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Teyana Taylor unwraps artwork, tracklisting for new album

16 Jun

Teyana Taylor has unwrapped the artwork and tracklisting for her new album.

The American singer/songwriter will release her third studio collection, “The Album,” on 19 June 2020 via Def Jam Recordings.

Current single “Wake Up Love” – which was collectively produced by Carl “Cardiak” Cormick and Steve “Swiff D” Thornton II – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2018’s “K.T.S.E.” features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Kanye West, Boogz Da Beast, Nija Charles, Johan Lennox, Bizness Boi, Nova Wav, Mike Dean, Seven Aurelius, Tune Da Rula, Louis Gold, Hitmaka, and Ayo & Keyz.

See the tracklisting for “The Album” below.

(1) Intro / (2) Come Back to Me / (3) Wake Up Love / (4) Low Key / (5) Let’s Build / (6) 1-800-One-Nite / (7) Mornin’ / (8) Boomin’ / (9) 69 / (10) Killah / (11) Bad / (12) Wrong Bitch / (13) Shoot It Up / (14) Bare with Me / (15) Lose Each Other / (16) Concrete / (17) Still / (18) Ever Ever / (19) Try Again / (20) Friends / (21) How You Want It / (22) Made It / (23) We Got Love

John Legend reveals artwork, traclisting for new album “Bigger Love”

12 Jun

American singer, songwriter, and record producer John Legend has revealed the artwork and tracklisting for his upcoming album, “Bigger Love,” which will arrive on 19 June 2020 via Columbia Records.

Current promotional single “Bigger Love” – which was collectively produced by Legend alongside Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton, Di Genius, and Cautious Clay – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2018’s “A Legendary Christmas” reportedly features additional contributions from Jeff Gitty, Anderson Paak, Cutfather, Max Wolfgang, Nasri Atweh, Mr. Hudson, Scott Storch, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Raphael Saadiq, Stacy Barthe, Trey Campbell, Livvi Franc, and Dewain Whitmore Jr.

See the tracklisting for “Bigger Love” below.

(1) Ooh Laa / (2) Actions / (3) I Do / (4) One Life / (5) Wild / (6) Bigger Love / (7) U Move, I Move / (8) Favorite Place / (9) Slow Cooker / (10) Focused / (11) Conversations in the Dark / (12) Don’t Walk Away / (13) Remember Us / (14) I’m Ready / (15) Always / (16) Never Break

Kelis teams up with Disclosure for new song “Watch Your Step”

24 May

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American singer/songwriter Kelis has teamed up with Disclosure on a new song entitled “Watch Your Step,” which is slotted for inclusion on the British production duo’s upcoming third studio album, “Energy.”

Scheduled to arrive on August 28 via Island Records UK, “Energy” features additional guest appearances from Kehlani (“Birthday”), Common (“Riverie”), Amine (“My High”),  Channel Tres (“Lavender”), Mick Jenkins (“Who Knew”), Blik Bassy (“Ce N’est Pas”) and Fatoumata Diawara (“Douha”).

Disclosure’s last studio album, 2015’s “Caracal,” topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also spawned singles including “Omen” (featuring Sam Smith), “Holding On” (featuring Gregory Portman) and “Magnets” (featuring Lorde).

Meanwhile, Kelis’s next project – which is expected to arrive later this year – reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Rowan “Loxe” Perkinson, and Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji.

Watch the music video for “Energy” below.

Tamera enlists Future Cut, Oscar Scheller for new single “Flipside”

22 May

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British singer/songwriter Tamera Foster, known mononymously as Tamera, has delivered her new single online.

“Flipside” – which was written by Tamera alongside Oscar Scheller and Future Cut (aka Darren Lewis and Tunde Babalola) – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Tamera’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous singles “Romeo” (produced by Parker Ighile) and “Don’t Phone” (produced by Aston Rudi) – is expected to arrive later this year via Moonshyne Music Limited.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional contributions from The Fanatix, Jin Jin, Marlon Roudette, Josh Crocker, Fred Cox, Jay Mooncie, Nadine Samuels, Maths Time Joy, Loxe, Dayyon Alexander, and Eyelar Mirzazadeh.

Stream “Flipside” below.

John Legend announces details for new album “Bigger Love”

13 May

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John Legend has announced the details for his upcoming album.

The American singer, songwriter, and record producer (born John Roger Stephens) christened his seventh studio collection “Bigger Love” and will release it on 19 June 2020 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

Current promotional single “Bigger Love” – which was collectively produced by Legend alongside Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton, Di Genius, and Cautious Clay – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2018’s “A Legendary Christmas” reportedly features additional contributions from Jeff Gitty, Anderson Paak, Cutfather, Max Wolfgang, Nasri Atweh, Mr. Hudson, Scott Storch, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Raphael Saadiq, Stacy Barthe, Trey Campbell, Livvi Franc, and Dewain Whitmore Jr.

Watch the music video for “Bigger Love” below.

Kelly Kiara drops new single “Sex Faces”

8 May

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British singer/songwriter Kelly Mary Richardson, known professionally as Kelly Kiara, has dropped her new single online.

“Sex Faces” – which was co-written and co-produced by regular collaborator Harry James – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Kiara’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous singles “Set Me Up” (produced by Tyrell “169” Paul) and “Tornado” (produced by Harry James) – is expected to arrive later this year via Greater Heights Entertainment.

As a songwriter, Kiara is known co-writing Mabel’s “Roses,” “One Shot” and another four songs on the debut album ‘High Expectations’ – “Not Saying,” “FML,” “Stckhlm Syndrome” and “We Don’t Say.”

Stream the audio clip for “Sex Faces” below.

Ella Eyre releases new single “L.O.V.E.”

8 May

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Ella Eyre has released her new single online.

“L.O.V.E.” – which was written by Eyre alongside Fransisca Hall and Jesse Shatkin – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “L.O.V.E.” were collectively handled by Shatkin alongside Yannick Rastogi and Zacharie Raymond of Banx & Ranx, who previously teamed up with Eyre on singles “Answerphone” and “Mama.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Eyre’s upcoming sophomore studio album – featuring previous singles “Mama” and “New Me” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Supa Dups, Di Genius, Linnea Sodahl, Jay Weathers, MNEK, Tre Jean-Marie, Chiara Hunter, Laconic, Andrew Wells, Natalie Dunn, DannyBoyStyles, Hitimpulse, Invisible Men, and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett.

Stream the audio clip for “L.O.V.E.” below.

Brandy reveals artwork, title for new album

7 May

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Brandy has revealed the artwork and title for her new album.

The American singer, songwriter, and actress christened her seventh studio collection “B7” and will release it later this year via eOne Music.

Current promotional single “Baby Mama” (featuring Chance the Rapper) – which was co-written by Kimberly “Kaydence” Krysiuk and Akil King and produced by Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Two Eleven” boasts additional contributions from LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, Jeff Gitty, Sebastian Kole, Cory Rooney, Antonio Dixon, Stacy Barthe, Angel, Prince Charlez, J. Que, Delisha Thomas, Kristal Oliver, DJ Camper, and Harvey Mason Jr.

Watch the music video for “Baby Mama” below.

Lianne La Havas announces details for new album

4 May

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Lianne La Havas has announced the details for her upcoming third album.

The British singer/songwriter will release the self-titled project on 17 July 2020 via Warner Music Group / Warner Records.

Current promotional single “Paper Thin” – which was co-written by regular collaborator Matt “Aqualung” Hales – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal, and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Blood” features additional contributions from Beni Giles, Homer Steinweiss, Joe Harrison, Bruno Major, Kito, Jeff Gitty, Kamille, Sam Crowe, Nao, Mark Guilina, Loxe, Andy Vickery, Oscar Scheller, and Grades.

Stream the audio clip for “Paper Thin” below.

Mae Muller reunites with Jimmy Napes for new single “I Don’t Want Your Money”

1 May

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Mae Muller has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter dubbed “I Don’t Want Your Money” as her next promotional cut and will release it on 08 May 2020 via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal, and all other digital streaming platforms.

“I Don’t Want Your Money” was co-written and produced by Jimmy Napes, who previously teamed up with Muller on singles “Anticlimax” and “Dick.”

Muller’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous single “Therapist” – is expected to arrive later this year via Capitol Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Two Inch Punch, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Marlon Roudette, Lostboy, Chiara Hunter, Max Wolfgang, Jin Jin, Bastian Langebaek, Ed Thomas, Invisible Men, Jake Gosling, and Naughty Boy.

Watch the music video for “Therapist” below.