DJ Cassidy’s ‘Paradise Royale’ Album Unites R&B Legends with Newer Stars

New York City’s DJ Cassidy has recorded an innovative debut album that brings vocalists such as Robin Thicke, R. Kelly and Usher together with members of Chic, Earth, Wind & Fire and Kool & the Gang.

“The superstar spinner’s 10-song set offers a collision of old and new schools as he pairs hot contemporary singers with players from R&B dance music’s glory years of, roughly 1978-82.”
– Billboard

The album’s vocalists include the likes of Robin Thicke, Cee-Lo Green, R. Kelly, Usher, Mary J. Blige, Ne-Yo, John Legend, Estelle, Passion Pit, Jessie J, Kelly Rowland and Chromeo. The musician roster features Nile Rodgers of Chic, members of Earth, Wind & Fire and Kool & the Gang, Ray Parker Jr, Patrice Rushen and other legends.

“Paradise Royale” is scheduled to drop this spring on Columbia Records.

Below is a video of Cassidy discussing the album’s lead single, “Calling All Hearts,” featuring Robin Thicke and Jesse J:

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