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Ella Mai reveals tracklisting for self-titled debut album

4 Oct

Ella Mai has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming debut album, which will arrive on October 12 via 10 Summers / Interscope Records.

Current promotional single “Trip” – which was co-written by Varren Wade and collectively produced by DJ Mustard and Quintin Gulledge – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The self-titled project – which features Chris Brown, John Legend, and H.E.R. – also delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Bryan Michael Cox, Caroline Ailin, Harmony Samuels, Joelle James, Nana Rogues, Trey Campbell, Larrance Dopson, Sam Hook, and Marcos “Kosine” Palacious.

See the tracklisting for Ella Mai’s debut album below.

(1) Emotion / (2) Good Bad / (3) Dangerous / (4) Sauce / (5) Whatchamacallit / (6) Cheap Shot / (7) Shot Clock / (8) Boo’d Up / (9) Everything / (10) Own It / (11) Run My Mouth / (12) Gut Feeling / (13) Trip / (14) Close / (15) Easy / (16) Naked

Ella Mai reveals artwork, release date for debut album

21 Sep

Ella Mai has revealed the artwork and release date for her debut album.

The British singer/songwriter will release the self-titled collection will arrive on October 10 via 10 Summers Records / Interscope Records.

Current promotional single “Trip” – which was co-written by Varren Wade and collectively produced by DJ Mustard and Quinton Gulledge – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the highly-anticipated project, Mai has also worked with songwriters and producers Diane Warren, Tre Jean-Marie, Caroline Ailin, Diztortion, Joelle James, Sam Hook, Larrance “Rance” Dopson, and Grades.

Watch the music video for “Trip” below.

Estelle delivers fifth studio collection “Lovers Rock”

9 Sep

British singer/songwriter Estelle Fanta Swaray, known mononymously as Estelle, has delivered her fifth studio collection online.

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

The follow-up to 2015’s “True Romance” boasts guest appearances from Luke James (“So Easy”), Maleek Berry (“Meet Up”), Konshens (“Really Want”), Alicia Harley (“Slow Down”), Chronixx (“Queen”), Tarrus Riley (Love Like Ours”), Kranium (“Don’t Wanna”) and HoodCelebrityy (“Karma”).

On the songwriting and production front, Estelle has teamed up with Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Ryan Toby, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Varren Wade, Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne, Supa Dups, Mitchum Chin, Andre Harris, LaTisha “Tish” Hyman, Akil King, and Kristal “Tytewriter” Oliver.

Stream Estelle’s new album “Lovers Rock” below.

Janet Jackson confirms new single “Made for Now”

11 Aug

Janet Jackson has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Made for Now” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming album and will release it on August 17 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

As per ASCAP’s ACE Repertory, the track was written by Jackson alongside Al Sherrod Lambert, Shawn Butler, Thomas Lumpkins, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “JV” Etienne.

Jackson’s upcoming twelfth album – featuring further contributions from regular collaborators Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis – is expected to arrive later this year via Rhythm Nation / BMG Rights Management.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “No Sleep,” “Unbreakable” and “Damn Baby.”

Watch the music video for “No Sleep” below.

Ella Mai unleashes new promotional single “Trip”

3 Aug

Ella Mai has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Trip” – which was written by Mai alongside Varren Wade and Dijon “DJ Mustard” McFarlane – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mai’s debut album – featuring previous singles “Naked” and “Boo’d Up” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via DJ Mustard’s label 10 Summers Records in partnership with Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Diane Warren, Tre Jean-Marie, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Caroline Ailin, and Raoul “Diztortion” Chen.

Stream the audio clip for “Trip” below.

Tanika delivers new promotional single “Come Through”

24 Nov

British singer/songwriter Tanika Bailey, known mononymously as Tanika, has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Come Through” – which was produced by Moses Samuels and Mikey Akinkunmi of Sons of Sonix – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Tanika’s upcoming project “Birthdays in Jamaica” – featuring previous promotional single “Kingston 13 – is scheduled to arrive early 2018 and will boast further productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Cox, Anju Blaxx, Varren Wade, Tunde “Captain” Brown, and Nia V.

Watch the music video for “Come Through” below.

Tanika confirms details for new mini-album “Birthdays in Jamaica”

22 Jul

Tanika has confirmed the details for her upcoming EP.

The British singer/songwriter has christened her third mini-album “Birthdays in Jamaica” and will release it on August 18 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Out Here” features 6 new songs in the shape of “Watahouse,” “Take Care of You,” “Come Through,” “No Man is an Island,” “Alive,” and current promotional single “Kingston 13.”

For the highly-anticipated collection, Tanika has also teamed up with songwriters and producers including Fred Cox (Janelle Monae), Anju Blaxx (Popcaan), Moses Samuels (Ariana Grande), Varren Wade (Melanie C), Tunde “Captain” Brown (Juliet Hudson) and Nia V (Krept & Konan).

Watch the music video for “Kingston 13” below.