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Ray BLK enlists Shama Joseph for new collaboration

25 Oct

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has enlisted Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph for a new collaboration.

Joseph is known co-writing and producing Rihanna’s “Man Down,” Alesha Dixon’s “Drummer Boy,” Jennifer Lopez’s “Emotions,” Nicki Minaj’s “Win Again,” Miranda Brooke’s “Hater,” Elle Varner’s “Where Your Man Is,” Kid Ink’s “No Miracles,” Ava Lily’s “Painkiller,” and Betsy’s “Time.”

The Haitian-American musician’s resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters including Chantal Kreviazuk, Emily Warren, Taylor “Tayla Parx” Parks, Jessica “Harloe” Ashley, Tiwa Savage, Natalie Sims, Carmen Reece, Emanuel Kiriakou, James “JHart” Abrahart, and Rock City.

Meanwhile, BLK’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “Doing Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Snakehips, Jin Jin, Parker Ighile, Tamera Foster, Naughty Boy, Kane “Kin” Parfitt, Evan Bogart, Mr. Hudson, Chris Loco, Raye, Moon Willis, Paul Epworth, Cass Lowe, MNEK, Jax Jones, Two Inch Punch, Courage, and Jordan Riley.

Stream the audio clip for “Baby Girlz” below.

Ray BLK hits the studio with Tamera Foster

14 Oct

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has teamed up with fellow recording artist Tamera Foster for a new collaboration.

“Making sweet music with Parker Ighile and Ray Blk,” Foster posted to her InstaStory on Saturday (October 14, 2017).

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for a future BLK release or Foster’s upcoming debut album.

As a songwriter, Foster co-wrote “Don’t Want You Back” for Kieza and Bakermat alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Komi Al-Hakam.

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with top producers and songwriters including The Electric (“Mirror My Love”), Chelcee Grimes (“Turn it Up Overnight”), Knightstarr (“Mama Used to Say”), Balistiq (“Let Me In”), Andrew Stewart-Jones (“Neverland”) and Tom Aspaul (“Golden Shackles”).

Meanwhile, BLK’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “Doing Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Snakehips, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Chris Loco, Moon Willis, Paul Epworth, Cass Lowe, MNEK, Jax Jones, Two Inch Punch, Courage, and Jordan Riley.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Want You Back” – which was originally intended for Foster’s debut project under Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music – below.

Ray BLK hits the studio with Snakehips, Evan “Kidd” Bogart

19 Sep

Photo Credit: Elle UK

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has teamed up with Snakehips and Evan “Kidd” Bogart for a new collaboration.

Composed of Oliver Lee and James Carter; Snakehips are known for their works with Aanysa (“Burn Break Crash”), Malika (“Fall for You”), Anne-Marie (“Either Way”), Sinead Harnett (“Days with You”), Tinashe (“All My Friends”), MØ (“Don’t Leave”) and Anderson Paak (“Money on Me”).

On the songwriting front, Bogart is responsible for co-penning Madonna’s “Ghosttown,” Britney Spears’s “Love Me Down,” ZZ Ward’s “Help Me Mama,” Leona Lewis’s’ “Happy,” Beyonce’s “Halo,” Jason Derulo’s “It Girl,” Olivia Holt’s “History,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Black Heart,” and Rihanna’s “S.O.S.”

Meanwhile, BLK’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “Doing Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts contributions from Chris Loco (Diana Gordon), Moon Willis (Justine Skye), Paul Epworth (FKA twigs), Cass Lowe (Niia Rocco), MNEK (Demi Lovato), Jax Jones (Selena Gomez), Two Inch Punch (Ella Eyre), Courage (Foxes) and Jordan Riley (Nina Nesbitt).

Watch the music video for “Either Way” below.

Jess Glynne teams with Cass Lowe for new collaboration

14 Sep

Jess Glynne has teamed up with Cass Lowe for a new collaboration.

The multi-platinum selling British songwriter and record producer’s credits include Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Snakehips’ “All My Friends,” Rudimental’s “Sun Comes Up,” Astrid S’ “Such a Boy,” Fifth Harmony’s “Scared of Lonely,” AlunaGeorge’s “I Remember,” and Niia Rocco’s “Girl Like Me.”

Fans of Lowe’s songwriting and production works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Nick Jonas, Ray BLK, Sam Smith, Dagny, Ella Henderson, Stanaj, Paloma Faith, David Guetta, Anne-Marie, Bluey, Kenzie May, Era Istrefi, Marina Diamandis, Kiah Victoria, and Clean Bandit.

Meanwhile, Glynne’s second studio collection and follow-up to 2015’s “I Cry When I Laugh,” is expected to arrive later this year via Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions from TMS (Ella Eyre), Jax Jones (Demi Lovato), Starsmith (Ellie Goulding), Toby Gad (Alicia Keys), Grades (Jessie Ware), Steve Mac (Ella Henderson), Jonny Coffer (Beyonce) and Kid Harpoon (Denai Moore).

Watch the music video for “Take Me Home” below.

Jess Glynne reunites with Ghosted for new collaboration

25 Jul

Jess Glynne has reunited with Ghosted for a new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production trio (also known as TMS) previously teamed up with Glynne on the Wayne Hector-assisted “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself,” which topped the UK Singles Chart in August 2015.

Composed of Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Ghosted’s resume boasts further works with Louisa Johnson (“Best Behaviour”), Dua Lipa (“Bad Together”), Birdy (“Wild Horses”), Emeli Sande (“Highs & Lows”), Carly Rae Jepsen (“Body Language”), Madison Beer (“Melodies”), Sinead Harnett (“She Ain’t Me”) and Fleur East (“Gold Watch”).

The trio’s current promotional single “Get Some” – featuring guest vocals from singer/songwriter Kamille – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Glynne’s second studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

In addition to confirmed contributors Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Ed Sheeran, the still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Toby Gad (Daya), Sam Romans (Kristian Galva), Jax Jones (Selena Gomez), RAYE (Mabel McVey), Starsmith (Foxes), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Steve Mac (Anne-Marie), GRADES (Alina Baraz) and Kid Harpoon (Denai Moore).

Watch the music video for “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself” below.

Jess Glynne hits the studio with RAYE, Jax Jones

13 Jul

British singer/songwriter Jess Glynne has tapped the songwriting and production services of RAYE and Jax Jones. However, it is yet to be known whether the session was intended for a future Jones’ release or Glynne’s upcoming sophomore album under Atlantic Records.

RAYE has (born Rachel Keen) has previously teamed up with Jax Jones on his single “You Don’t Know Me,” which was released in December 2016 via Polydor Records. Co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, the track peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart.

As a songwriter, RAYE has contributed to the next projects by Rihanna [Roc Nation], Little Mix [Syco Music], Rita Ora [Atlantic], Mabel McVey [Polydor], Era Istrefi [Ultra Music], Rudimental [Atlantic], Anne-Marie [Major Tom’s Music], Naughty Boy [Virgin EMI] and Ellie Goulding [Polydor].

Her previous songwriting credits include Blonde’s “Just for One Night,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Tara Carosielli’s “Money,” Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Matoma’s “The Wave,” Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave,” and M.O.’s “Not in Love.”

Glynne’s second studio collection, on the other hand, reportedly delivers further contributions from Toby Gad (Leona Lewis), Kid Harpoon (Denai Moore), Sam Romans (Craig David), Jamie Scott (Anne-Marie), GRADES (Sinead Harnett), Kamille (Olly Murs) and Ed Sheeran (Justin Bieber).

For the follow-up to 2015’s “I Cry When I Laugh,” Glynne has also reunited with Jonny Coffer (Ella Eyre), Starsmith (Ellie Goulding), Talay Riley (Nick Jones) and Steve Mac (Jasmine Thompson).

Listen to the audio clip for “You Don’t Know Me” below.

Ella Henderson teams with Maegan Cottone, Kuya Productions for new collaboration

8 Mar

Ella Henderson has teamed up with British songwriter/vocal producer Maegan Cottone and Canadian production duo Bobby Brass and Sammy G of Kuya Productions for a new collaboration.

Cottone is known for co-writing Little Mix’s “Move,” Ferras’ “Closer,” Britney Spears’ “Pretty Girls” (featuring Iggy Azalea), Olly Murs’ “Up” (featuring Demi Lovato), Fleur East’s “Know Your Name,” Medina’s “Good Enough,” and Jax Jones’ “This is Real” (featuring Selena Gomez).

Meanwhile, notable credits by Kuya Productions include Little Mix’s “F.U.,” Alessia Cara’s “Here,” Kandi Burruss’ “I Just Know,” Kreesha Turner’s “There,” Nicole Scherzinger’s “Blow,” Keshia Chante’s “Together,” Jesse McCartney’s “Rock You,” and Shawn Desman’s “Shook.”

Henderson, on the other hand, will release the follow-up to “Chapter One” later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Camille Purcell, Grace Barker, Jessica Ashley, Caroline Ailin, Frances, Julia Michaels, Rachel Rohan, Amy Wadge, Shungudzo Kuyimba, MoZella, Emily Warren, JHart, Claude Kelly, Benjamin Arrow, Sam Romans, Joseph Angel, Evan Bogart, Philip Plested, Trey Campbell, Max McElligott, and Justin Tranter.

Amongst the producers expected to appear on the album are TMS, Fraser T. Smith, Dallas Austin, Cass Lowe, Parker Ighile, Emanuel Kiriakou, Andrew Goldstein, Jason Evigan, Warren “Oak” Felder, Jez Ashurst, Mojam Music, Josh Record, Noel Zancanella, Jamie Scott, GRADES, Jonny Coffer, Isabella Summers, Johan Carlsson, Mac & Phil, Steve Mac, Julian Bunetta, Electric, Adam Argyle, John Henry Ryan, MYKL, Joe Janiak, Patrik Patrkious, Youthonix, Steve Robson, Robopop, and The Rascals.

Watch the music video for “Yours” below.