Tag Archives: Kaytranada

Tinashe enlists Kito, Whitney Phillips for new collaboration

15 May

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has enlisted Kito and Whitney Phillips for a new collaboration.

Born Maaike Lebbing, Kito’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Banks (“Gimme”), Jorja Smith (“The One”), Mabel (“Low Key”), Tara Carosielli (“Money”) and M.O (“Man Enuff”).

Meanwhile, Phillips is responsible for co-writing Zara Larsson’s “Don’t Worry Bout Me,” Christina Aguilera’s “Like I Do,” Era Istrefi’s “Origami,” Fifth Harmony’s “Deliver,” and Destiny Rogers’ “Tomboy.”

Tinashe’s upcoming project – which reportedly features further contributions from Kaytranada and Mayila Jones – is expected to arrive later this year.

Her last studio collection, 2018’s “Joyride,” peaked to number twenty-nine on the US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and spawned singles “No Drama,” “Faded Love” and “Me So Bad.”

Stream the audio clip for “Fires and Flames” below.

 

Tinashe hits the studio with Mayila, Kaytranada

21 Feb

American singer/songwrite Tinashe Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has teamed up with Mayila and Kaytranda for a new collaboration.

Besides releasing her own promotional single “Me + Me,” Mayila is also known for co-writing two songs for Tinashe – “Me So Bad” (featuring Ty Dolla $ign and French Montana) and “Throw a Fit.”

Meanwhile, Kaytranada’s production resume boasts works with Craig David (“Got it Good”), Cassie (“Don’t Play it Safe”), Alicia Keys (“Sweet Love”), Kali Uchis (“Only Girl”), VanJess (“Another Lover”), Mary J. Blige (“Telling the Truth”) and Sinead Harnett (“Say What You Mean”).

Prior to parting ways with Sony Music imprint RCA Records, Tinashe released her sophomore studio collection “Joyride,” which peaked to number twenty-nine on the US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.

That collection also delivered productions from Stargate (“Faded Love”), J. White (“Ooh La La”), Tricky Stewart (“Superlove”), Joel Compass (“Fires and Flames”), Soundz (“No Contest”) and T-Minus (“He Don’t Want It”).

Watch the music video for “No Drama” below.

Alicia Keys reunites with Jeff Bhasker for new collaboration

2 May

American singer, songwriter, record producer Alicia Keys has reunited with fellow musician Jeff Bhasker for a new collaboration.

Bhasker previously co-wrote and co-produced “Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart,” “Love is Blind,” “Wait Til You See My Smile,” “Like the Sea,” “Girl on Fire” and the Bruno Mars-assisted “Tears Always Win,” taken from the albums “The Element of Freedom” (2009) and “Girl on Fire” (2012), respectively.

Bhasker’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Beyonce (“Party”), Mark Ronson (“Uptown Funk”), Rihanna (“Kiss it Better”), Ed Sheeran (“Photograph”), Katy Perry (“Pendulum”), Harry Styles (“Sign of the Times”), Lana Del Rey (“National Anthem”) and Drake (“Find Your Love”).

Meanwhile, Keys is expected to release her seventh studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly delivers further contributions from Swizz Beatz, Kaytranada, Johnny McDaid, Stacy Barthe, Arrow Benjamin, Emile Haynie, Fred Ball, DaHeala, Foy Vance, and Andrew Wyatt.

Watch the music video for “Tears Always Win” below.

Alicia Keys hits the studio with Andrew Wyatt

24 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Alicia Keys has teamed up with fellow musician Andrew Wyatt for a new collaboration.

The Miike Snow vocalist is responsible for co-writing singles including Bruno Mars’ “When I Was Your Man,” Lorde’s “Perfect Places,” Dua Lipa’s “New Love,” Liam Gallagher’s “Chinatown,” and Beck’s “Dreams.”

Wyatt’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Florence + The Machine (“Wish That You Were Here”), Kacy Hill (“First Time”), Pixie Lott (“Ain’t Got You”) and Charli XCX (“I Need Ur Love”).

Meanwhile, Keys is expected to release her seventh studio collection early next year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Kaytranada, Johnny McDaid, Stacy Barthe, Arrow Benjamin, Emile Haynie, Fred Ball, DaHeala, and Foy Vance.

Watch the music video for “In Common” below.

Craig David releases new album “The Time is Now”

26 Jan

British singer/songwriter Craig David has released his seventh album online.

“The Time is Now” – featuring singles “Heartline,” “For the Gram,” “I Know You” and “Live in the Moment” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts songwriting contributions from Ed Drewett (Taya, Becky Hill), Rachel Furner (Frances, Alice Chater), Sam Romans (Cosima, Ella Henderson), Helen “Carmen Reece” Culver (Stanaj, Tamar Braxton) and Talay Riley (Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha).

On the production front, David has worked with Fraser T. Smith (Raye, Mabel McVey), Tre Jean-Marie (Fleur East, Imani Williams), Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, James Blunt), Diztortion (Caitlyn Scarlett, Ella Mai), Jonas Blue (Arlissa, Sabrina Carpenter) and Kaytranada (Cassie, Mary J. Blige).

Stream “The Time is Now” below.

Craig David delivers new promotional single “Live in the Moment”

12 Jan

British singer/songwriter Craig David has delivered his new single online.

“Live in the Moment” – featuring GoldLink – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Tre Jean-Marie, who also contributed to the next projects by Little Mix, Christina Aguilera, Imani Williams, Ella Mai, Antigoni Buxton, Taya, Melissa Steel, L Devine, Bobii Lewis, Mabel McVey, OMI, Louisa Johnson, Andreya Triana, Mo Adeniran, Fleur East, and Jason Derulo.

Production duties on “Live in the Moment” were handled by Louis “Kaytranada” Celestin, who is also responsible for Cassie’s “Don’t Play it Safe,” Mary J. Blige’s “Telling the Truth,” Katy B’s “Honey,” Zak Abel’s “Say Something,” Talib Kweli’s “Butterfly,” Anderson Paak’s “Lite Weight,” and Kali Uchis’ “Rush.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, David’s upcoming seventh album “The Time is Now” – featuring previous promotional singles “Heartline,” “I Know You” and “For the Gram” – is scheduled to arrive on January 26th via Insanity Records.

The highly-anticipated project delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Fraser T. Smith (Miguel), Carmen Reece (Ariana Grande), Sam Romans (John Legend), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Jonas Blue (Arlissa), Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson) and Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran).

Stream the audio clip for “Live in the Moment” below.

Troye Sivan christens “My My My” as new promotional single

7 Jan

South African-Australian singer, songwriter, and actor Troye Sivan has christened “My My My” as his next promotional single and will release it on January 12 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Sivan alongside Oscar “OzGo” Gorres (Taylor Swift, Britney Spears), Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Rachel Platten, Andy Grammer) and James Ghaleb (Katy Perry, The Script).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sivan’s upcoming sophomore album and follow-up to 2015’s “Blue Neighbourhood” is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from BloodPop (Dua Lipa, John Legend), Ali Tamposi (Beyonce, Rita Ora), Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani, Nick Jonas), Ariel Rechtshaid (Madonna, Charli XCX), Kaytranada (Cassie, Mary J. Blige) and Joel Little (Lorde, Sam Smith).

Watch the music video for “Youth” below.