Tag Archives: Khalid Robinson

Khalid liberates sophomore album “Free Spirit”

5 Apr

American singer/songwriter Khalid Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has liberated his sophomore studio collection online.

“Free Spirit” – featuring singles “My Bad,” “Better,” “Tallk” and “Don’t Pretend” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Digi, Scribz Riley, Kurtis “K9” McKenzie, Stargate, John Hill, Emily Warren, Al Shux, D’Mile, Sarah Aarons, Hit-Boy, Disclosure, Murda Beatz, Doc McKinney, Charlie Handsome, DJ Dahi, and Sam Romans.

See the tracklisting for “Free Spirit” below.

(1) Intro / (2) Bad Luck / (3) My Bad / (4) Better / (5) Talk / (6) Right Back / (7) Don’t Pretend (featuring Safe) / (8) Paradise / (9) Hundred / (10) Outta My Head (with John Mayer) / (11) Free Spirit / (12) Twenty One / (13) Bluffin / (14) Self / (15) Alive / (16) Heaven / (17) Saturday Nights

 

Khalid drafts Sam Romans, Hit-Boy for new promotional single “Self”

28 Mar

American singer/songwriter Khalid Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has liberated his new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Sam Romans (known by his stage name RØMANS), whose other credits include Craig David’s “Heartline,” Mary J. Blige’s “Doubt,” Demi Lovato’s “Sober,” Justine Skye’s “Don’t Think About It,” AlunaGeorge’s “I’m in Control,” and Lewis Capaldi’s “Someone You Loved.”

Production duties on “Self” were handled by Hit-Boy (born Chauncey Hollis), who is also responsible for Beyonce’s “Bow Down,” Kelly Rowland’s “Lay it On Me,” Mary J. Blige’s “Stronger,” Rihanna’s “Watch n’ Learn,” Nicki Minaj’s “Feeling Myself,” Mariah Carey’s “Thirsty,” and Tinashe’s “Joyride.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Khalid’s sophomore studio collection “Free Spirit” – featuring previous singles “My Bad,” “Better,” “Talk” and “Saturday Nights” – will arrive on April 5th via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2017’s “American Teen” yields additional contributions from Stargate (Normani), Charlie Handsome (Sevyn Streeter), Jamil “Digi” Chammas (Arlissa), Denis Kosiak (Martin Garrix), Scribz Riley (Tove Lo), D’Mile (Lucky Daye), Kurtis “K9” McKenzie (Lauren Jauregui) and Al Shux (Elle Varner).

Stream the audio clip for “Self” below.

Khalid delivers new promotional single “My Bad”

8 Mar

American singer/songwriter Khalid Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has delivered his new promotional single online.

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

Production duties on “My Bad” were handled by Dernst “D’Mile” Emile, whose credits include The Carters (“Boss”), H.E.R. (“I’m Not Okay”), Lucky Daye (“Karma”), Ruth B (“Slow Fade”), Eric Bellinger (“Innocent”), Denice Stone (“Wildflower”) and Victoria Monet (“New Love”).

Khalid’s upcoming sophomore studio collection “Free Spirit” – featuring previous singles “Better,” “Talk” and “Saturday Nights” – will arrive on April 5th via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2017’s “American Teen” yields additional contributions from Stargate (Normani), Charlie Handsome (Sevyn Streeter), Jamil “Digi” Chammas (Arlissa), Denis Kosiak (Martin Garrix), Scribz Riley (Tove Lo), and Kurtis “K9” McKenzie (Lauren Jauregui).

Stream the audio clip for “My Bad” below.

Khalid liberates new promotional single “Stay”

15 Jun

American singer/songwriter Khalid Donnel Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has liberated his new promotional single online.

“Stay” – which appears on the original motion picture soundtrack “Uncle Drew” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Scribz Riley alongside Billy Walsh, who has also worked with Alicia Keys (“In Common”), The Weeknd (“True Colors”), Camila Cabello (“Real Friends”) and Emeli Sande (“Starlight”).

Production duties on “Stay” were handled by Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate, whose other credits include Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” Daya’s “New,” Majid Jordan’s “Body Talk,” Tinashe’s “Faded Love,” Ne-Yo’s “Push Back,” and Sabrina Carpenter’s “Almost Love.”

Khalid’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring productions and songwriting contributions from Sam Romans, Hit-Boy, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper – is expected to arrive later this year via RCA Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Stay” below.

Shawn Mendes delivers new promotional single “Youth”

4 May

Shawn Mendes has delivered his new promotional single online.

“Youth” – featuring fellow recording artist Khalid – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Produced by Joel Little; “Youth” was also co-written by Mendes alongside Teddy Geiger, Geoffrey Warburton, Scott Harris and Nolan Lambroza.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mendes is scheduled to release his third album – featuring previous promotional singles “In My Blood” and “Lost in Japan” – on May 24 via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The self-titled collection yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Julia Michaels, Ed Sheeran, Louis Bell, Frank Dukes, Amy Allen, John Mayer, Ryan Tedder, and Zach Skelton.

Stream the audio clip for “Youth” below.

Shawn Mendes enlists Khalid for new promotional single “Youth”

2 May

Canadian singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes has enlisted fellow recording artist Khalid for his new promotional single “Youth,” which will arrive on May 3rd via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Production duties on “Youth” were handled by Joel Little, whose resume boasts additional works with Sam Smith (“Reminds Me of You”), Bebe Rexha (“The Way I Are”), Lorde (“Green Light”), Ellie Goulding (“Paradise”), Kesha (“This is Me”), Ruth B (“In My Dreams”) and Jarryd James (“Give Me Something”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mendes is scheduled to release his self-titled third album – featuring current promotional singles “In My Blood” and “Lost in Japan” – on May 24 via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Illuminate” yields additional alliances with Scott Harris, Teddy Geiger, Geoffrey Warburton, Julia Michaels, Ed Sheeran, Louis Bell, Frank Dukes, Amy Allen, John Mayer, Ryan Tedder, and Zach Skelton.

Stream the audio clip for “Lost in Japan” below.

Shawn Mendes unwraps artwork, release date, tracklisting for third album

27 Apr

Shawn Mendes has confirmed the details for his upcoming album.

The Canadian singer/songwriter is scheduled to release his third studio collection on May 24 via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The self-titled project is preceded by lead promotional singles “In My Blood” and “Lost in Japan,” which are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Having reunited with regular collaborators Scott Harris, Teddy Geiger and Geoffrey Warburton; Mendes has also worked with Julia Michaels, Ed Sheeran, Khalid, Louis Bell, Frank Dukes, Amy Allen, John Mayer, Ryan Tedder, and Zach Skelton on the follow-up to 2016’s “Illuminate.”

See the tracklisting for “Shawn Mendes – The Album” below.

(1) In My Blood / (2) Nervous / (3) Lost In Japan / (4) Where Were You In The Morning? / (5) Like To Be You / (6) Fallin’ All In You / (7) Particular Taste / (8) Why / (10) Because I Had You / (10) Queen / (11) Youth / (12) Mutual / (13) Perfectly Wrong / (14) When You’re Ready