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Kelis teams up with Disclosure for new song “Watch Your Step”

24 May

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American singer/songwriter Kelis has teamed up with Disclosure on a new song entitled “Watch Your Step,” which is slotted for inclusion on the British production duo’s upcoming third studio album, “Energy.”

Scheduled to arrive on August 28 via Island Records UK, “Energy” features additional guest appearances from Kehlani (“Birthday”), Common (“Riverie”), Amine (“My High”),  Channel Tres (“Lavender”), Mick Jenkins (“Who Knew”), Blik Bassy (“Ce N’est Pas”) and Fatoumata Diawara (“Douha”).

Disclosure’s last studio album, 2015’s “Caracal,” topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also spawned singles including “Omen” (featuring Sam Smith), “Holding On” (featuring Gregory Portman) and “Magnets” (featuring Lorde).

Meanwhile, Kelis’s next project – which is expected to arrive later this year – reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Rowan “Loxe” Perkinson, and Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji.

Watch the music video for “Energy” below.

Kelis confirms new EP release for 2020

19 Feb

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According to a recent interview with SSENCE, American singer, songwriter and chef Kelis is scheduled to release her new EP later this year.

Among the songwriters and producers Kelis worked with on this project are Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Kara Marni, Ella Eyre), Daniel “Grades” Traynor (Dua Lipa, Lianne La Havas), Rowan “Loxe” Perkinson (Sinead Harnett, Tamera Foster) and Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji (Lauren Jauregui, David Guetta).

Kelis’ last studio album, the David Andrew Sitek-produced “Food,” debuted at number six on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Jerk Ribs” and “Rumble.”

She also provided guest vocals on the track “Back and Forth,” taken from Italian DJ Giorgio Moroder’s fourteenth studio album, “Deja Vu,” which was released in 2015 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Back and Forth” below.

Fleur East announces details for sophomore studio album “Fearless”

8 Feb

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Fleur East has announced the details for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her second studio collection “Fearless” and will release it on March 20th via Platinum East Records.

Current promotional single “Lucky” – which was written by East alongside James Essien, Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji, Jacqueline ‘JPL’ Pelham-Leigh, and Orkhan “Okan” Orujov – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax & Flashbacks” delivers additional contributions from Tre-Jean Marie (Lauren Jauregui, Ella Eyre), Jacob Attwooll (Louise, Dua Lipa), Chiara Hunter (Mae Muller, Ella Henderson), Pantha (Kara Marni, Emeli Sande) and Danny Shah (Kylie Minogue, David Guetta).

See the tracklisting for “Fearless” below.

(1) Easy to Love / (2) Lucky / (3) There She Go / (4) Size / (5) On and On / (6) Mine / (7) No Boy No Cry / (8) Things I Should’ve Said / (9) Figured Out / (10) Fame / (11) Who You Are / (12) Favourite Thing / (13) Absence Speaks Louder Than Words

Lauren Jauregui releases new single “Invisible Chains”

8 Feb

Lauren Jauregui has released her new single online.

“Invisible Chains” – which was written by Jauregui alongside Ingrid Andress, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, David Pramik, Jon Bellion, and Ojivolta (aka Mark Williams and Raul Cubina) – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

The track also appears on the original motion picture soundtrack, “Birds of Prey,” which includes additional guest appearances from Megan Thee Stallion & Normani (“Diamonds”), Halsey (“Experiment on Me”), Doja Cat (“Boss Bitch”), Charlotte Lawrence (“Joke’s on You”) and Saweetie (“Sway With Me”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Jauregui is scheduled to released her debut solo studio album – featuring singles “More Than That” and “Expectations” – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts contributions from The Rascals, Supa Dups, Nija Charles, Oak Felder, D’Mile, Jenna Andrews, Ed Drewett, Fred Ball, Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji, Tre Jean-Marie, Ollie Green, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Rob Knox, Danny Boy Styles, and Mayila Jones.

Stream the audio clip for “Invisible Chains” below.

 

Dyo premieres music video for new single “Papaya” (featuring Lord Afrixana)

14 Jan

Dyo has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Papaya” – featuring Lord Afrixana – was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Tuesday (14 January 2020).

The track was co-written by Stacy Barthe, whose other credits include Beyonce’s “Brown Skin Girl,” Rihanna’s “Cheers,” Elle Varner’s “Kinda Love,” Teyana Taylor’s “Outta My League,” and Melanie Fiona’s “Like I Love You.”

Production duties on “Papaya” were collectively handled by Jay Weathers (Stormzy, Ed Sheeran), Scribz Riley (Khalid, Cardi B) and Ronald “GuiltyBeatz” Banful (Raye, Mr Eazi).

Dyo’s debut EP “Dyologue” – featuring previous singles “Arena,” “Go All the Way” and “Can’t Buy My Love” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Fans of her songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Kelis, David Guetta, Lauren Jauregui, Bree Runway, Ella Eyre, Hamzaa, Ryn Weaver, Zara Larsson, Claudia Valentina, and Dan Caplen.

Watch the music video for “Papaya” below.

 

Dyo confirms details for debut EP “Dyologue”

8 Jan

Dyo has confirmed the details for her debut EP.

The British singer/songwriter (born Dayo Olatunji) christened her first mini-collection as “Dyologue” and will release it on January 10 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Besides promotional singles “Arena,” “Go All the Way” (featuring Mr. Eazi) and “Can’t Buy My Love,” the highly-anticipated project features three new songs in the shape of “Real,” “Papaya” (featuring Lord Afrixana) and “Plans.”

“Dyologue” also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Jay Weathers, Stacy Barthe, Parker Ighile, JAE5, Scribz Riley, Alistair “AOD” O’Donnell, Mirza, Fraser Churchill, GuiltyBeatz, Joe Reeves, and Dion Wardle.

Fans of Dyo’s songwriting works should keep an eye on the next releases by Kelis, David Guetta, Lauren Jauregui, Bree Runway, Ella Eyre, Hamzaa, Ryn Weaver, Zara Larsson, Claudia Valentina, and Dan Caplen.

Stream the audio clip for “Can’t Buy My Love” below.

 

Justine Skye releases new “Bare With Me” EP

27 Aug

Justine Skye has released her new EP online.

“Bare With Me” – featuring six new songs including “Too Much,” “Secrets,” “Bulletproof,” “Fav” and “When You’re Ready” – is now available via Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Lead single “Maybe” was produced by Andrew “Dre Skull” Hershey (Santigold, Mabel McVey) and written by Skye alongside Josh Werner and Fai Khadra.

Other EP contributors include fellow recording artists Dyo and Jaz Karis as well as producers/songwriters P2J (Mario, Sinead Harnett), Ari PenSmith (Snoh Aalegra, Chris Brown), James Fauntleroy (Rihanna, Justin Timberlake), Hit-Boy (Bebe Rexha, Craig David) and The Rascals (Kehlani, Arin Ray).

Stream “Bare With Me” below.

Dyo enlists Mr Eazi for new single “Go All the Way”

21 Aug

British singer/songwriter Dayo Olatunji, known mononymously as Dyo, has released her new single online.

“Go All the Way” (featuring Mr Eazi) – which was collectively produced by Daniel Mirza and Jay Weathers – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As a songwriter, Dyo previously co-wrote songs for Ella Eyre (“Mama”), Fifth Harmony (“Lonely Night”), Maroon 5 (“What Lovers Do”), Fleur East (“Favourite Thing”), M.O (“Bad Vibe”), Four of Diamonds (“Name On It”), Jacob Banks (“Love Ain’t Enough”) and Iggy Azalea (“Bounce”).

Fans of Dyo’s songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Kelis, David Guetta, Lauren Jauregui, Louise Redknapp, Ryn Weaver, Zara Larsson, Claudia Valentina, and Dan Caplen.

Watch the music video for “Go All The Way” below.

 

Ella Eyre returns with new single “Mama” featuring Kiana Lede, Banx & Ranx

9 Aug

Ella Eyre has shared her new single online.

“Mama” – featuring Banx & Ranx and Kiana Lede – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Eyre and Lede alongside Dyo (Lauren Jauregui, Zara Larsson), Shakka (Kamille, Sean Paul), Zacharie Raymond (Jason Derulo, Craig David) and Yannick Rastogi (Dua Lipa, Stefflon Don).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Eyre’s upcoming sophomore album, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Feline,” is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from Linnea Sodahl, Grace Barker, Caroline Ailin, Natt Dunn, Jin Jin, Chiara Hunter, Sarah Aarons, and Caitlyn Scarlett.

On the production front, Eyre has teamed up with Lostboy, Jay Weathers, Tre Jean-Marie, Laconic, Andrew Wells, DannyBoyStyles, Hitimpulse, Di Genius, Moon Willis, Jordan Riley, Elof Loelv, Mojam, and Invisible Men.

Stream the audio clip for “Mama” below.

Kelis hits the studio with Dyo for new collaboration

8 Aug

Kelis has teamed up with Dyo for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter (born Dayo Olatunji) previously co-wrote songs for Fifth Harmony (“Lonely Night”), Maroon 5 (“What Lovers Do”), Fleur East (“Favourite Thing”), M.O (“Bad Vibe”), Four of Diamonds (“Name On It”), Jacob Banks (“Love Ain’t Enough”) and Iggy Azalea (“Bounce”).

Dyo’s debut single “Arena” – which was collectively produced by Jay Weathers and Parker Ighile and co-written by Alastair O’Donnell – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, Kelis is expected to release her next project – featuring further contributions from Grades (Nao, Lianne La Havas), MNEK (Becky Hill, Kate Stewart) and Loxe (Sinead Harnett, Tamera Foster) – later this year.

Fans of Dyo’s songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next releases by David Guetta, Lauren Jauregui, Louise Redknapp, Ryn Weaver, Zara Larsson, Claudia Valentina, and Dan Caplen.

Watch the music video for “Arena” below.