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Dyo releases debut promotional single “Arena”

24 Apr

British singer/songwriter Dayo Olatunji, known mononymously as Dyo, has released her new promotional single.

“Arena” – which was co-written by Dyo alongside Jonathan Lee and Alastair O’Donnell – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Arena” were collectively handled by Jay Weathers (Ella Eyre, Jaira Burns) and Parker Ighile (Tamera Foster, Grace Sewell).

As a songwriter, Dyo has penned songs for Fleur East (“Favourite Thing”), M.O (“Wondering”), Four of Diamonds (“Put Your Name On It”), Jacob Banks (“Love Ain’t Enough”) and Fifth Harmony (“Lonely Night”).

She has also contributed to the next projects by Dan Caplen, Lauren Jauregui, Mabel McVey, Zella Day, Ryn Weaver, Melissa Steel, Kranium, Zara Larsson, Ray BLK, Sabina Ddumba, Louise Redknapp, and Mack Wilds.

Stream the audio clip for “Arena” below.

Tamera Foster teams with Fred Cox for new collaboration

20 Apr

Tamera Foster has teamed up with Fred Cox for a new collaboration.

The British record producer and songwriter previously helmed songs for Grace Carter (“Heal Me”), Olivia Nelson (“Back When”), Zak Abel (“Rock Bottom”), Caitlyn Scarlett (“Back When”), Rag’n’Bone Man (“Grace”), Kiah Victoria (“Treat Me”), Tanika (“Fuck Boy”) and Joel Compass (“Back to Me”).

Photo Credit: Heather Chelan

Meanwhile, Tamera is expected to release her upcoming project – which reportedly features further contributions from Parker Ighile, Eyelar, Aston Rudi, Loxe, Dayyon Alexander, XSDTRK, and Maths Time Joy – later this year.

As a songwriter, Tamera co-wrote “Don’t Want You Back” for Bakermat & Kiesza alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Yebba, Jess Glynne) and Komi Al Hakam (Sam Smith, Olly Murs). The track is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream Fred Cox’s discography below.

Tamera Foster hits the studio with Maths Time Joy for new collaboration

12 Apr

Tamera Foster has teamed up with Maths Time Joy for a new collaboration.

The British singer, songwriter, and record producer has previously worked with Gallant (“Jupiter”), Mo Jamil (“Evolve”), Bebe Rexha (“Gateway Drug”), Mahalia (“I Wish I Missed My Ex”), Jaz Karis (“Doubt My Love”), Alayna (“High Off You”), Matt Woods (“Craving”) and Joel Baker (“Extraordinary”).

Joy’s current promotional single “Honesty” – featuring guest vocals from Amanda “Ayelle” Lundstedt  – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Besides co-writing Kiesza’s “Don’t Want You Back” alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Komi Al-Hakam, Foster (who was formerly signed to Simon Cowell’s Syco Music) is expected to release her first project later this year.

In addition to Maths Time Joy, Foster has also been in the studio with songwriters and producers including Parker Ighile, Aston Rudi, Loxe, Dayyon Alexander, XSDTRK, Fancy Hagood, Naughty Boy, and Eyelar Mirzazadeh.

Watch the music video for “Don’t Want You Back” below.

Tamera Foster hits the studio with Aston Rudi, Dayyon Alexander

31 Oct

British singer/songwriter Tamera Foster has teamed up with Astoni Rudi and Dayyon Alexander for a new collaboration.

Rudi’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Sophie Faith’s “Bad Blood,” Jaz Karis’s “Petty Lover,” Anais’s “Nina,” Elli Ingram’s “Table for Two,” Ray BLK’s “Gone,” and Abi Ocia’s “Konfyt.”

Meanwhile, Alexander is responsible for co-writing/producing Demi Lovato’s “Hitchhiker” and “Concentrate,” Ella Mai’s “Everything” (featuring John Legend), and Madison Beer’s “Say It To My Face.”

While no release date has been set for Tamera’s debut project, she has worked with songwriters and producers including Mac & Phil, Eyelar, XSDTRK, Chelcee Grimes, Naughty Boy, Parker Ighile, Electric, Arrow Benjamin, and Future Cut.

Tamera also co-wrote Bakermat’s “Don’t Want You Back” alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Komi Al-Hakam. The Kiesza-featuring track is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Want You Back” below.

Ray BLK signs new deal with Island Records

23 Jan

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has inked a new deal with Island Records UK.

The Universal Music imprint also houses artists including Ariana Grande, Sigrid, JP Cooper, Drake, Mollie King, Bibi Bourelly, Cosima, AlunaGeorge, Hailee Steinfeld, Marlon Roudette, and Jessie Ware, amongst others.

As mentioned in earlier posts, BLK is expected to release her upcoming project and follow-up to 2016’s “Durt” – featuring the Gina Kushka and Tom Havelock-penned / Jimmy Napes-produced “Doing Me” – later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Rymez, Kelly Kiara, Lil Eddie, Raye, The 23rd, MNEK, Dayo Olatunji, Courage, Jin Jin, Invisible Men, Kamille, Mr. Hudson, Evan Bogart, Harloe, Parker Ighile, Kane “KIN” Parfitt, Moon Willis, Paul Epworth, and Chris Loco.

Stream the audio clip for “Chill Out” below.

Tamera Foster hits the studio with Naughty Boy, Fancy Hagood for new collaboration

21 Jan

British singer/songwriter Tamera Foster has teamed up with record producer Naughty Boy and fellow recording artist Fancy Hagood for a new collaboration.

Having previously collaborated with Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor on his own single, the Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem-produced “Boys Like You,” Hagood’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Christina Aguilera (“Change”), Lucy Hale (“You Sound Good to Me”), Goldhouse (“Over”), Niykee Heaton (“Skin Tight”) and Ben Bradford (“Tequila Makes the World Go Round”).

Meanwhile, Naughty Boy is known for his production works with Emeli Sande (“Heaven”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), Cheryl (“Craziest Things”), Marlon Roudette (“Anti Hero”), Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”), Mary J. Blige (“Pick Me Up”), Charli XCX (“So Over You”), Tanika (“Runaway”), Alesha Dixon (“Radio”) and Fantasia Barrino (“Side Effects of You”).

Foster, on the other hand, who recently co-wrote “Don’t Want You Back” for Bakermat & Kiesza alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Komi Al-Hakam, is expected to release her upcoming debut album later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Parker Ighile, Carla Marie Williams, The Electric, Lauren Aquilina, Kuya Productions, Chelcee Grimes, Future Cut, Hayley Warner, Arrow Benjamin, Kamille, Happy Perez, Ray BLK, Talay Riley, Knightstarr, Kane “Kin” Parfitt, and Mac & Phil.

Stream the audio clip for “Should’ve Been Me” below.

Ray BLK taps Harloe for new collaboration

16 Jan

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has tapped the songwriting services of fellow recording artist Harloe.

Born Jessica Ashley Karpov, Harloe’s songwriting resume boasts works with Kelly Clarkson (“Medicine”), Britney Spears (“Love Me Down”), Charli XCX (“Secret”), Olivia Holt (“Thin Air”) and Madison Beer (“Unbreakable”).

Her current single “More Than Ever” – which was co-written with regular collaborator Emanuel Kiriakou – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, BLK is expected to release her upcoming project and follow-up to 2016’s “Durt” – featuring the Gina Kushka and Tom Havelock-penned / Jimmy Napes-produced “Doing Me” – later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Rymez, Kelly Kiara, MNEK, Lil Eddie, Raye, The 23rd, Dayo Olatunji, Courage, Jin Jin, Invisible Men, Kamille, Mr. Hudson, Evan Bogart, Tamera Foster, Parker Ighile, Kane “KIN” Parfitt, Moon Willis, Paul Epworth, and Chris Loco.

Stream the audio clip for “More Than Ever” below.