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Chloe x Halle enlist Scott Storch for new collaboration

1 Mar

American contemporary R&B duo Chloe x Halle – composed of sisters Chloe and Halle Bailey – have enlisted Scott Storch for a new collaboration.

“Thank you @beyonce for giving me the chance to work with your artists @chloexhalle !! They are so talented and we made a smash,” Storch posted to his Instagram profile on Thursday (February 28, 2019).

Storch’s extensive production resume boasts works with Beyonce (“Baby Boy”), Christina Aguilera (“Fighter”), Pink (“Family Portrait”), Janet Jackson (“Island Life”), Mario (“Let Me Love You”), Kelly Rowland (“Work”), Toni Braxton (“Please”), Mya (“Lock You Down”) and Chris Brown (“Undecided”).

Meanwhile, Chloe x Halle are expected to release their upcoming sophomore album later this year via Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records.

Their debut studio collection, 2018’s “The Kids Are Alright,” peaked to number four on the US Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart and spawned contributions from Diana Gordon, Tayla Parx, Isa Machine, Sad Money, Malay, and The Messengers (aka Nasri Atweh and Adam Messenger).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Scott Storch’s works!

Solange unleashes new album “When I Get Home”

1 Mar

American singer, songwriter and record producer Solange Knowles, known mononymously as Solange, has unleashed her new studio collection online.

“When I Get Home” – featuring guest appearances from Cassie, Tyler the Creator, Devin the Dude, Playboi Carti, Sampha, Gucci Mane, and Scarface – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “A Seat At the Table” also delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Pharrell Williams, The-Dream, Raphael Saadiq, Dev Hynes, Metro Boomin, John Key, Steve Lacy, Chassol, John Carroll Kirby, Panda Bear, Jamire Williams, and Standing on the Corner.

Stream “When I Get Home” below.

Cosha drafts Emile Haynie for new collaboration

26 Feb

British singer/songwriter Cassia O’Reilly, professionally known as Cosha, has drafted Emile Haynie for a new collaboration.

Besides releasing his debut album “We Fall” in 2015 via Interscope Records, Haynie also co-wrote and produced songs for Lana Del Rey (“Summertime Sadness”), Bruno Mars (“Locked Out of Heaven”), Dua Lipa (“New Love”), Camila Cabello (“Consequences”) and Emeli Sande (“My Kind of Love”).

Meanwhile, Cosha’s latest collection “R.I.P Bonzai” – featuring contributions from Rostam Batmanglij, Jeff Gitty, Mura Masa, Grades, Francis “Eg” White, and Danny L Harle – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming project – which reportedly delivers additional alliances with Ariel Rechtshaid, Justin Raisen, Stint, Cass Lowe, Fred Ball, Tricky Stewart, and Justin Parker – is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music UK.

Stream “R.I.P Bonzai” below.

 

Alicia Keys premieres music video for new single “Raise a Man”

23 Feb

Alicia Keys has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Raise a Man” was posted to the American singer, songwriter and record producer’s YouTube channel on Thursday (February 21, 2019).

The track co-written by Terius “The-Dream” Nash, whose latest project “Ménage à Trois: Sextape Vol. 1, 2, 3,” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Raise a Man” were collectively handled by Alicia Keys alongside Larrance Dopson, who is also responsible for Kali Uchis’s “Tyrant,” Justin Timberlake’s “Say Something,” Mariah Carey’s “8th Grade,” Little Mix’s “More Than Words,” and Kendrick Lamar’s “These Walls.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Keys is expected to release her eighth studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly delivers further contributions from Tricky Stewart, Mark Ronson, DaHeala, Foy Vance, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, Stacy Barthe, Johnny McDaid, Andrew Wyatt, Linda Perry, Asia Whiteacre, Pierre Medor, and Jeremiah “SickPen” Bethea.

Watch the music video for “Raise a Man” below.

 

Rak-Su release new mini-album “Rome”

23 Feb

British group Rak-Su – composed of Ashley Fongho, Jamaal Shurland, Mustafa Rahimtulla and Myles Stephenson – have released their new EP online.

“Rome” – featuring four new songs in the shape of “Into It,” “Thunder,” “Stick Around” and “Blood Ties” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The new project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Banx & Ranx (Ella Eyre), Lil Eddie (Prince Royce), Chris Loco (Sabrina Claudio), RyKeyz (Fantasia Barrino), Amy Allen (Halsey), Tre Jean-Marie (Joy Crookes), Andrew Wells (Bebe Rexha) and Jacob Manson (Craig David).

Stream “Rome” below.

Little Mix premiere music video for new single “Think About Us”

17 Feb

Little Mix have premiered the music video for their new single online.

The visual clip for “Think About Us” – featuring Ty Dolla Sign – was posted to the British quartet’s Vevo channel on Friday (February 15, 2019).

The track was written by Kamille alongside Frank Nobel and Linus Nordstrom of Swedish production duo Goldfingers, who are also responsible for Louisa Johnson’s “Yes,” Don Diablo’s “Give Me Love,” Liza Owen’s “Better With Me,” Shae Jacobs’s “Jealous,” and Boyzone’s “Talk About Love.”

Little Mix’s latest studio collection “LMS” – featuring further productions from TMS (“The Cure”), Mike Sabath (“Notice”), Chris Loco (“Monster in Me”), Timbaland (“More Than Words”), MNEK (“Told You So”) and The Six (“American Boy”) – is now available via Syco Music / Columbia Records.

Watch the music video for “Think About Us” below.

Alicia Keys releases new promotional single “Raise a Man”

11 Feb

Alicia Keys has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track co-written by Terius “The-Dream” Nash, whose other credits include Rihanna’s “Umbrella,” Beyonce’s “Single Ladies,” Mary J. Blige’s “Just Fine,” Janet Jackson’s “Greatest Ex,” Usher’s “Trading Places,” Justin Bieber’s “Baby,” Celine Dion’s “Skies of LA,” and Mariah Carey’s “Touch My Body.”

Production duties on “Raise a Man” were collectively handled by Alicia Keys alongside Larrance Dopson, who is also responsible for Kali Uchis’s “Tyrant,” Justin Timberlake’s “Say Something,” Mariah Carey’s “8th Grade,” Little Mix’s “More Than Words,” and Kendrick Lamar’s “These Walls.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Keys is expected to release her eighth studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly delivers further contributions from Tricky Stewart, Mark Ronson, DaHeala, Foy Vance, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, Emile Haynie, Stacy Barthe, Johnny McDaid, Andrew Wyatt, Jeff Bhasker, Linda Perry, Asia Whiteacre, Pierre Medor, and Jeremiah “SickPen” Bethea.

Stream the audio clip for “Raise a Man” below.