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Tinashe drafts Shungudzo, MNEK for new collaboration

12 Nov

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has drafted Shungudzo and MNEK for a new song entitled “Eat You Up” (as per ASCAP Reportery).

Having contributed to the next projects by Ella Henderson, Liza Owen, Alina Baraz and Sabina Ddumba; Shungudzo (aka Alexandra Govere) is responsible for co-penning Little Mix’s “Touch,” The Chainsmokers’ “It Won’t Kill Ya,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” and Jessie Ware’s “Your Domino.”

Meanwhile, recent songwriting/production credits by MNEK include Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Raye’s “You Don’t Know Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Instruction,” Becky Hill’s “Unpredictable,” and Olly Murs’ “Private.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tinashe is expected to release her sophomore studio collection “Joyride” early next year via RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Aquarius” reportedly delivers additional alliances from StarGate, Ester Dean, Supa Dups, Nineteen85, Fred Ball, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, BloodPop, Hitmaka, Gabrielle Nowee, A1, Komi Al-Hakam, Benny Cassette, Jonas Jeberg, Sam Hook, Eyelar, Arrow Benjamin, and Nova Wav.

Stream the audio clip for Shungudzo’s “Long Live the Billionaire” below.

Chris Brown releases new studio collection “Heartbreak on a Full Moon”

31 Oct

Chris Brown has released his new studio collection online.

“Heartbreak on a Full Moon” – featuring promotional singles “Grass Ain’t Greener,” “Party,” “Everybody Knows,” “Privacy,” “Hope You Do,” and “Pills & Automobiles” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The physical edition of the album – which boasts songwriting contributions from Lyrica Anderson, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, JHart, and Daecolm Holland – will arrive on November 3rd via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Royalty,” Brown has also enlisted producers including A1, Scott Storch, Hitmaka, Polow Da Don, Soundz, Moon Willis, Sean Momberger, Pip Kembo, T-Collar, Scribz Riley, Frank Dukes, Boi-1da, Syk Sense, Keyz, Tommy Brown, JMIKE, Cameron Wallace, ADP, and Laney Stewart.

Stream “Heartbreak on a Full Moon” below.

Lyrica Anderson releases new promotional single “Dolla Bills”

11 Sep

Lyrica Anderson has released her new promotional single online.

“Dolla Bills” – which was co-written with Floyd “A1” Bentley and Ebenezer Fabiyi – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The Ty Dolla Sign-featuring track is slotted for inclusion on Anderson’s upcoming debut studio collection, “Adia,” which is expected to arrive later this year via Empire Distribution.

On the songwriting front, Anderson has penned songs for Beyonce (“Drunk in Love”), Omarion (“Distance”), Mya (“Walka Not a Talka”), Jason Derulo (“Love Like That”), Christina Milian (“Paint Me Pink”), Elijah Blake (“I Just Wanna”), Tinashe (“Pretend”), Zoey Dollaz (“Post and Delete”), Demi Lovato (“All Night Long”), Chris Brown (“Grass Ain’t Greener”) and Tamia (“More”).

The “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” star has also worked with top producers including Soulshock & Karlin, Toby Gad, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Detail, Fernando Garibay, The Runners, Alex Da Kid, Eric Hudson, Madd Scientist, Warren “Oak” Felder, Printz Board, Julian Bunetta, and Timbaland.

Stream the audio clip for “Dolla Bills” below.

K. Michelle reunites with Jason Derulo for third album

15 Sep

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K. Michelle has reunited with Jason Derulo on new material.

The pair recorded a song entitled “Make the Bed” and it will be included on K. Michelle’s upcoming third album under Atlantic Records.

Their previous duet entitled “Love Like That” appears on Derulo’s fourth album “Everything is 4,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Beluga Heights and Warner Bros Records.

The track was written by Jason Derulo along with Lyrica Anderson, Arin Ray, Christian “Hitmaka” Ward, Michael “The Mekanics” Hernandez, Floyd “A1” Bentley, Ben Shapiro, and Jordan Hollywood.

As mentioned in earlier posts, K. Michelle will release the follow-up to 2014’s “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart?” later this year.

The still-untitled LP reportedly boasts alliances with Diane Warren (Beyonce), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Tamia), Ester Dean (Ciara), Warren “Oak” Felder (Rihanna), Sevyn Streeter (Brandy) and Harmony Samuels (Ne-Yo).

Listen to the audio clip for “Love Like That” below.

Jason Derulo enlists K. Michelle for new song “Love Like That”

3 Jun

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Jason Derulo has debuted a new song online.

The singer and songwriter posted the audio clip for “Love Like That” – featuring K. Michelle – to his official YouTube channel on Monday (June 01, 2015).

“Love Like That” was co-written by Derulo along with Lyrica Anderson, Arin Ray, Ben Shapiro, Floyd “A1” Bentley, and Jordan Hollywood.

Production duties were handled by Christian “Hitmaka” Ward (Nicki Minaj, Tamar Braxton) and Michael “The Mekanics” Hernandez (Tyga, Chris Brown).

Derulo’s latest album “Everything is 4” – featuring hit single “Want to Want Me” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Beluga Heights and Warner Music Group imprint Warner Bros Records.

Furthermore, Derulo has contributed to the upcoming debut project by newcomer Alyxx Dione. The still-untitled collection is scheduled to hit stores later this year under RCA Records and Derulo’s label Future History Records.

Listen to the audio clip for “Love Like That” below.