Tag Archives: Fisticuffs

Yuna liberates new album “Rouge”

12 Jul



Malaysian singer/songwriter Yunalis Zarai, known mononymously as Yuna, has liberated her new studio collection online.

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

The follow-up to 2016’s “Chapters” features guest appearances from Tyler, The Creator (“Castaway”), G-Eazy (“Blank Marquee”), Masego (“Amy”), Little Simz (“Pink Youth”), Kyle (“Likes”) and Jay Park (“Does She”).

On the songwriting and production front, Yuna has worked with Robin Hannibal, Shungudzo, J. LBS, Chloe Angelides, Sam Farrar, Michelle Buzz, Cardiak, Joel Van Dijk, and Fisticuffs.

Stream “Rouge” below.

Yuna premieres music video for new single “Pink Youth”

2 Jul

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

The visual clip for “Pink Youth” – featuring Little Simz – was posted to the Malaysian singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Monday (August 1st, 2019).

The track was co-written by Chloe Angelides, whose other credits include Demi Lovato’s “Ruin the Friendship,” Selena Gomez’s “Fetish,” Era Istrefi’s “No I Love Yous,” Tinashe’s “Player,” and Nicki Minaj’s “Get On Your Knees.”

Production duties on “Pink Youth” were handled by Robin Hannibal, who is also responsible for Niia’s “Nobody,” Jacob Banks’ “Unknown (To You),” Erik Hassle’s “No Words,” and DNCE’s “TV in the Morning.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Yuna’s upcoming fourth international studio album “Rouge” – featuring previous singles “Forevermore” and “Blank Marquee” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Verve Records.

The highly-anticipated project yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Fisticuffs (Miguel, Jhene Aiko), Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere (Ella Henderson, Louisa Johnson), Michelle Buzz (Dagny, Katy Perry) and Jason “J. LBS” Pounds (Anderson Paak, Jorja Smith).

Watch the music video for “Pink Youth” below.

Miguel selects title for fourth studio collection

25 Sep

Miguel has selected the title for his upcoming fourth album.

The American singer/songwriter (born Miguel Jontel Pimentel) christened his next studio collection “War & Leisure” and will release it later this year via Bystorm Entertainment / RCA Records.

Lead promotional single “Sky Walker” – which was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Happy Perez – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Follow-up single “Shock and Awe” was co-written with Warren “Oak” Felder (Usher), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Chris Brown), Steve “Aceface” Mostyn (Prince Royce) and Ronald “Flip” Colson (Kendrick Lamar).

Other musicians expected to appear on “War & Leisure” are Raphael Saadiq (Adrian Marcel), Fraser T. Smith (Craig David), Emile Haynie (Bruno Mars), James “Malay” Ho (Sam Smith), Dave Sitek (Theophilus London), Salaam Remi (Mack Wilds) and Fisticuffs (Jazmine Sullivan).

Miguel’s last studio collection, 2015’s “Wildheart,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Coffee,” “Going to Hell,” “NWA” and “What’s Normal Anyway.”

Stream the audio clip for “Shock and Awe” below.

Miguel reunites with Raphael Saadiq for new collaboration

8 Jan


Miguel has reunited with Raphael Saadiq for a new collaboration.

Saadiq previously co-wrote and produced “FLESH” for Miguel alongside Anup Kumar Paul. The track appears on Miguel’s 2015 album, “Wildheart.”

Saadiq’s credits also include Usher’s “Champions,” Solange’s “Cranes in the Sky,” Andra Day’s ‘Gold,” Whitney Houston’s “Fine,” Mary J. Blige’s “I See in Color,” and Erykah Badu’s “Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip Hop).”

Miguel, on the other hand, is expected to release his fourth studio collection later this year via Bystorm Entertainment in partnership with RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Malay, Happy Perez, Emile Haynie, Dave Sitek, Salaam Remi, Fisticuffs, and MakeYouKnowLove.

Watch the music video for “Coffee” below.

Yuna reveals tracklisting for new international album “Chapters”

28 Feb


Yuna has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming international album.

The Malaysian singer/songwriter will release “Chapters” – featuring the DJ Premier-produced “Places to Go” – on May 20 through Verve Records.

Current single “Crush” – featuring vocals from R&B crooner Usher – is now available for download via iTunes and all other online outlets.

Brian Warfield and Mac Robinson of Fisticuffs serve as executive producers on “Chapters.” The duo’s resume includes works with Mariah Carey (“#Beautiful”), Jhene Aiko (“The Worst”) and Miguel (“Quickie”).

Peep the tracklisting for “Chapters” below.

(1) Mannequin / (2) Lanes / (3) Crush / (4) Unrequited Love / (5) Best Love / (6) Used to Love You / (7) Too Close / (8) Best of Me / (9) Your Love / (10) All I Do / (11) Places to Go / (12) Poor Heart / (13) Time

Yuna announces new international album “Chapters”

21 Feb


Yuna has announced the details for her upcoming international album.

The Malaysian singer-songwriter christened her next studio collection “Chapters” and will release it on May 20 via Verve Records.

Lead single “Places to Go” was produced by DJ Premier, whose other credits include Mack Wilds’ “Keepin’ it Real” [Larger Than Life], Christina Aguilera’s “Ain’t No Other Man” [RCA] and Dr. Dre’s “Animals” [Interscope].

“Chapters” – featuring further productions from Brian Warfield and Mac Robinson of the Fisticuffs – serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Nocturnal,” which peaked to number 27 on the US Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart.

Listen to the audio clip for “Places to Go” below.