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Kelly Rowland confirms details for new single “Coffee”

15 Apr

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Kelly Rowland has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter dubbed “Coffee” as her next promotional cut and will release it in on 17 April 2020 via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rowland’s upcoming fifth studio album and follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game” is expected to arrive later this year.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts contributions from Jeff Gitty, Nasri Atweh, 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.

Watch the music video for “Motivation” below.

Lauren Jauregui releases new single “Invisible Chains”

8 Feb

Lauren Jauregui has released her new single online.

“Invisible Chains” – which was written by Jauregui alongside Ingrid Andress, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, David Pramik, Jon Bellion, and Ojivolta (aka Mark Williams and Raul Cubina) – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

The track also appears on the original motion picture soundtrack, “Birds of Prey,” which includes additional guest appearances from Megan Thee Stallion & Normani (“Diamonds”), Halsey (“Experiment on Me”), Doja Cat (“Boss Bitch”), Charlotte Lawrence (“Joke’s on You”) and Saweetie (“Sway With Me”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Jauregui is scheduled to released her debut solo studio album – featuring singles “More Than That” and “Expectations” – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts contributions from The Rascals, Supa Dups, Nija Charles, Oak Felder, D’Mile, Jenna Andrews, Ed Drewett, Fred Ball, Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji, Tre Jean-Marie, Ollie Green, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Rob Knox, Danny Boy Styles, and Mayila Jones.

Stream the audio clip for “Invisible Chains” below.

 

Arin Ray enlists Nasri Atweh, Jeff Gitty for new collaboration

4 Feb

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Arin Ray has enlisted Nasri Atweh and Jeff Gitty for a new collaboration.

Nasri’s songwriting resume boasts works with Justin Bieber (“Changes”), Halsey (“Not Afraid Anymore”), Chris Brown (“Don’t Judge Me”), Bebe Rexha (“I Don’t Wanna Grow Up”), Tinashe (“Flame”), Sabrina Claudio (“Don’t Let Me Down”) and Chloe x Halle (“Happy Without Me”).

Meanwhile, Gitty is responsible for producing Brandy’s “Freedom Rings,” Jojo’s “Joanna,” Amber Mark’s “What If,” Allen Stone’s “Sweaters,” Jacob Banks’ “Photograph,” Kirby Lauryen’s “Vain,” H.E.R.’s “As I Am,” Trey Songz’s “She Lovin’ It,” Kali Uchis’ “Gotta Get Up,” and Tommy Genesis’ “Lucky.”

Ray’s most recent single “The Get Down” – which was co-written and co-produced with Dylan “Sir Dylan” Wiggins and The Rascals (aka Leon Thomas and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes) – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the songwriting and production front, Ray is known for helming K. Michelle’s “Ain’t You,” Jason Derulo’s “Love Like That,” Justin Skye’s “Back for More,” Jeremih’s “Feel Like Phil,” and Maeta’s “Be Mine.”

Watch the music video for “The Get Down” below.

 

Arin Ray releases new EP “Phases II”

15 Dec

Arin Ray has released his new EP online.

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

The EP includes singles “Change” (featuring Kehlani) and “A Seat,” as well as three new songs in the shape of “ZZZ,” “Don’t Chase” and “The Get Down.”

Among the musicians backing Ray on “Phases II” are The Rascals (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly), Babyface (Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey), Sir Dylan (The Weeknd, John Legend) and Lord Quest (Schoolboy Q, Talib Kweli).

On the songwriting and production front, Ray is known for helming K. Michelle’s “Ain’t You,” Jason Derulo’s “Love Like That,” Justin Skye’s “Back for More,” Jeremih’s “Feel Like Phil,” and Maeta’s “Be Mine.”

Stream “Phases II” below.

 

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.