90 January 22, 2017

        Should have had*

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  20. Pat January 22, 2017

    That video reminded me that as much as i love her. Her level of talent has more to do with why her career never went to the stratosphere. The opportunities have been there.

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  21. Meteorite January 22, 2017

    So does this mean I will not get to hear the rest of “Conceited”?

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  22. Shakira Stan January 22, 2017

    LMAO!!!!
    Who is checking for this flop b****

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  23. Kyle January 22, 2017

    If I had to pinpoint my favorite moment of Kelly’s career I would have to say it’s when she collaborated with David Guetta off his “One Love” album. She just sounded more confident than EVER on those tracks. Therefore, this news makes me super happy!

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  24. Wonder Woman January 22, 2017

    LMAO, where are these accounts coming from???
    .
    Anywayz I’m here for her, been here since Motivation

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  25. Truth Tella January 22, 2017

    I don’t why but I’m kind of ready for a DC3 reunion. I’m not gonna lie, I still watch some of their old performances from the early 2000’s. Those were some good times I missed those times when music was fun and exciting.

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  26. Rowlandstone January 22, 2017

    We are ready kelly

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  27. Jason January 22, 2017

    She better not just throw the project out, and start praising Beyonce’ again!! Focus, girl!! You could really kill the game if you wanted!! I’m here for it!

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  28. Hope9 January 22, 2017

    This lady Gaga fans are so annoying coming for Kelly. Betch GTFO, she said what she said about Lady Flop Superbowl, has never been as LEGENDARY as Destiny’s Child and NEVER will. Now bye.

    Excited for some new Kelly’s music and hopefully we will a new collaboration with the girls ❤ 🐝

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  29. KelendriaScalpLand January 22, 2017

    #STAYPRESSEDT

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  30. HOWYOULIKEIT January 22, 2017

    Here I Am album was full of uptempos so it wont be the first time.
    I hope she has songs like grown ass woman in this album. I dont know what happened to that good song

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  31. DanYiel Iman January 22, 2017

    Anything anyone from Destiny Child puts out I buy..♥️

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  32. Sincere January 22, 2017

    I’m ready for it. Seems like with this project she took her time. Coming from a true fan of hers one of my favorite albums from Kelly was Ms Kelly beside TAGG even though I like them all. Hope she still put a touch of strong love songs.

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    • HOWYOULIKEIT January 22, 2017

      Ghetto from miss kelly is one of my favorites

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    • Angela Wesley January 23, 2017

      Sincere, I totally agree with you, but I would also include
      Simply Deep.

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  33. Jamie January 22, 2017

    So excited!!!!

    As for Gaga fans, Kelly didn’t say anything at all. I guess nowadays in such a carnal world even silence isn’t so golden.smh

    Anyways, bring on that album Kelly!!!!

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  34. KelendriaScalpLand January 22, 2017

    OMG i need the LEAD single like today!!!!!

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  35. Sheree Whitfield stan January 22, 2017

    It’s gonna FLOP just like the rest of her albums #sipstea

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    • Ann January 22, 2017

      You mean just like every other major rnb album by the major artists to?? The industry really sucks now more than ever streams/views and all!

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  36. KellyYonce January 22, 2017

    Girl if you didn’t drop the damn album soon.😑

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  37. 4u2see January 22, 2017

    Let Kelly find herself b******, it will come back.

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  38. It’s Britney B**** January 23, 2017

    Yes I love Kelly

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  39. Nicki January 23, 2017

    I hope she does a song with nicki or Rihanna

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  40. Now time yca ritish wauyz January 26, 2017

    Would like her to work wth other artist

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