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Rihanna reunites with Naughty Boy for new album?

30 Jan

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Naughty Boy recently hinted at a new collaboration with Rihanna.

The pair previously teamed up on “Half of Me,” taken from the Barbadian beauty’s seventh album, “Unapologetic,” out now via Island Records.

The track was written by Naughty Boy – born Shahid Khan – along with Emeli Sande and Stargate’s Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen.

His debut album, “Hotel Cabana,” features guest appearances from Gabrielle (“Hollywood”), Ed Sheeran (“Top Floor”), Sam Smith (“La La La”), Chasing Grace (“So Strong”) and Bastille (“No One’s Here to Sleep”).

Fans of Naughty Boy’s production work should keep an eye on the next LPs by Mikky Ekko [RCA Records], Kat Dahlia [Epic Records], Tanika Bailey [Virgin Records], Lily Allen [Parlophone Records] and Ella Henderson [Syco Music].

Meanwhile, the new collection by Rihanna is expected to yield further productions from Rodney Jerkins (Leona Lewis, Janet Jackson), Nicky Romero (David Guetta, Calvin Harris) and DJ Mustard (Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Lopez).

Her last album, 2012’s “Unapologetic,” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also included the Sia Furler-penned “Diamonds” and the Parker Ighile-produced “What Now.”

Watch the music video for Naughty Boy’s new single “Think About It” below. The track – which features vocals from Wiz Khalifa and Ella Eyre – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

will.i.am premieres music video for new single ‘Feelin’ Myself’

26 Nov

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will.i.am has premiered the music video for his new single online.

“Feelin’ Myself” – which features Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa and French Montana – is taken from the re-release edition of the artist’s latest studio album, “#willpower,” out soon via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The track was produced by DJ Mustard, whose credits include “Helluva Night” by Ludacris [Disturbing Tha Peace], “Last Time” by Kid Ink [The Alumni Music Group] and “Hit ‘Em Up” by Tyga [Cash Money / Republic Records].

As an executive producer, will.i.am – born William Adams – has contributed to the next albums by Britney Spears [RCA Records], Nicole Scherzinger [Interscope Records] and Leah McFall [TBA].

In addition to DJ Mustard, “#willpower” yields further alliances from Max Martin (Usher, Christina Aguilera), Dr. Luke (Bonnie McKee, Katy Perry) and Jean Baptiste Kouame (Sevyn Streeter, Chris Brown).

Watch the music video for “Feeling Myself” below.

Naughty Boy drops music video for new single ‘Think About It’ with Wiz Khalifa & Ella Eyre

30 Oct

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Naughty Boy is out with the music video for his new single online.

“Think About It” – which features Wiz Khalifa & Ella Eyre – marks the fourth promotional single from the producer’s debut album, “Hotel Cabana,” out now via EMI Music Group / Virgin Records.

The track – available for download from November 17 via iTunes and all other digital outlets – was written by Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan along with Andrea Martin, James Murray, Mustafa Omer, and Luke Juby.

“Hotel Cabana” boasts further guest appearances from Emeli Sande [Capitol Records], Gabrielle [Island Records], Tanika Bailey [Virgin Records], Maiday [Interscope Records] and Ed Sheeran [Atlantic Records].

Fans of Naughty Boy’s production work should keep an eye on the next projects by Britney Spears [RCA Records], Kat Dahlia [Epic Records], Lily Allen [RCA Records], James Arthur [Syco Music] and Tinie Tempah [Parlophone Records].

Watch the music video for “Think About It” below.

Naughty Boy teams up with Ella Eyre, Wiz Khalifa for new single

26 Sep

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Naughty Boy has announced the details for his new single.

The British music producer and songwriter – born Shahid Khan – will release “Thank About It” as the fourth promotional single from his debut album, “Hotel Cabana,” out now via EMI Music Group / Virgin Records.

The track – which features Wiz Khalifa and Ella Eyre – serves as the follow-up to previous single “Lifted,” which peaked at # 8 on the UK Singles Chart.

“Think About It” was co-written by Andrea Martin, whose credits include “See Me Like This” by Stooshe [Warner Bros. Records], “Lose to Win” by Fantasia Barrino [RCA Records] and “Blame the World” by Daley [Island Records].

Production duties were handled by Naughty Boy along with Mustafa Omer and James Murray, who are also responsible for “Trouble” by Leona Lewis [Syco Music] and “Next to Me” by Emeli Sande [Virgin Records].

Fans of Naughty Boy’s work should keep an eye on the next albums by Britney Spears [RCA Records], James Arthur [Syco Music], Kat Dahlia [Epic Records], Gabrielle [Island Records] and Lily Allen [Parlophone Records].

Watch his rendition of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” with Tanika Bailey below.

Kelly Rowland teams up with Wiz Khalifa for new single ‘Gone’

8 Aug

Kelly Rowland has confirmed the title of her new single.

The singer/songwriter has dubbed the Wiz Khalifa-assisted “Gone” as the third promotional single from her latest album, “Talk a Good Game,” out now via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The track – which serves as the follow-up to the critically acclaimed-“Dirty Laundry” – was written Kelly Rowland along with Courtney Harrell (Fantasia Barrino, Jennifer Hudson), Amber “Sevyn” Streeter (Chris Brown, Jordin Sparks) and Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Brandy Norwood, Keyshia Cole).

“Talk a Good Game” – formerly titled “Year of the Woman” – debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It features further collaborations with Pharrell Williams (Robin Thicke, Justin Timberlake), Mike WiLL Made It (Ciara, Miley Cyrus) and Tyler “T-Minus” Williams (Drake, Nicki Minaj).

Naughty Boy previews debut album ‘Hotel Cabana’

7 Aug

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Naughty Boy has previewed his upcoming debut album online.

The British hitmaker – real name Shahid Khan – will release “Hotel Cabana” in the United Kingdom on August 26 via EMI Music Group / Virgin Records.

New single “Lifted” – which features Emeli Sande – will be available for download on August 19 via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Among the other artists backing Naughty Boy on “Hotel Cabana” are Gabrielle [TBA], Ella Eyre [Virgin Records], Maiday [Interscope Records], Wiz Khalifa [Atlantic Records], Ed Sheeran [Elektra Records] and Bastille [Virgin Records].

As a songwriter/producer, he has contributed to the next albums by Britney Spears [RCA Records], Lily Allen [Parlophone Records], Ms. Dynamite [Relentless Records], Kat Dahlia [Epic Records], Misha B [Relentless Records], Jennifer Hudson [RCA Records] and Mutya Keisha Siobhan [Polydor Records].

[Preview] Naughty Boy – Hotel Cabana @ Official Website

Naughty Boy reveals official songwriting credits for debut album ‘Hotel Cabana’

2 Aug

Naughty Boy - Hotel Cabana

Naughty Boy has unveiled the songwriting credits for his upcoming album.

The British producer – real name Shahid Khan – will release “Hotel Cabana” in the United Kingdom on August 26 via EMI Music Group / Virgin Records.

New single “Lifted” – which features frequent collaborator Emeli Sande – will be released on August 19 via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

The track serves as the follow-up to previous single “La La La (featuring Sam Smith),” which debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart.

Other artists backing Naughty Boy on “Hotel Cabana” are Gabrielle [TBA], Ella Eyre [Virgin Records], Maiday [Interscope Records], Wiz Khalifa [Atlantic Records], Ed Sheeran [Elektra Records] and Bastille [Virgin Records].

Fans of Naughty Boy’s productions should keep an eye on the next albums by Britney Spears [RCA Records], Lily Allen [Parlophone Records], Jennifer Hudson [RCA Records], Kat Dahlia [Epic Records], A*M*E [Epic Records], Misha B [Relentless Records] and Mutya Keisha Siobhan [Polydor Records].

Naughty Boy – Hotel Cabana [Official Songwriting Credits]:
“Act I” – (Shahid Khan, George Mpanga).
“Welcome to Cabana” – (Shahid Khan, Emeli Sande, Patrick Okogwu).
“Wonder” – (Shahid Khan, Emeli Sande, Hugo Chegwin, Harry Craze).
“Think About It” – (Shahid Khan, Andrea Martin, Mustafa Omer, James Murray, Luke Juby, Wiz Khalifa).
“Hollywood” – (Shahid Khan, Emeli Sande).
“Act II” – (Shahid Khan, George Mpanga).
“La La La” – (Shahid Khan, Sam Smith, Jonny Coffer, Al-Hakam Al Koubaisy, Frobyisher Mbabzi, James Murray, Jimmy Napes, Mustafa Omer).
“One Way” – (Shahid Khan, Rachel Moulden, Luke Juby, Rocky Takaloo).
“Pluto” – (Shahid Khan, Emeli Sande, Jermaine Scott, Hugo Chegwin, Harry Craze, Luke Juby).
“So Strong” – (Shahid Khan, Grace Ackerman, Philip Plested).
“No One’s Here to Sleep” – (Shahid Khan, Dan Smith).
“Lifted” – (Shahid Khan, Emeli Sande, Hugo Chegwin, Harry Craze, Mustafa Omer, James Murray, Jonny Koffer).
“Top Floor” – (Shahid Khan, Ed Sheeran).
“Epilogue” – (Shahid Khan, George Mpanga).