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With motherhood now an added driving force to her already healthy ambition, Cole's new album features contributions from Nicki Minaj and Faith Evans and production from the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League and Timbaland. Cole also penned her own songs. Once considered next in line to R&B divas like Mary J. Blige and Toni Braxton, Cole can now be considered one of their peers.
Trials and tribulations like her currently cold relationship with her mother Frankie Lons have only strengthened Cole's convictions. Consider 'Calling All Hearts' an invitation to another facet of Cole's sphere that is first and foremost fitted with quality music.
Read more about Keyshia Cole's new album, 'Calling All Hearts' here.