Tag Archives: Olivia Waithe

John Legend announces details for new album “Bigger Love”

13 May

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John Legend has announced the details for his upcoming album.

The American singer, songwriter, and record producer (born John Roger Stephens) christened his seventh studio collection “Bigger Love” and will release it on 19 June 2020 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

Current promotional single “Bigger Love” – which was collectively produced by Legend alongside Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton, Di Genius, and Cautious Clay – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2018’s “A Legendary Christmas” reportedly features additional contributions from Jeff Gitty, Anderson Paak, Cutfather, Max Wolfgang, Nasri Atweh, Mr. Hudson, Scott Storch, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Raphael Saadiq, Stacy Barthe, Trey Campbell, Livvi Franc, and Dewain Whitmore Jr.

Watch the music video for “Bigger Love” below.

Dinah Jane confirms details for new single “Missed a Spot”

1 Apr

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Dinah Jane has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Missed a Spot” as her next promotional cut and will release it on April 3rd via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Missed a Spot” was co-written by Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (Madonna, Kelly Clarkson), Lisa Scinta (Tinashe, Sabrina Claudio) and Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Rihanna, Gwen Stefani).

Jane’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous singles “SZNS” (w/ A Boogie wit Da Hoodie), “Retrograde,” “Lottery” and “1501”– is expected to arrive later this year via L.A. Reid’s Hitco Entertainment label.

Other album contributors include Danja, Livvi Franc, M-Phazes, Amy Allen, Electric, Victoria Monet, Rob Knox, Modesty Lycan, Nic Nac, Priscilla Renea, Jussifer, Michelle Buzz, Oak Felder, and Delacey.

Stream the audio clip for “1501” below.

Dinah Jane releases new single “Lottery”

13 Mar

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Dinah Jane has released her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Olivia “Livvi Franc” Waithe, who also penned songs for Rihanna (“What Now”), Demi Lovato (“Two Pieces”), Ciara (“Overdose”), Selena Gomez (“Save the Day”), Leona Lewis (“Shake You Up”), Kelly Clarkson (“The War is Over”) and Zara Larsson (“What They Say”).

Production duties on “Lottery” were handled by Nathaniel “Danja” Hills, who is also responsible for Britney Spears’ “Gimme More,” Justin Timberlake’s “My Love,” Keri Hilson’s “Knock You Down,” Pink’s “Sober,” Madonna’s “4 Minutes,” Nelly Furtado’s “Promiscuous,” and Mariah Carey’s “Migrate.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Jane’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous singles “SZNS” (w/ A Boogie wit Da Hoodie) and “Retrogade” – is expected to arrive later this year via L.A. Reid’s Hitco Entertainment label.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, MoZella, Lisa Scinta, Electric, Amy Allen, Rob Knox, Victoria Monet, Nic Nac, Priscilla Renea, Jussifer, Michelle Buzz, Oak Felder, and Delacey.

Stream the audio clip for “Lottery” below.

 

Maeta premieres music video for new single “Payback”

3 Mar

Maeta has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Payback” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Monday (March 02, 2020).

“Payback” was co-written by Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Rihanna, Katy Perry) and produced by Shane “Murda Beatz” Lindstrom (Drake, Bebe Rexha).

Maeta’s debut project “Do Not Disturb” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The mini-project features additional alliances with Fred Ball, Livvi Franc, Zaire Kaolo, Trevor Brown, Jaquetta Singleton, P2J, Miguel Lagos, Julian Poku-Kyei, India Perkins, SLMN, Dylan Wiggins, and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes.

Watch the music video for “Payback” below.

Maeta releases debut EP “Do Not Disturb”

5 Nov

American singer/songwriter Maeta Hall, known mononymously as Maeta, has released her debut EP online.

“Do Not Disturb” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Besides lead single “Babygirl” (which was co-written by Livvi Franc and produced by Fred Ball), the EP also features five new songs in the shape of “Press Play,” “Payback,” “You Lie,” “Kind of Fool” and “Too Good.”

Other musicians backing Maeta on “Do Not Disturb” are Zaire Kaolo, Trevor Brown, Jaquetta Singleton, Murda Beatz, Starrah, P2J, Miguel Lagos, Julian Poku-Kyei, India Perkins, SLMN, Dylan Wiggins, and The Rascals.

Stream “Do Not Disturb” below.

 

Livvi Franc reunites with Parker Ighile for new collaboration

9 Oct

Bajan singer/songwriter Olivia Waithe, known professionally as Livvi Franc, has reunited with Parker Ighile for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on international hit single “What Now,” taken from Rihanna’s seventh studio collection, “Unapologetic,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Ighile’s production resume boasts additional works with Ariana Grande (“Piano”), Jessie J (“Do It Like a Dude”), Nicki Minaj (“Four Door Avantador”), Angel (“Wonderful”), Tamera Foster (“Romeo”) and Dyo (“Arena”).

Meanwhile, Franc has currently penned “Babygirl” for Roc Nation recording artist Maeta alongside Norwegian record producer Fred Ball. The track is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Formerly signed to Sony Music imprint Jive Records, Franc has also penned songs for Britney Spears (“Trouble for Me”), Ciara (“Overdose”), Selena Gomez (“Save the Day”), Leona Lewis (“Shake You Up”), Kelly Clarkson (“The War is Over”) and Zara Larsson (“What They Say”).

Stream the audio clip for “Automatik” below.

 

Maeta teams with Livvi Franc, Fred Ball for new single “Babygirl”

24 Sep

American singer/songwriter Maeta Hall, known mononymously as Maeta, has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Olivia “Livvi Franc” Waithe, whose other credits include Rihanna’s “What Now,” Britney Spears’ “Trouble for Me,” Ciara’s “Overdose,” Selena Gomez’s “Save the Day,” Leona Lewis’ “Shake You Up,” Kelly Clarkson’s “The War is Over,” and Zara Larsson’s “What They Say.”

Production duties on “Babygirl” were handled by Fred Ball, whose other credits include Toni Braxton’s “Please,” Mariah Carey’s “One Mo ‘Gen,” Raye’s “Love Me Again,” Justine Skye’s “Heaven,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Roses Gabor’s “Turkish Delight,” and Jessie Ware’s “Slow Me Down.”

Maeta’s debut project – featuring previous single “Be Mine” (which was also co-written by Livvi Franc alongside Arin Ray and Derrus Rachel and produced by Jason Pounds) – is expected to arrive later this year via Roc Nation Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Babygirl” below.