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Daya announces new promotional single details

10 Oct

Daya has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter (born Grace Martine Tandon) christened “New” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on October 12 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Troye Sivan, Selena Gomez), James Newman (Kesha, Hailee Steinfeld), Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza (Rita Ora, Nick Jonas) and Stargate (Beyonce, Christina Milian).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Daya’s forthcoming second studio collection is expected to arrive early next year via ARTBEATZ Entertainment / Sony Music Red.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Sit Still, Look Pretty” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Toby Gad (Pixie Lott, Natasha Bedingfield), Sasha Sloan (Alma, Camila Cabello), Deputy (Raye, Mack Wilds), Chloe Angelides (Lea Michele, Demi Lovato) and Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tinashe, Era Istrefi).

Watch the music video for “Hide Away” 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.

Mack Wilds liberates new project “AfterHours”

7 Apr

Singer, songwriter, and actor Mack Wilds has liberated his new project online.

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

Lead promotional “Explore” was co-written by Cameron Wallace, whose previous credits include Sevyn Streeter’s “Fallen,” Ciara’s “Keep on Looking,” Christina Milian’s “Video Model,” and Beyonce’s “Upgrade U.”

Other musicians backing Wilds on the follow-up to 2013’s “New York: A Love Story” are Deputy (“Senses”), Kevin Garrett (“Crash”), D’Mile (“Go Crazy”), The MeKanics (“Stingy”), Darnell Shawn (“Choose”), Key Wane (“Obsession”) and Darhyl “DJ” Camper (“Bonnie & Clyde”).

Stream “AfterHours” below.

Mack Wilds confirms details for new music project

31 Mar

Mack Wilds has confirmed the details for his upcoming music project.

The American singer, songwriter, and actor – born Tristan Wilds – has christened his new collection “AfterHours” and will release it on April 7 via The Ninety Five Percent / EMPIRE.

Lead promotional single “Explore” – now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms – was co-written by Cameron Wallace, whose credits include Sevyn Streeter’s “Fallen,” Ciara’s “Keep on Looking,” and Beyonce’s “Upgrade U.”

Other musicians backing Wilds on “AfterHours” are Darhyl “DJ” Camper (Mary J. Blige, Tamar Braxton), Key Wane (Jhene Aiko, Ariana Grande), Deputy (RAYE, Bibi Bourelly), The MeKanics (K. Michelle, Chris Brown), D’Mile (Diana Gordon, Jorin Sparks) and Kevin Garrett (Justine Skye, Alessia Cara).

Wilds’ debut studio collection, 2013’s “New York: A Love Story,” peaked to number twenty-eight on the US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and spawned contributions from Salaam Remi (“Henny”), Ne-Yo (“Own It”), James Fauntleroy (“You Can Cry to Me”), Bink (“My Crib”), James Poyser (“Sober Up”), Rico Love (“Magic”) and DJ Premier (“Keepin’ it Real”).

Peep the tracklisting for “AfterHours” below.

(1) Intro / (2) Bonnie & Clyde / (3) Obsession / (4) Senses / (5) Vibes / (6) Stolen Gold / (7) Could This Be Love? / (8) Stingy / (9) Go Crazy / (10) Explore / (11) Choose / (12) Crash

Zendaya teams up with Chris Brown for new single

3 Feb

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Zendaya has revealed the details for her new single.

The actress-singer-songwriter christened “Something New” – featuring Chris Brown – as the first promotional cut from her upcoming second album.

Production duties on “Something New” were handled by Leon Thomas and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes of The Rascals (Fleur East), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Madonna) and Antonio “Tony” Dixon (Justin Bieber).

Zendaya’s sophomore studio collection is scheduled for release later this year through Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Other album contributors include Timbaland (Justin Timberlake), Diane Warren (Leona Lewis), RoccStar (Prince Royce), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Deputy (Rihanna), Taylor Parks (Meghan Trainor), and Jim Beanz (Craig David).

Watch the music video for “Neverland” below.

Raye writes new material with Jimmy Napes

6 Sep

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Raye has recorded new material with Jimmy Napes.

The Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and record producer is known for helming singles including Mary J. Blige’s “Right Now” [Capitol], Gorgon City’s “Unmissable” [Island] and Clean Bandit’s “Rather Be” [Atlantic].

He also contributed to the next projects by Disclosure [Island], Sam Smith [Capitol], Alicia Keys [RCA], Eliza Doolittle [Parlophone], Kwabs [Atlantic], Ellie Goulding [Polydor], Karen Harding [Capitol] and Grace [RCA].

Meanwhile, Raye – birth name Rachel Keen – is expected to release her debut project later this year through Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features productions and songwriting contributions from Chris Loco, Emeli Sande, Labrinth, Wayne Wilkins, Arnthor Birgisson, Knox Brown, Bless Beats, Jin Jin, and Deputy.

In case you didn’t know, Raye also co-wrote “All Cried Out” with Jacob Manson and Adam Englefield of UK deep house production duo Blonde. The Alex Newell-assisted track peaked to number four on the UK Singles Chart.

Watch the music video for “Give it Up” below.

Raye creates new music with Deputy

12 Jul

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Raye has created new music with Deputy.

“UK takeover with this young genius @arayeofcolours,” the hitmaker posted to his Instagram account on Friday (July 10, 2015).

Deputy is known for producing “Bitch Better Have Money” for Rihanna along with Travis Scott, WondaGurl, and Kanye West. The track peaked to number fifteen on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

He has also worked with the likes of Zendaya [Hollywood Records], Mila J [Motown Records], J. Cole [Columbia Records], Rick Ross [Maybach Music Group], Wale [Atlantic Records] and The-Dream [Capitol Records].

Meanwhile, Raye – real name Rachel Keen – is expected to release her first studio collection later this year through Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts alliances with Knox Brown (Mary J. Blige, Sinead Harnett), Emeli Sande (Rihanna, Katy Perry), Bless Beats (Jess Glynne, Tinie Tempah) and Jin Jin (Little Mix, Clean Bandit).

On the songwriting front, Raye co-wrote “All Cried Out” for Jacob Manson and Adam Englefield of UK deep house production duo Blonde. The Alex Newell-assisted track debuted at number four on the UK Singles Chart.

Watch the music video for “Alien” below.