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Little Mix draft Nija Charles, Captain Cuts for fifth album

19 Apr

British girl group Little Mix have added Nija Charles and Captain Cuts to the list of contributors for their upcoming fifth album.

Charles’ songwriting resume boasts works with Cardi B (“Ring”), Jason Derulo (“Colors”), Chris Brown (“Pull Up”), Lecrae (“Lucked Up”), Flo Rida (“Hola”), Lyrica Anderson (“Don’t Take it Personal”) and Kid Ink (“F With You”).

Composed of Ben Berger, Ryan McMahon and Ryan Rabin; Captain Cuts are known for producing Bebe Rexha’s “I Got You,” Rozes’ “Famous,” Chainsmokers’“Break Up Every Night,” Halsey’s “Roman Holiday,” Sabrina Carpenter’s “Two Young Hearts,” and Amy Shark’s “Sink In.”

Meanwhile, Little Mix are expected to release their fifth studio collection later this year via Syco Music (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2016’s “Glory Days” reportedly boasts further productions from TMS, Chris Loco, Goldfingers, Fred Ball, Red Triangle, Jez Ashurst, MNEK, Tre Jean-Marie, Freedo, and The Electric.

On the songwriting front, Little Mix have also worked with Kamille, Maegan Cottone, Jessica Agombar, Sinead Harnett, Rachel Furner, Eyelar, Chelcee Grimes, Sam Romans, James Newman, Plested, Iain James, and Shakka.

Watch the music video for “Power” below.

Normani signs solo deal with Keep Cool / RCA Records

9 Apr

Fifth Harmony member Normani has signed a solo deal with Keep Cool / RCA Records, which is a new joint venture co-founded by Tunji Balogun.

RCA houses other artists including Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Chris Brown, Zayn Malik, Kesha, Miley Cyrus, Usher, Alicia Keys, Pink, Christina Aguilera, Tinashe, Martin Garrix, Era Istrefi, Craig David, and SZA.

Normani’s current promotional single “Love Lies” with labelmate Khalid, which was collectively produced by Jack Antonoff alongside Ryan “Charlie Handsome” Vojtesak and Jamil “Digi” Chammas, is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

For her debut album, Normani has worked with Stargate (Rita Ora, Charli XCX), Nija Charles (Chris Brown, Cardi B), August Rigo (Ginette Claudette, Justin Bieber), Boi-1da (Drake, Nicole Scherzinger), Tayla Parx (Ariana Grande, Janelle Monae) and Bonnie McKee (Ellie Goulding, Kelly Clarkson).

Watch the music video for “Love Lies” below.

Cardi B unwraps tracklisting for debut album “Invasion of Privacy”

5 Apr

American rapper and television personality Belcalis Almanzar, professionally known as Cardi B, has unwrapped the tracklisting for her debut album.

“Invasion of Privacy” – featuring singles “Bodak Yellow,” “Bartier Cardi” and “Be Careful” – will arrive on April 6 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Current promotional single “Drip” – which was collectively produced by Cassius Jay and Nonstop Da Hitman – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Benny Blanco, Ali Tamposi, Vinylz, Sarah Hudson, Frank Dukes, Nija Charles, Scribz Riley, Justin Tranter, Needlz, Andrew Watt, Murda Beatz, J. White, 30 Roc, Cheeze Beatz, and Boi-1da.

See the tracklisting for “Invasion of Privacy” below.

(1) Get Up 10 / (2) Drip / (3) Bickenhead / (4) Bodak Yellow / (5) Be Careful / (6) Best Life / (7) I Like It / (8) Ring / (9) Money Bag / (10) Bartier Cardi / (11) She Bad / (12) Thru Your Phone / (13) I Do

Cardi B liberates new promotional single “Be Careful”

30 Mar

American rapper and television personality Belcalis Almanzar, professionally known as Cardi B, has liberated her new promotional single online.

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

Production duties on “Be Careful” were collectively handled by Matthew “Boi-1da” Samuels (Drake, Normani Kordei), Anderson “Vinylz” Hernandez (Rihanna, Travis Scott) and Adam “Frank Dukes” Feeney (Camila Cabello, The Weeknd).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cardi B’s upcoming debut album “Invasion of Privacy” – featuring previous singles “Bodak Yellow” and “Bartier Cardi” – is scheduled to arrive on April 6 via Warner Music / Atlantic Records.

Other musicians backing Cardi B on the album are include Nija Charles (Jason Derulo, Chris Brown), Scribz Riley (Alina Baraz, Sabrina Claudio), Needlz (Jeremih, Bruno Mars) and Murda Beatz (Bebe Rexha, Nick Minaj).

Stream the audio clip for “Be Careful” below.

Cardi B unveils artwork, release date for debut album

27 Mar

Cardi B has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The American rapper and television personality, born Belcalis Almanzar, christened her first studio collection “Invasion of Privacy” and will release it on April 6 via Warner Music / Atlantic Records.

Current promotional single “Bartier Cardi” – which was collectively produced by 30 Roc and Cheeze Beatz – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers further contributions from Nija Charles (Jason Derulo, Chris Brown), Scribz Riley (Khalid, Alina Baraz), Needlz (Drake, Bruno Mars) and Murda Beatz (Bebe Rexha, Nick Minaj).

Watch the music video for “Bodak Yellow” below.