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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.

Amber-Simone collaborates with Shy Luv for new promotional single “Mountains”

18 Oct

Amber-Simone has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Mountains” – which was produced by Jake Norman and Samuel Knowles of Manchester-based duo Shy Luv – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Simone’s upcoming debut project – featuring the Luke Fitton-produced “Taught Me Better” – is expected to arrive early next year via Juicebox Recordings.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers contributions from Lostboy (Antigoni Buxton), Fraser T. Smith (Raye), Stint (Demi Lovato), Courage (Ray BLK), Jonny Coffer (Emeli Sande), Bastian Langebaek (Kiah Victoria), Felix Joseph (Jorja Smith) and Cass Lowe (Anne-Marie).

Stream the audio clip for “Mountains” 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.

Foxes drafts Captain Cuts for new collaboration

27 Aug

British singer/songwriter Louisa Rose Allen, known mononymously as Foxes, has drafted Captain Cuts for a new collaboration.

The LA-based songwriting and production team (composed of Ben Berger, Ryan McMahon and Ryan Rabin) are known for their works with Bebe Rexha (“I Got You”), The Chainsmokers (“Break Up Every Night”), Halsey (“Roman Holiday”), Sabrina Carpenter (“Two Young Hearts”) and Neon Trees (“Feels Good”).

Additionally, Captain Cuts’ current promotional single “Cocaina” – featuring Rich The Kid & Daniels – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Foxes is expected to release her third studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “All I Need,” later this year via Sign of the Times in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Jim Eliot (Ellie Goulding), Laura Dockrill (Jessie Ware), Courage (Ray BLK), Jonny Harris (Ella Eyre), Max McElligott (Rita Ora), Linus Wiklund (Paloma Faith), Kid Harpoon (Denai Moore) and Starsmith (Jess Glynne).

Amber-Simone connects with Shy Luv for new single “First Fires”

7 Jul

British singer/songwriter Amber-Simone has teamed with Jake Norman and Samuel Knowles of Manchester-based duo Shy Luv for their new promotional single “First Fires,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Simone is expected to release her upcoming debut project – featuring current single “Taught Me Better” – later this year via Juicebox Recordings.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers contributions from LOSTBOY (Becky Hill), Fraser T. Smith (Lauren Faith), STINT (Tayla Parx), Luke Fitton (Etham), Jonny Coffer (Ella Eyre), Bastian Langebaek (Jessie Ware), Felix Joseph (Kevin Garrett) and Cass Lowe (Astrid S).

Watch the music video for “Taught Me Better” below.

Amber-Simone premieres music video for new single “Taught Me Better”

6 Jul

Amber-Simone has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Taught Me Better” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (July 04, 2017).

The track marks the first promotional cut from Simone’s upcoming debut project under Juicebox Recordings.

Other songs expected to appear on the still-untitled collection are “For Now it Hurts,” “Gates,” “Islands,” “Learn to Fight” and “Take Back Time.”

On the songwriting and production front, Simone has worked with LOSTBOY (Saz Close), Fraser T. Smith (Craig David), STINT (Sabrina Claudio), Luke Fitton (Kylie Minogue), Jonny Coffer (Emeli Sande), Bastian Langebaek (Jessie Ware), Felix Joseph (Abi Ocia) and Cass Lowe (Sam Smith).

Watch the music video for “Taught Me Better” below.