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Alicia Keys reunites with Raphael Saadiq for new collaboration

12 Apr

Alicia Keys has reunited with Raphael Saadiq for a new collaboration.

The American singer, songwriter and record producer (born Charles Ray Wiggins) previously teamed up with Keys on the John Mayer-featuring “Lesson Learned,” taken from the artist’s chart topping album, “As I Am.”

Saadiq’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Erykah Badu (“Love of My Life”), Mary J. Blige (“So Lady”), Teedra Moses (“Take Me”), John Legend (“Wrap Me Up in Your Love”), Mashonda (“Ask of You”), Kelly Price (“So Sweet”) and Jill Scott (“Summer Spring Feeling”).

Keys’ current promotional single “Raise a Man” – which was co-written by Terius “The-Dream” Nash and co-produced by Larrance “Rance” Dopson – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming eighth album reportedly delivers further contributions from Emeli Sande, Mark Ronson, St. Vincent, Pierre Medor, Linda Perry, Jeremiah Bethea, Asia Whiteacre, Tricky Stewart, Stacy Barthe, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, DaHeala, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Wyatt, and Emile Haynie.

Stream the audio clip for “Love That Girl” below.

Ella Mai reveals artwork, release date for debut album

21 Sep

Ella Mai has revealed the artwork and release date for her debut album.

The British singer/songwriter will release the self-titled collection will arrive on October 10 via 10 Summers Records / Interscope Records.

Current promotional single “Trip” – which was co-written by Varren Wade and collectively produced by DJ Mustard and Quinton Gulledge – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the highly-anticipated project, Mai has also worked with songwriters and producers Diane Warren, Tre Jean-Marie, Caroline Ailin, Diztortion, Joelle James, Sam Hook, Larrance “Rance” Dopson, and Grades.

Watch the music video for “Trip” below.

Justin Timberlake unwraps tracklisting for new album “Man of the Woods”

5 Jan

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Justin Timberlake has unwrapped the tracklisting for his upcoming fifth studio collection, “Man of the Woods,” which will arrive on February 2 via RCA Records.

Current promotional single “Filthy” – which was written by Timberlake alongside James Fauntleroy, Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley, Nathaniel “Danja” Hills, and Larrance “Rance” Dopson – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’s “The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2” reportedly boasts additional alliances with Max Martin (Kelis, Britney Spears), Shellback (Pink, Katy Perry), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande), Rob Knox (Ciara, Leona Lewis), and The Neptunes (Usher, Toni Braxton).

See the tracklisting for “Man of the Woods” below.

(1) Filthy / (2) Midnight Summer Jam / (3) Sauce / (4) Man of the Woods / (5) Higher, Higher / (6) Wave / (7) Supplies / (8) Morning Light featuring Alicia Keys / (9) Say Something featuring Chris Stapleton / (10) Hers – Interlude / (11) Flannel / (12) Montana / (13) Breeze of the Pond / (14) Livin’ Off the Land / (15) The Hard Stuff / (16) Young Man

Justin Timberlake announces new promotional single “Filthy”

3 Jan

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Justin Timberlake has dubbed “Filthy” as the first promotional cut from his upcoming fifth album “Man of the Woods” and will release it on January 4th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Originally entitled as “Filthy Hands,” the track was written by Timberlake alongside James Fauntleroy (Rihanna, Bruno Mars), Larrance “Rance” Dopson (Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith), Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley (Beyonce, Nelly Furtado) and Nathaniel “Danja” Hills (Britney Spears, K. Michelle).

Scheduled to arrive on February 2nd via RCA Records; “Man of the Woods” reportedly boasts further contributions from Max Martin (Adele, Katy Perry), Shellback (Lily Allen, Taylor Swift), Rob Knox (Leona Lewis, Chris Brown) and Pharrell Williams (Alicia Keys, Charlie Puth).

Stream the audio clip for “Not a Bad Thing” below.

Ella Mai delivers new mini-collection “Ready”

25 Feb

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Ella Mai has delivered her new EP online.

“Ready” – featuring six new songs in the shape of “Boo’d Up,” “Breakfast in Bed,” “Nobody Else,” “My Way,” “Makes Me Wonder” and “Anymore” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The mini-collection was entirely produced by DJ Mustard, whose credits also include Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” Justine Skye’s “Collide,” Keyshia Cole’s “She,” Trey Songz’s “Na Na,” Jordin Sparks’ “It Ain’t You,” and Tinashe’s “2 On.”

Other EP producers include Larrance “Rance” Dopson (Kendrick Lamar), Twice as Nice (Rita Ora), Willie Tafa (Ariana Grande), James Royo (Britney Spears), J. Proof (Usher) and Ronald “Flip” Colson (K. Michelle).

On the songwriting front, Mai was teamed up with Sam Romans (Sigma, Craig David), Joelle James (Chris Brown, Tamar Braxton), Samuel Jean (Miley Cyrus, Keri Hilson) and Talay Riley (Dua Lipa, Nick Jonas).

Listen to the audio clip for “Anymore” below.