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Zhavia Ward enlists Shungudzo for new collaboration

9 Jun

Zhavia Ward has enlisted Shungudzo for a new collaboration.

The Zimbabwean/French/Native-American singer-songwriter (also known as Alexandra Govere) recently co-wrote and provided guest vocals on Rudimental’s “Toast to Our Differences,” out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Shungudzo’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Little Mix (“Touch”), Alina Baraz (“I Don’t Even Know Why Though”), Victoria Monet (“Wish I Never Met You”), Louisa Johnson (“Best Behaviour”), Jessie Ware (“Your Domino”) and The Chainsmokers (“It Won’t Kill Ya”).

Meanwhile, Ward’s upcoming debut album is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertianment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields further contributions from Warren “Oak” Felder, Trevor Brown, Zaire Kaolo, Paul E. Phamous, Benny Cassette, Jenna Andrews, Wayne Hector, Priscilla Renea, Ben Abraham, Jin Jin, M-Phazes, Alex Hope, Symbolyc One, and Malay.

Stream the audio clip for “Toast to Our Differences” below.

Keri Hilson teases new collaboration with Danja, Priscilla Renea

6 Jun

Photo Credit: Dewayne Rogers

Keri Hilson has teased a new collaboration with Priscilla Renea and Danja.

“Great session w/ this 🏾 amazing talent Priscilla Renea & the man Danja! You’ll never guess who we’re writing for…again…🤐,” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Tuesday (June 5th, 2018).

Renea’s songwriting resume boasts works with Kelly Clarkson (“Love So Soft”), Fifth Harmony (“Worth It”), Rihanna (“Watch ‘N Learn”), Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), Chris Brown (“Don’t Wake Me Up”), Demi Lovato (“Fix a Heart”), Mary J. Blige (“Don’t Mind”) and Selena Gomez (“Who Says”).

Meanwhile, Danja (real name Nathaniel Hills) recently co-wrote and co-produced three songs on Justin Timberlake’s chart-topping album “Man of the Woods” – “Filthy,” “Say Something” and “Sauce.”

He also worked with Hilson on singles “Turnin’ Me On” (featuring Lil Wayne) and “Knock You Down” (featuring Ne-Yo & Kanye West), which peaked to numbers (15) and (3) on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, respectively.

Hilson’s upcoming third studio colleciton, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Zone 4 / Mosley Music / Interscope Records.

The highly-anticipated project, tentatively entitled “L.I.A.R,” an acronym for Love Is a Religion, reportedly boasts contributions from Timbaland, Polow Da Don, Chris Brown, Oren Yoel, Lauren Christy, Benny Cassette, and J. Que.

Watch the music video for “Lose Control” below.

Lennon Stella teams up with Mojam Music for new collaboration

29 May

Canadian singer/songwriter Lennon Stella has teamed up with Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music for a new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production duo are responsible for singles including Plan B’s “In the Name of Man,” Tom Walker’s “Heartland,” James Arthur’s “Get Down,” Conor Maynard’s “Talking About,” Sam Smith’s “Like I Can,” Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” and Sinead Harnett’s “Do It Anyway.”

Mojam have also contributed to the next projects by Rak-Su, Yungen, Zak Abel, Mack Wilds, Wens, Tori Kelly, Ben Platt, Kah-Lo, Rozzi Crane, Nstasia, Ella Henderson, Kranium, Bobii Lewis, Nina Nesbitt, Elderbrook, Christian Leave, Bugzy Malone, JP Cooper, Dolapo, Bibi Bourelly, and L Devine.

Meanwhile, Stella is expected to release her debut project later this year via Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS in partnership with Columbia Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Timbaland, Joe Janiak, Benny Cassette, Alex Hope, Jason Evigan, Big Taste, MNEK, Jesse Shatkin, Two Inch Punch, Stint, Joel Little, Robopop, and Jonny Lattimer.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Mojam Music’s works!

Noah Cyrus confirms new promotional single “Team”

9 May

Noah Cyrus has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Team” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album, “NC-17,” out later this year via Barry Weiss’ label SONGS in partnership with Sony Music imprint Columbia Records.

Co-written by Jenna Andrews alongside Emily Weisband and Mike Elizondo; “Team” will arrive on Thursday (May 10) via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, “NC-17” reportedly delivers additional contributions from Warren Felder, Jin Jin, Sam Romans, Noonie Bao, Paul Phamous, Sasha Sloan, Big Taste, Two Inch Punch, Sebastian Kole, Ben Abraham, Knightstarr, Joe Janiak, Benny Cassette, and Stint.

Watch the music video for “Stay Together” below.

Noah Cyrus teams up with Warren “Oak” Felder for new collaboration

23 Apr

Noah Cyrus has teamed up with Warren “Oak” Felder for a new collaboration.

Felder’s production resume boasts works with Demi Lovato (“Sorry Not Sorry”), Kehlani (“Distraction”), Alessia Cara (“Scars to Your Beautiful”), Alina Baraz (“I Don’t Even Know Why Though”) and Snakehips (“Either Way”).

The American musician has also contributed to the next projects by Liam Payne, Sabina Ddumba, Ray BLK, Tori Kelly, Nick Jonas, Zhavia Ward, Dinah Jane, Aloe Blacc, Ella Henderson, John Legend, Sabrina Carpenter, and Raye.

Meanwhile, Cyrus is expected to release her debut album “NC-17” – featuring current single “We Are Fucked” – later this year via Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS in partnership with Sony Music imprint Columbia Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers further contributions from Benny Cassette, Emily Weisband, Big Taste, Sasha Sloan, Knightstarr, Jin Jin, Two Inch Punch, Noonie Bao, Sam Romans, Joe Janiak, Sebastian Kole, Paul E. Phamous, Zaire Kaolo, Trevor Brown, Mike Elizondo, and Stint.

Watch the music video for “Again” below.

Zhavia Ward signs new deal with Columbia Records

22 Apr

Zhavia Ward has signed a new deal with Columbia Records.

The Sony Music imprint also houses artists including Beyonce, Calvin Harris, Diplo, Harry Styles, John Mayer, Haim, Leon Bridges, George Ezra, Adele, John Legend, Celine Dion, Lecrae, Noah Cyrus, and Lennon Stella.

For her upcoming debut project, Ward has worked with songwriters Priscilla Renea (Rihanna, Charlie Puth), Ben Abraham (Kesha, Ray BLK), Jin Jin (Ebba Smith, Jess Glynne) and Paul E. Phamous (Lykke Li, Nick Jonas).

On the production front, “The Four” star has teamed up with Benny Cassette (Diana Gordon, Keri Hilson), Warren Felder (Liam Payne, Demi Lovato), Alex Hope (Troye Sivan, Kacy Hill), M-Phazes (Kehlani, Zara Larsson) and Symbolyc One (Madonna, Kanye West) and Trevor Brown (Alina Baraz, Maty Noyes).

Chloe x Halle confirm details for debut album “The Kids Are Alright”

23 Feb

Chloe x Halle have confirmed the details for their upcoming debut album.

The American contemporary R&B duo – composed of sisters Chloe and Halle Bailey – dubbed their first studio collection “The Kids Are Alright” and will release it on March 23 via Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The title track – which was co-written alongside fellow recording artists Diana Gordon and Tayla Parx – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers productions from NOVA WAV, Mike Dean, Nasri Atweh, Sounwave, Happy Perez, Malay, Benny Cassette, Naughty Boy, MeLo-X, and Kane “KIN” Parfitt.

On the songwriting front, Chloe x Halle have also worked with Katie Pearlman, Natalie Sims, Chelsea Lena, Bibi Bourelly, James Fauntleroy, Kirby Lauryen, Shane Stevens, Lisa Scinta, Emeli Sande, and Michelle Buzz.

See the tracklisting for “The Kids Are Alright” below.

(1) Hello Friend / (2) The Kids Are Alright / (3) Grown / (4) Hi Lo / (5) Everywhere / (6) FaLaLa / (7) Fake / (8) Baptize / (9) Down / (10) Galaxy / (11) Happy Without Me / (12) Babybird / (13) Warrior / (14) Cool People / (15) Baby on a Place / (16) If God Spoke / (17) Drop / (18) Fall