Archive | June, 2019

Nicki Minaj confirms details for new single “Megatron”

19 Jun

Nicki Minaj has confirmed the details for her new single.

The Trinidadian-born American rapper and singer (real name Onika Tanya Maraj) christened “Megatron” as her next promotional cut and will release it on June 21 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Denisha “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney of Nova Wav, who are also responsible Chloe x Halle’s “Be Yourself,” Monica’s “Commitment,” Tinashe’s “Ooh La La,” Mary J. Blige’s “Thriving,” Saweete’s “Emotional,” and Teyana Taylor’s “Gonna Love Me.”

Production duties on “Megatron” were handled by Andrew “Pop” Wansel, who previously teamed up with Minaj on singles “Your Love” and “Right By My Side” (featuring Chris Brown), taken from the albums “Pink Friday” (2010) and “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded” (2012), respectively.

Minaj’s most recent studio collection, 2018’s “Queen,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Chun-Li,” “Bed” (featuring Ariana Grande), “Barbie Dreams” and “Good Form.”

Watch the music video for “Right By My Side” below.

 

Sidibe shares new single “Hold Your Breath”

15 Jun

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American singer/songwriter Hannah Sidibe Tobel, known mononymously as Sidibe, has shared her new promotional single online.

“Hold Your Breath” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and produced by Nico Stadi, who also worked with Justin Bieber (“Get Used to Me”), Lindsey Stirling (“Love’s Just a Feeling”, Tom Morello (“Where It’s At Ain’t What It Is”) and Hitimpulse (“Shoulder”).

Sidibe’s upcoming project – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from Warryn Campbell, Ramon “REO” Owen and Isaac “Izzy Fontaine” Bolivar – is expected to arrive later this year.

Stream the audio clip for “Hold Your Breath” below.

Sinead Harnett liberates new single “Leo Bear”

15 Jun

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Sinead Harnett has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Leo Bear” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by Maths Time Joy (born Timothy Worthington), who is also responsible for Mahalia’s “Grateful,” Jaz Karis’ “Doubt My Love,” Bebe Rexha’s “Gateway Drug,” and Gallant’s “Jupiter.”

Harnett’s upcoming debut album – which reportedly features further contributions from Future Cut, Loxe, Doc McKinney, Illangelo, Alan Sampson, Steve Mostyn, P2J, Ari PenSmith, Stint, Rodney Jerkins, Autumn Rowe, Hue Strother, and Marlon Roudette – is expected to arrive later this year.

Watch the music video for “Leo Bear” below.

Mahalia confirms details for debut album “Love and Compromise”

15 Jun

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Mahalia has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter (born Mahalia Rose Burkmar) has christened her first studio collection “Love and Compromise” and will release it on September 13 via Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

Current promotional single “Grateful” – which was produced by regular collaborator Maths Time Joy – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The album yields additional alliances from Felix Joseph, Aston Rudi, Jonny Lattimer, Wayne Hector, Alastair O’Donnell, Nate Warner, Jonah Christian, Sam Dew, Pop Wansel, DJ Dahi, Sounwave, and Jennifer Decilveo.

See the tracklisting for “Love and Compromise” below.

(1) Hide Out / (2) I Wish I Missed My Ex / (3) Simmer / (4) Good Company / (5) What Am I / (6) Regular People / (7) Karma / (8) He’s Mine / (9) What You Did / (10) Do Not Disturb / (11) Richie / (12) Consistency / (13) Square 1

Snoh Aalegra delivers new single “Find Someone Like You”

15 Jun

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Swedish singer/songwriter Snoh Sheri Nowrozi, known professionally as Snoh Aalegra, has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Find Someone Like You” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Aalegra alongside Marcus James (Ryan Trey, Bryson Tiller), George Moore (Yebba Smith, Paloma Faith) and Jonah Christian (Normani, Anderson Paak).

Aalegra’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous singles “You” and “I Want You Around” – is scheduled to arrive on August 16 via Artium Recordings.

On the highly-anticipated project, Aalegra has worked with Joel Compass (Tinashe, FKA twigs), P2J (Mario, Sinead Harnett), Ari PenSmith (GoldLink, Chris Brown) and Kurtis “K9” McKenzie (Khalid, Lauren Jauregui).

Stream the audio clip for “Find Someone Like You” below.

Little Mix release new single “Bounce Back”

15 Jun

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British girl group Little Mix – composed of Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards – have released their new single online.

“Bounce Back” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track – which samples Soul II Soul’s 1989 hit single “Back to Life” – was co-written by Jude Demorest (Fifth Harmony, Brooke Candy), Jozzy (Tinashe, Lil Nas), Swiff D (Logic, Bryson Tiller) and Stargate (Normani, Sam Smith).

Little Mix’s most recent studio collection “LM5” – featuring singles “Woman Like Me” and “Think About Us” – debuted at number three on the UK Albums Chart and peaked at number forty on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Stream the audio clip for “Bounce Back” below.