After her lead single “I Ain’t Thru” featuring Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj failed to chart, R&B singer Keyshia Cole voiced her regrets for releasing the song. In a business where many artists are trying to put out their own single with label interference, Cole says she should have listened to her team on what song to put out. âThe label didnât really want to drop the record because they knew that people wanted a more intense, soulful record from me about love and I really should have followed (their) direction,â Cole tells the Associated Press. Nevertheless, Cole insisted she doesn’t regret it, saying “I wanted that to be a statement record. It’s like saying, ‘I’m doing me, you know. I don’t have no regrets for nothing that I’m doing.” Coleâs second single “Long Way Down” quickly caught naysayerâs attention and so far sheâs happy with the recordâs results. “People are gravitating more toward [the song],” she stated. “I just think that people expect me to be, you know, an artist that sings about just love. But I’m always growing as an artist and I have to feed my artistry.” âMaybe thereâs someone out there that can give you that sad sad song, because it’s not me,â Cole recently tells Singersroom.Keyshia Cole’s new album ‘Calling All Hearts’ is in stores and online now.
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