Tag Archives: Dwayne Chin-Quee

Tayla Parx teases new collaboration with Little Mix

18 Jul

Tayla Parx has teased a new collaboration with Little Mix.

“@littlemix is officially #TaylaMade,” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Wednesday (17/07/2019).

Parx is known for co-writing Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next,” Janelle Monae’s “I Like It,” Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Jojo’s “Fuck Apologies,” Christina Aguilera’s “Accelerate,” and Mariah Carey’s “Infinity.”

Her debut album under Atlantic Records, “We Need to Talk,” is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Little Mix’s upcoming sixth album – featuring lead single “Bounce Back” (which was co-written by Jude Demorest and Jocelyn “Jozzy” David and produced by Swiff D and Stargate) – is expected to arrive later this year via via RCA Records (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2018’s “LM5” reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Supa Dups, Georgia Ku, Warren “Oak” Felder, Sean Douglas, Boy Matthews, Kamille, Chris Loco, and Goldfingers.

Stream “We Need to Talk” below.

Little Mix teams up with Boi-1da for new collaboration

15 Jul

British girl group Little Mix – composed of members Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards – have teamed up with Boi-1da for a new collaboration.

The Jamaican record producer – born Dwayne Chin-Quee – is responsible for singles including Nicki Minaj’s “Bed,” Amara La Negra’s “Insecure,” Drake’s “Controlla,” Mary J. Blige’s “Each Tear,” and Estelle’s “Come Over.”

Supa Dups’ extensive resume boasts additional works with Bruno Mars (“Liquor Store Blues”), Melanie Fiona (“Like I Love You”), John Legend (“No Other Love”), Christina Aguilera (“Around the World”), Stacy Barthe (“No Strings Attached”), Becky G (“Zooted”) and Nina Sky (“Clothes Off”).

Meanwhile, Little Mix’s upcoming sixth album – featuring lead single “Bounce Back” (which was co-written by Jude Demorest and Jocelyn “Jozzy” David and produced by Swiff D and Stargate) – is expected to arrive later this year via via RCA Records (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2018’s “LM5” reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Georgia Ku, Warren “Oak” Felder, Sean Douglas, Boy Matthews, Kamille, Chris Loco, and Goldfingers.

Watch the music video for “Bounce Back” below.

 

H.E.R. shares new promotional single “Racks”

26 Jun

American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, known professionally as H.E.R., has shared her new promotional single online.

“Racks” – featuring YBN Cordae – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Tiara Thomas and collectively produced by Jeff Gitty (Brandy, Lianne La Havas), Ronald “Flippa” Colson (Rihanna, Nicki Minaj) and Ali P (Kehlani, Jason Derulo).

As mentioned in earlier, H.E.R.’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Andre Harris, Prgrshn, LunchMoney Lewis, MNEK, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Priscilla Renea, Stint, Hue Strother, D’Mile, Varren Wade, Ambre, Trey Campbell, Bryan Michael Cox, Stacy Barthe, Neff-U, Supa Dups, and The Stereotypes.

H.E.R. also recorded a cover of Aretha Franklin’s “Think,” taken from the motion picture soundtrack, “What Men Want.” The track was produced by Ryan Tedder (Adele, Leona Lewis) and Zach Skelton (Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes).

Stream the audio clip for “Racks” below.

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.

Estelle delivers fifth studio collection “Lovers Rock”

9 Sep

British singer/songwriter Estelle Fanta Swaray, known mononymously as Estelle, has delivered her fifth studio collection online.

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

The follow-up to 2015’s “True Romance” boasts guest appearances from Luke James (“So Easy”), Maleek Berry (“Meet Up”), Konshens (“Really Want”), Alicia Harley (“Slow Down”), Chronixx (“Queen”), Tarrus Riley (Love Like Ours”), Kranium (“Don’t Wanna”) and HoodCelebrityy (“Karma”).

On the songwriting and production front, Estelle has teamed up with Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Ryan Toby, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Varren Wade, Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne, Supa Dups, Mitchum Chin, Andre Harris, LaTisha “Tish” Hyman, Akil King, and Kristal “Tytewriter” Oliver.

Stream Estelle’s new album “Lovers Rock” below.

Nicki Minaj unleashes new album “Queen”

11 Aug

Nicki Minaj has unleashed her fourth studio collection.

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

The follow-up to 2014’s “The Pinkprint” boasts guest appearances from Foxy Brown (“Coco Chanel”), The Weeknd (“Thought I Knew You”), Ariana Grande (“Bed”), Future (“Sir”), Swae Lee (“Chun Swae”), Lil Wayne (“Rich Sex”) and Eminem & Labrinth (“Majesty”).

On the songwriting and production front, Minaj has worked with Cirkut, Starrah, J. Reid, Boi-1da, Supa Dups, Ben Billions, LunchMoney Lewis, Murda Beatz, Sevn Thomas, Metro Boomin, Rasool Diaz, Mike WiLL Made It, JMike, Kane Beatz, Frank Dukes, Christopher Braide, and Mel & Mus.

Stream the audio clip for “Queen” below.

 

Priscilla Renea delivers sophomore album “Coloured”

22 Jun

Priscilla Renea has delivered her sophomore album online.

“Coloured” – featuring singles “Family Tree,” “Gentle Hands,” “Land of the Free” and “Let’s a Build a House” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2009’s “Dollhouse” yields contributions from Neff-U, Ashley Gorley, Brett James, Supa Dups, Frank Romano, Marti Fredrikson, Kevin Kadish, Curtis “Sauce” Wilson, and Honorable Cnote.

As a songwriter, Renea has penned songs for Kelly Clarkson (“Love So Soft”), Fifth Harmony (“Worth It”), Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), Chris Brown (“Don’t Wake Me Up”) and Rihanna (“California King Bed”).

Stream “Coloured” below.