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.

Tinashe delivers new single “Touch & Go” with 6LACK

7 Nov

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has delivered her new single online.

“Touch & Go” – which was written by Tinashe alongside Lisa Scinta, Elliott Trent and Dimitri McDowell – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The 6LACK-featuring/Killa B-produced track will appear on Tinashe’s upcoming project, “Songs for You,” which is scheduled to arrive later this year.

The follow-up to 2018’s “Joyride” – which also features previous single “Die A Little” – reportedly boasts additional contributions from Kaytranada (Alicia Keys, Craig David), Mayila Jones (Alina Baraz, Lauren Jauregui), Kito (Banks, Empress Of) and Whitney Phillips (Christina Aguilera, Nick Jonas).

Stream the audio clip for “Touch & Go” below.

FKA Twigs drops new single “Sad Day”

5 Nov

British singer/songwriter Tahliah Barnett, professionally known as FKA Twigs, has released her new single online.

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

The track was collectively produced by FKA Twigs alongside Nicolas Jaar (Daft Punk, The Weeknd), Benny Blanco (Halsey, Ed Sheeran), Skrillex (Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber) and Noah Goldstein (Teyana Taylor, Kanye West).

Twigs’ upcoming sophomore album “Magdalene” – featuring previous singles “Cellophane,” “Holy Terrain” and “Home With You” – is scheduled to arrive on November 8th via Young Turks Recordings.

Other contributors on the follow-up to 2014’s “LP1” are Cashmere Cat, Arca, Sounwave, Koreless, Jack Antonoff, Poo Bear, Oneohtrix Point Never, Kenny Beats, Ethan P. Flynn, Michael Uzowuru, and Jeff Kleinman.

Stream the audio clip for “Sad Day” 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.

 

Arlissa teams up with Kiana Lede, M-22 for new single “Eyes Off You”

2 Nov

American-German singer/songwriter Arlissa Ruppert, known mononymously as Arlissa, has teamed up with Canadian recording artist Kiana Lede and songwriting/production duo M-22 for new single “Eyes Off You,” which is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Produced by Frank Sanders and Matthew Humphry of M-22; the track appears on the original motion picture soundtrack “Charlie’s Angels,” which features additional guest appearances from Ariana Grande, Normani, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey, Niki Minaj, Anitta, Kim Petras, Alma, and Kash Doll.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Arlissa’s upcoming debut album – featuring lead single “Running” (which was collectively produced by Matt Schwartz and Martin Terefe) – is expected to arrive in early 2020 via Def Jam Recordings.

The still-untitled project reportedly features contributions from Mighty Mike, Shungudzo, Oak Felder, Mayila Jones, Sebastian Kole, Fredro, Natt Dunn, Wrabel, Jesse Shatkin, Stint, Carmen Reece, Lostboy, Sidnie Tipton, Andre Harris, MoZella, Rykeyz, Senai Tedross, and Martin Sjolie.

Stream the audio clip for “Eyes Off You” below.

Teyana Taylor drafts Kehlani for new single “Morning”

1 Nov

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Teyana Taylor has drafted Kehlani for her new single “Morning,” which is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was collectively produced by Baruch “Mixx” Nembhard, Akintunde “Tune Da Rula” Akinwande, and Miguel “Louis Gold” Jiminez.

Meanwhile, Taylor’s upcoming project “The Album” – featuring previous single “How You Want It” (with King Combs) – is expected to arrive later this year via G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings.

Her last studio collection, 2018’s “K.T.S.E” (an initialism of Keep That Same Energy), peaked to number seventeen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Gonna Love Me,” “Issues/Hold On” and “WTP.”

Stream the audio clip for “Morning” below.

Dua Lipa unleashes new single “Don’t Start Now”

1 Nov

Dua Lipa has unleashed her new single online.

“Don’t Start Now” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Caroline Ailin (Selena Gomez, Lennon Stella), Emily Warren (Bebe Rexha, Anne-Marie) and Ian Kirkpatrick (Raye, Kelsea Ballerini).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from from Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Koz, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Grades, King Henry, Ilya, Max Martin, Jason Evigan, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Start Now” below.