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Arlissa releases new single “Running”

16 Aug

American-German singer/songwriter Arlissa Ruppert, known mononymously as Arlissa, has released her new single online.

“Running” – which was written by Arlissa alongside producers Martin Terefe and Matt Schwartz – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Arlissa’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous promotional single “Let This Go” (produced by Peter “Neros” Ibsen and co-written by Sam Fischer and Jamal “Digi” Chammas) – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

The still-untitled project reportedly features contributions from Mighty Mike, Shungudzo, Oak Felder, Mayila Jones, Sebastian Kole, Fredro, Natt Dunn, Wrabel, Jesse Shatkin, Stint, Carmen Reece, Lostboy, Sidnie Tipton, Andre Harris, MoZella, Rykeyz, Senai Tedross, and Martin Sjolie.

Stream the audio clip for “Running” below.

Miraa May shares music video for new single “What I Smoke”

15 Aug

Miraa May has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “What I Smoke” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Wednesday (August 15, 2019).

Production duties on “What I Smoke” were handled by Larrance Dopson, whose other credits include Alicia Keys’ “Raise a Man,” Kali Uchis’ “Tyrant,” Mariah Carey’s “8th Grade,” Justin Timberlake’s “Say Something,” Arin Ray’s “Never Find Me,” and Little Mix’s “More Than Words.”

May’s most recent project “Dark” – featuring further contributions from FrancisGotHeat, P2J, Alastair O’Donnell and Luke Gomm – is now available via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

May also co-wrote “Be Honest” for fellow recording artist Jorja Smith. Collectively produced by Cadenza and IzyBeats, the track will arrive on August 16 via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “What I Smoke” below.

 

Ray BLK releases new single “In My Bed”

15 Aug

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, known professionally as Ray BLK, has released her new single online.

“In My Bed” – which was co-written by Adrian McLeod and produced by Toddla T – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Ray BLK’s upcoming project under Island Records UK, which follows 2018’s “Empress,” reportedly features further contributions from Fred Ball (Rihanna, Mariah Carey), Jin Jin (Raye, David Guetta), Arrow Benjamin (Beyonce, Alicia Keys) and Priscilla Renea (Madonna, Charlie Puth).

Stream the audio clip for “In My Bed” below.

 

Raye premieres music video for new single “Love Me Again”

15 Aug

Raye has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Fenn O’Meally-directed clip for “Love Me Again” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Wednesday (August 14, 2019).

The track – which is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Craig David, Jess Glynne) and produced by Fred Ball (Madonna, Nile Rodgers).

Besides working on her upcoming project under Polydor Records, Raye is also known for co-writing Beyonce’s “Bigger,” John Legend’s “A Good Night,” Ellie Goulding’s “Sixteen,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Capital Letters,” Madison Beer’s “Home With You,” and Justin Skye’s “Don’t Think About It.”

Watch the music video for “Love Me Again” below.

 

Arin Ray teases new collaboration with Kehlani

12 Aug

Arin Ray has teased a new collaboration with Kehlani.

“This is a few years in the making, always been a big fan of everything this woman does. aside from the records, I just love who she is and what she stands for. this my homie for real for real lol. very excited to announce our record “Change” is droppin on friday 8/16. yeah…..we did that shit. ❤️ @Kehlani,” the American singer, songwriter and record producer posted to Instagram.

“Change” was produced by Arin Ray and Camden Bench alongside Leon Thomas and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes of The Rascals, who previously teamed up with the artist on “Reckless” and the Babyface-assisted “Always,” taken from his 2018 album under Interscope Records, “Platinum Fire.”

Ray’s most recent single, “Roses,” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the songwriting and production front, the Cincinnati-raised musician helmed songs for K. Michelle (“Ain’t You”), Jason Derulo (“Love Like That”), Justine Skye (“Back for More”) and Jeremih (“Feel Like Phil”).

Stream the audio clip for “Roses” below.

 

Arlissa reveals artwork for new single “Running”

12 Aug

Arlissa has revealed the artwork for her new single online.

“Guys, I’ve had the craziest journey with music since I was 14 writing my first songs. I’ve had so so so so many obstacles and people try to get in the way but here we are! Running is out Friday 16th! Thanks for being on this journey with me and believing in me! I love you all,” the American-German singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Sunday (August 11, 2019).

As per BMI Repertoire, “Running” was written by Arlissa alongside Martin Terefe (Shawn Mendez, Aloe Blacc) and Matt Schwartz (Cheryl, Kylie Minogue).

Arlissa’s upcoming debut album – featuring current promotional single “Let This Go” – is expected to arrive later this year via Def Jam Recordings.

The still-untitled project reportedly features contributions from Mighty Mike, Shungudzo, Oak Felder, Mayila Jones, Sebastian Kole, Fredro, Natt Dunn, Sam Fischer, Wrabel, Jesse Shatkin, Stint, Carmen Reece, Lostboy, Sidnie Tipton, Andre Harris, MoZella, Rykeyz, Senai Tedross, and Martin Sjolie.

Stream the audio clip for “Let This Go” below.

 

Tori Kelly releases new album “Inspired By True Events”

9 Aug

American singer, songwriter and record producer Tori Kelly has released her new album under Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

“Inspired By True Events” – featuring singles “Change Your Mind,” “Sorry Would Go a Long Way,” “Language” and “2 Places” – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project project was prominently produced by Jimmy Napes, whose resume boasts additional works with Sam Smith (“Too Good at Goodbyes”), Alicia Keys (“Hallelujah”), Mary J. Blige (“When You’re Gone”), Lianne La Havas (“Wonderful”) and Rita Ora (“Velvet Rope”).

Other album contributors include Noel Zancanella, Ashley Gorley, Britten Newbill, Mike Elizondo, Tayla Parx, Justin Tranter, Audra Mae, Nate Campany, Hayley Warner, Dante Jones, Drew Love, and Bruno Major.

Stream “Inspired By True Events” below.