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Tinashe drafts Shungudzo, MNEK for new collaboration

12 Nov

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has drafted Shungudzo and MNEK for a new song entitled “Eat You Up” (as per ASCAP Reportery).

Having contributed to the next projects by Ella Henderson, Liza Owen, Alina Baraz and Sabina Ddumba; Shungudzo (aka Alexandra Govere) is responsible for co-penning Little Mix’s “Touch,” The Chainsmokers’ “It Won’t Kill Ya,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” and Jessie Ware’s “Your Domino.”

Meanwhile, recent songwriting/production credits by MNEK include Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Raye’s “You Don’t Know Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Instruction,” Becky Hill’s “Unpredictable,” and Olly Murs’ “Private.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tinashe is expected to release her sophomore studio collection “Joyride” early next year via RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Aquarius” reportedly delivers additional alliances from StarGate, Ester Dean, Supa Dups, Nineteen85, Fred Ball, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, BloodPop, Hitmaka, Gabrielle Nowee, A1, Komi Al-Hakam, Benny Cassette, Jonas Jeberg, Sam Hook, Eyelar, Arrow Benjamin, and Nova Wav.

Stream the audio clip for Shungudzo’s “Long Live the Billionaire” below.

Chris Brown releases new studio collection “Heartbreak on a Full Moon”

31 Oct

Chris Brown has released his new studio collection online.

“Heartbreak on a Full Moon” – featuring promotional singles “Grass Ain’t Greener,” “Party,” “Everybody Knows,” “Privacy,” “Hope You Do,” and “Pills & Automobiles” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The physical edition of the album – which boasts songwriting contributions from Lyrica Anderson, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, JHart, and Daecolm Holland – will arrive on November 3rd via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Royalty,” Brown has also enlisted producers including A1, Scott Storch, Hitmaka, Polow Da Don, Soundz, Moon Willis, Sean Momberger, Pip Kembo, T-Collar, Scribz Riley, Frank Dukes, Boi-1da, Syk Sense, Keyz, Tommy Brown, JMIKE, Cameron Wallace, ADP, and Laney Stewart.

Stream “Heartbreak on a Full Moon” below.

Tinashe enlists NOVA WAV for new collaboration

27 Aug

Tinashe has enlisted NOVA WAV for a new collaboration.

The American songwriting and production duo (composed of Denisia “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney) are responsible for Kehlani’s “CRZY,” taken from the artist’s debut studio collection “SweetSexySavage,” which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

NOVA WAV’s resume boasts further works with Ariana Grande (“Best Mistake”), Britney Spears (“Hard to Forget Ya”), August Alsina (“Drugs”), Tessanne Chin (“Love Suicide”) and Bobby Valentino (“Tipsey Love”).

Meanwhile, Tinashe is expected to release her sophomore album “Joyride” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jonas Jeberg, Sam Hook, Komi Hakam, Ester Dean, Arrow Benjamin, Hitmaka, Max Martin, Benny Cassette, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, BloodPop, and Stargate.

Tinashe’s current promotional single “Flame” – which was co-written by Ilsey Juber, Simon Wilcox, Nasri Atweh, and Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Flame” 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.

Sevyn Streeter delivers debut album “Girl Disrupted”

7 Jul

American singer/songwriter Amber Denise Streeter, professionally known as Sevyn Streeter, has delivered her debut album online.

“Girl Disrupted” – featuring guest appearances from Wiz Khalifa, Jeremih, Dej Loaf, The-Dream, August Alsina, Dave East, and Ty Dolla $ign – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

For the highly-anticipated project, Sevyn has also teamed up with producers and songwriters including Da Internz (Jazmine Sullivan), Eric Bellinger (Teyana Taylor), Hitmaka (Pia Mia), Dewain Whitmore (Tamar Braxton), Cam Wallace (Mack Wilds) and Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Keyshia Cole).

Stream “Girl Disrupted” below.

K. Michelle reunites with Jason Derulo for third album

15 Sep

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K. Michelle has reunited with Jason Derulo on new material.

The pair recorded a song entitled “Make the Bed” and it will be included on K. Michelle’s upcoming third album under Atlantic Records.

Their previous duet entitled “Love Like That” appears on Derulo’s fourth album “Everything is 4,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Beluga Heights and Warner Bros Records.

The track was written by Jason Derulo along with Lyrica Anderson, Arin Ray, Christian “Hitmaka” Ward, Michael “The Mekanics” Hernandez, Floyd “A1” Bentley, Ben Shapiro, and Jordan Hollywood.

As mentioned in earlier posts, K. Michelle will release the follow-up to 2014’s “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart?” later this year.

The still-untitled LP reportedly boasts alliances with Diane Warren (Beyonce), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Tamia), Ester Dean (Ciara), Warren “Oak” Felder (Rihanna), Sevyn Streeter (Brandy) and Harmony Samuels (Ne-Yo).

Listen to the audio clip for “Love Like That” below.