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Raye drafts Mabel, Stefflon Don for new promotional single “Cigarette”

23 Feb

British singer/songwriter Raye has drafted fellow recording artists Mabel and Stefflon Don for her new promotional single “Cigarette,” which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Cigarette” were collectively handled by Ryan “Charlie Handsome” Vojtesak (Khalid, Normani Kordei) alongside Nicholas Audino, Te Whiti Warbick and Lewis Hughes of Twice As Nice (Rihanna, Ella Mai).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Raye’s upcoming project – featuring the Jin Jin-penned / Fraser T. Smith-produced “Decline” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

On the songwriting front, Raye recently co-wrote “Capital Letters” for Hailee Steinfeld alongside Ellie Goulding, Andrew Jackson, Ely Weisfeld, and Michael “BloodPop” Tucker. The track appears on the original motion picture soundtrack, “Fifty Shades Freed,” out now via Republic Records.

Raye’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Madison Beer (“Home with You”), Tara Carosielli (“Money”), Charli XCX (“After the Afterparty”), Dev (“Come at Me”), Little Mix (“If I Get My Way”), Blonde (“All Cried Out”), M.O (“Not in Love”), Snakehips (“Don’t Leave”) and Matoma (“The Wave”).

Stream the audio clip for “Cigarette” 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.

Janelle Monae unleashes music video for new single “Make Me Feel”

23 Feb

Janelle Monae has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The Alan Ferguson-directed clip for “Make Me Feel” was posted to the American singer-songwriter’s YouTube channel on Thursday (February 22, 2018).

Co-written by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter alongside Mattias Larsson and Robin Fredriksson of Swedish production duo Mattman & Robin; “Make Me Feel” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Monae’s upcoming fourth studio collection “Dirty Computer” is scheduled to arrive on April 27 via Wondaland Records and Bad Boy Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions and productions from Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, Jonny Lattimer, Ina Wroldsen, Adriano Buffone, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Mr. Hudson, Tayla Parx, Jim Duguid, Fabienne Holloway, Jamie Lidell, and Stacy Barthe.

Watch the music video for “Make Me Feel” below.

Janelle Monae confirms new album “Dirty Computer”

19 Feb

Janelle Monae has confirmed the title for her upcoming album.

The American singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, and model christened her fifth studio collection “Dirty Computer” and will release it later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, Jonny Lattimer, Ina Wroldsen, Adriano Buffone, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Mr. Hudson, Tayla Parx, Jim Duguid, Fabienne Holloway, Jamie Lidell, and Stacy Barthe.

Monae’s last studio collection, 2013’s “The Electric Lady,” peaked to number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Q.U.E.E.N,” “Dance Apocalyptic” and “Prime Time.”

She has also teamed up with mega record producer Pharrell Williams on two tracks in the shape of “Jalapeno” and “Isn’t This the World,” taken from the 2016 original motion picture soundtrack, “Hidden Figures.”

Watch the album trailer for “Dirty Computer” below.

Madison Beer unleashes debut mini-album “As She Pleases”

3 Feb

Madison Beer has unleashed her debut mini-album online.

“As She Pleases” – featuring promotional singles “Say it To My Face” “Dead” – is now available via is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Kinetics & One Love (Hailee Steinfeld), Michael Leary (Melanie Martinez), Laconic (Tom Grennan), Fred Gibson (Charli XCX), Big Taste (Maty Noyes), German (Nick Jonas), Fred Ball (Justine Skye) and The Monsters & Strangerz (Fifth Harmony).

On the songwriting front, Beer has teamed up with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Yebba Smith), Raye (Tara Carosielli), Madison Love (Camila Cabello), Brittany “Delacey” Amaradio (Demi Lovato) and Sarah Aarons (Demi Lovato).

Stream “As She Pleases” below.

Madison Beer confirms details for debut mini-album “As She Pleases”

31 Jan

Madison Beer has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut mini-album.

The American singer/songwriter dubbed her first EP “As She Pleases” and will release it on February 2nd via Access Records.

Current promotional single “Say It to My Face” – which was co-written by Sara Aarons and produced by Fred Ball – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from The Monsters & Strangerz, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Rachel “Raye” Keen, Leroy “Big Taste” Clampitt, Madison Love, Fred Gibson, Brittany “Delacey” Amaradio, and Laconic.

See the tracklisting for “As She Pleases” below.

(1) Dead / (2) Fools / (3) Heartless / (4) Tyler Durden / (5) Home with You / (6) Teenager in Love / (7) Say It to My Face

Stream the audio clip for “Say It to My Face” 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.