Tag Archives: Arin Ray

Kiana Lede delivers debut album “KIKI”

3 Apr

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Kiana Lede has delivered her debut album online.

“KIKI” – featuring lead single “Mad at Me” (which samples Outkast’s “So Fresh, So Clean”) – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project also boasts guest appearances from Lucy Daye (“Forfeit”), Ari Lennox (“Chocolate”), 6LACK (“Second Chances”), Col3trane (“Good Girl”), Arin Ray (“Separation”) and Moneybagg Yo & Bia (“Labels”).

On the songwriting and production front, Lede has worked with Mike Woods, Kevin White, Michael McCall, Derrick Milano, Amanda Reifer, Mayila Jones, Chelsea Lena, Ash Leone, Reese Hinton, Pierre Jameson, Anton Goransson, Mr. Franks, Tommy Brown, Archer, Patrick McManus, and Roark Bailey.

Stream “KIKI” below.

Kiana Lede announces details for debut album “Kiki”

14 Mar

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Kiana Lede has announced the details for her upcoming debut album.

The American singer, songwriter, actress, and pianist christened her first studio collection “Kiki” and will release it on 03 April 2020 via The Heavy Group in partnership with Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Current promotional single “Forfeit” (featuring Lucky Daye) – which was written by Lede alongside Mike Woods, Kevin White, Reese Hinton, Patrick McManus, Derrick Milano, Michael McCall and Roark Bailey – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project features additional guest appearances from Ari Lennox (“Chocolate”), 6LACK (“Second Chances”), Col3trane (“Good Girl”), Arin Ray (“Separation”) and Moneybagg Yo & Bia (“Labels”).

See the tracklisting for “Kiki” below.

(1) Cancelled / (2) Movin / (3) Mad at Me / (4) Chocolate / (5) Forfeit / (6) Second Chances / (7) Crazy / (8) Plenty More / (9) Skiterlude / (10) Labels / (11) Honest / (12) Feel a Way / (13) Good Girl / (14) Attention / (15) Separation / (16) Protection / (17) No Takebacks

Arin Ray enlists Nasri Atweh, Jeff Gitty for new collaboration

4 Feb

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Arin Ray has enlisted Nasri Atweh and Jeff Gitty for a new collaboration.

Nasri’s songwriting resume boasts works with Justin Bieber (“Changes”), Halsey (“Not Afraid Anymore”), Chris Brown (“Don’t Judge Me”), Bebe Rexha (“I Don’t Wanna Grow Up”), Tinashe (“Flame”), Sabrina Claudio (“Don’t Let Me Down”) and Chloe x Halle (“Happy Without Me”).

Meanwhile, Gitty is responsible for producing Brandy’s “Freedom Rings,” Jojo’s “Joanna,” Amber Mark’s “What If,” Allen Stone’s “Sweaters,” Jacob Banks’ “Photograph,” Kirby Lauryen’s “Vain,” H.E.R.’s “As I Am,” Trey Songz’s “She Lovin’ It,” Kali Uchis’ “Gotta Get Up,” and Tommy Genesis’ “Lucky.”

Ray’s most recent single “The Get Down” – which was co-written and co-produced with Dylan “Sir Dylan” Wiggins and The Rascals (aka Leon Thomas and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes) – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

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.”

Watch the music video for “The Get Down” 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.

 

Maeta teams with Livvi Franc, Fred Ball for new single “Babygirl”

24 Sep

American singer/songwriter Maeta Hall, known mononymously as Maeta, has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Olivia “Livvi Franc” Waithe, whose other credits include Rihanna’s “What Now,” Britney Spears’ “Trouble for Me,” Ciara’s “Overdose,” Selena Gomez’s “Save the Day,” Leona Lewis’ “Shake You Up,” Kelly Clarkson’s “The War is Over,” and Zara Larsson’s “What They Say.”

Production duties on “Babygirl” were handled by Fred Ball, whose other credits include Toni Braxton’s “Please,” Mariah Carey’s “One Mo ‘Gen,” Raye’s “Love Me Again,” Justine Skye’s “Heaven,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Roses Gabor’s “Turkish Delight,” and Jessie Ware’s “Slow Me Down.”

Maeta’s debut project – featuring previous single “Be Mine” (which was also co-written by Livvi Franc alongside Arin Ray and Derrus Rachel and produced by Jason Pounds) – is expected to arrive later this year via Roc Nation Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Babygirl” below.

 

Arin Ray shares music video for new single “Change” with Kehlani

22 Aug

Arin Ray has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The visual clip for “Change” was posted to the American singer, songwriter and record producer’s Vevo channel on Wednesday (August 21, 2019).

The Kehlani-featuring track – which was collectively produced by Arin Ray alongside The Rascals and Camden Bench – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the songwriting and production front, Ray recently helmed “Be Mine” for Maeta alongside Olivia “Livvi Franc” Waithe and Jason “J. LBS” Pounds.

The Cincinnati-raised musician’s resume boasts additional works with K. Michelle (“Ain’t You”), Jason Derulo (“Love Like That”), Justine Skye (“Back for More”) and Jeremih (“Feel Like Phil”).

Watch the music video for “Change” below.

 

Arin Ray teases new collaboration with Kehlani

12 Aug

Arin Ray has teased a new collaboration with Kehlani.

“This is a few years in the making, always been a big fan of everything this woman does. aside from the records, I just love who she is and what she stands for. this my homie for real for real lol. very excited to announce our record “Change” is droppin on friday 8/16. yeah…..we did that shit. ❤️ @Kehlani,” the American singer, songwriter and record producer posted to Instagram.

“Change” was produced by Arin Ray and Camden Bench alongside Leon Thomas and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes of The Rascals, who previously teamed up with the artist on “Reckless” and the Babyface-assisted “Always,” taken from his 2018 album under Interscope Records, “Platinum Fire.”

Ray’s most recent single, “Roses,” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the songwriting and production front, the Cincinnati-raised musician helmed songs for K. Michelle (“Ain’t You”), Jason Derulo (“Love Like That”), Justine Skye (“Back for More”) and Jeremih (“Feel Like Phil”).

Stream the audio clip for “Roses” below.

 

Justine Skye liberates debut album “Ultraviolet”

19 Jan

American singer/songwriter Justine Skye has liberated her debut album online.

“Ultraviolet” – featuring singles “Heaven,” “Good Love,” “Back for More,” “Don’t Think About It” and “U Don’t Know” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from TMS, Fred Ball, Austin Powerz, Hit-Boy, Chris Loco, Moon Willis, A1, Hitmaka, Bizness Boi, Jeff Shum, Frank Dukes, Jesse “Corparal” Wilson.

On the songwriting front, Skye has worked with Rachel “Raye” Keen, Sam Romans, Prince Charlez, Derrus Rachel, Jason Derulo, Lyrica Anderson, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Kevin Garrett, Jaramye Daniels, Arin Ray, Prince Chrishan, Maurice Moore, Jimmy Burney, Glenda Proby, Dwayne Washington, and PartyNextDoor.

Stream “Ultraviolet” below.

Justine Skye premieres music video for new single “Back for More”

6 Aug

Justine Skye has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Back for More” – featuring Jeremih – to her Vevo channel on Friday (August 04, 2017).

Produced by Christian “Hitmaka” Ward and Floyd Bentley, “Back for More” – which samples Nelly’s “Flap Your Wings” – was co-written by Jason Derulo alongside Lyrica Anderson (Beyonce), Austin Owens (Bryson Tiller), Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Sevyn Streeter) and Arin Ray (Chris Brown).

Skye’s upcoming debut album – featuring the Chris Loco & Moon Willis-produced “U Don’t Know” and The-Dream-assisted “Flames” – is expected to arrive later this year via Roc Nation Records.

Watch the music video for “Back for More” below.

Justine Skye teams up with Jeremih for new single “Back for Me”

22 Jul

American singer/songwriter Justine Skye has teamed up with Jeremih for her new promotional single “Back for More,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Produced by Christian “Hitmaka” Ward and Floyd Bentley, “Back for More” – which samples Nelly’s “Flap Your Wings” – was co-written by Jason Derulo alongside Lyrica Anderson (Beyonce), Austin Owens (Bryson Tiller), Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Sevyn Streeter) and Arin Ray (Chris Brown).

Skye’s upcoming debut album – featuring the Chris Loco & Moon Willis-produced “U Don’t Know” and The-Dream-assisted “Flames” – is expected to arrive later this year via Roc Nation Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with The Family (Jojo), Paul “Phamous” Shelton (Madi Diaz), Fred Ball (Alicia Keys), Mick Schultz (Zendaya), Deputy (Mack Wilds), James Fauntleroy (Beyonce), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato) and GRADES (Natalie La Rose).

Listen to the audio clip for “Back for More” below.