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H.E.R. releases new project “I Used to Know Her: The Prelude”

3 Aug

American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, known professionally as H.E.R., has released her new project online.

“I Used to Know Her: The Prelude” – featuring six new songs including “Against Me,” “Feel a Way,” “Could’ve Been” and “As I Am” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Album contributors include David “Swagg R’celious” Harris, Tiara Thomas, Jeff “Gitty” Gitelman, Hue “SoundzFire” Strother, Carl “Cardiak” McCormick, Dernst “D’Mile” Emile, and Ronald “Flippa” Colson.

Stream “I Used to Know Her: The Prelude” below.

H.E.R. teams up with Naughty Boy for new collaboration

7 Jun

American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, known professionally as H.E.R., has teamed up with British record producer Naughty Boy for a new collaboration.

Naughty Boy’s production resume boasts works with Emeli Sande (“Heaven”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), Alesha Dixon (“Radio”), Marlon Roudette (“Anti Hero”), Mary J. Blige (“Pick Me Up”), Tanika (“Runaway”) and Fantasia Barrino (“Side Effects of You”).

His current promotional single “All or Nothing” – featuring Ray BLK and Wycelf Jean – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, H.E.R.’s upcoming debut album is scheduled to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers contributions from The Stereotypes, D’Mile, Hue Strother, Theron Feemster, Swagg R’Celious, Tiara Thomas, Supa Dups, Flippa, Jeff Gitty, Nija Charles, and DannyBoyStyles.

Watch the music video for “Focus” below.

Miguel selects title for fourth studio collection

25 Sep

Miguel has selected the title for his upcoming fourth album.

The American singer/songwriter (born Miguel Jontel Pimentel) christened his next studio collection “War & Leisure” and will release it later this year via Bystorm Entertainment / RCA Records.

Lead promotional single “Sky Walker” – which was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Happy Perez – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Follow-up single “Shock and Awe” was co-written with Warren “Oak” Felder (Usher), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Chris Brown), Steve “Aceface” Mostyn (Prince Royce) and Ronald “Flip” Colson (Kendrick Lamar).

Other musicians expected to appear on “War & Leisure” are Raphael Saadiq (Adrian Marcel), Fraser T. Smith (Craig David), Emile Haynie (Bruno Mars), James “Malay” Ho (Sam Smith), Dave Sitek (Theophilus London), Salaam Remi (Mack Wilds) and Fisticuffs (Jazmine Sullivan).

Miguel’s last studio collection, 2015’s “Wildheart,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Coffee,” “Going to Hell,” “NWA” and “What’s Normal Anyway.”

Stream the audio clip for “Shock and Awe” below.

Ella Mai delivers new mini-collection “Ready”

25 Feb

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Ella Mai has delivered her new EP online.

“Ready” – featuring six new songs in the shape of “Boo’d Up,” “Breakfast in Bed,” “Nobody Else,” “My Way,” “Makes Me Wonder” and “Anymore” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The mini-collection was entirely produced by DJ Mustard, whose credits also include Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” Justine Skye’s “Collide,” Keyshia Cole’s “She,” Trey Songz’s “Na Na,” Jordin Sparks’ “It Ain’t You,” and Tinashe’s “2 On.”

Other EP producers include Larrance “Rance” Dopson (Kendrick Lamar), Twice as Nice (Rita Ora), Willie Tafa (Ariana Grande), James Royo (Britney Spears), J. Proof (Usher) and Ronald “Flip” Colson (K. Michelle).

On the songwriting front, Mai was teamed up with Sam Romans (Sigma, Craig David), Joelle James (Chris Brown, Tamar Braxton), Samuel Jean (Miley Cyrus, Keri Hilson) and Talay Riley (Dua Lipa, Nick Jonas).

Listen to the audio clip for “Anymore” below.

Ella Mai announces details for new mini-collection

20 Feb

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Ella Mai has announced the details for her new mini-collection.

The British singer-songwriter christened her next EP “Ready” and will release it on February 24 via DJ Mustard’s label 10 Summers Records.

Current promotional single “Anymore” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Talay Riley, whose other credits include Wilkinson’s “Afterglow,” Dua Lipa’s “Last Dance,” Nick Jonas’ “Levels,” Kelela’s “All the Way Down,” Ellie Goulding’s “In My City,” Clams Casino’s “A Breath Away.”

Production duties on “Anymore” were collectively handled by DJ Mustard (Rihanna, Keyshia Cole), Jameel “J. Proof” Roberts (Usher, Gabi Wilson) and Ronald “Flip” Colson (Sydney Bennett, K. Michelle).

Other tracks slotted for inclusion on “Ready,” which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Change” EP,” are “Boo’d Up,” “Breakfast in Bed,” “Nobody Else,” “My Way” and “Makes Me Wonder.”

Watch the music video for “10,000 Hours” 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.

Brandy debuts new song “Beggin & Pleadin”

6 Jan

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Brandy has debuted a new song online.

The audio clip for “Beggin & Pleadin” has been posted to the singer and actress’s SoundCloud channel on Tuesday (January 05, 2016).

“Beggin & Pleadin” was co-written by Kirby Lauryen, whose other credits include Fleur East’s “Over Getting Over” [Syco], Monica’s “All Men Lie” [RCA], and Kanye West’s “Only One” [Def Jam].

Production duties were collectively helmed by Warren “Oak” Felder (Ariana Grande), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Nicki Minaj), Ronald “Flippa” Colson (K. Michelle), and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn (Prince Royce).

The track is also slotted for inclusion on Brandy’s upcoming seventh studio collection and follow-up to 2012’s “Two Eleven,” which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Other contributors on the still-untitled album are Darhyl “DJ” Camper (John Legend), Stacy Barthe (Katy Perry), Hit-Boy (Sevyn Streeter), Diane Warren (Rita Ora), and Tiago Carvalho (Rihanna).

Listen to the audio clip for “Beggin and Pleadin” below.