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Beyonce unleashes new album “The Lion King: The Gift”

19 Jul

Beyonce has released her new project online.

“The Lion King: The Gift” – which was inspired by Disney’s new version of the classic film – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Curated and produced by Beyonce, the highly-anticipated collection features guest appearances from Jay-Z, Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Jessie Reyez, and Blue Ivy Carter.

Among the musicians who contributed to the album are Labrinth, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Raye, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Stacy Barthe, Diplo, Sounwave, Akil King, Starrah, Biopolar Sunshine, Kaydence, Nija Charles, and Nova Wav.

Stream “The Lion King: The Gift” below.

Mahalia liberates music video for new single “Simmer”

17 Jul

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Mahalia has liberated the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Simmer” – featuring Burna Boy – was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Wednesday (July 17, 2019).

The track was co-written by Kojey Radical alongside Wayne Hector (Tanya Lacey, Craig David), Felix Joseph (Jorja Smith, Maverick Sabre) and Jonah Christian (Normani, Snoh Aalegra).

Mahalia’s upcoming debut album “Love and Compromise” – featuring previous singles “I Wish I Missed My Ex” and “Do Not Disturb” – is scheduled to arrive on September 13 via Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project yields additional contributions from Aston Rudi, Jonny Lattimer, Alastair O’Donnell, Nate Warner, Sam Dew, Pop Wansel, DJ Dahi, Sounwave, and Jennifer Decilveo.

Watch the music video for “Simmer” below.

Kelly Rowland taps Nasri Atweh, Jeff Gitty for new collaboration

12 Jul

American singer/songwriter Kelendria Trene Rowland, known professionally as Kelly Rowland, has tapped Nasri Atweh and Jeff Gitty for a new collaboration.

Nasri’s songwriting resume boasts works with Justin Bieber (“As Long As You Love Me”), 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 Amer Mark’s “What If,” Camila Cabello’s “All These Years,” Nao’s “Drive and Disconnect,” 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.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rowland is expected to release the follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game” later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional contributions from 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.

Rowland’s current single “Crown” – which was co-written by Colby O’Donis, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “Crown” below.

Mahalia unleashes new promotional single “Simmer”

4 Jul

British singer/songwriter Mahalia Burkmar, known mononymously as Mahalia, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Simmer” – featuring Burna Boy – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Wayne Hector, whose recent credits include Rita Ora’s “Ritual,” Maren Morris’ “Kingdom of One,” Prettymuch’s “Healthy,” Josh Groban’s “Won’t Look Back,” and Leon Bridges’ “Bad Bad News.”

Production duties on “Simmer” were collectively handled by Felix Joseph (Jorja Smith, Kevin Garrett) and Jonah Christian (Snoh Alegra, Anderson Paak).

Mahalia’s upcoming debut album “Love and Compromise” – featuring previous singles “I Wish I Missed My Ex” and “Do Not Disturb” – is scheduled to arrive on September 13 via Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Aston Rudi, Jonny Lattimer, Alastair O’Donnell, Nate Warner, Sam Dew, Pop Wansel, DJ Dahi, Sounwave, and Jennifer Decilveo.

Stream the audio clip for “Simmer” below.

Mahalia confirms details for debut album “Love and Compromise”

15 Jun

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Mahalia has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter (born Mahalia Rose Burkmar) has christened her first studio collection “Love and Compromise” and will release it on September 13 via Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

Current promotional single “Grateful” – which was produced by regular collaborator Maths Time Joy – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The album yields additional alliances from Felix Joseph, Aston Rudi, Jonny Lattimer, Wayne Hector, Alastair O’Donnell, Nate Warner, Jonah Christian, Sam Dew, Pop Wansel, DJ Dahi, Sounwave, and Jennifer Decilveo.

See the tracklisting for “Love and Compromise” below.

(1) Hide Out / (2) I Wish I Missed My Ex / (3) Simmer / (4) Good Company / (5) What Am I / (6) Regular People / (7) Karma / (8) He’s Mine / (9) What You Did / (10) Do Not Disturb / (11) Richie / (12) Consistency / (13) Square 1

Eric Hudson teases new collaboration with Kelly Rowland

17 May

 

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Eric Hudson has teased a new collaboration with Kelly Rowland.

“Ran into my sis @kellyrowland lastnight .. been knowing her for YEARS … one of the most down to earth and humble people ever! And she’s LEGENDARY! #studiotime #albumtimeclassicscoming !,” the American record producer and songwriter posted to Instagram on Friday (May 18, 2019).

Hudson’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), Omarion (“Entourage”), Whitney Houston (“Worth It”), Trey Songz (“Without a Woman”), Brandy (“Bring it Back”), Justin Timberlake (“Morning Light”), Mary J. Blige (“Why”) and August Alsina (“Benediction”).

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Meanwhile, Rowland’s upcoming fifth studio collection, and follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game,” is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional contributions from 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, and The Rascals.

Rowland’s current single “Crown” – which was co-written by Colby O’Donis, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “Kelly” below.

Kelly Rowland enlists Raye, Mike Sabath, Sounwave for new collaboration

26 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and actress Kelly Rowland has enlisted Raye, Mike Sabath, and Sounwave for a new collaboration.

British recording artist Raye (born Rachel Keen) previously co-wrote for John Legend (“A Good Night”), Ellie Goulding (“Sixteen”), Hailee Steinfeld (“Capital Letters”), Rita Ora (“Proud”) and Charli XCX (“After the Afterparty”).

Meanwhile, Soundwave and Mike Sabath have collectively produced cuts for Kali Uchis (“Tyrant”), Liam Payne (“Familiar”), Little Mix (“Wasabi”), The Weeknd (“Pray for Me”), Madison Beer (“Hurts Like Hell”), Kendrick Lamar (“All the Stars”), Bea Miller (“It’s Not U, It’s Me”) and Raleigh Ritchie (“Overdose”).

Rowland’s current single “Crown” – which was co-written by Colby O’Donis, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming fifth studio collection, and follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game,” is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Da Internz, Mick Schultz, J. Que, The Stereotypes, Bianca Atterberry, Darhyl Camper, Prince Charlez, Ray BLK, Nana Rogues, Black Coffee, and The Rascals.

Stream the audio clip for “Crown” below.