Archive | November, 2019

Tinashe reveals “Songs for You” tracklisting, release date

14 Nov

Tinashe has announced the release date and tracklisting for her new album.

The American singer/songwriter will release “Songs for You” on November 21 via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Current promotional single “Touch and Go” – featuring 6LACK – was written by Tinashe alongside Lisa Scinta, Elliott Trent and Dimitri McDowell.

Other album contributors include Kaytranada, Mayila Jones, Kito, Whitney Phillips, Mackenzie Johnson, Rook Monroe, Killah B, Max Levin, and Trackside (aka Parrish Warrington and Diederik van Elsas of Trackside).

See the tracklisting for “Song For You” below.

(1) Feelings / (2) Life’s Too Short / (3) Hopscotch / (4) Stormy Weather / (5) Save Room for Us / (6) Story of Us / (7) Die a Little Bit / (8) Perfect Crime / (9) Cash Race / (10) Link Up / (11) Touch & Go / (12) Know Better / (13) You / (14) So Much Better / (15) Remember When

Tamera Foster enlists Future Cut for new collaboration

14 Nov

Tamera Foster has enlisted Future Cut for a new collaboration.

The British production and songwriting duo (composed of Darren Lewis and Tunde Babalola) recently helmed four songs – “Honest Man,” “The Vow”,” “Take My Place” and “Love Again” – on Irish singer/songwriter RuthAnne’s debut album, “Matters of The Heart.”

Future Cut’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Lily Allen (“Smile”), Whinnie Williams (“Too Strong”), Stooshe (“Black Heart”), Mae Muller (“Leave It Out”), Sky Ferreira (“On the Wire”), Alesha Dixon (“Nothing On You”), Mahalia (“Show Me How”) and Little Mix (“How You Doing?”).

Meanwhile, Tamera’s debut single “Romeo” – which was produced by regular collaborator Parker Ighile – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming project is expected to feature additional productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Cox, Josh Crocker, Oscar Scheller, Maths Time Joy, Loxe, Dayyon Alexander, Eyelar, and Aston Rudi.

Stream the audio clip for “Romeo” below.

Melanie Fiona teases new collaboration with Babyface

12 Nov

Melanie Fiona has teased a new collaboration with Babyface.

“Let me tell ya’ll how my 11/11 is magic every year. Thank you Universe for placing me in these moments with LEGENDARY people and experiences that are nothing short of life changing. I am humbled with infinite gratitude,” the Canadian singer/songwriter posted to Instagram.

Babyface’s recent credits include Arin Ray’s “Always,” Jessie Reyez’s “Body Count,” Toni Braxton’s “My Heart,” Kenny Lattimore’s “Falling for You,” Foxes’ “Scar,” Jordin Sparks’ “They Don’t Give,” and Ariana Grande’s “Baby I.”

His last studio collection, 2015’s “Return of the Tender Lover,” peaked to number five on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and spawned singles “We’ve Got Love” and “Exceptional.”

Fiona is currently working on her third album, tentatively entitled “Next Train,” which is expected to arrive next year via BMG Rights Management.

The follow-up to 2012’s “The MF Life” reportedly features additional contributions from Andre Harris, Lil Eddie, Mike Woods, Scott Storch, Chris N Teeb, Fredro, Sebastian Kole, Audra Mae, and Jesse Shatkin.

Watch the music video for “Give It To Me Right” below.


Mabel reunites with Kamille for new collaboration

12 Nov

British singer/songwriter Mabel McVey, known mononymously as Mabel, has reunited with fellow recording artist Kamille for a new collaboration.

Kamille previously co-wrote hit singles “Don’t Call Me Up” and “Mad Love,” taken from Mabel’s debut album, “High Expectations.” The Steve Mac-produced tracks peaked to numbers 3 and 8 on the UK Singles Chart, respectively.

Fans of Kamille’s songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Little Mix, Sam Smith, Louis Tomlinson, David Guetta, Ellie Goulding, Mullally, Liam Payne, Dua Lipa, Zara Larsson, Rihanna, and Lianne La Havas.

Meanwhile, Mabel’s upcoming project under Polydor Records reportedly features further contributions from Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David, Jacob Banks) and MNEK (Christina Aguilera, Kylie Minogue).

Kamille’s new single “Santa x4” – which was co-produced by Frank Nobel and Linus Nordstrom of Goldfingers and features RCA recording group Next Town Down – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “Santa x4” below.


FKA Twigs drops sophomore album “Magdalene”

8 Nov


British singer/songwriter Tahliah Barnett, known professionally as FKA Twigs, has dropped her sophomore album under Young Turks Recordings.

“Magdalene” – featuring singles “Cellophane,” “Holy Terrain,” “Home With You” and “Sad Day” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2014’s “LP1” was prominently produced by Nicolas Jaar with additional contributions from Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Noah Goldstein, Skrillex, Jason Boyd, Koreless, Jack Antonoff, Kenny Beats, Sounwave, Oneohtrix Point Never, Arca, Jeff Kleinman, and Michael Uzowuru.

Stream “Magdalene” below.

Doja Cat unleashes sophomore album “Hot Pink”

8 Nov


American rapper, songwriter, songwriter, and record producer Amalaratna Dlamini, known professionally as Doja Cat, has unleashed her sophomore album under Kemosabe Records / RCA Records.

“Hot Pink” – featuring singles “Juicy,” “Bottom Bitch” and “Rules” – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2018’s “Amala” boasts contributions from Yeti Beats, Tyson Trax, Dr. Luke, Kool Kojak, Theron Thomas, Salaam Remi, Ben Billions, Kurtis McKenzie, P2J, Ari PenSmith, Blaq Tuxedo, and Troy NōKA.

See the tracklisting for “Hot Pink” below.

(1) Cyber Sex / (2) Won’t Bite / (3) Rules / (4) Bottom Bitch / (5) Say So / (6) Like That / (7) Talk Dirty / (8) Addiction / (9) Streets / (10) Shine / (11) Better Than Me / (12) Juicy

Cory Rooney teases new collaboration with Brandy

8 Nov


Corey Rooney has teased a new collaboration with Brandy.

“Always music to my ears every time she sings. The whole world should get ready for the next level of BRANDY🙌🏾👸🏾. @4everBrandy you are truly on your game right now, and the sky is the limit from here on,” the American record producer and songwriter posted to Instagram on Thursday (November 07, 2019).

Rooney’s extensive resume boasts works with Jennifer Lopez (“Ain’t It Funny”), Mariah Carey (“The Roof”), Destiny’s Child (“Independent Women”), Toni Braxton (“Stupid”), Mary J. Blige (“Real Love”), Janet Jackson (“Days Go By”), Thalia (“I Want You”) and Christina Milian (“Someday One Day”).

Meanwhile, Brandy’s current promotional single “Freedom Rings” – which was co-written by Jeff Gitty alongside Ryan M. Tedder and Sebastian Kole – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming album under eOne Music reportedly boasts further contributions from Antonio Dixon, Stacy Barthe, Angel, Prince Charlez, J. Que, Kaydence, Delisha Thomas, Kristal Oliver, DJ Camper, Big Shiz, and Harvey Mason Jr.

Stream the audio clip for “Freedom Rings” below.