Tag Archives: Richard “P2J” Isong

Snoh Aalegra reunites with P2J, Ari PenSmith for new single “Dying 4 Your Love”

1 Jul

Snoh Aalegra has announced the details for her new single.

The Swedish singer/songwriter christened “Dying 4 Your Love” as her next single and will release it on 10 July 2020 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Richard “P2J” Isong and Ariowa “Ari PenSmith” Irosogi, who previously teamed up with the artist on her 2019 single “Situationship.”

Aalegra’s debut studio album “Ugh, Those Feels Again” peaked to number seventy-three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “I Want You Around,” “You,” “Find Someone Like You” and “Whoa.”

Stream the audio clip for “Situationship” below.

Jessie Reyez liberates debut album “Before Love Came to Kill Us”

27 Mar

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Canadian singer/songwriter Jessica Reyes, known professionally has Jessie Reyez, has liberated her debut album online.

“Before Love Came to Kill Us” – featuring singles “Figures,” “Imported” (with 6LACK) and “Love in the Dark” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

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The highly-anticipated project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball, Tim Suby, Akil King, Jaramye Daniels, Bizness Boi, Priest, Andre Harris, Hennedub, Mura Masa, P2J, Shy Carter, Beast, and BLVK JVCK.

See the tracklisting for “Before Love Came to Kill Us” below.

(1) Do You Love Her / (2) Deaf (Who Are You) / (3) Intruders / (4) Coffin / (5) Ankles / (6) Imported / (7) La Memoria / (8) Same Side / (9) Roof / (10) Dope / (11) Kill Us / (12) Love in the Dark / (13) I Do / (14) Figures

Alicia Keys pushes back release date for new album

8 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Alicia Keys has pushed back the release date for her upcoming seventh studio album “ALICIA” (Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records) from March 20 to May 15.

Her latest single “Underdog” – which was co-written by Ed Sheeran alongside Johnny McDaid, Amy Wadge, Jonny Coffer, and Foy Vance – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, Jimmy Napes, Hit-Boy, P2J, and Izy Beats.

Stream the audio clip for “Show Me Love” 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.

Alicia Keys records new music with IzyBeats, P2J

22 Feb

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American singer/songwriter Alicia Keys has recorded new music with P2J and Izy Beats alongside Swizz Beatz and Jamaican recording artist Proteje. It is yet to be known whether this session is intended for a future Proteje release or Keys’ upcoming studio album, “ALICIA.”

IzyBeats production credits include Jorja Smith’s “Be Honest” and Koffee’s “Rapture.” The Jamaican-born, Miami based producer has also contributed to the next projects by Kasai, Ne-Yo, and Claudia Valentina.

Meanwhile, P2J is responsible for producing Beyonce’s “Brown Skin Girl,” Doja Cat’s “Addiction,” Jaz Karis’ “Summer Story,” Miraa May’s “Bad Behaviour,” Snoh Aalegra’s “Situationship,” and Justine Skye’s “Secrets.”

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As mentioned in earlier posts, Keys will release her seventh studio album “ALICIA” on March 20 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Her current promotional single “Underdog” – which was co-written by Ed Sheeran alongside Johnny McDaid, Amy Wadge, Jonny Coffer, and Foy Vance – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Jimmy Napes, Arrow Benjamin, and Fred Ball.

Watch the music video for “Underdog” below.

 

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.

Jorja Smith hits the studio with P2J for new collaboration

26 Nov

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Jorja Smith has teamed up with Richard “P2J” Isong for a new collaboration.

The record producer and songwriter recently co-helmed “Addiction” for Doja Cat alongside regular collaborator Ari PenSmith. The track appears on the artist’s latest studio album, “Hot Pink,” out now via Kemosabe / RCA Records.

P2J’s resume boasts additional works with Beyonce (“Brown Skin Girl”), Chris Brown (“Covered in You”), Jaz Karis (“Summer Story”), Gracey (“Fingers Crossed”), Snoh Aalegra (“Situationship”), Miraa May (“Bad Behaviour”), Justine Skye (“Secrets”) and Skylar Stecker (“Sleep On”).

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Meanwhile, Smith is currently working on her upcoming sophomore album under FAMM. The still-untitled project follows 2018’s “Lost & Found,” which debuted at number three on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “The One,” “Blue Lights,” “February 3rd,” and “On Your Own.”

Smith’s most 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 Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “Be Honest (Cadenza & Aod Remix)” below.