Ricardo Williams Delivers Single, ‘All I Need’, Featuring Yummy Bingham

After a phenomenal 2019, RICARDO WILLIAMS gives us the 3rd and final single from his critically acclaimed EP, ‘Intermission’ Vol 1 before and slew of new music and tour planned for 2020.

‘All I Need’ is a futuristic/cinematic take on R&B, which features the sensational vocals of R&B veteran Yummy Bingham.

Talking of the single, Ricardo  said: “I just wanted to create an EPIC love song. I grew up on big ballads and really wanted to bring back some of that energy but also throw some twists and turns in there. Giving you something different from me but still familiar.”

With continued support from Capital Xtra, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra, Reprezent Radio, and more,
2019 was a big year for Williams, which witnessed the release of his debut EP and two sold out headline shows (London & Birmingham).

Check out Ricardo’s ‘All I Need’ below:

Song of the Day: Push – DDG

Graduating at the top of the hip-hop class and headed for the top of the charts in 2019, internet-breaking rapper and social media phenomenon DDG unveiled his full-length debut album, ‘Valedictorian’ [Epic Records].

Following his recent UK visit that saw him drop an exclusive freestyle for Capital Xtra’s Tim Westwood and drop in with DJ Ace on BBC Radio 1Xtra the star took it straight back to Stateside to take over Times Square in New York City for a pop-up meet-n-greet underneath a massive electronic billboard for the launch of his album Valedictorian.

Alongside the album, DDG also dropped the red-hot video for latest single ‘PUSH’. His casual, yet catchy cadence collides with a bold, barely above-a-whisper hook, “Ah push it.” The accompanying cinematic visual sees him turn up once again with slick swagger and spirit, taking over a lavish mansion surrounded by models before flexing his own moves in front of a lavish estate, capturing his vibe through and through. ‘PUSH’ has put up numbers with over 2.8 million Spotify streams and counting.

Witness the hype yourself and check out the striking visuals for DDG’s ‘PUSH’.

Rée Celine Keeps It On The ‘Downlow’ With Brand New Single

Following the raving reviews and airplay of her debut single, ‘The Way You Love’, on BBC 1Xtra (Nadia Jae, DJ Ace), On Top Fm, Reprezent and Croydon FM, South London born singer/songwriter REÉ CELINE releases her follow up single ‘Down Low’ (#TWYL)

Ignoring the underlying issues of a broke up with a former partner, everyone has been in a situation where they still get down with their ex. The comfort of being intimate with someone who is familiar with you and your body coupled with the secrecy of messing around is exciting. Being on the ‘Down Low’ also prevents unwanted opinions.

Teaming up with Producer RonnyBeats and JAYKEBEATS, ‘Downlow’ possess a contemporary R&B vibe with a kick of 00’s old skool breakdown. Drawing inspiration from Brandy and Sevyn for this song both lyrically and vocally, it is playful, straight forward, demanding and raw – no filter. Co Written with Tendai ‘Down Low’ allows Celine to showcase her vocals and maturity even at the tender age of 19 years old.

Check out ‘Downlow’ below…

Molly Hammar Releases Captivating New Single, ‘Shortcuts (I Can’t Wait)’

Swedish chart-topping R&B sensation, MOLLY HAMMAR is back again with her new single, ‘Shortcuts (I Can’t Wait), released via Cosmos Music.

Molly’s latest offering opens with the soft trickle of piano keys and laid-back R&B melodies, while Stockholm-born songstress’ smoky vocal captivates with unwavering honesty about the ongoing struggle of chasing her dreams. Molly’s powerhouse vocal gradually builds to give an air of someone who has truly found herself.

“I’m so tired of not being a superstar” Molly quips with a twinkle in her eye. “I said that to my songwriters, and that’s how ‘Shortcuts’ was born. “Shortcuts” is about all the shortcuts you can take towards fulfilling your dreams and the struggle I think everyone faces when you have big dreams and want to achieve them. All the pressure that comes with it, the frustration, the longing. I’ve learned that taking the long road always pays off in the end, if you want something that’s gonna last. Both career wise and in life. It’s a frustration anthem in the most beautiful way.”

Co-written with Professor P (Avicii, Daniel Adams-Ray) and produced by PARO (Dua Lipa, Alicia Keys, Paloma Faith), ‘Shortcuts (I Can’t)’ follows huge singles ‘No Place Like Me’ featuring Big Narstie, ‘WORDS’ and her summer hit ‘Show Me’ with Kim Cesarion, which have collectively garnered widespread media support across the UK and globally from the likes of BBC Radio 2, BBC 1Xtra, Channel 4, The Line of Best Fit, Complex, NYLON and Idolator.

‘Shortcuts (I Can’t Wait)’ will form part of Molly’s second EP, slated for release next year.

Get the first taste of the EP below…

Song of the Day: No Regrets – Hayley Cassidy

Following on from the success of her debut album ‘Stripped’ in 2013 (featured three singles on BET International’s playlist) and a 5-year hiatus, HAYLEY CASSIDY released ‘Used to Be’ in January 2018, which instantly gained credibility as DJ Ace’s (BBC 1xtra) ‘Everything R&B Record of the Week’.

Fast-forward to 2019, the smooth songstress has been insanely busy working on a two-part EP entitled ‘The Low Key Effect,’ as well as recording a brand new album.

This year, the Londoner jumped into the lab with rising UK producer XVR BLCK to pen and create a melodically, heartfelt record with a heavy bass line, entitled ‘No Regrets.’

Hayley’s, caramel-like vocals relay a common situation of a past relationship being amazing while it lasted, but all good things come to an end. Life can’t be lived in reverse, however the good moments will always be cherished, with no hard feelings or no regrets.

Check out the video for Hayley’s ‘No Regrets’ below…