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Linda Perry teases new collaboration with Alicia Keys

19 Oct

Linda Perry has teased a new collaboration with Alicia Keys.

“Alicia Keys is truly a Superwomen. Was a good hang at my studio,” the American songwriter and record producer posted to Instagram.

The pair previously teamed up on “Superwoman,” “The Thing About Love,” “Sure Looks Good to Me” and “Pray for Forgiveness,” taken from the albums “As I Am” (2007) and “The Element of Freedom” (2009), respectively.

Perry’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Pink (“Get the Party Started”), Christina Aguilera (“Beautiful”), Gwen Stefani (“What You Waiting For?”), Celine Dion (“My Love”), Adele (“Can’t Let Go”), Lea Michele (“Sentimental Memories”) and Miley Cyrus (“Hands of Love”).

Keys’ last studio collection under Sony Music / RCA Records, 2016’s “Here,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “In Common” and “Blended Family (What You Do for Love).”

For her next project, Keys has reportedly teamed up with fellow musicians including DaHeala, Foy Vance, Fred Ball, Emile Haynie, Arrow Benjamin, Stacy Barthe, Johnny McDaid, Andrew Wyatt, Jeff Bhasker, and Asia Whiteacre.

Watch the music video for “In Common” below.

Kamille teases new collaboration with Lianne La Havas

16 Oct

Kamille has teased a new collaboration with Lianne La Havas.

“Me n Lianne vibing @liannelahavas,” the British singer/songwriter posted to her InstaStory on Monday (October 15, 2018).

Kamille’s recent credits include Clean Bandit’s “Solo,” Louisa Johnson’s “Yes,” Jess Glynne’s “I’ll Be There,” Mist’s “Wish Me Well,” James Arthur’s “You Deserve Better,” and Don Diablo’s “Give Me Love.”

Her current single “Emotional” – which was co-written and produced by Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, Havas is expected to release her third studio collection – featuring further contributions from Jeff Gitty and Maaike “Kito” Lebbing – later this year via Warner Brothers Records and Nonesuch Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2015’s “Blood,” which peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Unstoppable” (produced by Paul Epworth) and “What You Don’t Do” (produced by Matt Hales and Al Shux).

Fans of Kamille’s songwriting works should also look out for the next releases by Little Mix, Ellie Goulding, Nick Jonas, Olly Murs, Marina Diamandis, Louis Tomlinson, Mali-Koa, John Newman, Mullally, and Rihanna.

Watch the music video for “Body” below.

Cassie hits the studio with Chris N Teeb, SickPen for new collaboration

14 Oct

Cassie has teamed up with Chris N Teeb and SickPen for a new collaboration.

Composed of Christopher Grayson and Kateeb Muhammad, Chris N Teeb previously collaborated with Cassie on the James Fauntleroy-penned “Skydiver.” Leaked in late 2009, the track was intended for Cassie’s sophomore album under Bad Boy Entertainment / Atlantic Records.

Besides recently working with Traci Braxton on the track “Out the Box,” Chris N Teeb have also helmed tracks for Ciara (“I’m On”), Jennifer Lopez (“Hooked On You”), Tiffany Evans (“If You Love Me”), Danity Kane (“Make Me Sick”), Asia Cruise (“Rewind”), Olivia (“Walk Away”) and 50 Cent (“Complicated”).

Meanwhile, Sickpen’s songwriting resume boasts works with Claudette Ortiz (“Automatic”), K. Michelle (“Talk to God”), Mario (“Let Me Help You”), LeToya Luckett (“Disconnected”) and Toni Braxton (“Missin”).

Cassie, on the other hand, is currently working on her upcoming project under Bad Boy Entertainment / Epic Records.

Her current promotional single “Don’t Play it Safe” – which was produced by Kaytranada – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “Don’t Play it Safe” below.

Sidibe reunites with Warryn Campbell for new collaboration

13 Oct

Sidibe has reunited with Warryn Campbell for a new collaboration.

Campbell previously co-wrote Sidibe’s “I’m Only Dreaming” and “You Got the Luck,” taken from the singer/songwriter’s latest collection “You Got the Luck,” out now via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Campbell’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Mary Mary (“Praise You”), Luther Vandross (“Take You Out”), Alicia Keys (“Why Do I Feel So Sad”), Mario (“Just a Friend”), Christina Milian (“Highway”), Brandy (“He Is”) and Heather Headley (“Am I Worth It”).

Meanwhile, Sidibe’s 2015 promotional single “Maybe” – which she co-wrote with regular collaborator Nico Stadi – recently appeared on the Netflix original motion picture soundtrack, “Nappily Ever After.”

In addition to Campbell, Sidibe’s latest collection “You Got the Luck” yields further alliances with Jack Splash (Katy Perry, Britney Spears) and Paul “Phamous” Shelton (Liza Owen, Nick Jonas).

Watch the music video for “What Should One Do” below.

Sevyn Streeter drafts Jeremiah Raisen, Jean Baptiste Kouame for new collaboration

11 Oct

American singer/songwriter Sevyn Streeter has drafted Jeremiah “Sad Pony” Raisen and Jean Baptiste Kouame for a new collaboration.

Having previously worked with Streeter on “It Won’t Stop,” Kouame is also responsible for co-writing Chris Brown’s “Don’t Wake Me Up,” Rihanna’s “Photographs,” Miley Cyrus’ “Do My Thang,” Leah McFall’s “Home,” Madonna’s “Gang Bang,” Nicki Minaj’s “The Boys,” and Little Mix’s “F.U.”

Meanwhile, Raisen’s songwriting resume boasts works with Kelela (“All the Way Down”), Lizzo (“Truth Hurts”), Sky Ferreira (“I Blame Myself”), Charli XCX (“London Queen”), Santigold (“Who I Thought You Were”) and L Devine (“Peer Pressure”).

Sevyn’s upcoming project “Drunken Words x Sober Thoughts” – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from Christian “Hitmaka” Ward and Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee – is expected to arrive later this year.

Her current promotional single “Yernin” – which was produced by Kevin “KP” Pridgen Jr. – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

On the songwriting front, Sevyn has penned songs for Ariana Grande (“The Way”), Kelly Rowland (“Keep it Between Us”), Brandy (“Slower”), K. Michelle (“Sleep Like a Baby”), Fantasia Barrino (“End of Me”), Tamar Braxton (“Coming Home”), Jessie J (“Keep Us Together”) and Alicia Keys (“New Day”).

Stream the audio clip for “Yernin” below.

H.E.R. hits the studio with Nija Charles, Andre Harris, Ali P

10 Oct

American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, professionally known as H.E.R., has recorded new music with Nija Charles, Andre Harris, and Ali P.

While Ali P is responsible for co-writing and co-producing “Shining Star” on Bebe Rexha’s debut album “Expectations,” Nija Charles songwriting works include The Carters’ “LoveHappy,” Jason Derulo’s “Colors,” Cardi B’s “Ring,” Lyrica Anderson’s “Don’t Take It Personal” and Chris Brown’s “Pull Up.”

Andre Harris’ songwriting and production credits, on the other hand, include Michael Jackson’s “Butterflies,” Estelle’s “Lights Out,” Usher’s “Caught Up,” LeToya Luckett’s “Grey,” Yuna’s “Fading Flower,” Robin Thicke’s “2 Luv Birds,” and Melanie Fiona’s “Bite the Bullet.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, H.E.R. is currently working on her next project under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The artist’s latest collection, “I Used to Know Her: The Prelude,” is now available via iTunes and all digital streaming outlets.

Stream “I Used to Know Her: The Prelude” below.

Arlissa teams with Sinai Tedros, Lostboy for new collaboration

10 Oct

Arlissa has teamed up with Sinai Tedros and Lostboy for a new collaboration.

Sinai – whose singles “Drive” and “Race Horse” are now available via all digital streaming outlets – previously co-wrote “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie” for Arlissa alongside Jonathan Clare and James Tadgell of All About She. The Jonas Blue-produced cut peaked to number eight on the US Billboard Dance Songs Chart.

Meanwhile, Lostboy’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Becky Hill (“Sunrise in the East”), Sigala (“Revival”), Anne-Marie (“Used to Love You”), Marlon Roudette (“Ultra Love”), Sarah Close (“Call Me Out”), Lauren Faith (“Let Them Talk”) and MAAD (“Wonderland”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Arlissa is currently working on her upcoming debut album under Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Andre Harris, Carmen Reece, Sidnie Tipton, Pip Kembo, T-Collar, Martin Sjolie, Anita Blay, Jonny Hockings, Knightstarr, Digital Farm Animals, Malay, Ari PenSmith, Fred Ball, Carassius Gold, and Martin Terefe.

Arlissa’s current promotional single “We Won’t Move” – which was co-written by Jessica “Harloe” Karpov and produced by Kevin White and Mike Woods of Rice N Peas – appears on the original motion picture soundtrack, “The Hate U Give.”

Watch the music video for “We Won’t Move” below.