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Kali Uchis, Jorja Smith unleash music video for new single “Tyrant”

21 Jun

Kali Uchis has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The Colombian-American singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Tyrant” – featuring guest vocals from British singer/songwriter Jorja Smith – to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (June 21, 2017).

Production duties on “Tyrant” were collectively handled by Mark “Sounwave” Spears (Kendrick Lamar, Raleigh Ritchie), Jairus Mozee (Faith Evans, Jill Scott) and Larrance Dopson (Ty Dolla Sign, Lupe Fiasco).

Uchis’ upcoming debut album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Linda Perry (Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus), Devonte Hynes (Solange, Rita Ora), Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa, Kacy Hill), Sam Romans (Disclosure, John Legend), Illangelo (The Weeknd, Emeli Sande) and Billy Walsh (Camila Cabello, Alicia Keys).

Watch the music video for “Tyrant” below.

Kali Uchis drafts Jorja Smith for new single “Tyrant”

22 May

Colombian-American singer-songwriter Karly Loaiza, known professionally as Kali Uchis, has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Tyrant” – featuring guest vocals from fellow recording artist Jorja Smith – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Uchis and Smith co-wrote “Tyrant” alongside the song’s producers Mark “Sounwave” Spears (Kendrick Lamar, Raleigh Ritchie), Jairus Mozee (Faith Evans, Jill Scott) and Larrance Dopson (Ty Dolla Sign, Lupe Fiasco).

Uchis’ upcoming debut album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Linda Perry (Pink, Christina Aguilera), Sam Romans (AlunaGeorge, Clean Bandit), Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa, Leona Lewis), Devonte Hynes (Blondie, Sky Ferreira), Illangelo (RAYE, The Weeknd) and Billy Walsh (Camila Cabello, Alicia Keys).

Listen to the audio clip for “Tyrant” below.

Bleachers release new single “Hate That You Know Me”

17 Apr

American indie pop act Bleachers – fronted by musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer Jack Antonoff – have released their new single online.

“Hate That You Know Me” – featuring background vocals from Lorde, Carly Rae Jepsen, Julia Michaels, and Sam Dew – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Julia Michaels, who previously teamed up with Antonoff on Fifth Harmony’s “Dope,” taken from the group’s sophomore album, “7/27,” as well as “How Do We Get Back to Love,” taken from the soundtrack to the sixth season of original HBO series, “Girls.”

Production duties on “Hate That You Know Me” were handled by Antonoff alongside Greg Kurstin, whose recent credits include Brooke Candy’s “Living Out Loud,” Frances’ “Say it Again,” Niall Horan’s “This Town,” Sia’s “The Greatest,” Shura’s “Tongue Tied,” and Gwen Stefani’s “Rare.”

As mentioned in various media outlets, Bleachers’ sophomore studio collection “Gone Now” – featuring previous single “Don’t Take the Money” – will arrive on June 2 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

In addition to Kurstin, Antonoff has also collaborated with fellow producers Organized Noize (Big Boi, Cee Lo Green) and Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar, Raleigh Ritchie) on the follow-up to 2014’s “Strange Desire.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Hate That You Know Me” below.

Raleigh Ritchie releases debut album “You’re a Man Now, Boy”

28 Feb

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Raleigh Ritchie has released his debut studio collection online.

“You’re a Man Now, Boy” – featuring singles “Bloodsport,” “The Greatest” and “Stronger Than Ever” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The highly anticipated LP was helmed prominently by Justin Broad (Izzy Bizu, Corinne Bailey Rae) and Paul Herman (Emeli Sande, Natasha Bedingfield).

Other album contributors include Chris Loco (Ella Eyre), Mike Spencer (Jack Garratt), Utters (All Saints), Mike Elizondo (Eminem), George Reid (AlunaGeorge) and Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar).

Listen to the audio clip for “Cowards” below.

Raleigh Ritchie premieres “Never Better” music video

22 Jan

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Raleigh Ritchie has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The actor-singer-songwriter – real name Jacob Anderson – posted the visual clip for “Never Better” to his Vevo channel on Friday (January 22, 2016).

“Never Better” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Ritchie along with regular collaborators Justin Broad (Izzy Bizu, Corinne Bailey Rae) and Paul Herman (Dido, Natasha Bedingfield).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ritchie’s first studio collection “You’re a Man Now, Boy” – featuring previous singles “Stronger Than Ever” and “Bloodsport” – will be released on February 26 through Columbia Records.

Other musicians backing Ritchie on the highly-anticipated album are Chris Loco (Professor Green), Mike Elizondo (Gwen Stefani), Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar), Utters (Maverick Sabre), and DJ Dahi (Madonna).

Watch the music video for “Never Better” below.

Raleigh Ritchie teams up with Stormzy for new song “Keep it Simple”

8 Jan

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Raleigh Ritchie has debuted a new song online.

The British actor, singer, and songwriter posted the audio clip for “Keep it Simple” to his Vevo channel on Friday (January 08, 2016).

Ritchie wrote “Keep it Simple” along with Mike Elizondo, who also worked with Carrie Underwood (“Chaser”), Mary J. Blige (“Family Affair”), and Ciara (“Love Sex Magic”).

The Stormzy-assisted track appears on Ritchie’s debut studio collection, “You’re a Man Now, Boy,” out on February 26 through Columbia Records.

Other album contributors include Chris Loco (Tori Kelly), Utters (Maverick Sabre), Paul Herman (Corinne Bailey Rae), Justin Broad (Izzy Bizu), Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar), and DJ Dahi (Kelela).

Listen to the audio clip for “Keep it Simple” below.

Raleigh Ritchie unveils new song “You’re a Man Now, Boy”

11 Dec

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Raleigh Ritchie has unveiled a new song online.

The actor, singer, songwriter – real name Jacob Anderson – posted the audio clip for “You’re a Man Now, Boy” to his Vevo channel on Friday (December 11, 2015).

“You’re a Man Now, Boy” was written by Ritchie along with Justin Broad (Izzy Bizu, Jessie J) and Paul Herman (Emeli Sande, Corinne Bailey Rae).

The track is also lifted from Ritchie’s upcoming debut album of the same name, scheduled for release on February 26 through Columbia Records.

Other musicians backing Ritchie on the keenly-awaited collection are Utters (Maverick Sabre), DJ Dahi (Madonna), Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar), Mike Elizondo (Carrie Underwood), and Chris Loco (Rita Ora).

Listen to the audio clip for “Your’re a Man Now, Boy” below.