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Kelis’ 2001 sophomore album “Wanderland” is now streaming

5 Jun


American singer/songwriter Kelis’ sophomore studio collection “Wanderland” is now streaming on all digital streaming outlets.

Even though the album was not released in US markets, due to Kelis’ departure from Universal Music imprint Virgin Records, “Wanderland” was available in European markets and peaked to number thirteen on the UK Albums Chart.

Entirely produced by The Neptunes (aka Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo), the follow-up to 1999’s “Kaleidoscope” featured lead single “Young, Fresh n’ New,” as well as guest appearances from Pusha T (“Popular Thug”), Malice (“Daddy”), Roscoe (“Digital World”) and John Ostby (“Mr. U.F.O. Man”).

Kelis’ most recent studio collection, the David Andrew Sitek-produced “Food,” debuted at number six on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Jerk Ribs” and “Rumble.”

For her upcoming project, Kelis has teamed up with producers Daniel “Grades” Traynor (Kwabs, Lianne La Havas), Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Beyonce, Christina Aguilera) and Rowan “LOXE” Perkins (Nao, Jaz Karis).

Stream “Wanderland” below.


Dua Lipa hits the studio with Pharrell Williams for new collaboration

1 Jun

Dua Lipa has teamed with Pharrell Williams for a new collaboration.

Williams’s recent songwriting and production credits include Solange’s “Sound of Rain,” Ariana Grande’s “The Light is Coming,” Travis Scott’s “Skeletons,” Janelle Monae’s “I Got the Juice,” Camila Cabello’s “Sangria Wine,” Justin Timberlake’s “Man of the Woods,” and The Carters’ “Apeshit.”

His last studio collection under Columbia Records, 2014’s “Girl,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Marilyn Monroe,” “Come Get it Bae” and “Gust of Wind.”

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa’s upcoming sophomore album is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features further productions from Koz (Grace Carter, Hailee Steinfeld), Nile Rodgers (Madonna, Ella Henderson), Jason Evigan (Jojo, Charlie Puth), Fred Ball (Rihanna, Toni Braxton), Joel Little (Normani, Taylor Swift) and Grades (Kelis, Lianna La Havas).

Stream the audio clip for “Know Who You Are” below.


Mali-Koa shares new promotional single “Sorry”

1 Jun

Australian singer/songwriter Mali-Koa Hood, known mononymously as Mali-Koa, has shared her new promotional single online.

“Sorry” – which was written by Mali-Koa alongside Joe Garrett, Levi Lennox and Robert Garvey – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Mali-Koa’s upcoming project – featuring previous promotional single “Pretend” – is expected to arrive later this year via Honest Records in partnership with Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Freedo, Charlotte Haining, Tofer Brown, Liz Rose, Maestro Tha Baker, Emma Rohan, Liam Howe, Hannah Yadi, Jez Ashurst, Fiona Bevan, and Grades.

Stream the audio clip for “Sorry” below.


Dua Lipa enlists Billy Walsh for new collaboration

18 Mar

Dua Lipa has enlisted Billy Walsh for a new collaboration.

The Canadian songwriter, fashion stylist, and designer is known for co-writing Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” The Weeknd’s “Die for You,” Camila Cabello’s “Real Friends,” Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart,” Emeli Sande’s “Starlight,” Khalid’s “Stay,” Tinashe’s “Party Favors,” and Majid Jordan’s “Something About You.”

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring further songwriting contributions from Lindy Robbins, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sasha Sloan, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Kennedi, Ilsey Juber, Sarah Hudson, and Tove Lo – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Bros. Records.

On the production front, the “New Rules” singer has reportedly worked with Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Pharrell Williams, Joel Little, Grades, King Henry, Boi-1da, Frank Dukes, Nineteen85, MNEK, Jason Evigan, Fred Ball, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Max Martin.

Stream the audio clip for “Swan Song” below.