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Tayla Parx unleashes debut project “TaylaMade”

8 Jul

American singer/songwriter Taylor Parks, professionally known as Tayla Parx, has unleashed her debut project online.

“TaylaMade” – featuring guest appearances from fellow recording artists Syd, Chiild, and Khalid – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters and producers backing Parx on “TaylaMade” are XSDTRK (Angel Taylor), John Hill (Rihanna), Hazebanga (Selena Gomez), Ali Tamposi (Rita Ora), STINT (AlunaGeorge), Ludwig Goransson (Childish Gambino), Marcus Lomax (Bebe Rexha), T-Collar (Zara Larsson), Arnthor Birgisson (Leona Lewis) and MNDR (Charli XCX).

Fans of Parx’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Janelle Monae, Cassie, Ariana Grande, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Kesha, Fleur East, Mollie King, Stanaj, Diana Gordon, Alina Baraz, Majid Jordan, Hailee Steinfeld, Skip Marley, Tori Kelly, and Cameron Dallas.

Her previous credits include Mariah Carey’s “Infinity,” Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Jojo’s “Fuck Apologies,” Jason Derulo’s “Love Me Down,” Meghan Trainor’s “Better,” Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$,” Jennifer Lopez’s “So Good,” Luke James’ “Glass House,” and Keyshia Cole’s “Rick James.”

Watch the music video for “I Love You” below.

Selena Gomez selects “Fetish” as new single

7 Jul

American singer/songwriter Selena Gomez has selected “Fetish” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming album under Interscope Records.

The track was collectively helmed by Chloe Angelides (Ariana Grande), Gino “Farrago” Barletta (Jojo), Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Troye Sivan), Jonas Jeberg (Sabrina Carpenter) and The Futuristics (Camila Cabello).

Featuring the Ian Kirkpatrick-produced / Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter-penned lead single “Bad Liar,” the follow-up to 2015’s “Revival” reportedly boasts additional alliances with Mattman & Robin (Imagine Dragons), Charli XCX (Blondie), Hit-Boy (Kelly Rowland), JKash (Bebe Rexha), Hazebanga (Mariah Carey), Albin Nedler (DNCE) and Rami Yacoub (Charlie Puth).

Watch the music video for “Bad Liar” below.

Selena Gomez premieres music video for new single “Bad Liar”

15 Jun

Selena Gomez has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the Jesse Peretz-directed clip for “Bad Liar” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (June 14, 2017).

“Bad Liar” – now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written by regular collaborators Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter alongside the song’s producer Ian Kirkpatrick.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Gomez’s next studio collection is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Bebe Rexha, Charlie Puth), Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Kat Graham, Troye Sivan), Charli XCX (RAYE, Carly Rae Jepsen) and Albin Nedler (DNCE, Adam Lambert).

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are The Futuristics (Halsey), Rami Yacoub (Celine Dion), Jonas Jeberg (Nicki Minaj), Hazebanga (Mariah Carey), Hit-Boy (Santigold) and Mattman & Robin (Taylor Swift).

Watch the music video for “Bad Liar” below.

Selena Gomez announces details for new single

12 May

Selena Gomez has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer, songwriter, and actress has christened “Bad Liar” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming album and will release it on May 19 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by regular collaborators Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter, who previously teamed up with Gomez on “Revival,” “Good for You,” “Me & the Rhythm,” “Perfect” and “Hands to Myself.”

Production duties on “Bad Liar” were handled by Ian Kirkpatrick, whose other credits include Sage the Gemini’s “Bachelor Party,” Jason Derulo’s “If It Ain’t Love,” Britney Spears’ “Hard to Forget Ya,” Chris Brown’s “Fine By Me,” Nick Jonas’ “Levels,” and Justin Bieber’s “The Feeling.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Gomez’s next studio collection is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Lisa Scinta (Alice Chater), Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Maroon 5), Charli XCX (AlunaGeorge) and Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran).

Among the producers expected to appear on the follow-up to 2015’s “Revival” are The Arcade (Rita Ora), Hit-Boy (Kelly Rowland), The Futuristics (Halsey), Hazebanga (Santigold), Jonas Jeberg (Meghan Trainor), Leland (Fleur East), Rami Yacoub (Demi Lovato) and Mattman & Robin (DNCE).

Listen to the audio clip for “Perfect” below.

Selena Gomez works with Charli XCX, Hazebanga for new album

30 Apr

Selena Gomez has worked with Hit-Boy and Hazebanga for her upcoming album.

Hit-Boy (born Chauncey Hollis) previously teamed up with Gomez on “Body Heat” and “Rise,” taken from the artist’s 2015 album, “Revival.”

Other notable production credits by Hit-Boy include Rihanna’s “Woo,” Kelly Rowland’s “Lay it on Me,” Nicki Minaj’s “Feeling Myself,” Jennifer Hudson’s “Gone,” Mariah Carey’s “Thirsty,” Beyonce’s “Sorry,” Mary J. Blige’s “Stronger,” and John Legend’s “Caught Up.”

Meanwhile, Hazebanga (real name Rashad Muhammad) has previously helmed songs for Beyonce (“Flawless”), Santigold (“Big Boss Big Time Business”), Jessie Reyez (“Fools Gold”), Stanaj (“Goddess”), Jordan Fisher (“More Than That”), Chloe x Halle (“Red Lights”) and June Diary (“L.A.N.C.E.”).

Gomez, on the other hand, is expected to release her next studio collection later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions from Mattman & Robin (Hailee Steinfeld), Rami Yacoub (Charlie Puth), Stargate (Demi Lovato), Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran), Jonas Jeberg (Meghan Trainor), The Futuristics (Halsey), BloodPop (Ellie Goulding) and The Arcade (Rita Ora).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Jacob Kasher (Kylie Minogue), Lisa Scinta (Chris Brown), Ross Golan (Jasmine Thompson), Julia Michaels (Gwen Stefani), Ammar Malik (Nick Jonas), Charli XCX (RAYE), Justin Tranter (Betty Who), Leland (Troye Sivan) and Albin Nedler (DNCE).

Stream “Revival” below.

The Internet’s Syd delivers debut solo album “Fin”

8 Feb

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American alternative R&B and neo soul singer-songwriter Syd – real name Sydney Bennett – has released her debut album online.

“Fin” – featuring promotional singles “All About Me” and “Body” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to co-writing every song on the album, Syd solely produced three cuts in the shape of “No Complaints,” “Nothin to Somethin” and “Smile More.”

Other producers backing The Internet’s lead vocalist on “Fin” are Hit-Boy (Rihanna, John Legend), Hazebanga (Santigold, Jessie Reyez), Anthony Kilhoffer (Common, Kanye West), Melo-X (Beyonce, Diana Gordon), Flip (Usher, Alicia Keys) and Rahki (Lecrae, Kendrick Lamar).

Stream “Fin” in its entirety below.

Jessie Reyez hits the studio with Salaam Remi

31 Dec

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Jessie Reyez has teamed up with Salaam Remi for her upcoming debut project.

“@SalaamRemi #DAYO Grateful for everything that has happened this year. For the legends I’ve gotten to work with. For the people I’m building with from the ground up. For the reception and love I’ve gotten. For the health of my family. For the challenges that have carved my heart out to be a little more seasoned .. and for another day alive,” the Canadian singer-songwriter posted to Instagram on Wednesday (December 29, 2016).

Remi recently co-produced two songs on Anthony Hamilton’s latest studio collection under Mister’s Music / RCA Records, “What I’m Feelin,” alongside James Poyser – “Amen” and “Take You Home.”

His extensive resume boasts further works with Jazmine Sullivan (“Dumb”), Mack Wilds (“Own It”), Jordin Sparks (“They Don’t Give”), Ella Henderson (“Hard Work”), Alicia Keys (“Girl on Fire”), Nelly Furtado (“Enemy”), Melanie Fiona (“Running”) and Amy Winehouse (“Stronger Than Me”).

Other musicians Reyez has collaborated with on the still-untitled collection are Babyface, The Rascals, Jason Evigan, Chris Loco, Fredro, Jason Boyd, Hazebanga, Jaramye Daniels, and Christopher Braide.

Her current promotional single “Figures” – which was produced by Priest and the Beast – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Figures” below.