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Bebe Rexha unleashes debut album “Expectations”

23 Jun

Bebe Rexha has unleashed her debut album online.

“Expectations” – featuring singles “I Got You,” “Meant to Be,” “Ferrari,” “2 Souls on Fire” and “I’m a Mess” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters backing Rexha on “Expectations” are Lauren Christy, Justin Tranter, Asia Whiteacre, Scott Harris, Emily Warren, Jacob Kasher, Nathalia Marshall, Lance Shipp, Rachel Kennedy, and Josh Miller.

Album producers are The Monsters & Strangerz, Jason Evigan, Hit-Boy, Andrew Wells, David Garcia, Captain Cuts, Jussifer, Aaron Zuckerman, Louis Bell, Ali P, Robot Scott, Dre Pinckney, Willshire, and The Stereotypes.

Stream “Expectations” below.

Khalid liberates new promotional single “Stay”

15 Jun

American singer/songwriter Khalid Donnel Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has liberated his new promotional single online.

“Stay” – which appears on the original motion picture soundtrack “Uncle Drew” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Scribz Riley alongside Billy Walsh, who has also worked with Alicia Keys (“In Common”), The Weeknd (“True Colors”), Camila Cabello (“Real Friends”) and Emeli Sande (“Starlight”).

Production duties on “Stay” were handled by Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate, whose other credits include Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” Daya’s “New,” Majid Jordan’s “Body Talk,” Tinashe’s “Faded Love,” Ne-Yo’s “Push Back,” and Sabrina Carpenter’s “Almost Love.”

Khalid’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring productions and songwriting contributions from Sam Romans, Hit-Boy, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper – is expected to arrive later this year via RCA Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Stay” below.

FKA twigs taps Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat for new collaboration

10 Jun

British singer/songwriter Tahliah Barnett, professionally known as FKA twigs, has tapped Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo are responsible for Avicii’s “Lonely Together,” Camila Cabello’s “Crying in the Club,” Jessie Ware’s “Selfish Love,” Tory Lanez’s “Luv,” MØ’s “Nights with You,” and Halsey’s “Now or Never.”

Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat have also worked with Ariana Grande (“Be My Baby”), Jhene Aiko (“Never Call Me”), The Weeknd (“True Colors”), Miguel (“Going to Hell”), Ryn Weaver (“OctaHate”) and Kanye West (“Ghost Town”).

Meanwhile, twigs is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album later this year via Young Turks Recordings.

The follow-up to 2014’s “LP1” reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Sia, Rick Nowels, Ariel Rechtshaid, Two Inch Punch, Andrew Wyatt, Levi Lennox, and Hit-Boy.

Watch the music video for “Pendulum” below.

Bebe Rexha reveals tracklisting for debut album “Expectations”

25 May

Bebe Rexha has revealed the tracklisting for her debut album, “Expectations,” which will arrive on June 22 via Warner Bros. Records.

Current promotional singles “Ferrari” and “2 Souls on Fire” (featuring Quavo) are now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters backing Rexha on “Expectations” are Lauren Christy, Justin Tranter, Asia Whiteacre, Scott Harris, Emily Warren, Jacob Kasher, Nathalia Marshall, Lance Shipp, Rachel Kennedy, and Josh Miller.

Album producers are The Monsters & Strangerz, Jason Evigan, Hit-Boy, Andrew Wells, David Garcia, Captain Cuts, Jussifer, Aaron Zuckerman, Louis Bell, Ali P, Robot Scott, Dre Pinckney, Willshire, and The Stereotypes.

See the tracklisting for “Expectations” below.

(1) Ferrari / (2) I’m a Mess / (3) 2 Souls on Fire / (4) Shining Star / (5) Knees / (6) I Got You / (7) Self Control / (8) Sad / (9) Mine / (10) Steady / (11) Don’t Get Any Closer / (12) Grace / (13) Pillow / (14) Meant to Be

Khalid releases new promotional single “OTW”

20 Apr

American singer/songwriter Khalid Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has released his new promotional single online.

“OTW” – featuring guest appearances from fellow recording artists 6LACK and Ty Dolla $ign – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “OTW” were handled by Nineteen85, who is also responsible for Drake’s “Hotline Bling,” PartyNextDoor’s “Not Nice,” Jessie Ware’s “Desire,” Majid Jordan’s “My Love,” Nicki Minaj’s “Truffle Butter,” Jennifer Hudson’s “Dangerous,” and DJ Khaled’s “For Free.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Khalid’s upcoming sophomore studio collection – featuring additional alliances with Stargate, Hit-Boy, Sam Romans, and Scribz Riley – is scheduled to arrive later this year via RCA Records.

In the meantime, Khalid has also provided guest vocals on the latest releases by Normani Kordei (“Love Lies”), Sabrina Claudio (“Don’t Let Me Down”), Alina Baraz (“Floating”), Tayla Parx (“Runaway”) and Billie Eilish (“Lovely”).

Stream the audio clip for “OTW” below.

Tinashe unleashes new album “Joyride”

13 Apr

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has delivered her new album online.

“Joyride” – featuring promotional singles “Me So Bad,” “Faded Love” and “No Drama” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Stargate, Joel Compass, Ritz Reynolds, Soundz, Felix Snow, T-Minus, Hit-Boy, Mario Lucciano, J. White, Todd Cooper, A1, Hitmaka, Dre Moon, Wavy, and BLWYRMIND.

On the songwriting front, Tinashe has teamed up with Amanda Ghost, Sarah Hudson, KStewart, Sidnie Tipton, Noonie Bao, Starrah, Sasha Sloan, Jocelyn “Jo’zzy” Donald, Denisia “Blu June” Andrews, Brittany “Chi” Coney, Allen Ritter, Travis Scott, Jeremih, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream “Joyride” below.

Khalid enlists Stargate for new collaboration

5 Apr

American singer/songwriter Khalid Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has enlisted Stargate for a new collaboration.

The Norwegian production and songwriting duo – composed of Mikkel Eriksen and Tor Hermansen – recently helmed “No Drama” and “Faded Love” for Tinashe. Both tracks are taken from the artist’s upcoming album, “Joyride,” out on April 13 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Stargate’s credits also include Ne-Yo’s “Push Back,” Charli XCX’s “Track 10,” Majid Jordan’s “Body Talk,” Camila Cabello’s “OMG,” Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” Bebe Rexha’s “I Got Time,” Rachel Platten’s “Broken Glass,” Christina Aguileta’s “Telepathy,” and Zara Larsson’s “Sundown.”

Meanwhile, Khalid is expected to release his sophomore studio collection – featuring additional alliances with Scribz Riley, Hit-Boy, and Sam Romans – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Having dropped his debut album “American Teen” in early 2017, Khalid also teamed up with fellow recording artists Normani Kordei and Sabrina Claudio on their singles “Love Lies” and “Don’t Let Me Down,” respectively.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Stargate’s works below!