Tag Archives: Kwabena Adjepong

Plan B releases third album “Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose”

6 May

British singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer Plan B has released his third album under Warner Brothers Records.

“Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose” – featuring singles “In the Name of Man” and “Heartbeat” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Ill Manors” boasts contributions from Craze & Hoax, Jonny Coffer, Fred Gibson, Kwabs, Dom Search, Foy Vance, Al Shux, Kid Harpoon, Eric Appapoulay, Mojam Music, Stint, Kieron McIntosh, Tom Wright-Goss, Francis “Eg” White, John Hill, Arrow Benjamin, and Show N Prove.

Stream “Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose” below.

Plan B unleashes new promotional single “Heartbeat”

26 Oct

British hip hop recording artist and producer Plan B (born Benjamin Paul Ballance-Drew) has unleashed his new promotional single online.

“Heartbeat” – which was co-written with fellow recording artist Kwabena Adjepong (professioanlly known as Kwabs) and collectively produced by Al Shux, Dom Search, and Show N Prove – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Plan B’s upcoming third album – featuring the Foy Vance-assisted / Mojam Music-produced lead single “In the Name of Man” – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / 679 Recordings.

Stream the audio clip for “Heartbeat” below.

Plan B teams up with Kwabs, Al Shux for new promotional single “Heartbeat”

20 Oct

Plan B has announced the details for his new single online.

The British hip hop recording artist and producer (born Benjamin Paul Ballance-Drew) christened “Heartbeat” as his next promotional cut and will release it on October 25 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Kwabena Sarkodee Adjepong (professionally known as Kwabs), who previously teamed up with Plan B on “Pray for Love.”

Production duties on “Heartbeat” were handled by regular collaborator Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh, whose resume boasts additional works with Lianne La Havas (“What You Don’t Do”), Will Heard (“I Better Love You”), Kelela (“Take Me Apart”) and Erik Hassle (“If Your Man Only Knew”).

Plan B’s upcoming third album – featuring the Foy Vance-assisted / Mojam Music-produced lead single “In the Name of Man” – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / 679 Recordings.

In addition to Kwabs’ “Pray for Love,” Plan B has co-written and/or produced cuts for Paloma Faith (“Other Woman”), Denai Moore (“Blame”), Kano (“This is England”) and Paloma “Delilah” Stoecker (“Only You”).

Stream the audio clip for “Pray for Love” below.

Denai Moore confirms details for sophomore album

10 May

Denai Moore has confirmed the details for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her second studio collection “We Used to Bloom” and will release it on June 16 via Because Music.

Current promotional singles “Trickle” and “Does it Get Easier?” are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project, which was entirely produced Steph Marziano, with additional contributions from Fred Cox and Kwabs, serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Elsewhere,” which spawned productions and songwriting contributions from Rodaidh McDonald (“Piano Song”), Kid Harpoon (“Absent”), TIEKS (“Flaws”), Blue May (“Last Time”) and Plan B (“Feeling”).

See the tracklisting for “We Used to Bloom” below.

(1) Let it Happen / (2) Desolately Devoted / (3) Trickle / (4) Twilight / (5) Do They Care? / (6) Leave it Up to You / (7) Bring You Shame / (8) Does It Get Easier? / (9) Poor Person / (10) All the Way (featuring Kwabs)

Kwabs previews debut album “Love + War”

8 Sep

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Kwabs has previewed his upcoming debut album online.

The British singer/songwriter – real name Kwabena Adjepong – will release “Love + War” on September 11 through Atlantic Records.

Among the tracks included on the keenly-awaited project are “Walk,” “Fight for Love,” “Perfect Ruin,” “Layback” and “Wrong or Right.”

Album contributors are TMS (Emeli Sande, Fleur East), Cass Lowe (Tinashe, Sinead Harnett), Starsmith (Jess Glynne, Kylie Minogue), Jimmy Napes (Alicia Keys, Ellie Goulding) and Al Shux (Cheryl, Lianne La Havas).

Furthermore, Kwabs has provided guest vocals on Disclosure’s “Willing and Able.” The track appears on the UK electronic music duo’s sophomore album, “Caracal,” out on September 25 via PMR Records and Island Records.

Watch the music video for “Walk” below.

Kwabs teams up with George Moore, Dave Okumu for new song “Layback”

3 Sep

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Kwabs has shared a new song online.

The singer/songwriter – born Kwabena Adjepong – posted the audio clip for “Layback” to his YouTube channel on Wednesday (September 02, 2015).

“Layback” was written by Kwabs along with George Moore, who previously teamed up with the artist on “Pray for Love” and “Brother.”

The Dave Okumu-produced joint is also slotted for inclusion on Kwabs’ upcoming first studio collection, “Love + War,” available for download from September 11 through iTunes in partnership with Atlantic Records.

Cass Lowe (Tinashe, Melissa Steel), Starsmith (Jess Glynne, Ellie Goulding), Al Shux (Elle Varner, Lianne La Havas), Eg White (Adele, Sinead Harnett), Jimmy Napes (Alicia Keys, Sam Smith) and ROMANS (John Legend, Clean Bandit) are among the musicians backing Kwabs on the keenly-awaited LP.

Furthermore, Kwabs has contributed to the forthcoming sophomore album by UK electronic music production duo Disclosure. “Caracal” – featuring the Kwabs-assisted “Willing and Able” – is slated to hit store and digital outlets on September 25 through PMR Records and Island Records.

Listen to the audio clip for “Layback” below.

Disclosure, Kwabs unleash new song “Willing and Able”

14 Aug

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Disclosure have unleashed a new song online.

The British electronic music production duo – consisting of siblings Guy and Howard Lawrence – posted the audio clip for “Willing and Able” to their Vevo channel on Thursday (August 13, 2015).

“Willing and Able” was co-written by regular collaborator Jimmy Napes, whose resume includes further works with Alicia Keys [RCA], Ellie Goulding [Polydor], Eliza Doolittle [Parlophone] and Karen Harding [Capitol].

The track also delivers poignant vocals from singer/songwriter Kwabs, who is scheduled to release his debut album “Love and War” on September 11 through Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Meanwhile, Disclosure’s second studio collection “Caracal” – featuring hit singles “Omen” and “Holding On” – will hit stores and digital outlets on September 25 via PMR Records and Island Records.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Settle” boasts additional guest appearances from Miguel [RCA], The Weeknd [Republic], Lion Babe [Polydor], Nao [Little Tokyo], Gregory Portman [Blue Note] and Sam Smith [Capitol Records].

Listen to the audio clip for “Willing and Able” below.