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Kara Marni teams with Sons of Sonix for new collaboration

28 Aug

Kara Marni has teamed up with Sons of Sonix for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo – composed of Moses Samuels and Michael “Mikey” Akinkunmi – are responsible for Jennifer Lopez’s “Medicine,” Miraa May’s “Nobody,” Tanika’s “Come Through,” Alexandra Burke’s “Without You,” and Trey Songz’s “What Are We Here For.”

Sons of Sonix’s most recent promotional single “Full Speed” – featuring Verse Simmonds – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Marni’s upcoming project and follow-up to 2018’s “Love Just Ain’t Enough” – featuring singles “Move,” “Lose My Love,” “Opposite” and “All Night” – is expected to arrive later this year via Access Records.

The still-untitled collection delivers additional alliances with The Invisible Men, Harloe, Culture x Tones, Autumn Rowe, Dayyon Alexander, Chiara Hunter, Jay Mooncie, RuthAnne, WavsDntDie, and Samantha Harper.

Stream the audio clip for “Full Speed” below.

 

Hamzaa delivers new “Phases” EP

9 Aug

British singer/songwriter Cassandra-Malika Hamza, known mononymously as Hamzaa, has delivered her new EP online.

“Phases” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated collection features five songs in the shape of “Sunday Morning,” “Home,” “Hard to Love,” “Unlucky” and “Someday.”

Among the musicians backing Hamzaa on “Phases” are Grades (Kelis, Zara Larsson), Dayyon Alexander (Tamera, Dua Lipa), Rykeyz (Fantasia, Pia Mia), Levi Lennox (Anne-Marie, Zayn Malik) and Laconic (Joy Crookes, Olivia Holt).

Stream “Phases” below.

 

Tamera collaborates with Parker Ighile for debut single “Romeo”

8 Aug

British singer/songwriter Tamera Foster, known mononymously as Tamera, has unleashed her debut single online.

“Romeo” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Tamera alongside regular collaborator Parker Ighile, whose other credits include Rihanna’s “What Now,” Ariana Grande’s “Piano,” Jessie J’s “Do It Like a Dude,” and Nicki Minaj’s “Four Door Avantador.”

Tamera’s upcoming project – featuring further contributions from Fred Cox, Maths Time Joy, Loxe, Dayyon Alexander, Eyelar, and Aston Rudi – is expected to arrive later this year via Moonshyne Music Limited.

Formerly signed to Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music, Tamera has worked with notable songwriters and producers including Future Cut, Arrow Benjamin, Mojam, Chelcee Grimes, Happy Perez, Talay Riley, Kamille, Naughty Boy, Lauren Aquilina, Grades, Hayley Warner, and Electric.

Her song “Don’t Want You Back,” which she co-wrote alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Komi Al-Hakam, was re-recorded by Bakermat and Kiesza and released in 2017 via Sony Music Entertainment / B1 Recordings.

Stream the audio clip for “Romeo” below.

Hamzaa confirms details for new “Phases” EP

26 Jul

Hamzaa has confirmed the details for her new EP.

The British singer/songwriter (born Cassandra-Malika Hamza) has christened her second mini-collection “Phases” and will release it on August 9th via Warner Music Group / Parlophone Records.

The highly-anticipated project – featuring five songs in the shape of “Sunday Morning,” “Home,” “Hard to Love,” “Unlucky” and “Someday” – delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Grades, Dayyon Alexander, Rykeyz, Levi Lennox, Britten Newbill, Dan Parry, and Laconic.

Hamzaa’s current promotional single “London” – which was co-written and produced by Ollie Green – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “London” below.

Kara Marni drafts RuthAnne for new collaboration

26 Jul

British recording artist Kara Marni has drafted RuthAnne for a new collaboration.

The Irish singer/songwriter (born Ruth-Anne Cunningham) is known for penning Jojo’s “Too Little, Too Late,” Katharine McPhee’s “Over It,” Martin Garrix’s “In the Name of Love,” Leona Lewis’ “Perfection,” Britney Spears’ “Work Bitch,” Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands,” and John Legend’s “No Place Like Home.”

RuthAnne’s current promotional single “Superman” – which she co-wrote with Dave Richardson and Justin Osuji – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Marni’s upcoming project – featuring previous promotional singles “Move,” “Lose My Love” and “Opposite” – is expected to arrive later this year via Access Records.

On the follow-up to 2018’s “Love Just Ain’t Enough,” Marni has also worked with songwriters and producers including The Invisible Men, Autumn Rowe, Jay Mooncie, Chiara Hunter, Dayyon Alexander, Harloe, and Culture x Tones.

Stream the audio clip for “Superman” below.

 

Hamzaa teams up with Stint, Trey Campbell for new collaboration

24 Jul

British singer/songwriter Cassandra-Malika Hamza, known mononymously as Hamzaa, has teamed up with Trey Campbell and Stint for a new collaboration.

Campbell’s songwriting resume boasts works with Banks (“Look What You’re Doing To Me”), Ella Mai (“Found”), Adam Lambert (“Two Fux”), Bebe Rexha (“Atmosphere”), Maad (“Black Ice”), Guy Sebastian (“Stay In Bed”), Inna (“Heaven”) and Black Saint (“Don’t Wreck My Holiday”).

Meanwhile, Stint (born Ajay Bhattacharyya) is responsible for producing Sinead Harnett’s “Pulling Away,” Alina Baraz’s “Tainted,” Sabrina Claudio’s “Unravel Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Tell Me You Love Me,” Jessie Ware’s “Alone,” Nao’s “Don’t Change,” Tei Shi’s “A Kiss Goodbye,” and Janelle Monae’s “Unbreakable.”

Hamzaa’s upcoming project – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from TMS, Emile Haynie, Dayyon Alexander, Laconic, Aston Rudi, Fred Cox, MNEK, Iain James, and Tre Jean-Marie – is expected to arrive later this year via Parlophone Records.

Her current promotional single “London” – which was co-written and produced by Ollie Green – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “London” below.

 

Dua Lipa enlists Theron Thomas, Danja for new collaboration

22 Jul

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has enlisted the songwriting and production services for Theron Thomas and Nathaniel “Danja” Hills.

Thomas’ recent songwriting credits include Pia Mia’s “Crybaby,” Chris Brown’s “Wobble Up,” Lizzo’s “Juice,” Kim Petras’ “Personal Hell,” Big Boi’s “Doin It,” Shenseea’s “Blessed,” Ciara’s “Freak Me,” and Becky G’s “Green Light Go.”

Meanwhile, Danja’s production resume boasts works with Britney Spears (“Gimme More”), Justin Timberlake (“Say Something”), Madonna (“4 Minutes”), Nelly Furtado (“Promiscuous”), Pink (“Sober”), Katharine McPhee (“Love Story”), Mariah Carey (“Migrate”) and Cassie (“Official Girl”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, 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 contributions from Koz, Sarah Hudson, Pharrell Williams, Emily Warren, Jason Evigan, Tove Lo, Fred Ball, Caroline Ailin, Joel Little, Kennedi, Dayyon Alexander, Tayla Parx, Nile Rodgers, Kamille, Justin Tranter, Sasha Sloan, Grades, and Lindy Robbins.

Watch the music video for “Electricity” below.