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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)

GRADES teases new collaboration with Kwabs

14 Apr

GRADES has teased a new collaboration with KWABS.

“Man like @kwabs 🎸 this guy’s talent is unreal,” the British electronic dance music producer and DJ posted to his Instagram profile.

GRADES’ recent credits include Tinie Tempah’s “Text from Your Ex,” Khalid’s “Winter,” Tove Lo’s “Lies in the Dark,” WENS’ “Bleed,” Tom Aspaul’s “Never Complaining,” Aanysa’s “Burn Break Crash,” and Fantasia’s “Wait for You.”

Fans of his work should also keep an eye on the next projects by Ella Henderson, NAO, Jess Glynne, Bonzai, Sinead Harnett, Neiked, Jessie Ware, Birdy, Gabi Wilson, Mahalia, Jasmine Thompson, Wafiaa, and Natalie La Rose.

Meanwhile, Kwabs – born Kwabena Adjepong – is expected to release his sophomore album later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2015’s “Love + War,” which peaked to number 26 on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including the Jonny Lattimer-assisted “Walk” and the Felix Joseph-produced “Perfect Ruin.”

Stream “Love + War” below.

Kwabs unveils music video for new single “Cheating on Me”

28 Oct

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Kwabs has unveiled the music video for his new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the I Owe Youth-directed clip for “Cheating on Me” to his YouTube channel on Wednesday (October 28, 2015).

“Cheating on Me” was co-written by Jimmy Napes, whose recent credits include Sam Smith’s “Writing’s on the Wall” [Capitol], Lapsley’s “Hurt Me” [XL], Frances’ “Eye of the Storm” [Capitol] and Ellie Goulding’s “Heal” [Polydor].

Production duties were handled by Felix Joseph, who also worked with Elli Ingram (“Poetic Justice”), Aquilo (“Better Off Without You”), Dru Blu (“Find a Way”) and Professor Green (“Not Your Man”).

Kwabs’ first studio collection “Love + War” – featuring singles “Walk,” “Fight for Love,” “Wrong or Right” and “Perfect Ruin” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Atlantic Records.

The album boasts further alliances with Francis “Eg” White (James Morrison), Jonny Lattimer (Sinead Harnett), Cass Lowe (Tinashe), Al Shux (Elle Varner), Starsmith (Jess Glynne) and ROMANS (Mary J. Blige).

Watch the music video for “Cheating on Me” below.

Disclosure unveils music video for new single “Jaded”

15 Sep

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Disclosure have unveiled the music video for their new single online.

The British electronic music duo posted the visual clip for “Jaded” to their Vevo channel on Tuesday (September 15, 2015).

“Jaded” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by group members Guy and Howard Lawrence along with Jimmy Napes (Alicia Keys, Ellie Goulding) and ROMANS (Ella Henderson, John Legend).

Video treatment was handled by Ryan Hope, who is also behind Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down” [Capitol Records], The Kooks’ “Around Town” [Virgin Records] and Chromeo’s “Jealous (I Ain’t With It)” [Big Beat Records].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Disclosure’s sophomore album “Caracal” – featuring previous singles “Omen” and “Holding On” – will hit stores and digital outlets on September 25 through PMR Records and Island Records.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Settle” delivers further guest appearances from Lion Babe (“Hourglass”), Kwabs (“Willing and Able”), Lorde (“Magnets”), The Weeknd (“Nocturnal”), Nao (“Superego”) and Miguel (“Good Intentions”).

Watch the music video for “Jaded” below.