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Kelis teams up with Disclosure for new song “Watch Your Step”

24 May

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American singer/songwriter Kelis has teamed up with Disclosure on a new song entitled “Watch Your Step,” which is slotted for inclusion on the British production duo’s upcoming third studio album, “Energy.”

Scheduled to arrive on August 28 via Island Records UK, “Energy” features additional guest appearances from Kehlani (“Birthday”), Common (“Riverie”), Amine (“My High”),  Channel Tres (“Lavender”), Mick Jenkins (“Who Knew”), Blik Bassy (“Ce N’est Pas”) and Fatoumata Diawara (“Douha”).

Disclosure’s last studio album, 2015’s “Caracal,” topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also spawned singles including “Omen” (featuring Sam Smith), “Holding On” (featuring Gregory Portman) and “Magnets” (featuring Lorde).

Meanwhile, Kelis’s next project – which is expected to arrive later this year – reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Rowan “Loxe” Perkinson, and Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji.

Watch the music video for “Energy” below.

Ella Eyre releases new single “L.O.V.E.”

8 May

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Ella Eyre has released her new single online.

“L.O.V.E.” – which was written by Eyre alongside Fransisca Hall and Jesse Shatkin – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “L.O.V.E.” were collectively handled by Shatkin alongside Yannick Rastogi and Zacharie Raymond of Banx & Ranx, who previously teamed up with Eyre on singles “Answerphone” and “Mama.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Eyre’s upcoming sophomore studio album – featuring previous singles “Mama” and “New Me” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Supa Dups, Di Genius, Linnea Sodahl, Jay Weathers, MNEK, Tre Jean-Marie, Chiara Hunter, Laconic, Andrew Wells, Natalie Dunn, DannyBoyStyles, Hitimpulse, Invisible Men, and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett.

Stream the audio clip for “L.O.V.E.” below.

Mae Muller reunites with Jimmy Napes for new single “I Don’t Want Your Money”

1 May

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Mae Muller has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter dubbed “I Don’t Want Your Money” as her next promotional cut and will release it on 08 May 2020 via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal, and all other digital streaming platforms.

“I Don’t Want Your Money” was co-written and produced by Jimmy Napes, who previously teamed up with Muller on singles “Anticlimax” and “Dick.”

Muller’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous single “Therapist” – is expected to arrive later this year via Capitol Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Two Inch Punch, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Marlon Roudette, Lostboy, Chiara Hunter, Max Wolfgang, Jin Jin, Bastian Langebaek, Ed Thomas, Invisible Men, Jake Gosling, and Naughty Boy.

Watch the music video for “Therapist” below.

Ella Eyre confirms details for new single “L.O.V.E”

1 May

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Ella Eyre has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Ella Mary McMahon) christened “L.O.V. E” as her next promotional cut and will release it on 08 May 2020 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Eyre alongside Fransisca Hall and Jesse Shatkin, who previously teamed up with the artist on her 2017 single “Ego” (featuring Ty Dolla Sign), which peaked to number sixty-seven on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Eyre’s upcoming sophomore studio album – featuring previous singles “Mama” and “New Me” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Supa Dups, Di Genius, Linnea Sodahl, Jay Weathers, MNEK, Tre Jean-Marie, Chiara Hunter, Laconic, Andrew Wells, Natalie Dunn, DannyBoyStyles, Hitimpulse, Invisible Men, and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett.

Watch the music video for “New Me” below.

Toni Braxton returns with new single “Do It”

6 Apr

Toni Braxton has returned with her new single online.

“Do It” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Braxton alongside regular collaborators Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey) and Antonio Dixon (Celine Dion, Brian McKnight).

Braxton’s upcoming ninth studio album is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

Her last studio album, 2018’s “Sex & Cigarettes,” peaked to number twenty-two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Deadwood” and “Long As I Live,” which was nominated for Best R&B Song at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards.

Stream the audio clip for “Do It” below.

 

Kiana Lede delivers debut album “KIKI”

3 Apr

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Kiana Lede has delivered her debut album online.

“KIKI” – featuring lead single “Mad at Me” (which samples Outkast’s “So Fresh, So Clean”) – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project also boasts guest appearances from Lucy Daye (“Forfeit”), Ari Lennox (“Chocolate”), 6LACK (“Second Chances”), Col3trane (“Good Girl”), Arin Ray (“Separation”) and Moneybagg Yo & Bia (“Labels”).

On the songwriting and production front, Lede has worked with Mike Woods, Kevin White, Michael McCall, Derrick Milano, Amanda Reifer, Mayila Jones, Chelsea Lena, Ash Leone, Reese Hinton, Pierre Jameson, Anton Goransson, Mr. Franks, Tommy Brown, Archer, Patrick McManus, and Roark Bailey.

Stream “KIKI” below.

Jessie Reyez liberates debut album “Before Love Came to Kill Us”

27 Mar

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Canadian singer/songwriter Jessica Reyes, known professionally has Jessie Reyez, has liberated her debut album online.

“Before Love Came to Kill Us” – featuring singles “Figures,” “Imported” (with 6LACK) and “Love in the Dark” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

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The highly-anticipated project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball, Tim Suby, Akil King, Jaramye Daniels, Bizness Boi, Priest, Andre Harris, Hennedub, Mura Masa, P2J, Shy Carter, Beast, and BLVK JVCK.

See the tracklisting for “Before Love Came to Kill Us” below.

(1) Do You Love Her / (2) Deaf (Who Are You) / (3) Intruders / (4) Coffin / (5) Ankles / (6) Imported / (7) La Memoria / (8) Same Side / (9) Roof / (10) Dope / (11) Kill Us / (12) Love in the Dark / (13) I Do / (14) Figures