Tag Archives: Tinashe “T-Collar” Sibanda

Mali-Koa signs new deal with Island Records UK

30 Mar

Singer/songwriter Mali-Koa has inked a new deal with Island Records UK.

The Universal Music Group imprint also houses artists include John Newman, Marlon Roudette, Ray BLK, Ariana Grande, Sigrid, Drake, Antigoni Buxton, Hailee Steinfeld, Jessie Ware, AlunaGeorge, and Cosima.

Mali-Koa’s current single “Honest” – which was co-written by fellow recording artist Plested and produced by Joe Garrett – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

She has also worked with songwriters and producers including Scott Effman, Nat Dunn, Pip Kembo, Lauren Aquilina, Knightstarr, Dominique Vellutato, T-Collar, Hannah Wilson, Maestro Tha Baker, Nina Nesbitt, and Grades.

Stream the audio clip for “Honest” below.

Alex Aiono liberates new promotional single “Thinking About You”

13 Jan

Singer/songwriter Alex Aiono has liberated his new promotional single online.

“Thinking About You” – which was written by Aiono alongside Rosina “Soaky Siren” Russell, Tinashe “T-Collar” Sibanda, Philip “Pip” Kembo, and Johnny Yukon – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Aiono’s upcoming project – featuring previous singles “One at a Time” and “Does it Feel Like Falling” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional alliances with The Rascals, Dewain Whitmore, Michael Pollack, Jin Jin, TobiShyBoy, Lisa Scinta, Maestro the Baker, ADP, Jesse Saint John, Eskeerdo, John Ryan, Madison Love, Levi Lennox, Alex Stacey, Trey Campbell, and Jason Evigan.

Stream the audio clip for “Thinking About You” below.

Mali-Koa enlists Bantu for new collaboration

31 Dec

Australian singer-songwriter Mali-Koa Hood, known monoymously as Mali-Koa, has reportedly enlisted Bantu for a new collaboration.

The Zimbabwean record producer (born Tinashe Sibanda) is known for his works with Jason Derulo (“Tip Toe”), K. Michelle (“Make the Bed”), Fifth Harmony (“Them Girls Be Like”), Rita Ora (“Body on Me”), Sabina Ddumba (“Not Too Young”), Tove Styrke (“Say My Name”), Keshia Chante (“Lights Out”), Maroon 5 (“Whiskey”) and Zara Larsson (“Permission”).

His extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters including Lindy Robbins, Meagan Cottone, JHart, Lisa Scinta, Tayla Parx, Iain James, Chelcee Grimes, Ali Tamposi, Nate Campany, Emily Warren, Stephenie Jones, Eskeerdo, Noonie Bao, Sasha Sloan, Teddy Geiger, Julia Michaels, Carmen Reece, Wayne Hector, Victoria Monet, Brittany Burton, and Jacob Kasher Hindlin.

Bantu’s debut mini-album “Africa for the Summer” – featuring guest appearances from Shungudzo Kuyimba, Elliphant, and Rosina “Soaky Siren” Russell – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Mali-Koa is expected to release her upcoming project – featuring the Philip Plested-penned / Joe Garret-produced lead single “Honest” – some time next year via Honest Records.

Other songwriters and producers Mali-Koa has collaborated with are Goldfingers, Louis Mattrs, Nat Dunn, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Lauren Aquilina, Kane “KIN” Parfitt, Hannah Wilson, Maestro the Baker, Nina Nesbitt, Knightstarr, Dominique Vellutato, Eddy Atlantis, and Mac & Phil.

Stream Bantu’s debut album “Africa for the Summer” below.

Jason Derulo enlists French Montana for new promotional single “Tip Toe”

9 Nov

Jason Derulo has confirmed the details for his new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Tip Toe” as his next promotional cut and will release it on November 10 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The French Montana-featuring track was co-written by Derulo alongside Rosina “Soaky Siren” Russell (Shakira, David Guetta), Philip “Pip” Kembo (Arlissa, Chris Brown) and Tinashe “T-Collar” Sibanda (Rita Ora, Olly Murs).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Derulo’s upcoming fifth studio collection – featuring the Ricky Reed-produced “Swalla” and Mattman & Robin-produced “If I’m Lucky” – is expected to arrive early next year via Warner Brothers Records.

Watch the music video for “If I’m Lucky” below.

Chris Brown releases new studio collection “Heartbreak on a Full Moon”

31 Oct

Chris Brown has released his new studio collection online.

“Heartbreak on a Full Moon” – featuring promotional singles “Grass Ain’t Greener,” “Party,” “Everybody Knows,” “Privacy,” “Hope You Do,” and “Pills & Automobiles” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The physical edition of the album – which boasts songwriting contributions from Lyrica Anderson, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, JHart, and Daecolm Holland – will arrive on November 3rd via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Royalty,” Brown has also enlisted producers including A1, Scott Storch, Hitmaka, Polow Da Don, Soundz, Moon Willis, Sean Momberger, Pip Kembo, T-Collar, Scribz Riley, Frank Dukes, Boi-1da, Syk Sense, Keyz, Tommy Brown, JMIKE, Cameron Wallace, ADP, and Laney Stewart.

Stream “Heartbreak on a Full Moon” 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.

Zara Larsson unleashes artwork for new album “So Good”

2 Feb


Zara Larsson has unleashed the artwork for her new album online.

The singer-songwriter christened her upcoming studio collection “So Good” and will release it later this year via TEN Music Group / Epic Records.

The title track was as co-written by Charlie Puth alongside Jacob Kasher (Bebe Rexha, Louisa Johnson), LunchMoney Lewis (Meghan Trainor, Ricky Reed) and DannyBoyStyles (Jason Derulo, Nicki Minaj).

Other songwriters backing Larsson on “So Good” are Ed Sheeran, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Ina Wroldsen, Wayne Hector, Taylor Parks, Sean Douglas, Tiffany Fred, Livvi Franc, Jason Boyd, and Lauren Christy.

On the production front, the “Ain’t My Fault” star has reportedly teamed up with Stargate, Jonas Jeberg, T-Collar, Steve Mac, Joel Little, Harmony Samuels, Eric Hudson, Dem Jointz, Mag, and The Monsters & the Strangerz.

Listen to the audio clip for “So Good” below.