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Kelly Rowland unleashes new single “Love You More At Christmas Time”

22 Nov

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Kelly Rowland has unleashed her new single online.

“Love You More At Christmas Time” – which appears on the artist’s upcoming movie “Merry Liddle Christmas” –  is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Rowland alongside Angela Beyince (Beyonce, Destiny’s Child), Shane Stevens (Selena Gomez, Little Mix) and Nash Overstreet (Meghan Trainor, Britney Spears).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rowland is currently working on her upcoming fifth album and follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game.”

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers contributions from Jeff Gitty, Nasri Atweh, Da Internz, Mick Schultz, J. Que, The Stereotypes, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Darhyl Camper, Prince Charlez, Ray BLK, Nana Rogues, Black Coffee, Raye, Mike Sabath, Sounwave, Eric Hudson, and The Rascals.

Stream the audio clip for “Love You More At Christmas Time” below.

 

Tori Kelly teams up with Jeff Gitty for new collaboration

19 Nov

Tori Kelly has teamed up with Jeff Gitty for a new collaboration.

The American musician (born Jeffrey Gitelman) recently produced and co-wrote “Sweaters” for Allen Stone alongside Nasri Atweh of Magic.  The track is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Gitty’s resume boasts additional works with Jojo (“Joanna”), Brandy (“Freedom Rings”), H.E.R. (“As I Am”), Trey Songz (“She Lovin’ It”), Camila Cabello (“All These Years”), Dinah Jane (“SZNS”), Amber Mark (“What If”), Kali Uchis (“Gotta Get Up”) and Tommy Genesis (“Lucky”).

Meanwhile, Kelly is currently working on her next project with the likes of Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Marcus James, Hue Strother, Monro, and The Rascals (aka Leon Thomas and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes).

Her latest album “Inspired By True Events” peaked to number 97 on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Sorry Would Go a Long Way,” “Change Your Mind,” “Language” and “2 Places.”

Stream the audio clip for “Minute to Myself” below.

Tori Kelly enlists The Rascals for new collaboration

17 Nov

Tori Kelly has enlisted The Rascals for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo – composed of Khristopher Riddick-Tynes and Leon Thomas – recently helmed Kehlani’s “You Know Wassup” alongside regular collaborator Antonio Dixon.

Other notable credits by The Rascals include Arin Ray’s “Change,” Chris Brown’s “Emerald,” G-Eazy’s “Scary Nights,” Jessie Reyez’s “Body Count,” Ariana Grande’s “Tattooed Heart,” JP Saxe’s “Women Who Look Like You,” Rick Ross’ “Gold Roses,” Zendaya’s “Something New,” and Kevin Abstract’s “Baby Boy.”

Meanwhile, Tori Kelly’s re-released her latest studio album “Inspired By True Events” with two additional songs in the shape of “Until Forever” and “Minute to Myself” (both produced by Jimmy Napes).

The follow-up to 2018’s “Hiding Place” peaked to number ninetey-seven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Sorry Would Go a Long Way,” “Change Your Mind,” “Language” and “2 Places.”

Watch an exclusive live performance of “Sorry Would Go a Long Way” below.

Kehlani teases new collaboration with Oak Felder, Pop Wansel

28 Aug

Kehlani has teased a new collaboration with Oak Felder and Pop Wansel.

“Second album coming and all i’m saying is rnb man… rnb. i said no snippets but fuck it this shit rockin @oakestra @popwansel,” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Tuesday (August 27, 2018).

Felder and Wansel previously teamed up with Kehlani on “Distraction,” “Not Used to It,” “Everything is Yours,” “Advice,” “Escape,” “In My Feelings,” “Hold Me By The Heart” and “Thank You,” taken from her debut album under Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records, 2017’s “SweetSexySavage.”

For her sophomore studio collection, Kehlani has also worked with Jermaine Dupri (Mariah Carey, Trey Songz), Bryan Michael Cox (Aaliyah, Toni Braxton), Nija Charles (Beyonce, Lauren Jauregui), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Usher, Janet Jackson) and The Rascals (Ariana Grande, Justine Skye).

Kehlani also provided vocals on “Change,” taken from Arin Ray’s upcoming project under Interscope Records. The track – which was produced by Ray alongside Camden Bench and The Rascals – is now available via Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Change” below.

 

Justine Skye releases new “Bare With Me” EP

27 Aug

Justine Skye has released her new EP online.

“Bare With Me” – featuring six new songs including “Too Much,” “Secrets,” “Bulletproof,” “Fav” and “When You’re Ready” – is now available via Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Lead single “Maybe” was produced by Andrew “Dre Skull” Hershey (Santigold, Mabel McVey) and written by Skye alongside Josh Werner and Fai Khadra.

Other EP contributors include fellow recording artists Dyo and Jaz Karis as well as producers/songwriters P2J (Mario, Sinead Harnett), Ari PenSmith (Snoh Aalegra, Chris Brown), James Fauntleroy (Rihanna, Justin Timberlake), Hit-Boy (Bebe Rexha, Craig David) and The Rascals (Kehlani, Arin Ray).

Stream “Bare With Me” below.

Arin Ray shares music video for new single “Change” with Kehlani

22 Aug

Arin Ray has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The visual clip for “Change” was posted to the American singer, songwriter and record producer’s Vevo channel on Wednesday (August 21, 2019).

The Kehlani-featuring track – which was collectively produced by Arin Ray alongside The Rascals and Camden Bench – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the songwriting and production front, Ray recently helmed “Be Mine” for Maeta alongside Olivia “Livvi Franc” Waithe and Jason “J. LBS” Pounds.

The Cincinnati-raised musician’s resume boasts additional works with K. Michelle (“Ain’t You”), Jason Derulo (“Love Like That”), Justine Skye (“Back for More”) and Jeremih (“Feel Like Phil”).

Watch the music video for “Change” below.

 

Arin Ray teases new collaboration with Kehlani

12 Aug

Arin Ray has teased a new collaboration with Kehlani.

“This is a few years in the making, always been a big fan of everything this woman does. aside from the records, I just love who she is and what she stands for. this my homie for real for real lol. very excited to announce our record “Change” is droppin on friday 8/16. yeah…..we did that shit. ❤️ @Kehlani,” the American singer, songwriter and record producer posted to Instagram.

“Change” was produced by Arin Ray and Camden Bench alongside Leon Thomas and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes of The Rascals, who previously teamed up with the artist on “Reckless” and the Babyface-assisted “Always,” taken from his 2018 album under Interscope Records, “Platinum Fire.”

Ray’s most recent single, “Roses,” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the songwriting and production front, the Cincinnati-raised musician helmed songs for K. Michelle (“Ain’t You”), Jason Derulo (“Love Like That”), Justine Skye (“Back for More”) and Jeremih (“Feel Like Phil”).

Stream the audio clip for “Roses” below.