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Daye Jack joins forces with Donmonique for new single “Supernatural”

20 Mar

American hip hop artist Daye Jack has released his new single online.

“Supernatural” – featuring up and coming Brooklyn rapper Donmonique – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Supernatural” were handled by Klas Ahlund, whose credits include Charli XCX’s “Roll With Me,” Ellie Goulding’s “Devotion,” Tove Lo’s “Timebomb,” Katy Perry’s “Walking on Air,” Madonna’s “Some Girls,” Britney Spears’ “Piece of Me,” and Kylie Minogue’s “Speakerphone.”

As mentioned in various media outlets, Jack’s first studio collection “No Data” – featuring previous singles “Casino,” “Raw,” “Deep End” and “Finish Line” – will arrive on March 24 via Warner Brothers Records.

Other album contributors include Mike Elizondo (Ed Sheeran, Raleigh Ritchie), D’Mile (Mary J. Blige, Diana Gordon), Mark Batson (Lianne La Havas, Alicia Keys) and Marco “MAG” Borrero (Zara Larsson, Colbie Caillat).

Listen to the audio clip for “Supernatural” below.

Alicia Keys drafts KAYTRANADA for new song “Sweet F-ing Love”

10 Jan

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Alicia Keys has unleashed a new song online.

The audio clip for “Sweet F-ing Love” was posted to rapper-producer Swizz Beatz’s SoundCloud channel on Monday (January 09, 2017).

Production duties on “Sweet F-ing Love” were handled by KAYTRANADA, whose other credits include Craig David’s “Sink or Swim,” Zak Abel’s “Say Sumthin,” Kali Uchis’ “Rush,” Anderson Paak’s “Lite Weight,” Talib Kweli’s “Butterfly,” Katy B’s “Honey,” and Sinead Harnett’s “Say What You Mean.”

Keys’ latest album “Here” – featuring singles “In Common” and “Blended Family (What You Do for Love)” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Girl on Fire” delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Pharrell Williams, Emeli Sande, Jimmy Napes, Harold Lilly, Mark Batson, Tish Hyman, Illangelo, Billy Walsh, and Taylor Parks.

Listen to the audio clip for “Sweet F-ing Love” below.

Alicia Keys delivers new album “HERE”

4 Nov

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Alicia Keys has delivered her new album online.

“HERE” – featuring singles “In Common,” “Blended Family (What You Do for Love” and “Holy War” – is now available for download via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts songwriting contributions from Emeli Sande (Katy Perry), Taylor Parks (Jason Derulo), Latisha “Tish” Hyman (Kanye West), Harold Lilly (Toni Braxton) and Billy Walsh (Majid Jordan).

On the production front, Keys has teamed up with Swizz Beatz (Mariah Carey), Illangelo (The Weeknd), Mark Batson (Lianne La Havas), Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith) and Pharrell Williams (Justin Timberlake).

Stream “HERE” in its entirety below.

Alicia Keys reveals new album “HERE” tracklist

30 Oct

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Alicia Keys has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming sixth album.

The singer-songwriter-record producer will release “HERE” on November 4 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Current single “Holy War” – which was written by Keys alongside Billy Walsh and Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Girl on Fire” delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Swizz Beatz (Angie Stone), Harold Lily (Christina Milian), Mark Batson (Lianne La Havas), Tish Hyman (Kelly Rowland), Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith) and Taylor Parks (Demi Lovato).

Other musicians expected to appear on “HERE” are Pharrell Williams (Lion Babe), Sam Romans (John Legend), Emeli Sande (Rihanna), Sampha (Jessie Ware), Mike Dean (Kanye West) and Sam Dew (Marsha Ambrosius).

Peep the tracklisting below.

(1) The Beginning (Interlude) / (2) The Gospel / (3) Pawn It All / (4) Elaine Brown (Interlude) / (5) Kill Your Mama / (6) She Don’t Really Care_1LUV / (7) Elevate (Interlude) / (8) Illusion of Bliss / (9) Blended Family (What You Do for Love) / (10) Work on It / (11) Cocoa Butter (Interlude) / (12) Girl Can’t Be Herself / (13) Your Glow (Interlude) / (14) More Than We Know / (15) Where Do We Begin Now / (16) Holy War / International Edition – (17) In Common / (18) Hallelujah

Alicia Keys unearths new promotional single “Holy War”

28 Oct

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Alicia Keys has unearthed a new promotional single online.

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

The track was written by Keys along with regular collaborators Billy Walsh (Majid Jordan) and Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese (The Weeknd).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Keys will release her sixth album “HERE” – featuring previous singles “Blended Family (What You Do for Love),” “In Common” and “Hallelujah” – on November 4 via RCA Records.

Other album contributors include Swizz Beatz (Gwen Stefani), Harold Lily (Toni Braxton), Mark Batson (LeAnn Rimes), Tish Hyman (Gorgon City), Jimmy Napes (Ellie Goulding) and Taylor Parks (Jason Derulo).

Amongst the reported songwriters and producers backing Keys on the follow-up to 2013’s “Girl on Fire” are Pharrell Williams (Justin Timberlake), Sam Dew (Marsha Ambrosius), Emeli Sande (Katy Perry), Sampha (Jessie Ware), Mike Dean (Kanye West) and Sam Romans (Craig David).

Listen to the audio clip for “Holy War” below.

LeAnn Rimes releases new album “Remnants”

28 Oct

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LeAnn Rimes has released her new album online.

“Remnants” – featuring “The Story,” “How to Kiss a Boy” and “I Couldn’t Do That to Me” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The project features productions and songwriting contributions from Toby Gad (Beyoncé, Craig David), Lindy Robbins (Brandy, Jason Derulo), Mark Batson (Nas, Alicia Keys), Diane Warren (Aaliyah, Lady GaGa), Paul Barry (Enrique Iglesias, James Bay) and Francis “Eg” White (Adele, Sam Smith).

Rimes’s last studio collection, 2013’s “Spitfire,” debuted at number nine on the US Billboard Top Country Albums Chart and spawned singles including “What Have I Done,” “Borrowed” and “Gasoline and Matches.”

Stream “Remnants” below.

Alicia Keys confirms details for new album “HERE”

7 Oct

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Alicia Keys has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The singer, songwriter, and record producer christened her sixth studio collection “HERE” and will release it on November 4 via RCA Records.

Current single “Blended Family (What You Do for Love)” – which was co-written by Tish Hyman and co-produced by Mark Batson – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Other songwriters and producers backing Keys on “HERE” are Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese (The Weeknd), Billy Walsh (Majid Jordan), Taylor Parks (Mariah Carey) and  Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith).

The follow-up to 2012’s “Girl on Fire” reportedly boasts further contributions from Swizz Beatz, Harold Lilly, Pharrell Williams, Sam Romans, Charlie Puth, Sampha, Emeli Sande, Mike Dean, and Sam Dew.

Listen to the audio clip for “Blended Family (What You Do for Love)” below.