Tag Archives: Gina Kushka

Rak-Su drafs Banx & Ranx for new single “Pyro Ting”

25 Jun

Rak-Su have announced the details for their new single.

The British R&B/hip hop boy band – composed of Ashley Fongho, Jamaal Shurland, Myles Stephenson, and Mustafa Rahimtulla – dubbed “Pyro Ting” as the first promotional cut from their upcoming debut album under Syco Music.

Produced by Yannick Rastogi and Zacharie Raymond of Canadian duo Banx & Ranx; “Pyro Ting” will arrive on June 29 via  iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

For their debut album, Rak-Su have also worked with Mojam Music, Tre Jean-Marie, Gina Kushka, Shakka, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Chris Loco, Liza Owen, Goldfingers, Caroline Ailin, Jacob Manson, Captain Cuts, Jin Jin, and Rymez.

Watch Rak-Su perform “Mamacita” below.

Paloma Faith teams up with Sigala for new single “Lullaby”

23 Feb

British singer/songwriter Paloma Faith has teamed up with DJ and record producer Sigala (real name Bruce Fielder) for his new promotional single “Lullaby,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Atlantic recording artist Jess Glynne alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Yebba Smith, Janelle Monae) and Andrew “BullySongs” Bullimore (Louisa Johnson, Ella Henderson).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Faith’s latest album “The Architect” – featuring promotional singles “Cry Baby,” “Guilty,” “‘Til I’m Done” and the John Legend-assisted “I’ll Be Gentle” – is out now via Sony Music Entertainment UK.

Meanwhile, Sigala’s upcoming project under Ministry of Sound / B1 Recordings reportedly yields further songwriting contributions from Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji, Caroline Ailin, Nate Campany, Gina Kushka, Chelcee Grimes, Sam Romans, Chiara Hunter, Grace Tither, Ilsey Juber, and Camille “Kamille” Purcell.

Stream the audio clip for “Lullaby” below.

Cheryl reunites with Nicola Roberts, Naughty Boy for new collaboration

2 Feb

British singer/songwriter Cheryl Ann Tweedy, known mononymously as Cheryl, has reunited with fellow recording artist Nicola Roberts and record producer Naughty Boy for a new collaboration.

Roberts previously co-wrote “It’s About Time” and “Goodbye Means Hello” alongside producers Invisible Men, James Draper and Lucas Secon, respectively. Both tracks appear on Cheryl’s 2014 album “Only Human.”

Meanwhile, Naughty Boy previously produced and co-wrote “Craziest Things” alongside American songwriter Andrea Martin. The will.i.am-featuring track appears on Cheryl’s 2012 album “A Million Lights.”

Cheryl’s upcoming fifth studio collection, on the other hand, is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional contributions from Wayne Wilkins (Beyonce, Keri Hilson), Steph Jones (Jason Mraz, Sabrina Carpenter), Kevin Anyaeji (Leona Lewis, Cody Simpson), Heidi Rojas (Kaya Stewart, Little Mix) and Gina Kushka (Ella Eyre, Kylie Minogue).

Stream the audio clip for “It’s About Time” below.

Ray BLK signs new deal with Island Records

23 Jan

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has inked a new deal with Island Records UK.

The Universal Music imprint also houses artists including Ariana Grande, Sigrid, JP Cooper, Drake, Mollie King, Bibi Bourelly, Cosima, AlunaGeorge, Hailee Steinfeld, Marlon Roudette, and Jessie Ware, amongst others.

As mentioned in earlier posts, BLK is expected to release her upcoming project and follow-up to 2016’s “Durt” – featuring the Gina Kushka and Tom Havelock-penned / Jimmy Napes-produced “Doing Me” – later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Rymez, Kelly Kiara, Lil Eddie, Raye, The 23rd, MNEK, Dayo Olatunji, Courage, Jin Jin, Invisible Men, Kamille, Mr. Hudson, Evan Bogart, Harloe, Parker Ighile, Kane “KIN” Parfitt, Moon Willis, Paul Epworth, and Chris Loco.

Stream the audio clip for “Chill Out” below.

Kylie Minogue reveals tracklisting for new album “Golden”

17 Jan

Australian singer/songwriter Kylie Minogue has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming fourteenth album “Golden,” which will arrive later this year via BMG Rights Management.

Lead promotional single “Dancing” – which was produced by Sky Adams -will be available from January 19 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Kylie Christmas” reportedly boasts further productions from Richard “Biff” Stannard, Ash Howes, Sam Dixon, Mark Taylor, Francis “Eg” White, Nathan Chapman, Luke Fitton, Chris DeStefano, Jesse Frasure, and Invisible Men.

On the songwriting front, Minogue has worked with Karen Poole, Amy Wadge, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Lauren Aquilina, Grace Barker, Twinnie, Gina Kushka, Danny Shah, Seton Daunt, Alex Smith, and Steve McEwan.

See the tracklisting for “Golden” below.

(1) Dancing / (2) Stop Me From Falling / (3) Golden / (4) A Lifetime To Repair / (5) Sincerely Yours / (6) One Last Kiss / (7) Live A Little / (8) Shelby ’68 / (9) Radio On / (10) Love / (11) Raining Glitter / (12) Music’s Too Sad Without You

Stream the audio clip for “Too Much” below.

Ray BLK taps Harloe for new collaboration

16 Jan

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has tapped the songwriting services of fellow recording artist Harloe.

Born Jessica Ashley Karpov, Harloe’s songwriting resume boasts works with Kelly Clarkson (“Medicine”), Britney Spears (“Love Me Down”), Charli XCX (“Secret”), Olivia Holt (“Thin Air”) and Madison Beer (“Unbreakable”).

Her current single “More Than Ever” – which was co-written with regular collaborator Emanuel Kiriakou – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, BLK is expected to release her upcoming project and follow-up to 2016’s “Durt” – featuring the Gina Kushka and Tom Havelock-penned / Jimmy Napes-produced “Doing Me” – later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Rymez, Kelly Kiara, MNEK, Lil Eddie, Raye, The 23rd, Dayo Olatunji, Courage, Jin Jin, Invisible Men, Kamille, Mr. Hudson, Evan Bogart, Tamera Foster, Parker Ighile, Kane “KIN” Parfitt, Moon Willis, Paul Epworth, and Chris Loco.

Stream the audio clip for “More Than Ever” below.

Kylie Minogue confirms new promotional single “Dancing”

16 Jan

Kylie Minogue has confirmed the details for her upcoming promotional single.

The Australian singer/songwriter christened the Sky Adams-produced “Dancing” as the first cut from her upcoming fourteenth album “Golden” and will release it on January 19 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

“Golden,” which follows 2014’s “Kiss Me Once” and 2015’s “Kylie Christmas,” is scheduled to arrive later this year via BMG Rights Management.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further productions from Richard “Biff” Stannard, Ash Howes, Cutfather, Peter Wallevik, Daniel Davidsen, Mark Taylor, Francis “Eg” White, Nathan Chapman, Luke Fitton, Chris DeStefano, Guy Chambers, Sigala, DJ Fresh, and Invisible Men.

On the songwriting front, Minogue has worked with Karen Poole, Amy Wadge, Bonnie McKee, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Lauren Aquilina, Grace Barker, Twinnie, Gina Kushka, Seton Daunt, Steve McEwan, Alex Smith, and Danny Shah.

Stream the audio clip for “Can’t Beat the Feeling” below.