Tag Archives: Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike

Craig David reunites with TMS for new album

24 May

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with Peter “Merf” Kellher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS for his upcoming album.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed up with David on the Carla Marie Williams-co-penned “Better With You” and MNEK-assisted “Change My Love,” which peaked to number twenty-nine on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable credis by TMS include Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Olly Murs’ “Hand on Heart,” Emeli Sande’s “Highs & Lows,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Body Language,” Fleur East’s “Gold Watch,” Rox’s “I Don’t Believe,” Jessie J’s “Square One,” Madison Beer’s “Melodies,” Kwabs’ “Walk,” Sinead Harnett’s “She Ain’t Me,” Sigma’s “Coming Home,” and Leona Lewis’ “Another Love Song.”

TMS’ extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Lindy Robbins, Iain James, Kamille, Ed Drewett, Ina Wroldsen, Wayne Hector, Shaznay Lewis, Devonte Hynes, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Danny Parker, Lauren Christy, Sean Douglas, Ayak Thiik, Jamie Scott, Maegan Cottone, Paddy Dalton, Erika Nuri, James Murray, Emma Rohan, Gavin Jones, Chelcee Grimes, and Sam Romans.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Nineteen85, Caroline Ailin, MNEK, Talay Riley, Dave Tozer, Ed Drewett, Martin Solveig, Sam Dew, Max McElligott, and Fraser T. Smith.

Fans of TMS’ works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Dua Lipa, Louis Tomlinson, Taya, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson, RAYE, Era Istrefi, Hey Violet, Madcon, Nick Jonas, Ellie Goulding, Mollie King, Ria Ritchie, Izzy Bizu, Becky Hill, and The Vamps.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to TMS’ work!

Craig David reunites with Fraser T. Smith for new album

21 May

Craig David has reunited with Fraser T. Smith for his upcoming seventh album.

Smith previously co-wrote and / or produced “Hot Stuff (Let’s Dance),” “6 of 1 Thing,” “She’s on Fire,” and “Kinda Girl for Me,” taken from 2007’s “Trust Me,” as well as “World Filled with Love” and “Four Times a Lady,” taken from 2002’s “Slicker Than Your Average.”

Other credits by the multi Grammy nominated musician include Stormzy’s “Big for Your Boots,” Ray BLK’s “Baby Girlz,” Cosmo Pyke’s “Social Sites,” DJ Snake’s “Future, Pt. 2,” Fleur East’s “Like That,” Sam Smith’s “Drowning Shadows,” Ellie Goulding’s “Hearts Without Chains,” Dakota’s “Long Hot Summer,” Gavin James’ “Bitter Pill,” Grace’s “Boyfriend Jeans,” and Adele’s “Set Fire to the Rain.”

Smith’s extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Andrea Martin, Shelly Peiken, Karen Poole, Nina Woodford-Wells, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Frankie Storm, Ina Wroldsen, Bonnie McKee, Kelly Sheehan, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Rachel Furner, Livvi Franc, Heather Bright, Diana Gordon, Kasia Livingston, and Nicole “Coco” Morier.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Nineteen85, Caroline Ailin, MNEK, Talay Riley, Dave Tozer, Ed Drewett, Martin Solveig, Sam Dew, and Max McElligott.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Fraser T. Smith’s work.

Craig David reunites with MNEK for new collaboration

20 May

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with fellow recording artist MNEK for a new collaboration.

MNEK previously co-wrote “Change My Love” for David alongside the song’s producers Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn, and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of TMS. The track peaked to number twenty-nine on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable songwriting and production credits by MNEK, born Uzoechi Emenike, include Becky Hill’s “Rude Love,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Tom Aspaul’s “Messy,” Little Mix’s “Touch,” Jojo’s “Good Thing,” Olly Murs’ “Private,” Matoma’s “False Alarm,” JKAY’s “Danger,” and Sub Focus’ “Don’t You Feel It.”

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further alliances with Tre Jean-Marie (Bryaton Bowman), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Tinashe), Nineteen85 (Majid Jordan), Caroline Ailin (Louisa Johnson), Max McElligott (John Newman), Dave Tozer (Ella Eyre), Talay Riley (Nick Jonas), Ed Drewett (Fleur East) and Sam Dew (Zayn Malik).

Fans of MNEK’s songwriting and production works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Akon, Dua Lipa, Naughty Boy, Kara Marni, Cassie, Bebe Rexha, Ella Henderson, Rozes, Charli XCX, Mabel McVey, Ray BLK, Chromeo, Tamera Foster, Adam Lambert, Wolfie, Melissa Steel, Diztortion, Mo Adeniran, and Christina Aguilera.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to MNEK’s work below!

Ray BLK drafts Cass Lowe for debut album

18 May

Photo Credit: Elle UK

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has drafted Cass Lowe for her upcoming debut album.

The multi-platinum selling British songwriter and record producer’s credits include Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave,” Blonde’s “All Cried Out,” Sinead Harnett’s “Anywhere But Here,” Cheryl’s “Coming Up for Air,” Shola Ama’s “Boyfriend,” Fifth Harmony’s “Scared of Lonely,” AlunaGeorge’s “I Remember,” Felix Jaehn’s “Hot2Touch,” Niia Bertino’s “Girl Like Me,” Kwabs’ “Make You Mine,” Gabrielle Aplin’s “The House We Never Built,” and Hey Violet’s “Pure.”

Among the fellow producers Lowe has worked with are Electric, Mike Spencer, Dallas Austin, Jesse Shatkin, Lucas Secon, Gary Go, MNEK, Martin Terefe, Guy Sigsworth, Richard Stannard, Ash Howes, Jonas Quant, Robin Hanniball, Mark Ralph, Scott Hoffman, Adam Midgley, Tommy Baxter, Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub, Bradford Ellis, Julian Bunetta, Martin Solveig, and Stargate.

Meanwhile, BLK is expected to release her upcoming project, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Durt,” later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Paul Epworth (FKA twigs, Florence Welch), Chris Loco (Rita Ora, Jessie Reyez), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Dido, Janelle Monae), MNEK (Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha) and Jordan Riley (Ella Henderson, Calum Scott).

Fans of Cass Lowe’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Sam Smith, Ella Henderson, Stanaj, Paloma Faith, Alex Aiono, Leona Lewis, Zak Abel, Anne-Marie, Astrid S, David Guetta, Kenzie May, DAGNY, KStewart, Nick Jonas, Rudimental, Kiah Victoria, and MØ.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Lowe’s work!

Kara Marni teases new collaboration with MNEK

15 May

Kara Marni has teased a new collaboration with MNEK.

“Wrote a BOP with ma new bestie @mnek today,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Monday (May 15, 2017).

Recent songwriting/production credits by MNEK (born Uzoechi Emenike) include Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Becky Hill’s “Rude Love,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Tom Aspaul’s “Messy,” Little Mix’s “Touch,” Jojo’s “Good Thing,” Craig David’s “Change My Love,” Matoma’s “False Alarm,” JKAY’s “Danger,” and Sub Focus’ “Don’t You Feel It.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Diplo, Jin Jin, Dimitri Tikovoi, Kamille, Amish “ADP” Patel, Grace Barker, Max McElligott, Caroline Ailin, Tre Jean-Marie, Noonie Bao, Jean Baptiste-Kouame, Kara DioGuardi, Mike Spencer, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Youthonix, Diane Warren, Philip Plested, Laura Dockrill, Josh Record, and TMS.

Meanwhile, Marni is expected to release her debut project – featuring lead single “No Ordinary Love” – later this year via First Access Entertainment.

Other producers expected to appear on the still-untitled collection are Mac & Phil (Emeli Sande), GRADES (Jess Glynne), Fred Cox (RAYE), Laconic (Cover Drive), The Rascals (Ariana Grande), Joel Compass (Tinashe), All About She (Sasha Keable) and Chris Loco (Rita Ora).

Fans of MNEK’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Cassie, Bebe Rexha, Ella Henderson, Rozes, Charli XCX, Mabel McVey, Ray BLK, Chromeo, Tamera Foster, Adam Lambert, Wolfie, Melissa Steel, Diztortion, Mo Adeniran, Christina Aguilera, and Akon.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to MNEK’s work!

Sub Focus enlists ALMA for new single “Don’t You Feel It”

11 May

British DJ, record producer, songwriter, musician and audio mixer Nick Douwma, better known by his stage name Sub Focus, has unleashed his new promotional single online.

“Don’t You Feel It” – featuring guest vocals from Finnish singer/songwriter ALMA – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Sub Focus and ALMA (born Alma-Sofia Miettinen) alongside Grace Barker (Jonas Blue, Kylie Minogue) and Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Ray BLK, Charli XCX).

Sub Focus’ still-untitled third album – featuring previous single “Love Divine” – will arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

His previous studio collection, 2013’s “Torus,” peaked to number eleven on the UK Albums Chart and delivered guest appearances from Alex Clare (“Endorphines”), MNEK (“Close”), Alpines (“Tidal Wave”), Kenzie May (“Falling Down”), Foxes (“Until the End”) and Alice Gold (“Out of the Blue”).

Kamille teams up with Klas Ahlund for new collaboration

10 May

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, professionally known as Kamille, has teamed with Klas Ahlund for a new collaboration.

The Swedish songwriter, record producer, and guitarist is responsible for Robyn’s “Konichiwa Bitches,” Britney Spears’ “Piece of Me,” Madonna’s “Some Girls,” Kylie Minogue’s “Speakerphone,” Charli XCX’s “Roll with Me,” Jordin Sparks’ “See My Side,” Tove Lo’s “Timebomb,” Kesha’s “Sleazy,” Usher’s “Numb,” Ellie Goulding’s “Devotion,” and Katy Perry’s “Walking on Air.”

Ahlund’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters and fellow producers including Bloodshy & Avant, Cathy Dennis, Max Martin, Ali Payami, Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco, Arnthor Birgisson, Kool Kojak, Chiara Hunter, Alex Purple, William Orbit, Mr. Bangladesh, Adam Baptiste, Eric Bellinger, Martin Kierszenbaum, Clarence Coffee Jr., Andrea Martin, and Wrabel.

Meanwhile, Kamille is expected to release her debut studio collection later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts productions from Chris Loco (Jessie Reyez, Emeli Sande), Two Inch Punch (Amber Mark, Elijah Blake), MNEK (Dua Lipa, Becky Hill) and Goldfingers (Fleur East, John Newman).

On the songwriting front, Purcell has contributed to the next releases by The Script, David Guetta, Louis Tomlinson, Jess Glynne, Ella Henderson, Rita Ora, Tamera Foster, Sigala, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Wiz Kid, and Ella Eyre.

Her previous credits include Little Mix’s “Black Magic,” Olly Murs’ “Grow Up,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Leona Lewis’s “Mr. Right,” Sam Bailey’s “Treasure,” Jessie J’s “Hero,” The Saturdays’ “What About Us,” and Sigma’s “Find Me.”