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Diana Gordon announces details for “Wasted Youth” EP

28 Mar

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Diana Gordon has announced the details for her upcoming project.

The American singer/songwriter christened her next EP “Wasted Youth” and will release it on April 3rd via Warner Music Group / Warner Records.

Current single “Rollin” – which was co-written by Feli Ferraro and collectively produced by Benjmn, The Noise Club, Smash David and Wallis Lane – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

As a songwriter, Gordon is known co-penning Beyonce’s “Sorry,” Mary J. Blige’s “Gonna Breakthrough,” Dua Lipa’s “Electricity,” Ciara’s “Livin’ It Up,” Fergie’s “Tension,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Without a Woman,” Jennifer Lopez’s “What is Love?,” and Danity Kane’s “Two of You.”

Stream the audio clip for “Rollin'” below.

Kelis confirms new EP release for 2020

19 Feb

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According to a recent interview with SSENCE, American singer, songwriter and chef Kelis is scheduled to release her new EP later this year.

Among the songwriters and producers Kelis worked with on this project are Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Kara Marni, Ella Eyre), Daniel “Grades” Traynor (Dua Lipa, Lianne La Havas), Rowan “Loxe” Perkinson (Sinead Harnett, Tamera Foster) and Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji (Lauren Jauregui, David Guetta).

Kelis’ last studio album, the David Andrew Sitek-produced “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 studio album, “Deja Vu,” which was released in 2015 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

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

Dyo confirms details for debut EP “Dyologue”

8 Jan

Dyo has confirmed the details for her debut EP.

The British singer/songwriter (born Dayo Olatunji) christened her first mini-collection as “Dyologue” and will release it on January 10 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Besides promotional singles “Arena,” “Go All the Way” (featuring Mr. Eazi) and “Can’t Buy My Love,” the highly-anticipated project features three new songs in the shape of “Real,” “Papaya” (featuring Lord Afrixana) and “Plans.”

“Dyologue” also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Jay Weathers, Stacy Barthe, Parker Ighile, JAE5, Scribz Riley, Alistair “AOD” O’Donnell, Mirza, Fraser Churchill, GuiltyBeatz, Joe Reeves, and Dion Wardle.

Fans of Dyo’s songwriting works should keep an eye on the next releases by Kelis, David Guetta, Lauren Jauregui, Bree Runway, Ella Eyre, Hamzaa, Ryn Weaver, Zara Larsson, Claudia Valentina, and Dan Caplen.

Stream the audio clip for “Can’t Buy My Love” below.

 

Arin Ray releases new EP “Phases II”

15 Dec

Arin Ray has released his new EP online.

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

The EP includes singles “Change” (featuring Kehlani) and “A Seat,” as well as three new songs in the shape of “ZZZ,” “Don’t Chase” and “The Get Down.”

Among the musicians backing Ray on “Phases II” are The Rascals (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly), Babyface (Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey), Sir Dylan (The Weeknd, John Legend) and Lord Quest (Schoolboy Q, Talib Kweli).

On the songwriting and production front, Ray is known for helming K. Michelle’s “Ain’t You,” Jason Derulo’s “Love Like That,” Justin Skye’s “Back for More,” Jeremih’s “Feel Like Phil,” and Maeta’s “Be Mine.”

Stream “Phases II” below.

 

Jazmine Sullivan teases spring release for upcoming EP

9 Dec

Jazmine Sullivan has teased a spring release for her upcoming EP.

“So I’ve been quiet for a min. And by a minute I mean 5 years. But I just recently experienced something that has rocked my world and turned it upside down. Life is funny like that. And I’m almost sure it’s leading me on a patch that will inspire an album. t for now, an EP is on the way. Probably spring release. Love you all,” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram.

Sullivan’s most recent album, 2015’s “Reality Show,” peaked to number twelve on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Dumb,” “Forever Don’t Last” and “Let it Burn.”

Since then, she has recorded new music with fellow recording artist Justin Timberlake as well as songwriters and producers Malay (Tori Kelly, Frank Ocean), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Raye, Craig David), Nova Wav (Kehlani, Teyana Taylor) and Jenna Andrews (Tamia, Elle Varner).

As a songwriter, Sullivan is known for co-writing Mary J. Blige’s “Thick of It,” Christina Milian’s “Say I,” Tamia’s “Still Love You,” Monica’s “Everything to Me,” Faith Evans’ “He Is,” Candice Glover’s “Cried,” Jessica Sanchez’s “Drive By,” and Jennifer Hudson’s “I’m His Only Woman.”

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Make Me Wait” below.

 

Jaz Karis releases debut EP “Summer Stories”

8 Nov

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British singer/songwriter Jasmine Winifred, known professionally as Jaz Karis, has released her debut EP online.

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

Besides lead singles “The Waiting Line” and “Summer Story,” the mini-collection also features four new songs in the shape of “Bad Memories,” “Come Around,” “Owe U” and “Unwritten Rules.”

On the songwriting and production front, Karis has worked with Richard “P2J” Isong (Beyonce, Justine Skye), Ariowa “Ari PenSmith” Irosogie (Snoh Aalegra, Chris Brown) and Linden Jay (Ritual, Lion Babe).

Stream “Summertime Stories” below.

Maeta releases debut EP “Do Not Disturb”

5 Nov

American singer/songwriter Maeta Hall, known mononymously as Maeta, has released her debut EP online.

“Do Not Disturb” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Besides lead single “Babygirl” (which was co-written by Livvi Franc and produced by Fred Ball), the EP also features five new songs in the shape of “Press Play,” “Payback,” “You Lie,” “Kind of Fool” and “Too Good.”

Other musicians backing Maeta on “Do Not Disturb” are Zaire Kaolo, Trevor Brown, Jaquetta Singleton, Murda Beatz, Starrah, P2J, Miguel Lagos, Julian Poku-Kyei, India Perkins, SLMN, Dylan Wiggins, and The Rascals.

Stream “Do Not Disturb” below.