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Normani Kordei enlists Raye, D’Mile for new collaboration

29 Jul

Photo Credit: Blair Caldwell

American singer/songwriter Normani Kordei has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Raye and D’Mile for her upcoming project.

Raye’s songwriting credits include John Legend’s “A Good Night,” Madison Beer’s “Home With You,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Capital Letters,” Little Mix’s “If I Get My Way,” Rita Ora’s “Proud,” and Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty.”

Meanwhile, D’Mile’s production resume boasts works with The Carters (“Boss”), LeToya Luckett (“I’m Ready”), TLC (“Way Back”), Usher (“Mind of a Man”), Jennifer Lopez (“One Love”), Trey Songz (“Disrespectful”), Wynter Gordon (“Back to You”), and Mary J. Blige (“In the Morning”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Normani signed a publishing deal with Stellar Songs and is currently working on her debut solo project under RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from Stargate, London on Da Track, Murda Beatz, T-Minus, Vinylz, Boi-1da, Jorgen Odegard, and Sons of Sonix.

On the songwriting front, Normani has also worked with Victoria Monet, Justin Tranter, Kennedi, Hue Strother, Caroline Ailin, James Fauntleroy, Tayla Parx, August Rigo, Starrah, Nija Charles, Micah Powell, and KiTo.

Watch the music video for Raye’s “Friends” below.

Lykke Li releases new album “So Sad So Sexy”

8 Jun

Lykki Li has released her new album online.

“So Sad So Sexy” – featuring singles “Deep End,” “Hard Rain,” “Utopia,” “Sex Money Feelings Die” and “Two Nights” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “I Never Learn” boasts songwriting contributions from Rick Nowels, Koz, Ilsey Juber, Sarah Aarons, and Andrew Wyatt.

On the production front, Li has teamed up with Jeff Bhasker, Emile Haynie, Rostam Batmanglij, T-Minus, Malay, Jonny Coffer, Skrillex, Ali Payami, DJ Dahi, Kid Harpoon, and Illangelo.

Stream “So Sad So Sexy” below.

Lykke Li premieres music video for new single “Hard Rain”

23 May

Lykke Li has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Hard Rain” was posted to the Swedish singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Tuesday (May 22, 2018).

Co-written and produced by fellow recording artist Rostam Batmanglij, “Hard Rain” appears on the Li’s upcoming fourth album, “So Sad So Sexy,” which will arrive on June 8 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “I Never Lean” boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Jonny Coffer, T-Minus, Jeff Bhasker, Ilsey Juber, Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, and James “Malay” Ho.

Watch the music video for “Hard Rain” below.

Lykke Li confirms new album “So Sad So Sexy”

19 Apr

Lykke Li has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The Swedish singer/songwriter christened her fourth studio collection “So Sad So Sexy” and will release it on June 8 via LL Recordings / RCA Records.

Current promotional singles “Hard Rain” (produced by Rostam Batmanglij) and “Deep End” (co-written by Ilsey Juber and Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk with collective production duties from Jeff Bhasker, Malay, and T-Minus) are now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Lykke Li’s last album, 2014’s “I Never Learn,” peaked to number twenty-nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “No Rest for the Wicked,” “Gunshot” and “Never Gonna Love Again.”

See the tracklisting for “So Sad So Sexy” – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from Max Martin, Ali Payami, Stephan Moccio, Paul E. Phamous, Billy Walsh, and Skrillex – below.

(1) Hard Rain / (2) Deep End / (3) Two Nights / (4) Last Piece / (5) Jaguars in the Air / (6) Sex Money Feelings Die / (7) So Sad So Sexy / (8) Better Alone / (9) Bad Woman / (10) Utopia

Tinashe unleashes new album “Joyride”

13 Apr

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has delivered her new album online.

“Joyride” – featuring promotional singles “Me So Bad,” “Faded Love” and “No Drama” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Stargate, Joel Compass, Ritz Reynolds, Soundz, Felix Snow, T-Minus, Hit-Boy, Mario Lucciano, J. White, Todd Cooper, A1, Hitmaka, Dre Moon, Wavy, and BLWYRMIND.

On the songwriting front, Tinashe has teamed up with Amanda Ghost, Sarah Hudson, KStewart, Sidnie Tipton, Noonie Bao, Starrah, Sasha Sloan, Jocelyn “Jo’zzy” Donald, Denisia “Blu June” Andrews, Brittany “Chi” Coney, Allen Ritter, Travis Scott, Jeremih, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream “Joyride” below.

Camila Cabello releases debut studio collection “Camila”

12 Jan

Cuban-American singer/songwriter Camila Cabello has released her debut studio collection under Syco Music and Epic Records online.

“Camila” – featuring promotional singles “Havana,” “Never be the Same” and “Real Friends” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project was prominently produced by Frank Dukes, whose resume boasts additional works with Lorde’s “Greenlight,” Zayn Malik’s “Still Got Time,” Nicki Minaj’s “Regret in Your Tears,” Frank Ocean’s “Biking,” Bebe Rexha’s “Comfortable,” and Justine Skye’s “Good Love.”

Other album contributors include Pharrell Williams, Sasha Sloan, Ryan Tedder, Noonie Bao, Jeff Gitty, Skrillex, Ilsey Juber, Louis Bell, Ali Tamposi, Brian Lee, Starrah, Andrew Watt, Madison Love, Billy Walsh, Amy Wadge, JHart, Nicolle Galyon, Te Whiti Warbick, Emily Weisband, Jesse Saint John, Sarah Hudson, T-Minus, Simon Wilcox, Justin Tranter, and The Futuristics.

Stream “Camila” below.

Natalie La Rose teases new collaboration with Mike Dean

16 Jul

Photo Credit: Martika Avalon

Natalie La Rose has teased a new collaboration with Mike Dean.

“When I laid my eyes on @therealmikedean precious Grand, I just couldn’t keep my hands off of it,” the Dutch singer/songwriter posted on Instagram.

Dean is known for his production works with Kanye West (“Ultralight Beam”), Beyonce (“Love Drought”), The Weeknd (“Tell Your Friends”), Madonna (“Inside Out”), Justin Bieber (“No Sense”) and Rihanna (“FourFiveSeconds”).

In addition to launching a record label by the name of M.W.A. (an acronym for Dean’s DJ name Mexican Wrestling Association), the American record producer has also contributed to Sky Ferreira’s sophomore album “Masochism.”

Meanwhile, La Rose is expected to release her debut album later this year via Dreams World/Sony RAL.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Jarrad Rogers (Rita Ora), Shama Joseph (Rihanna), GRADES (Jess Glynne), Tommy Brown (Ariana Grande), Detail (Jhene Aiko), The Stereotypes (Bruno Mars), DJ Marley Watters (Justine Skye), and T-Minus (Kelly Rowland).

On the songwriting front, La Rose has worked with Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Scott Harris (Phoebe Ryan), Courtney Harrell (Fantasia Barrino), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Whitney Phillips (Sabrina Ddumba), Breyan Isaac (Charlie Puth), Rosina Russell (David Guetta) and Jacob Luttrell (Tori Kelly).

Watch the music video for “Somebody” below.