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Kyla delivers new promotional single “Eyes”

10 Nov

British singer/songwriter Kyla Reid, professionally known as Kyla, has delivered her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Jeremiah “SickPen” Bethea,  who previously worked with Claudette Ortiz (“Automatic”), K. Michelle (“Talk to God”), Mario (“Let Me Help You”), LeToya Luckett (“Disconnected”) and Toni Braxton (“Missin”).

Production duties on “Eyes” were handled by Mel & Mus, who are also responsible for Nicki Minaj’s “Barbie Dreams,” Chris Brown’s “Don’t Think They Know,” Tamar Braxton’s “Angels & Demons,” Rihanna’s “Raining Men,” Keyshia Cole’s “Get it Right,” and Justin Bieber’s “Runaway Love.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kyla’s upcoming project – featuring the Andrea Martin-penned/Ill Blu-produced single “You Ain’t Mine” – is scheduled to arrive via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Rude Kid, Kelly Kiara, Moon Willis, Jenna Andrews, Needlz, Hannah Yadi, Invisible Men, Alicia Renae, Sacha Skarbek, Lindy Robbins, and Banx & Ranx.

Stream the audio clip for “Eyes” below.

Cardi B unwraps tracklisting for debut album “Invasion of Privacy”

5 Apr

American rapper and television personality Belcalis Almanzar, professionally known as Cardi B, has unwrapped the tracklisting for her debut album.

“Invasion of Privacy” – featuring singles “Bodak Yellow,” “Bartier Cardi” and “Be Careful” – will arrive on April 6 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Current promotional single “Drip” – which was collectively produced by Cassius Jay and Nonstop Da Hitman – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Benny Blanco, Ali Tamposi, Vinylz, Sarah Hudson, Frank Dukes, Nija Charles, Scribz Riley, Justin Tranter, Needlz, Andrew Watt, Murda Beatz, J. White, 30 Roc, Cheeze Beatz, and Boi-1da.

See the tracklisting for “Invasion of Privacy” below.

(1) Get Up 10 / (2) Drip / (3) Bickenhead / (4) Bodak Yellow / (5) Be Careful / (6) Best Life / (7) I Like It / (8) Ring / (9) Money Bag / (10) Bartier Cardi / (11) She Bad / (12) Thru Your Phone / (13) I Do

Cardi B liberates new promotional single “Be Careful”

30 Mar

American rapper and television personality Belcalis Almanzar, professionally known as Cardi B, has liberated her new promotional single online.

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

Production duties on “Be Careful” were collectively handled by Matthew “Boi-1da” Samuels (Drake, Normani Kordei), Anderson “Vinylz” Hernandez (Rihanna, Travis Scott) and Adam “Frank Dukes” Feeney (Camila Cabello, The Weeknd).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cardi B’s upcoming debut album “Invasion of Privacy” – featuring previous singles “Bodak Yellow” and “Bartier Cardi” – is scheduled to arrive on April 6 via Warner Music / Atlantic Records.

Other musicians backing Cardi B on the album are include Nija Charles (Jason Derulo, Chris Brown), Scribz Riley (Alina Baraz, Sabrina Claudio), Needlz (Jeremih, Bruno Mars) and Murda Beatz (Bebe Rexha, Nick Minaj).

Stream the audio clip for “Be Careful” below.

Cardi B unveils artwork, release date for debut album

27 Mar

Cardi B has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The American rapper and television personality, born Belcalis Almanzar, christened her first studio collection “Invasion of Privacy” and will release it on April 6 via Warner Music / Atlantic Records.

Current promotional single “Bartier Cardi” – which was collectively produced by 30 Roc and Cheeze Beatz – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers further contributions from Nija Charles (Jason Derulo, Chris Brown), Scribz Riley (Khalid, Alina Baraz), Needlz (Drake, Bruno Mars) and Murda Beatz (Bebe Rexha, Nick Minaj).

Watch the music video for “Bodak Yellow” below.

Megan Rochell releases debut album “You, Me and the Radio”

6 Sep

Megan Rochell has released her debut album online.

Originally intended to arrive in 2006 via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings, “You, Me and the Radio” – featuring singles “The One You Need,” “Floating” and “Let Go” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Album producers include Stargate (Justin Timberlake), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Tamar Braxton), Needlz (Bruno Mars), Ryan Leslie (Cassie), Antonio Dixon (Kevin Gates) and Madd Scientist (Christina Milian).

On the songwriting front; Rochell has enlisted Keri Hilson (Mary J. Blige), Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Fantasia), Makeba Riddick (Jennifer Lopez), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Brandy), Delisha Thomas (Janet Jackson), LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels (Ciara), Thabiso Nkhereanye (Alessia Cara), Patrick “J. Que” Smith (Kelly Rowland) and Ezekiel Lewis (Amerie).

Stream “You, Me and the Radio” below.

Kyla confirms new promotional single “You Ain’t Mine”

3 Sep

Kyla has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Kyla Marie Smith) christened “You Ain’t Mine” – featuring Popcaan – as the first promotional cut from her upcoming project and will release it on September 8th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by Ill Blu (aka James Grant and Darius Ellington) alongside Levi Lennox, whose other credits include Zayn Malik (“Pillow Talk”), Dakota (“Amen”), M.I.A. (“Borders”), KStewart (“On My Own”), Mali-Koa (“Wait Up for Me”), Liv Dawson (“Reflection”) and Ms. Dynamite (“Safe”).

Kyla’s upcoming collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Mojam Music, Youthonix, Scribz Riley, Needlz, Mel & Mus, The Invisible Men, Sacha Skarbek, Moon Willis, Starsmith, Maths Time Joy, and Banx & Ranx.

On the songwriting front, Kyla has worked with Diane Warren, Andrea Martin, Lindy Robbins, Dayo Olatunji, Cleo Tighe, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jenna Andrews, Carla Marie Williams, Negin Djafari, Alicia Renee, and Carmen Reece.

Stream the audio clip for “Play it Cool” below.