Kelis enlists MNEK, LOXE for new collaboration

29 May

American singer/songwriter Kelis Rogers, known mononymously as Kelis, has enlisted MNEK and LOXE for a new collaboration.

Born Uzoechi Emenike, MNEK is known for co-writing/producing Christina Aguilera’s “Deserve,” Jojo’s “Good Thing,” Alex Newell’s “Basically Over You,” Karen Harding’s “Say Something,” Craig David’s “Change My Love,” Little Mix’s “Touch,” Zara Larsson’s “Ain’t My Fault,” and Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF.”

Meanwhile, LOXE (born Rowan Perkins) had previously co-written and produced songs for Nao (“Love Supreme”), Jaz Karis (“Doubt My Love”), Chelou (“Out of Sight”), Tsar B (“Brazil”), Ariel (“We Bring Our Friends”), Jvck James (“Fears”), Vanessa Elisha (“Butter”) and MAAD (“Y.O.U”).

Kelis’s most recent studio collection, 2014’s “Food,” debuted at number six on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Jerk Ribs” and “Rumble.”

She also provided guest vocals on the track “Back and Forth,” taken from Italian DJ Giorgio Moroder’s fourteenth album, “Deja Vu,” out now via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Back and Forth” below.


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