Tag Archives: Aston Rudi

Mahalia drafts Sam Dew for new collaboration

19 Feb

British singer/songwriter Mahalia Burkmar, known mononymously as Mahalia, has drafted fellow recording artist Sam Dew for a new collaboration.

Dew’s songwriting resume boasts works with Kelela (“Blue Light”), Lianne La Havas (“What You Don’t Do”), Santigold (“Before the Fire”), Jessie Ware (“Sweetest Song”), Mary J. Blige (“Self Love”), Rihanna (“Numb”), Bridget Kelly (“The Mouth”) and Marsha Ambrosius (“Night Time”).

Meanwhile, Mahalia’s current promotional single “Do Not Disturb” – which was co-written by Alastair O’Donnell, Felix Joseph, Aston Rudi, and Jonny Lattimer – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

For her upcoming sophomore album under Atlantic Records UK, Mahalia has also worked with Kuya Productions (Ella Henderson, Tamera Foster), Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran, Kylie Minogue), Grades (Nao, Paloma Faith), Jennifer Decilveo (Anne-Marie, Diana Gordon) and Sam Romans (Raye, Craig David).

Watch the music video for “Do Not Disturb” below.

Mahalia releases new promotional single “Do Not Disturb”

7 Feb

British singer/songwriter Mahalia Burkmar, known mononymously as Mahalia, has released her new promotional single online.

“Do Not Disturb” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Mahalia alongside Jonny Lattimer (Ellie Goulding, Sinead Harnett), Felix Joseph (Jorja Smith, Elli Ingram), Aston Rudi (Ray BLK, Tamera Foster) and Alistair O’Donnell (Lily Allen, Grace Sewell).

Mahalia’s upcoming project, which follows 2016’s “Diary of Me” and 2018’s “Honeymoon,” is expected to arrive later this year via Atlantic Records UK.

Stream the audio clip for “Do Not Disturb” below.

Hamzaa hits the studio with Iain James, TMS

13 Nov

British singer/songwriter Hamzaa Malika, known mononymously as Hamzaa, has enlisted Iain James and TMS for a new collaboration.

James is responsible for co-writing Little Mix’s “Shout Out to My Ex,” Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” Sinead Harnett’s “She Ain’t Me,” Craig David’s “Officially Yours,” Leona Lewis’ “One More Sleep,” and Olly Murs’ “Unpredictable.”

Meanwhile TMS (composed of Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn, and Peter “Merf” Kelleher) co-wrote and produced cuts for Kamille (“Emotional”), Jess Glynne (“Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself”), Justine Skye (“Don’t Think About It”), Louisa Johnson (“Best Behaviour”) and Paloma Faith (“Till I’m Done”).

Hamzaa’s debut EP “First Signs of Me” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The collection boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Future Cut (“Nothing Can Be Done”), Pantha (“Breathing”), Aston Rudi (“Saving Grace”), Jacob Attwooll (“You”) and Eddie Serafica (“Stranded Love”).

Stream “First Signs of Me” below.

Hamzaa releases debut mini-album “First Signs of Me”

4 Nov

British singer/songwriter Hamzaa Malika, known mononymously as Hamzaa, has released her debut mini-album online.

“First Signs of Me” – featuring six songs in the shape of “Red,” “Breathing,” “Stranded Love,” “Nothing Can Be Done,” “Saving Grace” and “You” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The project also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Future Cut (Rita Ora, Nicole Scherzinger), Aaron “Pantha”Cowan (Emeli Sande, Kara Marni), Jacob Attwooll (Dua Lipa, Fleur East), Aston Rudi (Tamera Foster, Abi Ocia) and Eddie Serafica (Lily Moore, James Bay).

Stream “First Signs of Me” below.

Tamera Foster hits the studio with Aston Rudi, Dayyon Alexander

31 Oct

British singer/songwriter Tamera Foster has teamed up with Astoni Rudi and Dayyon Alexander for a new collaboration.

Rudi’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Sophie Faith’s “Bad Blood,” Jaz Karis’s “Petty Lover,” Anais’s “Nina,” Elli Ingram’s “Table for Two,” Ray BLK’s “Gone,” and Abi Ocia’s “Konfyt.”

Meanwhile, Alexander is responsible for co-writing/producing Demi Lovato’s “Hitchhiker” and “Concentrate,” Ella Mai’s “Everything” (featuring John Legend), and Madison Beer’s “Say It To My Face.”

While no release date has been set for Tamera’s debut project, she has worked with songwriters and producers including Mac & Phil, Eyelar, XSDTRK, Chelcee Grimes, Naughty Boy, Parker Ighile, Electric, Arrow Benjamin, and Future Cut.

Tamera also co-wrote Bakermat’s “Don’t Want You Back” alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Komi Al-Hakam. The Kiesza-featuring track is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Want You Back” below.

Ray BLK teams with Naughty Boy, Wyclef Jean for new single “All or Nothing”

18 Apr

British singer/songwriter Ray BLK has teamed up with record producer Naughty Boy for his new single “All or Nothing,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The Wyclef Jean-assisted track was co-written Swedish recording artist Seinabo Sey alongside Philip Plested, Kane “KIN” Parfitt and Wesley Muoria-Chavez.

As mentioned in earlier posts, BLK has signed a new deal with Universal Music imprint Island Records UK and will release her next project later this year.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Durt” reportedly boasts further contributions from Fred Ball, Priscilla Renea, Ben Abraham, Dyo, Nile Rodgers, Kamille, Moon Willis, Harloe, Aston Rudi, Kelly Kiara, Cass Lowe, Jin Jin, Rymez, Lil Eddie, Courage, Mr. Hudson, MNEK, Paul Epworth, Chris Loco, and The 23rd.

Stream the audio clip for “All or Nothing” below.

Denai Moore enlists Matt Parad for new collaboration

28 Mar

British-Jamaican singer/songwriter Denai Moore has enlisted American record producer Matt Parad for a new collaboration.

The Pulse Music Group signee recently co-wrote and co-produced London soul artist Anais’ debut mini-album, “Before Zero,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Parad’s extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters and producers including AFTERHRS, Steph Jones, Leland, Jenna Andrews, Robopop, Chloe Angelides, Fred Wexler, Emily Warren, Louis Schoorl, Cara Salimando, Nate Cypher, Courtney Harrell, Oskar Sikow, and The Electric.

Moore, on the other hand, is expected to release her third album – featuring furhter alliances with Aston Rudi – later this year via Because Music.

Her current studio collection, 2017’s “We Used to Bloom,” spawned two singles in the shape of “Blame” and “Desolately Devoted,” as well as contributions from Kwabs (“All the Way”) and Fred Cox (“Leave it Up to You”).

Watch the music video for “Desolately Devoted” below.