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DANCE MUSIC TITAN KASKADE & GLOBAL SUPERSTAR MEGHAN TRAINOR JOIN FORCES FOR SMASH SINGLE “WITH YOU” OUT WORLDWIDE JUNE 14TH, 2019!

June 14, 2019

KASKADE & MEGHAN TRAINOR “WITH YOU” LISTEN NOW – http://smarturl.it/WithYouMTxK KASKADE & MEGHAN TRAINOR “WITH YOU” – PSEUDO VIDEO – https://smarturl.it/WithYouPseudoVideo (June […]

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DANCE MUSIC TITAN KASKADE & GLOBAL SUPERSTAR MEGHAN TRAINOR JOIN FORCES FOR SMASH SINGLE “WITH YOU” OUT WORLDWIDE JUNE 14TH, 2019!

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DANCE MUSIC TITAN KASKADE & GLOBAL SUPERSTAR MEGHAN TRAINOR JOIN FORCES FOR SMASH SINGLE “WITH YOU” OUT WORLDWIDE JUNE 14TH, 2019!

KASKADE & MEGHAN TRAINOR “WITH YOU” LISTEN NOW – http://smarturl.it/WithYouMTxK

KASKADE & MEGHAN TRAINOR “WITH YOU” – PSEUDO VIDEO – https://smarturl.it/WithYouPseudoVideo

(June 14, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA) – One is a legend responsible for smashing boundaries in electronic music, the other has set and broken records for women in the music industry. Together,KASKADE and MEGHAN TRAINOR make magic on “WITH YOU” (via Sony Music Columbia). Speaking of the song , KASKADE says “MEGHAN TRAINOR had the same effect on me as she did on the greater part of the human population when she came into the music scene. Her voice is infectious and distinctive and the soul behind that voice is an absolute authentic force-of-nature. When the opportunity came to work with her it was an easy yes for me. I knew we could put something together that would be fun, meaningful and above all, sticky enough that people can’t help but sing it after one listen. “With You” was a pleasure to put together with MEGHAN, and I can’t wait for everyone to start singing along.” Of the collaboration MEGHANsays, “It was a dream come true to work with KASKADE! He’s a legend and I truly love this song we did together!”

Their collaboration “WITH YOU” highlights KASKADE`s production prowess and ear for melody, along with MEGHAN TRAINOR´s award-winning songwriting (written alongside Sarah Aarons, Robert Gerongco & Samuel Gerongco). In keeping with the self-empowering and triumphant themes of her writing, TRAINOR sings about how she’s tired of wasting her time on men that leave her unsatisfied. KASKADE provides a powerful but sublime instrumental, turning her vocal into an irresistible chorus and laying down textures as fluffy as clouds.

DANCE MUSIC TITAN KASKADE & GLOBAL SUPERSTAR MEGHAN TRAINOR JOIN FORCES FOR SMASH SINGLE “WITH YOU” OUT WORLDWIDE JUNE 14TH, 2019!

KASKADE (Columbia) has been setting the bar for electronic dance music for decades. A multiple Grammy® nominated pioneer in more ways than one, KASKADE has brought his live sets to arenas around the world. Sold-out shows at venues like the Staples Center in LA and Barclays Center in NYC have made him one of the most successful DJs in history. He’s been voted the world’s best DJ on more than one occasion and has paved the way for electronic music in Las Vegas, taking a residency in 2010 that predicted the wave of superstar parties and events to come. KASKADE has had a number of smash hit collaborations with the likes of deadmau5 and Skrillex, and in May of 2019 released his third installment of the REDUX EP series, which held down the #1 spot on iTunes Dance/Electronic Albums chart. KASKADE’s signature sound has been omnipresent as he has headlined on the mainstage of every prominent music festival this season, and he shows no signs of letting up as his own curated two-day festival on the beach, Sun Soaked, is bending the internet’s capacity for how much people can look forward to July.

MEGHAN TRAINOR first made history in 2014 with her diamond-certified smash single “All About That Bass.” The GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist stands out as “one of only five female artists to achieve a diamond certification from the RIAA”—an honor bestowed upon only 15 other singles to date. Thus far, she has garnered a GRAMMY® Award and achieved seven multi-platinum singles and two platinum albums, sold out three world tours, penned multi-platinum hits for peers across pop and country, and received countless industry awards and nominations. Expanding her influence, she starred on FOX’s hit series THE FOUR: Battle for Stardom for two seasons. Following 2018 anthems “No Excuses” and “Let You Be Right,” she celebrated Valentine’s Day 2019 with the love-themed six-song Love Train EP, which paves the way for more surprises to come.

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FUTURE SHARES BRAND NEW EP SAVE ME

June 07, 2019

BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR MORE SOON (June 6, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA) – After breaking the news on social media earlier […]

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(June 6, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA) – After breaking the news on social media earlier this week, GRAMMY® Award-winning Atlanta hip-hop superstar and multiplatinum trailblazer Future serves up his brand new EP, Save Me, tomorrow June 7. 

Get it HERE via Epic Records/Freebandz Entertainment

Save Me might just be his most vulnerable, visual, and vital statement yet. This time around, he widens the scope of his signature sound through integration of icy guitars and sparse beats. The opener “XanaX Damage” allows his warbling croon to take flight over delicate acoustic strumming. Meanwhile, “St. Lucia” splits between adlibs about “Tommy Lee and Pam” and “the preacher” as he weaves together a narrative of temptation calling. “Please Tell Me” hinges on a priceless chant of, “Please, please tell me it’s one of a kind,” and “Shotgun” blasts off a tightly wound hook. Everything crescendos towards the somber final transmission “Love Thy Enemies” where guitar entwines with the plea, “I need angels, I need angels, on its way off to the heavens.

Check out the full tracklisting below.

For the artwork and photography, Future enlisted the talents of none other than disruptive high-fashion house Enfants Riches Déprimés and its visionary founder Henri Alexander Levy [Daft Punk, Billie Eilish]. Together, they envisioned the gothic impressionistic palette seen on the cover, merging black-and-white portraiture with decaying urban charcoal. The piece speaks to the continued evolution of Future‘s presentation and cements him as a style trailblazer.

The seven-track project arrives hot on the heels of his seventh album, Future Hndrxx Presents: The WIZRD—released in January. Not only did it bow at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 as his fifth solo offering to top the charts, but it also garnered acclaim from Rolling StonePitchforkConsequence of SoundXXL who gave it a coveted XL rating. In the wake of its release, he performed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and Ellen.

As he innovates once more, Future arrives to save the game yet again. 

Be on the lookout for a lot more.

FUTURE SHARES BRAND NEW EP SAVE ME

(Photo: Henri Alexander Levy)  

ABOUT FUTURE:

Where would hip-hop be without Future? With millions of singles and albums sold, countless packed shows, and streams in the billions, his shadow looms heavy over the game. He carried trap music from the bandos to fashion shows as a generation of Southern artists rose in his wake. A decade-long grind gave rise to an unbelievable string of mixtapes, reaching its apex on the trifecta of MonsterBeast Mode, and 56 Nights. 2015’s DS2 became his first of five number one debuts on the Billboard Top 200 followed by What a Time To Be Alive with Drake and Evol. In 2017, he unleashed the platinum-certified Future and gold-selling Hndrxx back-to-back and emerged as “the first artist to release two Billboard Top 200 number ones in consecutive weeks.” Future‘s “Mask Off” went quadruple-platinum, ascended to #5 on the Hot 100, and became his biggest smash yet. He performed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, lit up Coachella, and headlined the massive “Nobody Safe” Tour. As he covered issues of GQRolling Stone, and XXLHndrxx graced year-end lists from PitchforkComplexEntertainment WeeklyNoiseyVariety, and more. He teamed with Young Thug for the collaborative epic Super Slimey, which captured #2 on the Billboard Top 200 upon arrival. Extending his reach yet again, he provided the soundtrack for the high-profile Superfly remake as he readies a barrage of new projects to be unveiled at his signature prolific pace. 2019 saw him win his first GRAMMY® Award in the category of “Best Rap Performance” for “King’s Dead” alongside Jay RockKendrick Lamar, and James Blake.

TRACKLISTING:

1.       XanaX Damage

2.       St. Lucia

3.       Please Tell Me

4.       Shotgun

5.       Government Official

6.       Extra

7.       Love Thy Enemies        

FUTURE – SAVE ME

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PHARRELL WILLIAMS RELEASES ORIGINAL SONG FROM NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY THE BLACK GODFATHER

June 07, 2019

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PHARRELL WILLIAMS RELEASES ORIGINAL SONG FROM NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY THE BLACK GODFATHER

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Pharrell Williams releases original song “Letter To My Godfather” as tribute to Clarence Avant and his impact on the music industry and African American history.

THE BLACK GODFATHER is available today globally on Netflix and in select theaters

(Los Angeles, CA — June 7, 2019) Netflix and Epic Records announce the release of “Letter To My Godfather” written by Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, as featured in the Netflix Original Documentary The Black Godfather. The feature film releases today globally on Netflix and in select theaters. The song releases today at digital retail, get it HERE


The Black Godfather charts the exceptional and unlikely rise of Clarence Avant, a music executive whose trailblazing behind-the-scenes accomplishments impacted the legacies of icons such as Bill Withers, Quincy Jones, Muhammad Ali, Hank Aaron, and Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Nicole Avant, a producer of the film and daughter of Clarence Avant, showed the film to Williams, who was instantly inspired by Mr. Avant’s pursuit of excellence for others. Williams began writing “Letter To My Godfather” the same evening. 


“Clarence Avant connects us all through his incredible impact since before I was born up until now,” said Williams. “He’s the godfather to so many of us — and not just African Americans, most of the industry.”

Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Reginald Hudlin, The Black Godfather hosted its world premiere on Monday in Los Angeles. Williams, along with Sean “Diddy” Combs, Jamie Foxx, Chadwick Boseman, Queen Latifah, Quincy Jones, Snoop Dogg, Laura Dern, Hank Aaron, Diane Warren, “L.A.” Reid, Terry Lewis, Jimmy Jam, Cedric the Entertainer, Babyface and more attended — many of whom appear in the film and have been impacted by Avant’s work firsthand.


The song, “Letter To My Godfather” is available on all digital streaming platforms.

“LETTER TO MY GODFATHER”

Written by Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo

Performed by Pharrell Williams

Courtesy of i am OTHER Entertainment

By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment

ABOUT THE BLACK GODFATHER

For decades, the world’s most high profile entertainers, athletes and politicians have turned to a single man for advice during the most pivotal moments in their lives and careers, including Grammy Award® winners, Hall of Famers, a Heavyweight Champion of the World and two U.S. Presidents. That man is Clarence Avant.

The Black Godfather charts the exceptional and unlikely rise of Avant, a music executive whose trailblazing behind-the-scenes accomplishments impacted the legacies of icons such as as Bill Withers, Quincy Jones, Muhammad Ali, Hank Aaron, and Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.

Driven by a sense of equality, loyalty, and justice, Avant left the Jim Crow south behind to emerge as a powerhouse negotiator at a time when deep-seated racism penetrated every corner of America. Avant defied notions of what a black executive could do, redefining the industry for entertainers and executives of color, and leaving a legacy of altruism for others to emulate.

Directed by Academy Award® nominee Reginald Hudlin and featuring interviews with Snoop Dogg, P. Diddy, Lionel Richie, Suzanne de Passe, David Geffen, Jerry Moss, Cicely Tyson, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, and Jamie Foxx, among others, The Black Godfather pulls the curtain back on the maestro himself, projecting a spotlight on the man who’s spent his entire career ensuring that it shined on others.

ABOUT EPIC RECORDS
A Sony Music Entertainment Company, Epic Records has launched the careers of GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum artists and influential icons since its foundation back in 1953, building a storied history as home to game-changing superstars, including Michael Jackson, George Michael Céline Dion, Boston, Pearl Jam, Gloria Estefan, Shakira and Sly & the Family Stone, to name a few.  The 2019 roster encompasses various trend-setting legends like Mariah Carey, OutKast, Ozzy Osbourne, Sade, Judas Priest, and more as well as some of the 21st century’s biggest and most incomparable acts, namely Future, DJ Khaled, Camila Cabello, Travis Scott, Meghan Trainor, 21 Savage, Sara Bareilles, Rick Ross, French Montana, Jennifer Hudson, Swizz Beatz, Jidenna, Zara Larsson, and many others.



ABOUT NETFLIX

Netflix is the world’s leading internet entertainment service with over 148 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

Press Contacts:

For Epic Records:

Courtney Lowery
[email protected]


For Pharrell Williams:

Amanda Silverman

[email protected]


For Netflix:

Liv Moore

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GRAMMY-NOMINATED PRODUCTION DUO CHRISTIAN RICH RELEASE “SHIBUYA (GHOST II)” FEATURING JADEN, VIC MENSA AND BELLY

June 07, 2019

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GRAMMY-NOMINATED PRODUCTION DUO CHRISTIAN RICH RELEASE “SHIBUYA (GHOST II)” FEATURING JADEN, VIC MENSA AND BELLY

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“…the true beauty and promise of Christian Rich is in their nuanced productions, allowing their collaborators to shine.” – NPR

“…prolific hip-hop producers, plain and simple…” – Pigeons and Planes

GRAMMY-NOMINATED PRODUCTION DUO CHRISTIAN RICH RELEASE “SHIBUYA (GHOST II)” FEATURING JADEN, VIC MENSA AND BELLY

[JUNE 7, 2019 – NEW YORK, NY] GRAMMY® Award-nominated production duo Christian Rich—consisting of twin brothers Kehinde and Taiwo Hassan—have unleashed their new single and music video “Shibuya (Ghost II)” today featuring Jaden [Smith], Vic Mensa and Belly. Get the track HERE via Epic Records and watch the Anime-inspired music video HERE.

After dropping debut album ‘FW14’ in 2015, with features from GoldLink, Vince Staples and Jay Sean, “Shibuya (Ghost II)” is a continuation of Christian Rich’s keen ear for collaboration, as well as sharpening their knack for eerie, yet warm club-ready rap.

On the genesis of the tracks, the guys explain: “We created this track while on a recording trip in LA.  When we got back to Berlin, we sent the track to Jaden, Vic Mensa, and later Belly.  Jaden finished his verses within a day or so.  We were looking for just one verse from each artist but Jaden did 3 verses and liked the song so much that they asked if they could release a version of song as well as, which we thought was dope and agreed to it.”

That ended up becoming “Ghost“, which racked up over 80 million streams. Fast forward to now,  “Shibuya (Ghost II) ” is the next chapter and Christian Rich’s take on the “Super Team” concept, similar to the NBA.

“Delivering songs with superstars all on one song, we see them like combining the Avengers.  Visually we created a short film concept to bring a new look to contemporary music but with nostalgic elements that connect the viewer to forgotten childhood adventures”. Accordingly, the music video is an anime-inspired journey through the Shibuya district in Tokyo: “We wanted to touch on the cartoons we watched as kids in Nigeria – G-Force, He-Man, stuff that’s nostalgic.”

ABOUT CHRISTIAN RICH

Production Duo Christian Rich is formed of twins Kehinde Hassan and Taiwo Hassan. They’ve been nominated for Grammys, and they’ve probably worked on some of your favorite songs. To list a few names: Childish Gambino, Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples, Drake – Christian Rich have been behind the production for some of these acts most forward-thinking tracks. If you really want the history, they’ve been making records since 2001, back when they were students and had moved back across to Chicago from Nigeria, where they’d spent a few years as kids. They sold beats at school, for as little as $25. Later, as part of a production company, they placed songs with the likes of Lil Kim, Foxy Brown and The Clipse. But after a short while they decided to set out on their own, launching with solo self-produced single “Famous Girl” in 2009.

This track caught the attention of Shay Hayley of N.E.R.D, who initially managed the duo. And as a result, their music found its way to Pharrell Williams too. He liked their stuff, and immediately brought them in to work on a record with Diddy – “he called Puffy right away, telling him ‘I’ve got the guys that’ll help you finish your album!” says Taiwo. From there, they’ve built up their discography of features and moved between Atlanta, Los Angeles and now to their current residence, in Berlin.

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