Rap-Up TV: Miguel Spills Details on Second Album, Writing for Usher

Miguel is gearing up for round two. The “Sure Thing” crooner is in the process of recording his sophomore album, tentatively due in March/April 2012. He provided Rap-Up TV with some insight at this weekend’s VMAs.

“Think electronic hip-hop meets classic rock meets great songs,” he explained. “I’m excited to discuss a few topics outside of the romantic experience, but still keep it very relatable.”

He wants to convey a deeper message with his lyrics, taking a page from socially conscious artists like Marvin Gaye. “We don’t have that many ‘urban’ artists that are chronicling the times,” he said. “A lot has been on my mind, so some of those things I might discuss on this next album.”

In addition to his own music, Miguel is returning to the studio with Usher for two to three months to write for his next project. “Expect it to be amazing,” he teased.



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9 Comments

  1. Macduff

    hope its better then his last album that one was just straight up a mess hope he does more quickie type tracks

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    sam Reply:

    @Macduff, you are definetely smokin something…”All i want is you” is by far the best R&B albums in a LOOOONG time…foolish

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  2. Macduff

    but i wish all the best he is talented

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  3. MONKEY

    Rap-Up, The Rap-Up part in front of the videos really needs a simple sound, I always think my computer sound is down when I start a video of you. Thanks.

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  4. yoo

    miguel worships the devil
    my people! Flee from these devil worshipping artists!

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  5. Jfenty

    Yess! This album was good and i really like his song “pay me” its soo catchy, hope his next is even better!

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  6. WonderLand19

    LOVE miguel. Iam happy he’s getting some attention and writing for usher. Get that money boi!

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  8. Queesha

    Ok I like some of his songs and I know its none of my business but is he singing about a man on “sure thing”? The “love you like a brother” plus the vibes I get from him kinda make me think he is.

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