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Mack Wilds drafts Darhyl “DJ” Camper for new song “Bonnie & Clyde”

6 Sep

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Mack Wilds has shared a new song online.

The actor, singer, and songwriter posted the audio clip for “Bonnie & Clyde” to his official SoundCloud channel on Saturday (September 05, 2015).

Production duties on “Bonnie & Clyde” were handled by Darhyl “DJ” Camper, who is also responsible for “Love & War” (Tamar Braxton), “Trust & Believe” (Keyshia Cole) and “Flawed Beautiful Creatures” (Stacy Barthe).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Wilds is currently working on his upcoming sophomore album under Louder Than Life Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features from Salaam Remi (Jordin Sparks, Leona Lewis), Elle Varner (Miguel, Jessie J), Key Wane (Big Sean, Jazmine Sullivan) and Robert Shea Taylor (Beyonce, Janet Jackson).

Wilds’ debut studio collection, 2013’s “New York: A Love Story,” peaked to number 28 on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and delivered singles including “Own It,” “Henny,” “Don’t Turn Me Down” and “My Crib.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Bonnie & Clyde” below.

Bridget Kelly releases new EP “Summer of 17”

6 Aug

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Bridget Kelly has released her new EP online.

The mini-collection entitled “Summer of 17” – featuring lead single “Act Like That” with guest vocals from R&B crooner Mack Wilds – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with The Initiative Group.

In addition to Wilds, “Summer of 17” boasts further alliances with Da Internz (Tinashe, Chris Brown), Micah Powell (Omarion, Keke Palmer), Swagg R’Celious (Justine Skye, Gabi Wilson) and Asia Bryant (Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Lopez).

Kelly’s previous EP, 2013’s “Cut to… Bridget Kelly,” was released through Roc Nation Records and spawned hit single “Special Delivery.”

On the songwriting front, Kelly is known for co-writing “Einstein” for RCA recording artist Kelly Clarkson along with James Fauntleroy (Sinead Harnett, Justin Timberlake) and Toby Gad (Alicia Keys, John Legend).

Kelly’s resume includes works with other hitmakers including Shea Taylor (Beyonce, K. Michelle), Linda Perry (Pink, Sam Smith), Eric Hudson (Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey) and Al Shux (Elle Varner, Lianne La Havas).

Stream “Summer of 17” below.

Bridget Kelly drafts Mack Wilds for new single “Act Like That”

31 Jul

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Bridget Kelly has dropped her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Act Like That” to her official SoundCloud channel on Thursday (July 30, 2015).

“Act Like That” features vocals from fellow recording artist and actor Mack Wilds, who’s currently working on his sophomore album and follow-up to 2013’s “New York: A Love Story” [Larger Than Life Records].

Meanwhile, Kelly’s upcoming EP is entitled “Summer of 17” and will be available for download from August 5 through iTunes and all other digital outlets.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly features productions from Marcos “Kosine” Palacios and Ernest “Tuo” Clark of Da Internz (Sevyn Streeter, Tamar Braxton) and Christopher “C4” Umana (Trey Songz, Kelly Rowland).

Listen to the audio clip for “Act Like That” below.

Mack Wilds teams with Key Wane for sophomore album

10 Feb

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Mack Wilds has teamed with Key Wane on new material.

The R&B and Hip Hop record producer – born Dwane Weir – is known for collaborating with artists including Beyonce [Columbia Records], Drake [Republic Records] and Big Sean [Def Jam Recordings].

Some of his notable production credits are Jazmine Sullivan’s “Mascara” [RCA Records], Ariana Grande’s “Best Mistake” [Republic Records] and Jhene Aiko’s “Eternal Sunshine” [Def Jam Recordings].

Meanwhile, Wilds is expected to release his sophomore album later this year via Sony Music Entertainment imprint Larger Than Life Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “New York: A Love Story,” which spawned hit singles “Own It,” “My Crib” and “Henny.”

Other musicians backing Wilds on the highly-anticipated LP are Salaam Remi (Jordin Sparks, Liam Bailey), Elle Varner (Emeli Sande, Jessie J) and Darhyl “DJ” Camper (Chris Brown, John Legend).

Watch the music video for “My Crib” below.

Mack Wilds hits the studio with Elle Varner, Darhyl “DJ” Camper

8 Feb

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Mack Wilds has recorded new material with Elle Varner and Darhyl Camper.

It is yet to be known whether the session is intended for a future Varner release or Wilds’ upcoming sophomore album.

On the songwriting front, Varner is co-responsible for Jessie J’s “Personal” [Republic Records], Tanika’s “Run Away” [Tim & Danny Music / Virgin EMI Records] and Miguel’s “Use Me” [RCA Records].

Meanwhile, notable production and songwriting credits by Camper include Elle Varner’s “Refill” [RCA Records], Stacy Barthe’s “Flawed Beautiful Creatures” [Motown Records] and Tamar Braxton’s “Love and War” [Epic Records].

As mentioned in previous posts, Wilds is expected to release his second studio collection later this year via Larger Than Life Records.

The still-untitled project – executive produced by Salaam Remi – serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “New York: A Love Story,” which peaked to number twenty eight on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.

Watch the music video for “Refill” below.

Salaam Remi hints at new Mack Wilds album

31 Dec

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Salaam Remi has hinted at a new album by Mack Wilds.

“@MackWilds new joints Gon make ya summer ‘15” the record producer and songwriter tweeted on Tuesday (December 30, 2014).

Remi served as executive-producer for Wilds’ debut album, “New York: A Love Story,” which was released on 30 September 2013 via Larger Than Life Records.

That collection peaked at number 28 on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and delivered four singles in the shape of “Own It,” “Henny,” “Remember the Time,” and my personal favorite, “My Crib.”

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On the production front, Remi confirmed further placements on the next projects by Jazmine Sullivan (“Reality Show” – RCA), Kat Dahlia (“My Garden” – Epic) and Jordin Sparks (“Right Here, Right Now” – Larger Than Life).

The legendary hitmaker recently co-wrote and produced “Hard Work” for British singer/songwriter Ella Henderson. The track appears on the artist’s debut album, “Chapter One,” out now via iTunes in partnership with Syco Music.

Watch the music video for “Don’t Turn Me Down” below.

 

Mack Wilds releases “Don’t Turn Me Down” music video

25 Aug

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Mack Wilds has released the music video for his new single online.

“Don’t Turn Me Down” is lifted from the R&B singer/songwriter’s debut album, “New York: A Love Story,” out now via Larger Than Life Records.

The track was co-written by Rico Love, whose credits include Melanie Fiona’s “4 AM” [Republic Records], Sean Paul’s “Body” [Atlantic Records] and Brandy’s “Hardly Breathing” [Chameleon Entertainment / RCA Records].

Production duties were handled by Salaam Remi, who is also responsible for Jazmine Sullivan’s “Dumb” [RCA Records], Liam Bailey’s “On My Mind” [Flying Buddha Records] and James Arthur’s “New Tattoo” [Syco Music].

“New York: A Love Story” – which was Grammy Nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album – also features singles “My Crib” and “Own It.”

Other album contributors include James Fauntleroy (Usher, Leona Lewis), Roosevelt “Bink” Harrell (Mario, John Legend), DJ Premier (Christina Aguilera, Laura Izibor) and James Poyser (Erykah Badu, Mariah Carey).

Watch the music video for “Don’t Turn Me Down” below.