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Amara La Negra releases debut mini-album “Unstoppable”

25 Feb

Dominicana​ American​ singer/songwriter Dana Danelys De Los Santos, professionally known as Amara La Negra, has released her debut EP online.

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

Besides lead single “Insecure” (which was co-written by Priscilla Renea alongside Dwayne “Supa Dups” ChinQuee, Stephen “Di Genius” McGregor and Mathieu “Billboard” Jomphe), the highly-anticipated collection also features six new songs in the shape of “Celebra,” “Now That You’re Gone,” “Balloons,” “Tare,” “Understanding,” and “Not Tonight.”

Other musicians backing La Negra on “Unstoppable” are DJ Buddha (Pitbull, Jason Derulo), Angela Hunte (Tamar Braxton, Britney Spears), A.C. (Ciara, Nicki Minaj), Nova Wav (Tinashe, Kelly Rowland), Peter Wade Keusch (Melanie Fiona, Jennifer Lopez) and Andrea Martin (Fantasia, Jennifer Hudson).

Stream “Unstoppable” below.

Ella Eyre hits the studio with DannyBoyStyles

19 Feb

Ella Eyre has teamed up with DannyBoyStyles for a new collaboration.

The Grammy award-winning record producer and songwriter (born Daniel Schofield) has previously worked with Beyonce (“6 Inch”), Charie Puth (“Does it Feel”), Banks (“Judas”), Zara Larsson (“So Good”), Cassie (“Love a Loser”), Nicki Minaj (“Blow Ya Mind”) and The Weeknd (“Kiss Land”).

Meanwhile, Eyre recently provided guest vocals on Sigala’s “Just Got Paid” and Banx & Ranx’s “Answerphone,” which peaked to numbers 11 and 5 on the UK Singles Chart, respectively. She also co-wrote “Your Ex” for Paloma Faith alongside Peter Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas Barnes of TMS.

Among the musicians expected to appear on Eyre’s sophomore album are Hitimpulse, Invisible Men, Grades, Moon Willis, Laconic, Tre Jean-Marie, Mojam, Elof Loelv, T-Collar, Jordan Riley, Di Genius, and MNEK.

Watch the music video for “If I Go” below.

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.