Tag Archives: Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis

Alicia Keys pushes back release date for new album

8 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Alicia Keys has pushed back the release date for her upcoming seventh studio album “ALICIA” (Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records) from March 20 to May 15.

Her latest single “Underdog” – which was co-written by Ed Sheeran alongside Johnny McDaid, Amy Wadge, Jonny Coffer, and Foy Vance – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, Jimmy Napes, Hit-Boy, P2J, and Izy Beats.

Stream the audio clip for “Show Me Love” below.

 

Craig David enlists Negin Djafari, TCTS for new collaboration

13 Feb

Craig David has enlisted Negin Djafari and TCTS for a new collaboration.

Besides previously working with the “7 Days” singer on Diztortion-produced tracks for his seventh studio album, “The Time Is Now,” Djafari’s songwriting credits also include Drake’s “Don’t Matter to Me,” James Arthur’s “Can I Be Him,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Superwoman,” Tove Styrke’s “Vibe,” Fifth Harmony’s “Not That Kind of Girl,” and Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave.”

Meanwhile, TCTS (born Sam O’Neill) is a British DJ and record producer from Manchester. He is signed to Chase & Status’ record label, MTA. TCTS is best known for his 2014 song “Games”, which peaked to number twenty-nine on the UK Dance Chart.

David’s current single “Do You Miss Me Much” – which was co-written by regular collaborators Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Fraser T. Smith – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

His upcoming eighth studio album reportedly features additional contributions from Dot Ellis, Steel Banglez, M-22, John the Blind, Kingjet, Hit-Boy, Lionchld, Max Wolfgang, Cathy Dennis, Naughty Boy, Ed Drewett, Rachel Furner, Oliver Heldens, Tre Jean-Marie, Grace Barker, ADP, and Banx n Ranx.

Watch the music video for “When You Know What Love Is” below.

 

Tinashe unleashes new album “Songs for You”

21 Nov

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

“Songs for You” – featuring singles “Die a Little Bit” and “Touch & Go” – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2018’s “Joyride” boasts songwriting contributions from Lisa Scinta, Krystin “Rook Monroe” Watkins, Dimitri McDowell, Elliot Trent, Alec King, London Jae, Kudzai Kachingwe, Mayila Jones, Lorenzo Chatmon, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, and Riley McDonough.

On the production front, Tinashe has worked with Hit-Boy, Smash David, Hitmaka, Kingdom, MAKJ, Trackside, Killah B, Oliver Malcolm, Stylaz Fuego, Wax Motif, Go Grizzly, Pooh Beatz, Turn Me Up Josh, Uforo Ebong, Oliver Malcolm, Todd Prichard, Myles Morgan, and Darion Javon.

Stream “Songs for You” below.

Justine Skye releases new “Bare With Me” EP

27 Aug

Justine Skye has released her new EP online.

“Bare With Me” – featuring six new songs including “Too Much,” “Secrets,” “Bulletproof,” “Fav” and “When You’re Ready” – is now available via Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Lead single “Maybe” was produced by Andrew “Dre Skull” Hershey (Santigold, Mabel McVey) and written by Skye alongside Josh Werner and Fai Khadra.

Other EP contributors include fellow recording artists Dyo and Jaz Karis as well as producers/songwriters P2J (Mario, Sinead Harnett), Ari PenSmith (Snoh Aalegra, Chris Brown), James Fauntleroy (Rihanna, Justin Timberlake), Hit-Boy (Bebe Rexha, Craig David) and The Rascals (Kehlani, Arin Ray).

Stream “Bare With Me” below.

Craig David releases new single “Do You Miss Me Much”

22 Aug

Craig David has released his new single online.

“Do You Miss Me Much” – which was written by David alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Gary Barlow and Fraser T. Smith – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

David’s upcoming eighth album – featuring previous single “When You Know What Love Is” – is expected to arrive early next year via Sony Music Entertainment UK / Insanity Records.

The follow-up to 2018’s “The Time Is Now” reportedly delivers additional contributions from Hit-Boy, Lionchld, Max Wolfgang, Matt Zara, Cathy Dennis, Naughty Boy, Ed Drewett, Rachel Furner, Oliver Heldens, Tre Jean-Marie, Grace Barker, ADP, Carmen Reece, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

Stream the audio clip for “Do You Miss Me Much” below.

Craig David confirms details for new single “Do You Miss Me Much”

12 Aug

Craig David has announced the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Do You Miss Me Much” as his next promotional cut and will release it on August 22 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Gary Barlow of Take That alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Raye, Jess Glynne) and Fraser T. Smith (Ella Eyre, Sam Smith).

Craig David’s upcoming eighth album – featuring previous single “When You Know What Love Is” – is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK / Insanity Records.

The follow-up to 2018’s “The Time Is Now” reportedly delivers additional contributions from Hit-Boy, Lionchld, Max Wolfgang, Matt Zara, Cathy Dennis, Naughty Boy, Ed Drewett, Rachel Furner, Oliver Heldens, Tre Jean-Marie, Grace Barker, ADP, Carmen Reece, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

Stream the R&B Remix for “When You Know What Love Is” below.

Khalid liberates sophomore album “Free Spirit”

5 Apr

American singer/songwriter Khalid Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has liberated his sophomore studio collection online.

“Free Spirit” – featuring singles “My Bad,” “Better,” “Tallk” and “Don’t Pretend” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Digi, Scribz Riley, Kurtis “K9” McKenzie, Stargate, John Hill, Emily Warren, Al Shux, D’Mile, Sarah Aarons, Hit-Boy, Disclosure, Murda Beatz, Doc McKinney, Charlie Handsome, DJ Dahi, and Sam Romans.

See the tracklisting for “Free Spirit” below.

(1) Intro / (2) Bad Luck / (3) My Bad / (4) Better / (5) Talk / (6) Right Back / (7) Don’t Pretend (featuring Safe) / (8) Paradise / (9) Hundred / (10) Outta My Head (with John Mayer) / (11) Free Spirit / (12) Twenty One / (13) Bluffin / (14) Self / (15) Alive / (16) Heaven / (17) Saturday Nights