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Dua Lipa drafts Jozzy, Metro Boomin for new collaboration

12 Aug

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has drafted Jocelyn “Jozzy” Donald and Leland “Metro Boomin” Wayne for a new collaboration.

Jozzy is known for co-writing Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” Monica’s “Just Right for Me,” Little Mix’s “Bounce Back,” usher’s “Birthday,” Dinah Jane’s “Pass Me By,” Fergie’s “M.I.L.F,” Chris Brown’s “Discover,” and Tinashe’s “Ooh La La.”

Meanwhile, Metro Boomin’s production resume boasts works with Nicki Minaj (“Chun Swae”), 21 Savage (“No Heart”), Solange (“Stay Flo”), Gucci Mane (“Droptopwop”), A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (“Get to You”) and Lana Del Rey (“God Bless America – And All The Beautiful Women In It”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional productions from Max Martin, Ilya, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, MNEK, Jason Evigan, Supa Dups, Danja, Fred Ball, Joel Little, Grades, and Stephen Kozmeniuk.

On the songwriting front, Dua Lipa has worked with Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Casey Smith, Jenna Andrews, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

Stream the audio clip for “Be the One” below.

Solange unleashes new album “When I Get Home”

1 Mar

American singer, songwriter and record producer Solange Knowles, known mononymously as Solange, has unleashed her new studio collection online.

“When I Get Home” – featuring guest appearances from Cassie, Tyler the Creator, Devin the Dude, Playboi Carti, Sampha, Gucci Mane, and Scarface – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “A Seat At the Table” also delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Pharrell Williams, The-Dream, Raphael Saadiq, Dev Hynes, Metro Boomin, John Key, Steve Lacy, Chassol, John Carroll Kirby, Panda Bear, Jamire Williams, and Standing on the Corner.

Stream “When I Get Home” below.

Nicki Minaj unleashes new album “Queen”

11 Aug

Nicki Minaj has unleashed her fourth studio collection.

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

The follow-up to 2014’s “The Pinkprint” boasts guest appearances from Foxy Brown (“Coco Chanel”), The Weeknd (“Thought I Knew You”), Ariana Grande (“Bed”), Future (“Sir”), Swae Lee (“Chun Swae”), Lil Wayne (“Rich Sex”) and Eminem & Labrinth (“Majesty”).

On the songwriting and production front, Minaj has worked with Cirkut, Starrah, J. Reid, Boi-1da, Supa Dups, Ben Billions, LunchMoney Lewis, Murda Beatz, Sevn Thomas, Metro Boomin, Rasool Diaz, Mike WiLL Made It, JMike, Kane Beatz, Frank Dukes, Christopher Braide, and Mel & Mus.

Stream the audio clip for “Queen” below.


Tinashe unleashes music video for new single “Company”

6 Jan


Tinashe has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Company” to her Vevo channel on Friday (January 06, 2017).

“Company” was written and produced by Terius “The-Dream” Nash, who previously teamed with Tinashe on the Tricky Stewart-assisted “Super Love.”

His recent credits also include “Love Song” (Justine Skye), “Woo” (Rihanna), “6 Inch” (Beyonce), “Bump” (Usher), “F.U.B.U.” (Solange), “Ultralight Beam” (Kanye West) and “Calling All” (Phantogram).

Meanwhile, Tinashe’s latest album “Nightride” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Other album contributors include Sango (Bryson Tiller), Dpat (Wiz Khalifa), Metro Boomin (Drake), Joel Compass (FKA twigs), Dev Hynes (Jessie Ware), Scott Hoffman (Melanie Martinez) and Illangelo (Alicia Keys).

Watch the music video for “Company” below.

The Weeknd releases new album “Starboy”

25 Nov


The Weeknd has released his third studio collection online.

“Starboy” – featuring singles “False Alarm,” “Party Monster” and “I Feel it Coming” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Beauty Behind the Madness” reunites The Weeknd – real name Abel Tesfaye – with Doc McKinney, Cirkut, Ben Billions, Belly, DaHeala, Lana Del Rey, Savan Kotecha, Ali Payami, Peter Svensson, Max Martin, Labrinth, Cashmere Cat, Benny Blanco, and Diplo.

Other album contributors include Billy Walsh, Dan Wilson, Frank Dukes, Jake One, Emmanuel Nickerson, Dylan Wiggins, Metro Boomin, Prince 85, Sir Dylan, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Kendrick Lamar, Future, and Daft Punk.

Listen to “Starboy” in its entirety below.

Tinashe releases new digital album “Nightride”

5 Nov


Tinashe has released her new digital album online.

“Nightride” – featuring singles “Company,” “Ride of Your Life” and “Party Favors” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Amongst the producers backing Tinashe on “Nightride” are The-Dream (Beyonce), Metro Boomin (Kanye West), Allen Ritter (Rihanna), Boi-1da (Drake), Vinylz (Jamie Foxx), Illangelo (Alicia Keys) and Joel Compass (FKA twigs).

The keenly-awaited project boasts further contributions from Nicola Roberts (Professor Green), Devonte Hynes (Solange), Amanda Ghost (Jordin Sparks), Scott Hoffman (Melanie Martinez) and Rosina Russell (K. Michelle).

Watch the short film for “Nightride” below.

Tinashe drafts Metro Boomin for new song “Ride of Your Life”

3 Feb


Tinashe has unleashed a new song online.

The singer-songwriter posted the audio clip for “Ride of Your Life” to her SoundCloud page on Tuesday (February 02, 2016).

Production duties on “Ride of Your Life” were handled by Leland “Metro Boomin” Wayne, who also worked with the likes of Kanye West (“Facts”), Future (“Blow a Bag”), and Travi$ Scott (“3500”).

Moreover, the track is slotted for inclusion on Tinashe’s sophomore studio collection, “Joyride,” out soon via RCA Records.

Other album contributors include Max Martin (Adele), Boi-1da (Rihanna), Mike WiLL Made It (Usher), Devonte Hynes (Solange), Nic Nac (Pia Mia), Joel Compass (FKA twigs), and Cass Lowe (AlunaGeorge).

Listen to the audio clip for “Ride of Your Life” below.