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The Internet’s Syd delivers debut solo album “Fin”

8 Feb


American alternative R&B and neo soul singer-songwriter Syd – real name Sydney Bennett – has released her debut album online.

“Fin” – featuring promotional singles “All About Me” and “Body” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to co-writing every song on the album, Syd solely produced three cuts in the shape of “No Complaints,” “Nothin to Somethin” and “Smile More.”

Other producers backing The Internet’s lead vocalist on “Fin” are Hit-Boy (Rihanna, John Legend), Hazebanga (Santigold, Jessie Reyez), Anthony Kilhoffer (Common, Kanye West), Melo-X (Beyonce, Diana Gordon), Flip (Usher, Alicia Keys) and Rahki (Lecrae, Kendrick Lamar).

Stream “Fin” in its entirety below.

Sky Ferreira works with Rahki for new album “Masochism”

17 Feb


According to a recent interview with Dazed magazine, Sky Ferreira has worked with hip hop producer Rahki for her upcoming sophomore album.

The Grammy Award winning record producer – real name Columbus Smith – is known for his work with mentor DJ Khalil and acts such as Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Domo Genesis, Lecrae, Aloe Blacc and more.

His production credits include Travis Scott’s “Hell of a Night” [Grand Hustle], Curren$y’s “Lost in the Bossness” [Warner Brothers], Slim the Mobster’s “Dreaming” [Aftermath], and Evidence’s “It Wasn’t Me” [Rhymefest].

Meanwhile, Ferreira will release her next studio collection “Masochism” later this year through Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Night Time, My Time” is executive-produced by Mike Dean, who also worked with the likes of Kanye West (“Ultralight Beam”), Madonna (“Inside Out”), and The Weeknd (“Where You Belong”).

Other musicians backing Ferreira on “Masochism” are Ariel Rechtshaid (Adele, Brandon Flowers), Justin Raisen (Kylie Minogue, Ariel Pink), and Jeremiah “Nugget” Raisen (Kelela, Charli XCX).

Watch the music video for “Where the Light Gets In” below.