Tag Archives: Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere

Lauren Jauregui drafts Ollie Green for new collaboration

18 Jul

Lauren Jauregui has enlisted Ollie Green for a new collaboration.

The British record producer and songwriter previously worked with artists including Jones (“Indulge”), Gavin James (“Always”), Freya Ridings (“Lost Without You”), Alex Newell (“Devilish”), Hamzaa (“London”), Jamie Lawson (“The Answer”) and Frances (“Love Me Again”).

Meanwhile, Jauregui’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Expectations” (produced by Kid Harpoon) and “More Than That” (co-written by Prince Charlez and Hue Strother and collectively produced by Charlie Handsome and Murda Beatz) – is expected to arrive later this year via Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional alliances with Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere, D’Mile, Ed Drewett, Fred Ball, Nija Charles, Kurtis “K9” McKenzie, Tre Jean-Marie, Dayo Olatunji, Oak Felder, Rob Knox, Tushar Apte, Mayila Jones, DannyBoyStyles, Rami Yacoub, and The Rascals.

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

 

 

Yuna liberates new album “Rouge”

12 Jul

 

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Malaysian singer/songwriter Yunalis Zarai, known mononymously as Yuna, has liberated her new studio collection online.

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

The follow-up to 2016’s “Chapters” features guest appearances from Tyler, The Creator (“Castaway”), G-Eazy (“Blank Marquee”), Masego (“Amy”), Little Simz (“Pink Youth”), Kyle (“Likes”) and Jay Park (“Does She”).

On the songwriting and production front, Yuna has worked with Robin Hannibal, Shungudzo, J. LBS, Chloe Angelides, Sam Farrar, Michelle Buzz, Cardiak, Joel Van Dijk, and Fisticuffs.

Stream “Rouge” below.

Yuna premieres music video for new single “Pink Youth”

2 Jul

Yuna has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Pink Youth” – featuring Little Simz – was posted to the Malaysian singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Monday (August 1st, 2019).

The track was co-written by Chloe Angelides, whose other credits include Demi Lovato’s “Ruin the Friendship,” Selena Gomez’s “Fetish,” Era Istrefi’s “No I Love Yous,” Tinashe’s “Player,” and Nicki Minaj’s “Get On Your Knees.”

Production duties on “Pink Youth” were handled by Robin Hannibal, who is also responsible for Niia’s “Nobody,” Jacob Banks’ “Unknown (To You),” Erik Hassle’s “No Words,” and DNCE’s “TV in the Morning.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Yuna’s upcoming fourth international studio album “Rouge” – featuring previous singles “Forevermore” and “Blank Marquee” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Verve Records.

The highly-anticipated project yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Fisticuffs (Miguel, Jhene Aiko), Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere (Ella Henderson, Louisa Johnson), Michelle Buzz (Dagny, Katy Perry) and Jason “J. LBS” Pounds (Anderson Paak, Jorja Smith).

Watch the music video for “Pink Youth” below.

Yuna confirms details for new album “Rouge”

17 May

 

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Yuna has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The Malaysian singer/songwriter (real name Yunalis Zarai) christened her fourth international studio collection “Rouge” and will release it on July 12 via Universal Music Group / Verve Forecast Records.

Current promotional single “Blank Marquee” – featuring G-Eazy – is now available iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Robin Hannibal, Chloe Angelides, Big Taste, Shungudzo, Jamie Hartman, Fiona Bevan, and Michelle Buzz.

See the tracklisting for “Rouge” below.

(1) Castaway / (2) Blank Marquee / (3) (Not) the Love of My Life / (4) Teenage Heartbreak / (5) Pink Youth / (6) Forget About You / (7) Likes / (8) Amy / (9) Does She / (10) Forevermore / (11) Tiada Akhir

Yuna drafts Shungudzo, Robin Hannibal for new single “Forevermore”

5 Apr

Malaysian singer/songwriter Yunalis Zara’ai, known mononymously as Yuna, has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere, whose other credits include Little Mix’s “Touch,” Alina Baraz’s “I Don’t Even Know Why Though,” Tinashe’s “Eat You Up,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Victoria Monet’s “Wish I Never Met You,” and Jessie Ware’s “Your Domino.”

Production duties on “Forevermore” were handled by regular collaborator Robin Hannibal, who is also responsible for Niia’s “California,” Jacob Banks’ “Unknown (To You),” Kacy Hill’s “Am I,” Erik Hassle’s “No Words,” Kimbra’s “Human,” Lion Babe’s “Where Do We Go,” and DNCE’s “TV in the Morning.”

Yuna’s upcoming fourth international studio album – featuring further contributions from Big Taste, Chloe Angelides, Jamie Hartman, and Fiona Bevan – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Verve Records.

Watch the music video for “Forevermore” below.

Liza Owen teams with Olivia Waithe for new collaboration

13 Mar

Liza Owen has teamed up with Olivia Waithe for a new collaboration.

Formerly known as Livvi Franc, Waithe has previously penned songs for Rihanna (“What Now”), Britney Spears (“Trouble for Me”), Demi Lovato (“Two Pieces”), Selena Gomez (“Save the Day”), Leona Lewis (“Shake You Up”), Ciara (“Overdose”) and Kelly Clarkson (“The War is Over”).

Under her former management team Kerrie Thomas-Armstrong and Allison Hunte, Waithe signed a recording contract with now-defunct Jive Records and worked with top producers for her debut album “Underground Sunshine” including Future Cut (“Hummingbird”), Greg Kurstin (“She Loves Love”), RedOne (“Automatic”) and Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (“My Window”).

Meanwhile, Owen’s current promotional single “Room Full of Boxes” – which was co-written by Sean Myer alongside London Jackson and Jacob Ames of X Lovers – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Besides regular collaborators Andrew Haas and Ian Franzino of AfterHrs, Owen has also been in the studio with Banx & Ranx, Chloe Angelides, Teddy Geiger, Emily Weisband, Jesse Saint John, Shungudzo, Big Taste, Steph Jones, Danny Parker, Tayla Parx, Steve Mac, and The Monsters & Strangerz.

Stream the audio clip for “Room Full of Boxes” below.

 

 

Zhavia Ward releases new promotional single “100 Ways”

12 Dec

Zhavia Ward has released her new single online.

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

The track was written by Ward alongside Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere (Alina Baraz, Ella Henderson), Paul “Phamous” Shelton (Nick Jonas, Liza Owen), Warren “Oak” Felder (Dinah Jane, Alessia Cara), Trevor Brown (Kehlani, Fleur East) and William Simmons (Demi Lovato, Bea Miller).

Ward’s upcoming debut project under Columbia Records reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Eyelar, Wayne Hector, Priscilla Renea, Ben Abraham, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Sam Romans, and Amy Allen.

On the production front, Ward has worked with Benny Cassette, M-Phazes, Alex Hope, Symbolyc One, Malay, Doc McKinney, Illangelo, Rob Knox, Stint, Tushar Apte, Snakehips, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper.

Stream the audio clip for “100 Ways” below.