Tag Archives: Raoul “Diztortion” Chen

Melissa Steel hits the studio with Rymez, Jin Jin for a new collaboration

16 Dec

British singer/songwriter Melissa Steel has teamed up with Rodney “Rymez” Hwingwiri and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett for a new collaboration.

Rymez recently produced the entirety of Stefflon Don’s current project under Polydor Records, “Secure,” which features guest appearances from Future (“What You Want”), DJ Khaled (“Win”), Sean Paul (“Hurtin’ Me”), Ebenezer (“Uber”) and Tiggs Da Author (“Pretty Girl”).

Meanwhile, Jin Jin’s songwriting resume boasts works with Jess Glynne (“Hold My Hand”), Tinie Tempah (“Not Letting Go”), Jax Jones (“You Don’t Know Me”), Yebba Smith (“Evergreen”), Raye (“Decline”), Little Mix (“Grown”), Kiesza (“Don’t Want You Back”) and Sabrina Carpenter (“Alien”).

Steel’s upcoming project, on the other hand, reportedly delivers further contributions from Banx & Ranx, Caitlyn Scarlett, Ill Blu, Grace Ackerman, Alex Adair, Grace Barker, Knightstarr, Lekenah, TobyShyBoy, Dyo, Maestro Tha Baker, Chiara Hunter, ADP, Lauren Aquilina, and Diztortion.

Watch the music video for “Kisses for Breakfast” below.

Amanda Reifer releases debut solo single “Girl Like Me”

1 Dec

Photo Credit: Jahket Photography

Amanda Reifer has released her debut solo single online.

“Girl Like Me” – which was produced by T-Rat Armstrong  and Barry Hill of DreadHawk Productions – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Reifer’s upcoming project reportedly delivers further contributions from Banx & Ranx (Dua Lipa, Ella Eyre), Diztortion (Becky Hill, Caitlyn Scarlett), Boi-1da (Normani, Jessie Reyez) and Jeremy Skaller (Kiana Lede, Jay Sean).

As a member of Bajan quartet Cover Drive, Reifer topped the UK singles chart with the Ina Wroldsen-penned/Quiz & Larossi-produced “Twilight,” taken from the group’s debut album under Polydor Records, “Bajan Style.”

Stream the audio clip for “Girl Like Me” below.

https://open.spotify.com/track/3OIumDkvKpRy6pi70VG7qh?si=pkiu_Yp3RyabJ8JJNsdLjg

Ella Mai reveals artwork, release date for debut album

21 Sep

Ella Mai has revealed the artwork and release date for her debut album.

The British singer/songwriter will release the self-titled collection will arrive on October 10 via 10 Summers Records / Interscope Records.

Current promotional single “Trip” – which was co-written by Varren Wade and collectively produced by DJ Mustard and Quinton Gulledge – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the highly-anticipated project, Mai has also worked with songwriters and producers Diane Warren, Tre Jean-Marie, Caroline Ailin, Diztortion, Joelle James, Sam Hook, Larrance “Rance” Dopson, and Grades.

Watch the music video for “Trip” below.

Ella Mai unleashes new promotional single “Trip”

3 Aug

Ella Mai has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Trip” – which was written by Mai alongside Varren Wade and Dijon “DJ Mustard” McFarlane – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mai’s debut album – featuring previous singles “Naked” and “Boo’d Up” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via DJ Mustard’s label 10 Summers Records in partnership with Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Diane Warren, Tre Jean-Marie, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Caroline Ailin, and Raoul “Diztortion” Chen.

Stream the audio clip for “Trip” below.

Diane Warren teases new collaboration with Ella Mai

15 Jul

Diane Warren has teased a new collaboration with Ella Mai.

“With amazing new artist @ellamai and her adorable dog friend in the studio last nite creating something epic!!,” the legendary songwriter posted to Instagram.

Warren’s extensive resume boasts works with Toni Braxton (“Unbreak My Heart”), Whitney Houston (“I Learned from the Best”), LeAnn Rimes (“How Do I Live?”), Monica (“For You, I Will”), Christina Aguilera (“I Turn to You”), Brandy (“Have You Ever”) and Lady Gaga (“Til It Happens To You”).

Meanwhile, Mai is expected to release her debut album – featuring contributions from Grades, Caroline Ailin, Tre Jean-Marie, and Diztortion – later this year via DJ Mustard’s label 10 Summers Records in partnership with Interscope Records.

Warren has also contributed to the next projects by Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Stanaj, Kelly Rowland, Yebba Smith, Lukas Graham, Ally Brooke, Seinabo Sey, Max George, Louisa Johnson, Antigoni Buxton, and Ben Platt.

Watch the music video for “Boo’d Up” below.

Rita Ora reunites with the Invisible Men for new collaboration

1 Jun

Rita Ora has reunited with the Invisible Men for a new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production team (composed of Jonathan Shave, George Astasio, and Jason Pebworth) previously teamed up with Ora on DJ Fresh’s “Hot Right Now,” Conor Maynard’s “Better Than You,” and Charles Hamilton’s “New York Raining.”

The Invisible Men are also responsible for Charli XCX’s “5 in the Morning,” Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” Kara Marni’s “Curve,” Bebe Rexha’s “No Broken Hearts,” Jonas Blue’s “By Your Side,” Sigala’s “Say You Do” and Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy.”

Meanwhile, Ora is scheduled to release her sophomore studio collection – featuring singles “Girls,” “Your Song,” “Anywhere” and “Proud” – later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The follow-up to 2012’s “ORA” reportedly yields further contributions from Ritual, Jason Evigan, Emile Haynie, Diztortion, Jimmy Napes, King Henry, Digital Farm Animals, Jake Gosling, Mike Dean, and Stargate.

Stream the audio clip for “Girls” below.

MNEK, Hailee Steinfeld release new single “Colour”

1 Jun

British singer, songwriter, and record producer MNEK (born Uzoechi Emenike) has released his new single online.

“Colour” – featuring American actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track, which is slotted for inclusion on MNEK’s upcoming debut album under Digital Teddy / Virgin EMI Records, was written by fellow recording artist Anne-Marie alongside the song’s producers MNEK and Diztortion.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Steinfeld is scheduled to release her first full-length studio collection – featuring contributions from Ryan Tedder, Casey Smith, Zach Skelton, Noah Breakfast, Asia Whiteacre, Billboard, Rissi Rissi, Caroline Ailin, and TMS – later this year via Republic Records.

Meanwhile, fans of MNEK’s songwriting and production works should keep an eye on the next releases by Christina Aguilera, Little Mix, Ella Eyre, Dua Lipa, Zara Larsson, Lennon Stella, Daya, Ella Henderson, Hamzaa, Mabel McVey, Ray BLK, Kate Stewart, Becky Hill, and A*M*E.

Stream the audio clip for “Colour” below.