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Jessie Reyez liberates debut album “Before Love Came to Kill Us”

27 Mar

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Canadian singer/songwriter Jessica Reyes, known professionally has Jessie Reyez, has liberated her debut album online.

“Before Love Came to Kill Us” – featuring singles “Figures,” “Imported” (with 6LACK) and “Love in the Dark” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

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The highly-anticipated project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball, Tim Suby, Akil King, Jaramye Daniels, Bizness Boi, Priest, Andre Harris, Hennedub, Mura Masa, P2J, Shy Carter, Beast, and BLVK JVCK.

See the tracklisting for “Before Love Came to Kill Us” below.

(1) Do You Love Her / (2) Deaf (Who Are You) / (3) Intruders / (4) Coffin / (5) Ankles / (6) Imported / (7) La Memoria / (8) Same Side / (9) Roof / (10) Dope / (11) Kill Us / (12) Love in the Dark / (13) I Do / (14) Figures

Alina Baraz delivers new single “More Than Enough”

26 Mar

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Alina Baraz has delivered her new single online.

“More Than Enough” – which was written by Baraz alongside Hayley Gene Penner, Dante Jones and Spencer Stewart – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Baraz’s upcoming debut album “It Was Divine” – featuring previous singles “Morocco” and “To Me” – is scheduled to arrive on May 5th via Mom+Pop Music.

The follow-up to 2018’s “The Color of You” reportedly featuring additional songwriting contributions from Shea Taylor, Grades, Mary Weitz, Stint, Elof Loelv, SG Lewis, Oak Felder, Mayila Jones, Jeff Gitty, Skylar Grey, Jason Evigan, Michael Pollack, R8DIO, Trey Campbell, Akil King, and The Stereotypes.

Stream the audio clip for “More Than Enough” below.

Alina Baraz confirms title for debut album “It Was Divine”

11 Mar

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Alina Baraz has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her first studio collection “It Was Divine” and will release it on 05 May 2020 via Mom+Pop Music.

Current promotional single “Morocco” – which was was co-written by Baraz alongside Hayley Gene Penner, Dante Jones, and Spencer Stewart – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2018’s “The Color of You” reportedly featuring additional songwriting contributions from Shea Taylor, Grades, Mary Weitz, Stint, Elof Loelv, SG Lewis, Oak Felder, Mayila Jones, Jeff Gitty, Skylar Grey, Jason Evigan, Michael Pollack, R8DIO, Trey Campbell, Akil King, and The Stereotypes.

Stream the audio clip for “Morocco” below.

Usher unleashes new single “Don’t Waste My Time” with Ella Mai

13 Dec

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Usher has unleashed his new single online.

“Don’t Waste My Time” – featuring Ella Mai – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by regular collaborators Jermaine Dupri and Bryan Michael Cox, who previously teamed up with Usher on singles “U Got It Bad,” “U-Turn” and “Confessions Part II,” taken from the albums “8701” (2001) and “Confessions” (2004), respectively.

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Usher’s upcoming ninth album, tentatively entitled “Confessions 2,” is expected to arrive early next year via Brand Usher / RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, JHart, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Waste My Time” below.

Usher teams up with Ella Mai for new collaboration

19 Oct

 

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Usher has teamed up with Ella Mai for a new collaboration.

“I love when a plan comes together @usher and @ellamai,” Keith Thomas, Ceo of GoodLook Entertainment & A&R for RCA/Bystorm records, posted to Instagram on Friday (October 18, 2019).

Mai’s self-titled debut album under 10 Summers / Interscope Records debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Boo’d Up,” “Naked,” “Trip” and “Shot Clock.”

Her latest release “What You Did” – with fellow British recording artist Mahalia – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

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Meanwhile, Usher is expected to release his upcoming ninth album, tentatively entitled “Confessions 2,” later this year via RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers contributions from Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, JHart, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “LaLaLa” below.

Tiana Major9 teams up with Earthgang for new single “Collide”

11 Oct

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British singer/songwriter Tiana Major9 has teamed up with American hip hop duo Earthgang for new single “Collide,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Sonyae Elise alongside Stacy Barthe (Rihanna, Alicia Keys), Akil King (Beyonce, Teyana Taylor), Kaveh Rastegar (Bruno Mars, Sabrina Claudio) and Benny Cassette (Elle Varner, Keri Hilson).

“Collide” also marks the first promotional cut from the upcoming original motion picture soundtrack, “Queen & Slim,” which will arrive on November 8 via Universal Music Group / Motown Records.

The highly-anticipated collection features additional guest appearances from Ms. Lauryn Hill, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, Vince Staples featuring 6lack X Mereba, and Coast Contra featuring BJ The Chicago Kid and Syd.

Stream the audio clip for “Collide” below.

Usher teams up with Black Coffee for new single “LaLaLa”

10 Sep

American singer/songwriter Usher has teamed up with South African DJ-producer Black Coffee for his new single “LaLaLa,” which is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artists Lucky Daye and India Shawn alongside Mikkel Eriksen and Tor Hermansen of Norwegian production duo Stargate, who previously teamed up with Usher on “His Mistakes” (co-written by Ne-Yo) and “What’s a Man To Do” (co-written by Johnta Austin).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Usher is expected to release his upcoming ninth album, tentatively entitled “Confessions 2,” later this year via RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, JHart, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “LaLaLa” below.