Tag Archives: Taylor “Tayla Parx” Parks

Alina Baraz hits the studio with GRADES, Scribz Riley, Shungudzo Kuyimba

24 Jul

American singer/songwriter has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Shungudzo Kuyimba, Daniel “GRADES” Traynor, and Mike “Scribz” Riley for her upcoming debut project.

Kuyimba (also known as Alexandra Govere) is responsible for co-writing Little Mix’s “Touch,” Bantu’s “Holiday,” The Chainsmokers’ “It Won’t Kill Ya,” GIRLI’s “Not that Girl,” and Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour.”

Meanwhile, GRADES and Scribz Riley have collectively produced songs for artists including Khalid (“Winter”), Gabi “H.E.R.” Wilson (“Lights On”) and Tove Lo (“Lies in the Dark”).

Baraz, on the other hand, is exected to release her upcoming debut project – featuring current promotional single “Electric” – later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Tayla Parx (Christina Aguilera), Billy Walsh (Alicia Keys), Illangelo (Jorja Smith) and Maths Time Joy (Mahalia).

Stream the audio clip for “Electric” below.

Tayla Parx unleashes debut project “TaylaMade”

8 Jul

American singer/songwriter Taylor Parks, professionally known as Tayla Parx, has unleashed her debut project online.

“TaylaMade” – featuring guest appearances from fellow recording artists Syd, Chiild, and Khalid – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters and producers backing Parx on “TaylaMade” are XSDTRK (Angel Taylor), John Hill (Rihanna), Hazebanga (Selena Gomez), Ali Tamposi (Rita Ora), STINT (AlunaGeorge), Ludwig Goransson (Childish Gambino), Marcus Lomax (Bebe Rexha), T-Collar (Zara Larsson), Arnthor Birgisson (Leona Lewis) and MNDR (Charli XCX).

Fans of Parx’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Janelle Monae, Cassie, Ariana Grande, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Kesha, Fleur East, Mollie King, Stanaj, Diana Gordon, Alina Baraz, Majid Jordan, Hailee Steinfeld, Skip Marley, Tori Kelly, and Cameron Dallas.

Her previous credits include Mariah Carey’s “Infinity,” Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Jojo’s “Fuck Apologies,” Jason Derulo’s “Love Me Down,” Meghan Trainor’s “Better,” Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$,” Jennifer Lopez’s “So Good,” Luke James’ “Glass House,” and Keyshia Cole’s “Rick James.”

Watch the music video for “I Love You” below.

Kesha drafts Ben Abraham, Macklemore’s Ryan Lewis for new single “Praying”

6 Jul

American singer/songwriter Kesha has unleashed her new single online.

“Praying” – which was written with Ben Abraham and Macklemore’s Ryan Lewis – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Kesha’s upcoming third studio collection “Rainbow” – featuring additional songs such as “Woman,” “Hymn,” “Bastards” and “Learn to Let Go” – is scheduled to arrive on August 11 via Kemosabe Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Warrior” reportedly delivers further contributions from Ricky Reed (Halsey), Chelcee Grimes (Rita Ora), BOOTS (FKA twigs), Tayla Parx (Ariana Grande), Captain Cuts (Bebe Rexha), Wrabel (Ellie Goulding), Ryan Tedder (Adele) and Justin Tranter (Nick Jonas).

Listen to the audio clip for “Praying” below.

Stanaj works with Mike Posner for debut album

6 Jul

Stanaj has worked with fellow recording artist Mike Posner for his upcoming debut album.

The Grammy nominated American singer-songwriter, poet, and record producer (born Michael Robert Henrion Posner) recently helmed Nick Jonas’ “Remember I Told You,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Other notable songwriting and production credits by Posner include Maroon 5’s “Sugar,” Labrinth’s “Beneath Your Beautiful,” Justin Bieber’s “Girlfriend,” Olly Murs’ “Nothing Without You,” and Cher Lloyd’s “Just Be Mine.”

Meanwhile, Stanaj’s first studio collection – featuring the Simon Wilcox-penned / RedOne & T.I. Jakke-produced “The Way I Love Her” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional contributions from Stephan Moccio, Diane Warren, Cass Lowe, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Mick Schultz, Tayla Parx, Eric Hudson, Chloe Angelides, Ido Zmishlany, Jacob Luttrell, Danja, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, The Rascals, and Jussifer.

Listen to the audio clip for “The Way I Love Her” below.

Stanaj delivers new promotional single “The Way I Love Her”

30 Jun

American singer/songwriter Stanaj has delivered his new single online.

“The Way I Love Her” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Stanaj alongside Simon Wilcox (Bebe Rexha, Camila Cabello), Nadir “RedOne” Khayat (Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias) and Jakke “T.I. Jakke” Erixson (Christina Aguilera, Prince Royce).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Stanaj is expected to release his next project later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Celine Dion), Ruth-Anne Cunningham (Niall Horan), Tayla Parx (Jason Derulo), Chloe Angelides (Lea Michele), Jacob Luttrell (Tori Kelly) and Evan “Kidd” Bogart (ZZ Ward).

On the production front, Stanaj has worked with Stephan Moccio (Lykke Li), Cass Lowe (Rudimental), Mick Schultz (Kelly Rowland), Tommy Brown (Fifth Harmony), Eric Hudson (Mariah Carey), Ido Zmishlany (Stephen Puth), Danja (Usher), The Rascals (Ariana Grande) and Jussifer (Jason Derulo).

Watch the lyric video for “The Way I Love Her” below.

Liza Owen teams with Cedric Gervais on new single “Somebody New”

23 Jun

British singer/songwriter Liza Owen has teamed up with French DJ and house music producer Cedric Gervais for his new single “Somebody New,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Owen alongside Asia Whiteacre, whose other credits include Hey Violet’s “O.D.D.,” Astrid S’s “Breathe,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Most Girls,” and Sophie & The Bom Boms’ “Creme De La Creme.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Owen is expected to release her upcoming debut project – featuring the Goldfingers-produced “Better with Me” and Ali Tamposi & Robopop-assisted “Don’t Call Me Baby” – later this year via Lava Records and Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from Knighstarr, Digital Farm Animals, Youthonix, Maestro the Baker, Benny Cassette, Mick Schultz, Luke Fitton, Sam Sumser, and Mac & Phil.

On the songwriting front, Owen has worked with Rachel Furner, Danny Parker, Ilsey Juber, Jesse St. John, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Ed Drewett, Chloe Angelides, Brian Lee, Sarah Hudson, Philip Plested, Negin Djafari, Levi Lennox, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, JHart, Tayla Parx, Andrew Watt, and Lauren Aquilina.

Stream the audio clip for “Somebody New” below.

Fleur East enlists Youthonix, Gavin Jones for new collaboration

21 Jun

British singer/songwriter Fleur East has enlisted Hanni “Youthonix” Ibrahim and Gavin Jones for a new collaboration.

Notable songwriting/production credits by Youthonix include Little Mix’s “Touch,” Tanika Bailey’s “Uphill Battle,” Conor Maynard’s “Talking About,” Ria Ritchie’s “Something About You,” Mali Music’s “Contradiction,” Professor Green’s “Forever Falling,” Raleigh Ritchie’s “I Can Change,” Prose’s “Run with Faith,” and Digital Farm Animals’ “Wanna Know.”

Meanwhile, Jones is known for co-writing Rox’s “I Don’t Believe,” Alexandra Burke’s “Daylight Robbery,” Sweetbox’s “We Can Work it Out,” Pixie Lott’s “Raise Up,” Zara Larsson’s “Uncover,” Tinchy Stryder’s “I’m Landing,” Mohombi’s “Universe,” and Stefani Heinzman’s “No Substitute.”

East, on the other hand, is expected to drop her second album and follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” later this year via Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Mac & Phil, Tre Jean-Marie, Laconic, DJ Freedo, M-Phazes, Leland, Mojam Music, Red Triangle, LOSTBOY, and Goldfingers.

On the songwriting front, East has worked with Maegan Cottone, Dayo Olatunji, Grace Tither, Tayla Parx, Fiona Bevan, Chiara Hunter, Hannah Wilson, Lauren Aquilina, Jessica Morgan, Sam Romans, Jacob Attwooll, Bryn Christopher, JHart, Talay Riley, BullySongs, and Philip Plested.

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.