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Janelle Monae premieres music video for new single “I Like That”

24 Apr

Janelle Monae has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Lacey Duke-directed clip for “I Like That” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel Monday (April 23, 2018).

Co-written by Tayla Parx and collectively produced by Nate Rocket Wonder and Organized Noize; “I Like That” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Monae’s fourth album “Dirty Computer” – featuring previous singles “Make Me Feel,” “Django Jane” and “Pynk” – will arrive on April 27th via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Mattman & Robin, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Pharrell Williams, Mr. Hudson, Nana Kwabena, Jon Brion, Roman GianArthur, Wynne Bennett, Chuck Lightning, and Jonathan Webb Jr.

Watch the music video for “I Like That” below.

Janelle Monae unwraps tracklist for new album “Dirty Computer”

21 Apr

American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, model, and actress Janelle Monae has unwrapped the tracklisting for her fourth album.

“Dirty Computer” – featuring singles “Make Me Feel,” “Django Jane,” “Pynk” and “I Like That” – will arrive on April 26 via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

In addition to special guests Grimes, Zoe Kravitz and Brian Wilson; The highly-anticipated project also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Mattman & Robin, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Pharrell Williams, Tayla Parx, Organized Noise, Chuck Lightning and Nate “Rocket” Wonder.

See the tracklisting for “Dirty Computer” below.

(1) Dirty Computer (f/ Brian Wilson) / (2) Crazy, Classic, Life / (3) Take a Byte / (4) Jane’s Dream / (5) Screwed (f/ Zoe Kravitz) / (6) Django Jane / (7) Pynk (f/ Grimes) / (8) Make Me Feel / (9) I Got the Juice (f/ Pharrell) / (10) I Like That / (11) Don’t Judge Me / (12) Stevie’s Dream / (13) So Afraid / (14) Americans

Ariana Grande unleashes new single “No Tears Left to Cry”

20 Apr

American singer/songwriter Ariana Grande has unleashed her new single online.

“No Tears Left to Cry” – which was co-written by regular collaborators Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Max Martin – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Grande’s upcoming fourth album – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from Pharrell Williams, Starrah, Hitmaka, A1, and Tayla Parx – will arrive later this year via Republic Records.

Her previous studio collection, 2016’s “Dangerous Woman,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Into You,” “Side to Side” and “Everyday.”

Stream the audio clip for “No Tears Left to Cry” below.

Janelle Monae delivers new promotional single “I Like That”

18 Apr

American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, model, and actress Janelle Monae has delivered her new promotional single online.

“I Like That” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Tayla Parx, whose resume boasts additional works with Ariana Grande (“My Everything”), Fergie (“Just Like You”), Demi Lovato (“Cry Baby”), Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), Jennifer Lopez (“So Good”), Alicia Keys (“In Common”) and Fifth Harmony (“Deliver”).

Production duties on “I Like That” were handled by Organized Noize, who have also worked with TLC (“Waterfalls”), En Vogue (“Don’t Let Go”), Xscape (“Keep it On the Real”), Pebbles (“Soul Replacement”), Trey Songz (“Coming for You”) and Nivea (“Don’t Mess with the Radio”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Monae’s upcoming fourth album “Dirty Computer” – featuring previous promotional singles “Make Me Feel,” “Django Jane” and “Pynk” – is scheduled to arrive on April 27 via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “I Like That” below.

Janelle Monae premieres music video for new single “Pynk”

10 Apr

Janelle Monae has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Pynk” was posted to the American singer, songwriter, and actress’ YouTube channel on Tuesday (April 10, 2018).

Now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets, “Pynk” was co-written by Monae and Tayla Parx alongside its producers Nathaniel “Nate Rocket Wonder” Irvin III and Charles “Chuck Lightning” Joseph II.

Monae’s upcoming album “Dirty Computer” – featuring previous promotional singles “Make Me Feel” and “Django Jane” – will arrive on April 26 via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Electric Lady” reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting alliances with Mr. Hudson, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, Jim Duguid, Adriano Buffone, Stacy Barthe, Jonny Lattimer, Fabienne Holloway, Jamie Lidell, and Ina Wroldsen.

Watch the music video for “Pynk” below.

Normani signs solo deal with Keep Cool / RCA Records

9 Apr

Fifth Harmony member Normani has signed a solo deal with Keep Cool / RCA Records, which is a new joint venture co-founded by Tunji Balogun.

RCA houses other artists including Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Chris Brown, Zayn Malik, Kesha, Miley Cyrus, Usher, Alicia Keys, Pink, Christina Aguilera, Tinashe, Martin Garrix, Era Istrefi, Craig David, and SZA.

Normani’s current promotional single “Love Lies” with labelmate Khalid, which was collectively produced by Jack Antonoff alongside Ryan “Charlie Handsome” Vojtesak and Jamil “Digi” Chammas, is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

For her debut album, Normani has worked with Stargate (Rita Ora, Charli XCX), Nija Charles (Chris Brown, Cardi B), August Rigo (Ginette Claudette, Justin Bieber), Boi-1da (Drake, Nicole Scherzinger), Tayla Parx (Ariana Grande, Janelle Monae) and Bonnie McKee (Ellie Goulding, Kelly Clarkson).

Watch the music video for “Love Lies” below.

Janelle Monae drafts Grimes for new promotional single “Pynk”

1 Apr

Janelle Monae has selected her new single.

The American singer, songwriter, and actress christened “Pynk” – featuring Grimes – as the next promotional cut from her upcoming third studio collection, “Dirty Computer,” which will arrive on April 26 via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

The Aerosmith-sampling track was co-written by fellow recording artist Tayla Parx and collectively produced by regular collaborators Nathaniel “Nate Rocket Wonder” Irvin III and Charles “Chuck Lightning” Joseph II.

Monae’s current single “Make Me Feel” – which was produced by Mattman & Robin and co-written by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Electric Lady” reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting alliances with Mr. Hudson, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, Jim Duguid, Adriano Buffone, Stacy Barthe, Jonny Lattimer, Fabienne Holloway, Jamie Lidell, and Ina Wroldsen.

Watch the music video for “Make Me Feel” below.