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Tinashe drafts Shungudzo, MNEK for new collaboration

12 Nov

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has drafted Shungudzo and MNEK for a new song entitled “Eat You Up” (as per ASCAP Reportery).

Having contributed to the next projects by Ella Henderson, Liza Owen, Alina Baraz and Sabina Ddumba; Shungudzo (aka Alexandra Govere) is responsible for co-penning Little Mix’s “Touch,” The Chainsmokers’ “It Won’t Kill Ya,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” and Jessie Ware’s “Your Domino.”

Meanwhile, recent songwriting/production credits by MNEK include Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Raye’s “You Don’t Know Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Instruction,” Becky Hill’s “Unpredictable,” and Olly Murs’ “Private.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tinashe is expected to release her sophomore studio collection “Joyride” early next year via RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Aquarius” reportedly delivers additional alliances from StarGate, Ester Dean, Supa Dups, Nineteen85, Fred Ball, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, BloodPop, Hitmaka, Gabrielle Nowee, A1, Komi Al-Hakam, Benny Cassette, Jonas Jeberg, Sam Hook, Eyelar, Arrow Benjamin, and Nova Wav.

Stream the audio clip for Shungudzo’s “Long Live the Billionaire” below.

Mullally hits the studio with Utters, Ed Thomas for new collaboration

10 Nov

British singer/songwriter Connor Mullally-Knight, known mononymously as Mullally, has enlisted Ed Thomas and Utters for a new collaboration.

Thomas is responsible for co-writing Jorja Smith’s “On My Mind,” Louis Mattrs’ “Pink Lemonade,” Kiah Victoria’s “Cold War,” Zac Abel’s “Everybody Needs Love,” Aquilo’s “Thin,” and Maverick Sabre’s “Falling Again.”

Meanwhile, Utters’ production resume boasts works with AlunaGeorge (“Last Kiss”), Chronixx (“I Know Love”), Raleigh Ritchie (“In Too Deep”), All Saints (“One Woman Man”), Foxes (“Beauty Queen”), Ella Eyre (“Home”), Selah Sue (“Feel”) and Purple Ferdinand (“Through Your Eyes”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mullally’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “She Don’t Know Me” – is expected to arrive early next year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional productions from Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Two Inch Punch, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, ADP, Jordan Riley, Cook Classics, Scott Hoffman, Robopop, Will Simms, MNEK, Jonny Coffer, Grades, Scribz Riley, and Cool & Dre.

On the songwriting front, Mullally has also worked with Amy Wadge, Jason Boyd, Danny Parker, Grace Tither, Ali Tennant, Max McElligott, Ari PenSmith, Danny Shah, Jordan Thomas, Levi Lennox, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream the audio clip for “She Don’t Know Me” below.

Chromeo draft Sean Douglas, Jason Evigan for new promotional single “Juice”

7 Nov

Canadian electro funk duo Chromeo (aka David “Dave 1” Macklovitch and Patrick “P-Thugg” Gemayel) have released their new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Sean Douglas and Jason Evigan, who are also responsible for Jason Derulo’s “Talk Dirty,” Demi Lovato’s “Heart Attack,” Kat Graham’s “Power,” David Guetta’s “What I Did for Love,” Madonna’s “Ghosttown,” Jessie J’s “Said Too Much,” Alyxx Dione’s “Chingalinga,” Nick Jonas’ “Champagne Problems,” and Pitbull’s “Options.”

Meanwhile, Chromeo’s upcoming fifth studio collection “Head Over Heels” is expected to arrive early next year via Big Beat / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “White Women” reportedly delivers further alliances with Digital Farm Animals, Lindy Robbins, Ian Kirkpatrick, Priscilla Renea, Andrew Jackson, Scott Harris, Ammar Malik, and MNEK.

Stream the audio clip for “Juice” below.

Kara Marni drafts Laura Dockrill, Ollie Green for new collaboration

31 Oct

British singer/songwriter Kara Marni has drafted Laura Dockrill and Ollie Green for a new collaboration.

Dockrill’s songwriting resume boasts works with Anne-Marie (“Karate”), MNEK (“More than a Miracle”), Elli Ingram (“Table for Two”), Javeon (“Give Up”), Dornik (“Drive”), Jessie Ware (“Small Talk”) and Courage (“Wild at Heart”).

Meanwhile, Green is known for co-penning and/or producing cuts performed by Frances (“Love Me Again”), Alex Newell (“Devilish”), Freya Ridings (“Maps”), Jones (“Indulge”), Leo Kalyan (“Daydream”), Alan Walker (“Tired”), John Gibbons (“Sunglasses in the Rain”) and Gavin James (“Hearts on Fire”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Marni’s upcoming project – featuring the Sebastian Kole-penned / Invisible Men-produced lead single “Golden” – is expected to arrive early next year via Access Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Amy Wadge, Lauren Aquilina, Fabienne, Trey Campbell, Autumn Rowe, Grace Tither, Mullally, Steph Jones, Andrea Martin, Rachel Furner, Eyelar, Kingsley Brown, Maegan Cottone, Grace Barker, and Frances.

In addition to The Invisible Men, Marni has also worked with producers including Mac & Phil, Chris Loco, Lostboy, Maths Time Joy, Pantha, Fred Cox, Laconic, Joel Compass, Aston Rudi, and MNEK.

Watch the music video for “Golden” below.

Ray BLK enlists Shama Joseph for new collaboration

25 Oct

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has enlisted Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph for a new collaboration.

Joseph is known co-writing and producing Rihanna’s “Man Down,” Alesha Dixon’s “Drummer Boy,” Jennifer Lopez’s “Emotions,” Nicki Minaj’s “Win Again,” Miranda Brooke’s “Hater,” Elle Varner’s “Where Your Man Is,” Kid Ink’s “No Miracles,” Ava Lily’s “Painkiller,” and Betsy’s “Time.”

The Haitian-American musician’s resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters including Chantal Kreviazuk, Emily Warren, Taylor “Tayla Parx” Parks, Jessica “Harloe” Ashley, Tiwa Savage, Natalie Sims, Carmen Reece, Emanuel Kiriakou, James “JHart” Abrahart, and Rock City.

Meanwhile, BLK’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “Doing Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Snakehips, Jin Jin, Parker Ighile, Tamera Foster, Naughty Boy, Kane “Kin” Parfitt, Evan Bogart, Mr. Hudson, Chris Loco, Raye, Moon Willis, Paul Epworth, Cass Lowe, MNEK, Jax Jones, Two Inch Punch, Courage, and Jordan Riley.

Stream the audio clip for “Baby Girlz” below.

Mabel drafts Lostboy for new collaboration

24 Oct

British singer/songwriter Mabel has drafted Lostboy for a new collaboration.

The record producer and songwriter has helmed songs for MAAD (“Wonderland”), Gabrielle Aplin (“Waking Up Slow”), Skinny Living (“Why”), Caitlyn Scarlett (“Hell for a Honeymoon”), Sarah Close (“Call Me Out”), Lauren Faith (“Let Them Talk”) and Marlon Roudette (“Ultra Love”).

Lostboy (born Peter Rycroft) has also contributed to the next projects by Years & Years, Taya, Amber-Simone, Elley Duhe, KStewart, Molly Rainford, Becky Hill, Dakota, Ella Henderson, Fleur East, Kara Marni, L Devine, Antigoni Buxton, Nina Nesbitt, Hannah Jane Lewis, Ella Eyre, Arlissa, and Tom Walker.

Meanwhile, Mabel is expected to release her debut studio collection early next year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with The Electric, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, JD Reid, Kelly Kiara, MNEK, Negin Djafari, Tre Jean-Marie, Raye, Jordan Riley, Marlon Roudette, and TMS.

Mabel’s current mixtape “Ivy to Roses” – featuring promotional singles “Finders Keepers” and “Begging” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Low Key” below.

Mabel enlists Ghosted for new collaboration

19 Oct

British singer/songwriter Mabel has teamed up with London-based songwriting and production team Ghosted (aka TMS) for a new collaboration.

Composed of Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes; Ghosted are responsible for Justine Skye’s “Don’t Think About It,” Zac Samuel’s “Play it Cool,” Dua Lipa’s “Bad Together,” Craig David’s “Change My Love,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” and G-Eazy’s “Me, Myself, & I.”

The trio’s current promotional single “Get Some” – featuring guest vocals from Virgin EMI recording artist Kamille – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Mabel is expected to release her debut studio collection early next year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project, which follows current mixtape “Ivy to Roses,” reportedly boasts further contributions from The Electric, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Dre Skull, Maxi Millz, JD Reid, Kelly Kiara, MNEK, Raye, Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Jean Baptiste Kouame, and Marlon Roudette.

Fans of Ghosted’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Maroon 5, Anne-Marie, Niall Horan, Paloma Faith, Era Istrefi, Noah Cyrus, Louis Tomlinson, Alma, Sabina Ddumba, Calum Scott, Jess Glynne, Ellie Goulding, Nick Jonas, Ella Henderson, and Rihanna.

Stream the audio clip for “Get Some” below.