Tag Archives: Roc Nation Records

Justine Skye liberates new promotional single “Don’t Think About It”

13 Oct

Justine Skye has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Don’t Think About It” – which was co-written by fellow recording artists Raye and Sam Romans – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Don’t Think About It” were handled by Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of TMS, who also contributed to the next projects by Maroon 5 (“Denim Jacket”), Paloma Faith (“I’ll Be Gentle”), Niall Horan (“On My Own”) and Calum Scott (“The Wire”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Skye’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous promotional singles “U Don’t Know,” “Flames” and “Back for More” – is expected to arrive later this year via Roc Nation Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Think About It” below.

Justine Skye announces details for new promotional single

11 Oct

Justine Skye has announced the details for her new promotional single.

The American singer/songwriter dubbed “Don’t Think About It” as her next promotional cut and will release it on October 13 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Rachel “Raye” Keen alongside Roc Nation signee Sam Romans, whose other credits include Craig David’s “Heartline,” Noah Cyrus’ “I’m Stuck,” Clean Bandit’s “Tears,” Mary J. Blige’s “Doubt,” AlunaGeorge’s “I’m in Control,” and Kwabs’ “Father Figure.”

Production duties on “Don’t Think About It” were handled by TMS, who are also responsible for Ghosted’s “Get Some,” Craig David’s “Change My Love,” Dua Lipa’s “Bad Together,” Maroon 5’s “Denim Jacket,” Zac Samuels’ “Play it Cool,” Paloma Faith’s “I’ll Be Gentle,” and Niall Horan’s “On My Own.”

Skye’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous promotional singles “U Don’t Know,” “Flames” and “Back for More” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Roc Nation Records.

Watch the music video for “Back for More” below.

Diztortion writes songs for Rihanna’s upcoming album

17 Aug

Diztortion has been enlisted for Rihanna’s upcoming ninth album.

Born Raoul Lionel Chen, The Dutch-Surinamese record producer and songwriter’s resume boasts works with Taya (“Deeper”), Sasha Keable (“Put Your Love on Me”), Melissa Steel (“I’ll Be There”), Ina Wroldsen (“Mad Love”), Craig David (“For the Gram”) and Sigma (“Redemption”).

Among the fellow songwriters and producers Diztortion has collaborated with are Nicola Roberts, Felix Snow, Hayley Warner, Al Shux, Audra Mae, Tom Havelock, Katie Pearlman, Zac Poor, Niara Scarlett, Arnthor Birgisson, Eyelar, Cass Lowe, Ayak Thiik, MNEK, Tanya Lacey, and Levi Lennox.

Meanwhile, Rihanna’s next studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “Anti” is expected to arrive later this year via Westbury Road Entertainment in partnership with Roc Nation Records (US) and Virgin EMI Records (UK).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from TMS (Anne-Marie, Jess Glynne), Camille “Kamille” Purcell (Jessie Ware, Louisa Johnson) and Rachel “RAYE” Keen (Mabel McVey, Ray BLK).

Stream the audio clip for “I’ll Be There” below.

Justine Skye premieres music video for new single “Back for More”

6 Aug

Justine Skye has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Back for More” – featuring Jeremih – to her Vevo channel on Friday (August 04, 2017).

Produced by Christian “Hitmaka” Ward and Floyd Bentley, “Back for More” – which samples Nelly’s “Flap Your Wings” – was co-written by Jason Derulo alongside Lyrica Anderson (Beyonce), Austin Owens (Bryson Tiller), Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Sevyn Streeter) and Arin Ray (Chris Brown).

Skye’s upcoming debut album – featuring the Chris Loco & Moon Willis-produced “U Don’t Know” and The-Dream-assisted “Flames” – is expected to arrive later this year via Roc Nation Records.

Watch the music video for “Back for More” below.

Justine Skye teams up with Jeremih for new single “Back for Me”

22 Jul

American singer/songwriter Justine Skye has teamed up with Jeremih for her new promotional single “Back for More,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Produced by Christian “Hitmaka” Ward and Floyd Bentley, “Back for More” – which samples Nelly’s “Flap Your Wings” – was co-written by Jason Derulo alongside Lyrica Anderson (Beyonce), Austin Owens (Bryson Tiller), Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Sevyn Streeter) and Arin Ray (Chris Brown).

Skye’s upcoming debut album – featuring the Chris Loco & Moon Willis-produced “U Don’t Know” and The-Dream-assisted “Flames” – is expected to arrive later this year via Roc Nation Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with The Family (Jojo), Paul “Phamous” Shelton (Madi Diaz), Fred Ball (Alicia Keys), Mick Schultz (Zendaya), Deputy (Mack Wilds), James Fauntleroy (Beyonce), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato) and GRADES (Natalie La Rose).

Listen to the audio clip for “Back for More” below.

Rihanna drafts TMS for new album

11 Jul

Rihanna has drafted the songwriting and production services of TMS for her upcoming album under Westbury Entertainment and Roc Nation Records.

Composed of Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes, the London-based trio are known for their works with Louisa Johnson (“Best Behaviour”), Dua Lipa (“Bad Together”), Leona Lewis (“Another Love Song”), Emeli Sande (“Read All About It”), Carly Rae Jepsen (“Body Language”), Madison Beer (“Melodies”), Sinead Harnett (“She Ain’t Me”), Fleur East (“Gold Watch”) and Jess Glynne (“Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself”).

Even though no release date has been scheduled for Rihanna’s next studio collection, the follow-up to 2016’s “Anti” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from RAYE, Alessia Cara, and Kamille.

Fans of TMS’ productions, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Taya, Zak Abel, Ellie Goulding, Craig David, Becky Hill, Nick Jonas, Era Istrefi, Louis Tomlinson, Paloma Faith, and Ella Henderson.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to TMS’ works!

Rihanna enlists RAYE for new album

2 Jul

Rihanna has enlisted the songwriting services of RAYE for her new album.

The British singer/songwriter – born Rachel Keen – is known for her singles “The Line,” “Shhh,” “I, U, Us,” “Bet You Wish” and “Hotbox.” She has also provided guest vocals on Jonas Blue’s “By Your Side” and Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” peaking to numbers 15 and 3 on the UK Singles Chart, respectively.

In addition to prepping her forthcoming debut album under Universal Music Group / Polydor Records, RAYE has contributed to the next projects by Little Mix [Syco Music], Rita Ora [Atlantic], Mabel McVey [Polydor], Era Istrefi [Ultra Music], Rudimental [Atlantic], Anne-Marie [Major Tom’s Music], Naughty Boy [Virgin EMI] and Ellie Goulding [Polydor].

Her previous songwriting credits include Blonde’s “Just for One Night,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Tara Carosielli’s “Money,” Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Matoma’s “The Wave,” Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave,” and M.O.’s “Not in Love.”

Meanwhile, Rihanna is expected to release her ninth studio collection later this year via Westbury Road Entertainment and Roc Nation Records.

The still-untitled collection serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Anti,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Work,” “Kiss it Better,” “Needed Me” and “Love on the Brain.”

Watch the music video for “The Line” below.