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Usher teams up with Black Coffee for new single “LaLaLa”

10 Sep

American singer/songwriter Usher has teamed up with South African DJ-producer Black Coffee for his new single “LaLaLa,” which is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artists Lucky Daye and India Shawn alongside Mikkel Eriksen and Tor Hermansen of Norwegian production duo Stargate, who previously teamed up with Usher on “His Mistakes” (co-written by Ne-Yo) and “What’s a Man To Do” (co-written by Johnta Austin).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Usher is expected to release his upcoming ninth album, tentatively entitled “Confessions 2,” later this year via RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, JHart, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “LaLaLa” below.


India Shawn signs new deal with Epic Records

5 Sep


India Shawn has signed a new deal with Epic Records.

“I said I wanted to do some epic shit this year. The power of words, man!!! New chapter with an incredible team. Thank you for believing with me @ezekiellewis @iamsylviarhone,” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram.

Shawn’s debut project, 2015’s “Outer Limits,” featured lead single “Floating Away,” which features regular collaborator James Fauntleroy and produced by Ernest “Tuo” Clark and Marcos “Kosine” Palcios of Da Internz.

On the songwriting front, Shawn has penned songs for Diddy & Dirty Money (“Your Love”), Monica (“Without You”), Chris Brown (“Trumpet Lights”), Keri Hilson (“Way You Love Me”), Lloyd (“King of Hearts”), Akon (“Take It Down Low”), El Debarge (“Heaven”) and Justine Skye (“Build”).

Watch the music video for “Floating Away” below.

Jhené Aiko unleashes new song ‘Drinking and Driving’

17 Nov

Jhene - Bed Peace

Jhené Aiko has unleashed a new song online.

“Drinking and Driving” – produced by Dot Da Genius – is lifted from the compilation album, “Saint Heron,” out now via Sony Music / Saint Records.

The singer/songwriter recently released her new EP “Sail Out,” which was prominently helmed by Brian Warfield and Mac Robinson of songwriting and production duo Fisticuffs.

Among the rappers backing Aiko on “Sail Out” are Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Vince Staples and Ab-Soul.

In addition to Aiko, “Saint Heron” boasts further contributions from artists including Solange Knowles, India Shawn, Cassie, Iman Omari, Petite Noir, BC Kingdom, and Jade De La Fleur.

Listen to “Drinking and Driving” below.