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Snoh Aalegra teams up with The Neptunes for new collaboration

19 Dec

Snoh Aalegra has teamed up with The Neptunes for a new collaboration.

Composed of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, The Neptunes recently helmed nine songs on Justin Timberlake’s last album “Man of the Woods” including “Midnight Summer Jam,” “Higher, Higher,” “Wave,” “Supplies,” “Flannel,” “Montana,” “Breeze of the Pond” and “Livin’ Off the Land.”

The songwriting and production duo are also responsible for Kelis’ “Caught Out There,” Britney Spears’ “I’m a Slave 4 U,” Usher’s “U Don’t Have to Call,” Beyonce’s “Work it Out,” Toni Braxton’s “Hit the Freeway,” Mariah Carey’s “Say Something,” and Gwen Stefani’s “Hollaback Girl.”

Meanwhile, Aalegra’s most recent single “Whoa” – which was co-written and produced by Dernst “D’Mile” Emile – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her debut album “Ugh, Those Feels Again” features additional contributions from NO ID, Harold Lilly, Marcus James, Jonah Christian, Matthew Burnett, Riley Bell, Johan Lenox, Maneesh, Joel Compass, Doctor O, Nes, Rob Holladay, Cam O’bi, Dee Lilly, Luke James, and Steve Wyreman of Cocaine 80s.

Watch the music video for “Whoa” below.

 

Jorja Smith enlists Dre Skull for new collaboration

14 Dec

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Jorja Smith has enlisted Dre Skull for a new collaboration.

The American musician (born Andrew Hershey) recently produced and co-wrote “Bad Behaviour” for Polydor recording artist Mabel McVey. The track appears on Mabel’s debut studio album, “High Expectations,” which peaked to number three on the UK Albums Chart.

Dre Skull’s resume boasts additional works with Burna Boy (“Show & Tell”), Drake’s (“Too Much”), PartyNextDoor (“Not Nice”), Justine Skye (“Maybe”), Santigold (“Crashing Your Party”), Lily Allen (“What You Waiting For”), Wiz Kid (“Daddy Yo”), Tkay Maidza (“Follow Me”) and Popcaan (“Silence”).

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Meanwhile, Smith is currently working on new music with Ronald “Flippa” Colson (Rihanna, Nicki Minaj), Jeff Gitty (Tori Kelly, Lianne La Havas), Marlon Roudette (Jada Kingdom, Zara Larsson) and P2J (Jaz Karis, Tanika Bailey).

Her recent single “Be Honest” – which was co-written by fellow recording artist Amira “Miraa May” Benameur and collectively produced by Oliver “Cadenza” Rodigan and Andron “IzyBeats” Cross – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Be Honest” below.

Snoh Aalegra premieres music video for new single “Whoa”

13 Dec

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Snoh Aalegra has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Whoa” was posted to the Swedish singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Friday (13 December 2020).

Production duties on “Whoa” were handled by D’Mile, whose other credits include The Carters’ “Boss,” LeToya Luckett’s “I’m Ready,” Usher’s “Mind of a Man,” H.E.R.’s “Could’ve Been,” Lucky Daye’s “Buying Time,” Victoria Monet’s “Ass Like That,” and Mary J. Blige’s “In the Morning.”

Aalegra’s debut studio album “Ugh, Those Feels Again” – featuring previous singles “I Want You Around,” “Find Someone Like You” and “Situationship” – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The album boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from NO ID, Harold Lilly, Marcus James, Jonah Christian, Matthew Burnett, Riley Bell, Johan Lenox, Maneesh, Joel Compass, Doctor O, Nes, Rob Holladay, Cam O’bi, Dee Lilly, Luke James, and Steve Wyreman of Cocaine 80s.

Watch the music video for “Whoa” below.

Jada Kingdom releases new single “Heavy”

6 Dec

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Jamaican singer/songwriter Jada Ashanti Murphy, known professionally as Jada Kingdom, has released her new single online.

“Heavy” – which was collectively produced by DJ Papis and Acero MC – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Jada’s upcoming project under Twinkle Media / Pop Style Music reportedly features additional contributions from P2J (Jaz Karis, Doja Cat), Marlon Roudette (Mabel, Sinead Harnett) and Cadenza (Kara Marni, Jorja Smith).

Stream the audio clip for “Heavy” below.

Jaz Karis releases debut EP “Summer Stories”

8 Nov

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British singer/songwriter Jasmine Winifred, known professionally as Jaz Karis, has released her debut EP online.

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

Besides lead singles “The Waiting Line” and “Summer Story,” the mini-collection also features four new songs in the shape of “Bad Memories,” “Come Around,” “Owe U” and “Unwritten Rules.”

On the songwriting and production front, Karis has worked with Richard “P2J” Isong (Beyonce, Justine Skye), Ariowa “Ari PenSmith” Irosogie (Snoh Aalegra, Chris Brown) and Linden Jay (Ritual, Lion Babe).

Stream “Summertime Stories” 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.

 

Jaz Karis releases new single “Summer Story”

11 Oct

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British singer/songwriter Jasmine Winifred, known professionally as Jaz Karis, has released her new single online.

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

The track was written by Karis alongside Ariowa “Ari PenSmith” Irosogie and Richard “P2J” Isong, who previously teamed up with the artist on “Secrets,” taken from Justine Skye’s latest project, “Bare With Me.”

“Summer Story” also marks the first promotional cut from Karis’ upcoming EP, for which a title and release date is yet to be announced.

Stream the audio clip for “Summer Story” below.