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Tiwa Savage releases new single “49-99”

8 Sep

Tiwa Savage has released her new single online.

“49-99” – which was produced by Phillip “Pheelz” Moses and co-written by Savage alongside fellow recording artist Olamide – is now available via Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The Nigerian singer/songwriter’s upcoming project – which serves as the follow-up to 2017’s “Sugarcane” EP – is expected to arrive later this year via Motown / Capitol Records (US) and Island Records (UK).

Savage recently recorded the track “Keys To the Kingdom,” taken from the original motion picture soundtrack, “The Lion King: The Gift,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Furthermore, Savage’s songwriting credits include Monica’s “Catch Me,” Kenny Lattimore’s “Built to Last,” Chrisette Michele’s “A Couple of Forevers,” Fantasia Barrino’s “Cornbread and Collard Greens,” Miranda Brooke’s “Hater,” Jaicko’s “Oh Yeah,” and Kat DeLuna’s “Push Push.”

Watch the music video for “49-99” below.

 

Beyonce unleashes new album “The Lion King: The Gift”

19 Jul

Beyonce has released her new project online.

“The Lion King: The Gift” – which was inspired by Disney’s new version of the classic film – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Curated and produced by Beyonce, the highly-anticipated collection features guest appearances from Jay-Z, Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Jessie Reyez, and Blue Ivy Carter.

Among the musicians who contributed to the album are Labrinth, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Raye, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Stacy Barthe, Diplo, Sounwave, Akil King, Starrah, Biopolar Sunshine, Kaydence, Nija Charles, and Nova Wav.

Stream “The Lion King: The Gift” below.

Ciara liberates new studio collection “Beauty Marks”

12 May

American singer, songwriter Ciara Princess Harris, known mononymously as Ciara, has liberated her seventh studio collection online.

“Beauty Marks” – featuring singles “Level Up,” “Dose,” Greatest Love,” “Thinkin Bout You” and “Freak Me” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Benny Cassette, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Maejor, Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jasper Cameron, and Skylar Grey.

On the songwriting front, Ciara has worked with Ester Dean, Carmen Reece, Theron Thomas, Janine the Machine, Rosina “Soaky Siren” Russell, Kaveh Rastegar, Tiwa Savage, Kimberly Perry of The Band Perry.

Watch the music video for “Thinkin Bout You” below.

Ciara releases new promotional single “Freak Me”

11 Aug

Ciara has released her promotional single online.

“Freak Me” – featuring Tekno – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Theron Thomas of R. City alongside Nigerian singer/songwriter Tiwa Savage, whose other songwriting credits include Fantasia Barrino’s “Supernatural Love,” Monica’s “Catch Me,” Chrisette Michele’s “A Couple of Forevers,” and Miranda Brooke’s “Hater.”

Production duties on “Freak Me” were handled by Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, who previously teamed up with Ciara on “Level Up” and helmed other cuts for Usher (“Will Work for Love”), Rihanna (“Push Up on Me”), Nicki minaj (“Marilyn Monroe”) and Gwen Stefani (“Used to Love You”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ciara’s upcoming seventh studio collection and follow-up to 2015’s “Jackie” is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Bros. Records in partnership with Beauty Marks Entertainment.

Stream the audio clip for “Freak Me” below.

Stargate hit the studio with Tiwa Savage

17 May

Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate have teamed up with Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress Tiwa Savage for a new collaboration.

Recent credits by the Norwegian songwriting and production duo include OneRepublic’s “No Vacancy,” Bebe Rexha’s “Bad Bitch,” Julia Michaels’ “Issues,” Zara Larsson’s “Sundown,” Shakira’s “Try Everything,” Gwen Stefani’s “Asking for It,” Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Sofia Carson’s “Back to Beautiful,” and AlunaGeorge’s “Hold Your Head High.”

Stargate’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters Phillip “Taj” Jackson, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Ross Golan, Priscilla Renea, Johnta Austin, Amanda Ghost, Ian Dench, Makeba Riddick, Sam Romans, Ester Dean, Justin Tranter, Andrea Martin, Jasper Cameron, Kristal Oliver, LaShawn Daniels, Sarah Hudson, Harold Lilly, Arama Brown, Sean “The Pen” Garrett, and Cathy Dennis.

Meanwhile, Savage’s songwriting credits include Monica’s “Catch Me,” Kenny Lattimore’s “Built to Last,” Chrisette Michele’s “A Couple of Forevers,” Fantasia Barrino’s “Cornbread and Collard Greens,” Miranda Brooke’s “Hater,” Jaicko’s “Oh Yeah,” and Kat DeLuna’s “Push Push.”

The Roc Nation signee, born Tiwatope Savage-Balogun, has also worked with producers including Warren “Oak” Felder, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph, Taurian “Adonis” Shropshire, Brian Kennedy, Nasri Atweh, Dapo Tormiro, Supa Dups, and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Her latest album “R.E.D.” – featuring singles “Standing Ovation,” “If I Start to Talk” and “Rewind” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Stargate’s work!

Tiwa Savage premieres music video for new single “Wanted”

28 May

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Tiwa Savage has premiered the music video for her new single online.

“Wanted” is lifted from the singer/songwriter’s debut album “Once Upon a Time,” now available via 323 Entertainment / Mavin Records.

The track was co-written by Tiffany Fred, whose credits include Zendaya’s “Replay” [Hollywood Records], Livvi Franc’s “She Loves Love” [Jive Records] and Jennifer Hudson’s “Invicible” [RCA Records].

Production duties were handled by Warren “Oak” Felder, who is also responsible for Usher’s “Good Kisser” [RCA Records], Toni Braxton’s “Hands Tied” [Atlantic Records] and K. Michelle’s “V.S.O.P.” [Atlantic Records].

As a songwriter, Savage has penned works for artists including Fantasia Barrino (“Supernatural Love”), Miranda Brooke (“Hater”) and Monica (“Catch Me”).

Watch the Moe Musa-directed clip below.

Hamada’s 15 Best Unreleased Songs of 2013

29 Dec

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Song Title: “Another Love” by Alice Smith.
Album: She.
Written By: (Alice Smith / Rebecca Johnson / Reginald “Syience” Smith).
Produced By: (Reginald “Syience” Smith).
Label: [Rainwater Recordings].

Song Title: “Blown Away: by Angel.
Album: “About Time.”
Written By: (Sirach Charles / Kassa Alexander / Ayodeji Balogun).
Produced By: (Parallel).
Label: [Universal Music Group / Island Records].

Song Title: “Daydreamin” by Jessie J.
Album: “Alive.”
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Claude Kelly / Josh Abraham / Oliver Goldstein).
Produced By: (Josh Abraham / Oliver Goldstein).
Label: [Universal Music Group / Republic Records].

Song Title: “Drive By” by Jessica Sanchez.
Album: “Me, You & The Music.”
Written By: (Jazmine Sullivan / Toby Gad).
Produced By: (Toby Gad).
Label: [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records].

Song Title: “DUI” by Ciara.
Album Title: “Ciara.”
Written By: (Ciara Harris / Elijah Blake / Kenneth Coby).
Produced By: (Soundz).
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records].

Song Title: “Feet to the Fire” by Kelly Rowland.
Album: “Talk a Good Game.”
Written By: (Kelly Rowland / Pharrell Williams).
Produced By: (Pharrell Williams).
Label: [Universal Music Group / Republic Records].

Song Title: “Kiss Chase” by Stooshe.
Album: “London with the Lights On.”
Written By: (Joanna Perry / Ed Drewett / Darren Lewis / Tunde Babalola).
Produced By: (Future Cut).
Label: [Warner Music Group / Warner Bros. Records].

Song Title: “Love in the Afternoon” by Chrisette Michele.
Album: “Better.”
Written By: (Chrisette Michele / Nello Luchi / Isra “Wizzy Wow” Lohata).
Produced By: (Isra “Wizzy Wow” Lohata).
Label: [Universal Music Group / Motown Records].

Song Title: “My Crib” by Mack Wilds.
Album: “New York: A Love Story.”
Written By: (Mack Wilds / Roosevelt Harrell / Salaam Remi).
Produced By: (Salaam Remi / Bink).
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / Larger Than Life Records].

Song Title: “Pay My Bills” by K. Michelle.
Album: “Rebellious Soul.”
Written By: (Kimberly Pate / Bianca Atterberry / Nathan Perez).
Produced By: (Happy Perez).
Label: [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].

Song Title: “Pieces” by Tamar Braxton.
Album: “Love and War.”
Written By: (Sevyn Streeter / Bryan Michael Cox / Kendrick Dean / Anthony Franks / Brandon Sewell / Ashley Rose Collier / Michael Elemba / Jasper Murray / Delante Murphy / Quentin Deberry).
Produced By: (Bryan Michael Cox / Kendrick Dean / Tec_Beatz).
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records].

Song Title: “Put Your Name On It” by Kelly Rowland.
Album: “Talk a Good Game.”
Written By: (Kelly Rowland / Sevyn Streeter / Courtney Harrell / Harmony Samuels).
Produced By: (H-Money).
Label: [Universal Music Group / Republic Records].

Song Title: “Set Me Free” by Charli XCX.
Album: “True Romance.”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison / Dimitri Tikovoi / Ariel Rechtshaid).
Produced By: (Dimitri Tikovoi / Ariel Rechtshaid).
Label: [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].

Song Title: “Supernatural Love” by Fantasia Barrino.
Album: “Side Effects of You.”
Written By: (Tiffany Fred / Tiwa Savage / Taurian Shropshire / Al Sherrod Lambert / Carlos Coleman / Harmony Samuels).
Produced By: (H-Money).
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].

Song Title: “The Sober Up” by Mack Wilds.
Album: “New York: A Love Story.”
Written By: (Mack Wilds / Salaam Remi / James Poyser).
Produced By: (Salaam Remi / James Poyser).
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / Larger Than Life Records].