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Darhyl “DJ” Camper teases new collaboration with John Legend

20 Apr

Darhyl “DJ” Camper has teased a new collaboration with John Legend.

“I still remember sending fan mail online in the seventh grade letting you know I play wishing to meet you,” the American record producer and songwriter posted to Instagram on Friday (April 19, 2019).

Camper previously teamed up with Legend on “Open Your Eyes,” “Dreams” and “Angel,” taken from the artist’s fourth album, 2013’s “Love in the Future,” which debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Camper’s resume boasts additional works with Tamar Braxton (“Love & War”), Mary J. Blige (“Thick of It”), Ne-Yo (“Good Man”), Jessie J (“Not My Ex”), Trey Songz (“Pretty Girl’s Lie”), Christina Aguilera (“Masochist”), Mariah Carey (“Dedicated”) and Keyshia Cole (“Trust & Believe”).

Meanwhile, Legend’s current single “Preach” – which was co-written by Sarah Aarons and produced by Greg Kurstin – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

His upcoming seventh studio collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Scott Storch, Cutfather, Warren “Oak” Felder, Stacy Barthe, Dan Wilson, Mr. Hudson, Max Wolfgang, Nasri Atweh, and Twice As Nice.

Stream the audio clip for “Preach” below.

Tamera Foster teams with Fred Cox for new collaboration

20 Apr

Tamera Foster has teamed up with Fred Cox for a new collaboration.

The British record producer and songwriter previously helmed songs for Grace Carter (“Heal Me”), Olivia Nelson (“Back When”), Zak Abel (“Rock Bottom”), Caitlyn Scarlett (“Back When”), Rag’n’Bone Man (“Grace”), Kiah Victoria (“Treat Me”), Tanika (“Fuck Boy”) and Joel Compass (“Back to Me”).

Photo Credit: Heather Chelan

Meanwhile, Tamera is expected to release her upcoming project – which reportedly features further contributions from Parker Ighile, Eyelar, Aston Rudi, Loxe, Dayyon Alexander, XSDTRK, and Maths Time Joy – later this year.

As a songwriter, Tamera co-wrote “Don’t Want You Back” for Bakermat & Kiesza alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Yebba, Jess Glynne) and Komi Al Hakam (Sam Smith, Olly Murs). The track is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream Fred Cox’s discography below.

Naturi Naughton teases new collaboration with Eric Hudson

14 Apr

Naturi Naughton has teased a new collaboration with Eric Hudson.

“Blessed to be working with my AMAZINGLY talented friend @ehudsonmusic. We grew up in Jersey at #NewHopeBaptistChurch (in E.O.) together and NOW, 20 years later, we making HITS!!!,” the American singer, songwriter and actress posted to Instagram on Saturday (April 13, 2019).

Hudson’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), Omarion (“Entourage”), Whitney Houston (“Worth It”), Trey Songz (“Without a Woman”), Brandy (“Bring it Back”), Justin Timberlake (“Morning Light”), Mary J. Blige (“Why”) and August Alsina (“Benediction”).

Meanwhile, Naughton is reportedly working on her upcoming debut solo project and will release it later this year via all other digital streaming outlets.

As a former member of 3LW alongside Adrienne Bailon and Kiely Williams, Naughton has worked with top producers and songwriters including Lindy Robbins (“I’m Gonna Make You Miss Me”), Sean “Sepp” Hall (“Playas Gon’ Play”), Mario Winans (“I Do”) and Kandi Burruss (“Never Let Go”).

Watch the music video for “Playas Gon’ Play” below.

Awa Santesson-Sey drafts Aston Rudi for new collaboration

13 Apr

Swedish singer/songwriter Awa Santesson-Sey, known mononymously as Awa, has drafted Aston Rudi for a new collaboration.

Rudi recently co-wrote “Do Not Disturb” for Atlantic recording artist Mahalia alongside Alastair O’Donnell, Felix Joseph, Aston Rudi, and Jonny Lattimer. The track is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Rudi’s resume boasts additional works with Sophie Faith’s “Bad Blood,” Hamzaa’s “Saving Grace,” Jaz Karis’s “Petty Lover,” Anais’s “Nina,” Elli Ingram’s “Table for Two,” Ray BLK’s “Gone,” and Abi Ocia’s “Konfyt.”

Meanwhile, Awa is expected to release her upcoming project later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Levi Lennox, Nina Nesbitt, Steve Booker, Lauren Aquilina, Kasper Larsen, Molly Rainford, Luke Fitton, Candace Shields, Scott Effman, Linnea Sodahl, Marlon Roudette, Kelly Kiara, and Michael Angelo.

Stream the audio clip for “Obvious” below.

Jojo enlists Isabella Kearney-Nurse, Warren “Oak” Felder for new collaboration

13 Apr

American singer/songwriter Joanna Levesque, known mononymously as Jojo, has enlisted Isabella Kearney-Nurse and Warren “Oak” Felder for a new collaboration.

Besides co-writing songs on Jessica Mauboy’s upcoming album alongside Louis Schoorl, Kearney-Nurse is responsible for co-writing The Veronicas’ “Think of Me,” Matt Gresham’s “Who Am I Now” and Mitch James’s “Can’t Help Myself.”

Meanwhile, Felder’s production resume boasts works with Demi Lovato (“Sorry Not Sorry”), Chris Brown (“Superhuman”), Kehlani (“Distraction”), Miguel (“Use Me”), Toni Braxton (“Hands Tied”), Usher (“Good Kisser”), Britney Spears (“Clumsy”) and Alessia Cara (“Scars to Your Beautiful”).

In addition to contributing to Louise’s upcoming album, “Heavy Love,” Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection later this year via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting alliances with Jermaine Dupri, Natt Dunn, Bryan Michael Cox, Diana Gordon, Billy Steinberg, Caroline Ailin, D’Mile, Chloe Angelides, Iain James, Steph Jones, Chris Loco, Kennedi, Digital Farm Animals, Skyler Stonestreet, Big Taste, Myah Marie, Stint, Max Wolfgang.

Stream the audio clip for “Leave (Get Out)” below.

Tamera Foster hits the studio with Maths Time Joy for new collaboration

12 Apr

Tamera Foster has teamed up with Maths Time Joy for a new collaboration.

The British singer, songwriter, and record producer has previously worked with Gallant (“Jupiter”), Mo Jamil (“Evolve”), Bebe Rexha (“Gateway Drug”), Mahalia (“I Wish I Missed My Ex”), Jaz Karis (“Doubt My Love”), Alayna (“High Off You”), Matt Woods (“Craving”) and Joel Baker (“Extraordinary”).

Joy’s current promotional single “Honesty” – featuring guest vocals from Amanda “Ayelle” Lundstedt  – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Besides co-writing Kiesza’s “Don’t Want You Back” alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Komi Al-Hakam, Foster (who was formerly signed to Simon Cowell’s Syco Music) is expected to release her first project later this year.

In addition to Maths Time Joy, Foster has also been in the studio with songwriters and producers including Parker Ighile, Aston Rudi, Loxe, Dayyon Alexander, XSDTRK, Fancy Hagood, Naughty Boy, and Eyelar Mirzazadeh.

Watch the music video for “Don’t Want You Back” below.

Alicia Keys reunites with Raphael Saadiq for new collaboration

12 Apr

Alicia Keys has reunited with Raphael Saadiq for a new collaboration.

The American singer, songwriter and record producer (born Charles Ray Wiggins) previously teamed up with Keys on the John Mayer-featuring “Lesson Learned,” taken from the artist’s chart topping album, “As I Am.”

Saadiq’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Erykah Badu (“Love of My Life”), Mary J. Blige (“So Lady”), Teedra Moses (“Take Me”), John Legend (“Wrap Me Up in Your Love”), Mashonda (“Ask of You”), Kelly Price (“So Sweet”) and Jill Scott (“Summer Spring Feeling”).

Keys’ current promotional single “Raise a Man” – which was co-written by Terius “The-Dream” Nash and co-produced by Larrance “Rance” Dopson – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming eighth album reportedly delivers further contributions from Emeli Sande, Mark Ronson, St. Vincent, Pierre Medor, Linda Perry, Jeremiah Bethea, Asia Whiteacre, Tricky Stewart, Stacy Barthe, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, DaHeala, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Wyatt, and Emile Haynie.

Stream the audio clip for “Love That Girl” below.