Tag Archives: Jin Jin

Craig David enlists Max Wolfgang for new collaboration

20 Dec

Craig David has enlisted Max Wolfgang for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter (born Max McElligot) has previously penned songs for Kygo & John Newman (“Never Let You Go”), Zayn Malik (“Back to Life”), Paloma Faith (“Loyal”), Kylie Minogue (“Your Body”), Chelcee Grimes (“Just Like That”), Jackson Penn (“Streetlights on Mars”) and Rudimental ft. Ed Sheeran (“Lay It All On Me”).

Signed to Universal Music Publishing Group UK, McElligott has also contributed to the next projects by Dan Caplen, Ella Eyre, Kwabs, Zara Larsson, Birdy, Crystal Fighters, Dolapo, John Legend, Lennon Stella, Mae Muller, Olivia Deano, Stephen Puth, and Zak Abel.

Meanwhile, David is reportedly working on his upcoming eighth album with songwriters and producers including Fraser T. Smith, Cathy Dennis, Naughty Boy, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Ed Drewett, Nile Rodgers, Rachel Furner, ADP, Carmen Reece, Oliver Heldens, Grace Barker, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

David’s last studio collection “The Time is Now,” which was released earlier this year, peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Heartline,” “I Know You” and “Magic.”

Stream the audio clip for “Brand New” below.

Melissa Steel hits the studio with Rymez, Jin Jin for a new collaboration

16 Dec

British singer/songwriter Melissa Steel has teamed up with Rodney “Rymez” Hwingwiri and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett for a new collaboration.

Rymez recently produced the entirety of Stefflon Don’s current project under Polydor Records, “Secure,” which features guest appearances from Future (“What You Want”), DJ Khaled (“Win”), Sean Paul (“Hurtin’ Me”), Ebenezer (“Uber”) and Tiggs Da Author (“Pretty Girl”).

Meanwhile, Jin Jin’s songwriting resume boasts works with Jess Glynne (“Hold My Hand”), Tinie Tempah (“Not Letting Go”), Jax Jones (“You Don’t Know Me”), Yebba Smith (“Evergreen”), Raye (“Decline”), Little Mix (“Grown”), Kiesza (“Don’t Want You Back”) and Sabrina Carpenter (“Alien”).

Steel’s upcoming project, on the other hand, reportedly delivers further contributions from Banx & Ranx, Caitlyn Scarlett, Ill Blu, Grace Ackerman, Alex Adair, Grace Barker, Knightstarr, Lekenah, TobyShyBoy, Dyo, Maestro Tha Baker, Chiara Hunter, ADP, Lauren Aquilina, and Diztortion.

Watch the music video for “Kisses for Breakfast” below.

Zhavia Ward releases new promotional single “100 Ways”

12 Dec

Zhavia Ward has released her new single online.

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

The track was written by Ward alongside Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere (Alina Baraz, Ella Henderson), Paul “Phamous” Shelton (Nick Jonas, Liza Owen), Warren “Oak” Felder (Dinah Jane, Alessia Cara), Trevor Brown (Kehlani, Fleur East) and William Simmons (Demi Lovato, Bea Miller).

Ward’s upcoming debut project under Columbia Records reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Eyelar, Wayne Hector, Priscilla Renea, Ben Abraham, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Sam Romans, and Amy Allen.

On the production front, Ward has worked with Benny Cassette, M-Phazes, Alex Hope, Symbolyc One, Malay, Doc McKinney, Illangelo, Rob Knox, Stint, Tushar Apte, Snakehips, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper.

Stream the audio clip for “100 Ways” below.

Ray BLK hits the studio with Jin Jin, Fred Ball

10 Dec

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has teamed up with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Fred Ball for a new collaboration.

Jin Jin’s songwriting resume boasts works with Jess Glynne (“Hold My Hand”), Tinie Tempah (“Not Letting Go”), Jax Jones (“You Don’t Know Me”), Yebba Smith (“Evergreen”), Raye (“Decline”) and Sabrina Carpenter (“Alien”).

Meanwhile, Ball’s songwriting and production credits include Mariah Carey’s “One Mo ‘Gen,” Jessie Reyez’s “Apple Juice,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Anne Marie’s “Some People,” Justine Skye’s “Heaven,” Toni Braxton’s “Deadwood,” and Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain.”

Ray BLK’s current project “Empress” – featuring 8 songs in the shape of “Run Run,” “Paradise,” “Got My Own,” “Girl Like Me,” “Mama,” “Empress,” “Don’t Beg” and “Just a Kid” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

That collection delivers alliances with Fraser T. Smith, Emma Davidson-Dillon, Cass Lowe, Jordan Riley, Fred Gibson, Warren “Oak” Felder, Sebastian Kole, Francis “Eg” White, Josh Grant, and Simon Aldred.

Stream the audio clip for “Girl Like Me” below.

 

Craig David enlists Cathy Dennis for new collaboration

22 Nov

Craig David has enlisted Cathy Dennis for a new collaboration.

The former British recording artist is known for co-writing Kylie Minogue’s “Can’t Get You Out of My Head,” Britney Spears’s “Toxic,” Katy Perry’s “I Kissed a Girl,” Janet Jackson’s “Island Life,” Rachel Stevens’ “Sweet Dreams My LA Ex,” Livvi Franc’s “Automatik,” and Spice Girls’ “Bumper to Bumper.”

Dennis has also worked with producers including Stargate, Greg Kurstin, Scott Storch, Devonte Hynes, Mark Ronson, Greg Wells, Jack Splash, Rick Nowels, Christopher Braide, Guy Chambers, Harvey Mason Jr., and Future Cut.

Besides regular collaborators Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Fraser T. Smith, Craig David has also worked on new music with Naughty Boy, Ed Drewett, Nile Rodgers, Rachel Furner, ADP, Carmen Reece, Oliver Heldens, Grace Barker, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

David’s last studio collection “The Time is Now,” which was released earlier this year, peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Heartline,” “I Know You” and “Magic.”

Watch the music video for “Just Another Dream” below.

Dan Caplen teams with Sinead Harnett for new single “Closer to You”

18 Nov

Dan Caplen has teamed with Sinead Harnett for his new single.

“Closer to You” – which was written by Caplen and Harnett alongside Justin “Hoost” Tailor – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Caplen’s upcoming debut album – featuring productions and songwriting contributions from Lostboy, Caroline Ailin, Fred Cox, Jin Jin, Carassius Gold, Negin Djafari, Jonny Coffer, Dyo, Jamie Scott, Kamille, and Wayne Hector – is expected to arrive next year via Atlantic Records UK.

Stream the audio clip for “Closer to You” below.

 

Craig David hits the studio with Naughty Boy, Ed Drewett

15 Nov

Craig David has teamed up with Naughty Boy and Ed Drewett for a new collaboration.

“Blessed day writing with my brothers @craigdavid and @eddrewett can’t wait for you all to hear what we have created, some songs are made with pure magic in the air, and I’m grateful for this song and for our conversations,” Naughty Boy posted to Instagram on Thursday (15 November 2018).

Besides previously working with David on “Going On” and “Couldn’t Be Mine,” Drewett is also responsible for co-writing Jonas Blue’s “Polaroid,” Little Mix’s “Black Magic,” Louisa Johnson’s “So Good,” Sinead Harnett’s “Do It Anyway,” Britney Spears’ “Hard to Forget Ya,” and Olly Murs’s “Hand on Heart.”

Meanwhile, Naughty Boy’s production resume boasts works with Emeli Sande (“Heaven”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), Mary J. Blige (“Pick Me Up”), James Arthur (“Supposed”), Marlon Roudette (“Anti Hero”), Tanika Bailey (“Runaway”) and Cheryl Cole (“Craziest Things”).

As mentioned on earlier posts, David has recently worked on new music with Nile Rodgers, Jin Jin, Rachel Furner, ADP, Carmen Reece, Oliver Heldens, Grace Barker, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

His last studio collection “The Time is Now,” which was released earlier this year, peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Heartline,” “I Know You” and “Magic.”

Stream the audio clip for “Going On” below.