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By | Published on Monday 2 August 2021



Warner Music Italy has renewed its partnership with rapper Ghali. With a new three album commitment, the label says it plans to build his international profile. “I have a great relationship with everyone at Warner Music Italy, so I couldn’t be happier that we’re continuing our partnership”, he says. “I’ve been working on some great new music and, with the help of my team, look forward to getting it out to the world and to my fans”.

Shabaka Hutchings has launched new label Native Rebel Recordings and announced his first signing as fellow saxophonist Chelsea CarmichaelHere’s her first single for the label, ‘Myriad’. “Native Rebel Recordings is giving a platform to artists who are creative, but who want that collaborative aspect to complete the circle of their creativity”, says Hutchings. “We’re building a community of artists and a communal approach to making an album, and we’re making a structure that is beneficial on all sides”.



Slipknot have posted a video tribute to former drummer Joey Jordison, who died last week.



Poppy has announced that she will release new album ‘Flux’ on 24 Sep, and also released its title track.

Upsahl has released new single ‘Time Of My Life’. Her debut album is out this October. She’s also celebrating a UK top 20 single, as co-writer of Anne-Marie and Little Mix’s ‘Kiss My (Uh Oh)’.

Au/Ra has released new single ‘Screw Feelings’. Her new album, ‘Soundtrack To An Existential Crisis’, is out on 27 Aug.

X Ambassadors have released new single ‘Okay’. Speaking about the track, vocalist Sam Nelson says: “Life is unpredictable. Things happen that are out of control all the time. We all are living in a constant state of uncertainty. And yet, I say it all the time, everything’s gonna be okay”.

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