Singer-songwriter Muni Lengthy has entered a partnership with Def Jam Recordings by means of her imprint Supergiant Information. Her new deal follows the success of her hit single “Hrs and Hrs,” which has garnered greater than 150 million streams up to now. She joins a roster that features Jhené Aiko, Jeremih, Kaash Paige and extra.
Lengthy, previously often called Priscilla Renea, stated, “It has been a lifelong objective of mine to have the ability to carry my items to the world. This alignment with Tunji and Def Jam for a world takeover is a literal dream come true.”
She added, “Supergiant Information began as an concept between myself and my husband Raysean in 2019 and over the course of the following two years we might make investments, rent, strategize and create. As our group grew, so did our success, and because of hours and hours of arduous work and intense focus, this yr we reaped a bountiful harvest. Many, many due to my companions, Rashad Tyler, Raysean Hairston, Chris Anokute and all those that contributed to this historic second. We look ahead to an unbelievable journey with Tunji and the Def Jam household.”
Tunji Balogun, chairman and CEO of Def Jam, stated, “Muni represents the whole lot a Def Jam artist must be: daring, impartial, genuine, artistic, visionary, and one in all a sort. I’ve adopted her artistry and journey very carefully, from her time as a author for a few of the largest artists on the planet, to the unbelievable run of success she is now so deservedly having fun with. Muni units the brand new commonplace for the place we wish to go as a label. I’m thrilled to affix along with her and her world-class group on this thrilling partnership.”
“Hrs and Hrs” is lifted from Lengthy’s newest EP, Public Shows of Affection, which she independently launched final November through Supergiant Information. She instructed Rated R&B that it’s her “most emotional venture” up to now.
As for “Hrs and Hrs,” which peaked at No. 16 on the Billboard Scorching 100, Lengthy revealed to Rated R&B that she got here up with the concept whereas washing dishes — and it solely took her 20 minutes to write down.
On April 20, Lengthy will launch her One Evening Solely Tour in Dallas, Texas. She’s going to play in main cities throughout North America, together with Atlanta, New York, Toronto, and Miami.
As beforehand famous, Lengthy can also be recognized for co-writing songs for acts throughout genres, akin to Mariah Carey (“A No No”), Rihanna (“California King Mattress”), Kelly Rowland (“Flip It Up”), Fifth Concord (“Price It”), Tamar Braxton (“Tip Toe”) and H.E.R. (“Course of”).
Talking of H.E.R., Lengthy is nominated for Album of the Yr on the sixty fourth Grammy Awards for her writing credit score on H.E.R.’s debut album, Again of My Thoughts, which can also be nominated in different classes.