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Amara La Negra shares music video for new single “Insecure”

10 Apr

Amara La Negra has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Insecure” was posted to the Dominicana​ American​ singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Tuesday (April 10, 2018).

The track – which was written by Amara La Negra (real name Dana Danelys De Los Santos) alongside Priscilla Renea and Theron Thomas of R. City – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Production duties on “Insecure” were handled by Dwayne “Supa Dups” Chin-Quee (Drake, Bruno Mars), Stphen “Di Genius” McGregor (Shakira, Nelly Furtado) and Mathieu “Billboard” Jomphe (Madonna, Ariana Grande).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Amara La Negra’s upcoming mini-album is scheduled to arrive later this year via Rude Bwoy Management Group in partnership with BMG Rights Management.

Watch the music video for “Insecure” below.

Priscilla Renea unwraps tracklisting for sophomore album “Coloured”

7 Apr

American singer/songwriter Priscilla Renea has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming sophomore studio collection, “Coloured,” which will arrive on June 22 via White Rose Garden Music / Thirty Tigers.

Current promotional single “Gentle Hands” – which was produced by Honorable C.N.O.T.E. and co-written by Emily Shackelton and Kevin Kadish – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the follow-up to 2009’s “Jukebox,” Renea has also worked with fellow musicians including Ashley Gorley, Brett James, Frank Romano, Di-Genius, Corparal, Neff-U, Lindsey Rey, Boots Ottestad, and Danny Myrick.

See the tracklisting for “Coloured” below.

(1) Family Tree / (2) Jonjo / (3) Gentle Hands / (4) Heavenly / (5) You Shaped Box / (6) If I Ever Loved You / (7) Different Color / (8) Denim / (9) Let’s Build a House / (10) Land of the Free

Stream the audio clip for “Gentle Hands” below.

Priscilla Renea confirms new single “Gentle Hands”

5 Apr

Priscilla Renea has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Gentle Hands” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album “Colours” and will release it on April 6 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was produced by Honorable C.N.O.T.E. (Ne-Yo, Travis Scott) and co-written by Renea alongside Emily Shackelton (Cassadee Pope, Lauren Alaina) and Kevin Kadish (Meghan Trainor, Jason Mraz).

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Colours” boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Ashley Gorley, Brett James, Frank Romano, Di-Genius, Corparal, Neff-U, Lindsey Rey, Boots Ottestad, and Danny Myrick.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Renae’s songwriting works!

Priscilla Renea announces sophomore album details

3 Apr

Priscilla Renea has announced the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her second studio collection “Coloured” and it will be available for pre-order from April 6 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2009’s “Jukebox” yields contributions from Ashley Gorley, Brett James, Frank Romano, Di-Genius, Corparal, Neff-U, Lindsey Rey, Boots Ottestad, Danny Myrick, Emily Shackelton, and Kevin Kadish.

As a songwriter, Renea recently co-penned “Insecure” for Amara La Negra alongside Theron Thomas, Dwayne “Supa Dups” Chin-Quee, Stephen “Di Genius” McGregor and Mathieu “Billboard” Jomphe.

Renea’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Kelly Clarkson (“Love So Soft”), Mary J. Blige (“Don’t Mind”), Rihanna (“Watch ‘n Learn”), Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), Demi Lovato (“In Case”), Selena Gomez (“Who Says”), Madonna (“Love Spent”), Kelly Rowland (“Turn it Up”) and Fifth Harmony (“Worth It”).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Renea’s works!

Amara La Negra unleashes new promotional single “Insecure”

20 Mar

Dominicana​ American​ singer/songwriter Dana Danelys De Los Santos, professionally known as Amara La Negra, has unleashed her new single online.

“Insecure” – which was co-written by Amara La Negra alongside Priscilla Renea and Theron Thomas of R. City – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Insecure” were collectively handled by Billboard (Madonna, Britney Spears), Di Genius (Nelly Furtado, Lianne La Havas) and Supa Dups (Melanie Fiona, Bruno Mars).

As mentioned in various media outlets, Amara La Negra’s upcoming debut studio collection is scheduled to arrive later this year via Rude Bwoy Management Group in partnership with BMG Rights Management.

Stream the audio clip for “Insecure” below.

Lianne La Havas shares music video for “Tokyo”

10 Aug

Lianne La Havas has shared a new music video online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the Ravi Dhar-directed clip for “Tokyo” to her YouTube channel on Wednesday (August 09, 2017).

The track was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Matthew “Aqualung” Hales, whose resume boasts further works with Sara Bareilles (“Islands”), Birdy (“Blown Apart”), Rebecca Ferguson (“I Choose You”), Kandace Springs (“Chosen”), Pixie Geldof (“Escape Route”), Lea Michele (“Don’t Look Down”), Paloma Faith (“Flood”) and Bat for Lashes (“In Your Bed”).

Havas’ current studio collection “Blood” – featuring singles “Unstoppable” and “What You Don’t Do” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Is Your Love Big Enough?” boasts additional contributions from Al Shux (Kelela), Sam Dew (Marsha Ambrosius), Di Genius (Tanika), Shea Taylor (Bridget Kelly), Jimmy Napes (Alicia Keys), Howard Lawrence (Frances) and Mark Batson (Emeli Sande).

Watch the music video for “Tokyo” below.

Melissa Steel writes new music with Shola Ama

10 Feb

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Melissa Steel has written new music with fellow artist Shola Ama.

The “Imagine” star recently provided guest vocals on JKAY’s single “Danger,” co-written by Aminata “A*M*E” Kabba, Caroline Ailin, Marvin Humes, and Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike.

As a songwriter, Ama co-wrote Taya’s “Got Me Wondering” alongside Eyelar Mirzazadeh and the song’s producer Tommy “Toddla T” Bell.

Ama also co-wrote “Good Friends” for UK girl group M.O alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Gareth “Bless Beats” Keane.

Meanwhile, Steel is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring promotional singles “Kisses for Breakfast” and “You Love Me” – later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features productions from Diztortion (Ms. Dyanmite), Tre Jean Marie (KAYTRANADA), Michael Angelo (Stanaj), Di Genius (Drake), Jonny Lattimer (Anne-Marie), Knox Brown (Dua Lipa), Moon Willis (Justine Skye), Phil Cook (Birdy) and Laconic (Cover Drive).

Steel also collaborated with songwriters Autumn Rowe (Leona Lewis), Viktoria Hansen (All Saints), Jennifer Decilveo (Diana Gordon), Nicola Roberts (Tinashe), Dayo Olatunji (Fifth Harmony) and Sam Romans (Alicia Keys).

Watch the music video for “Kisses for Breakfast” below.