JUL 02 2013
(Los Angeles, CA) – 16-year-old Becky G, announced she will release “Play It Again”, an EP which will include four new tracks “Can’t Get Enough” (feat. Pitbull), “Built For This”, “Zoomin’ Zoomin’”, and “Loving What You Do” on July 16th (Kemosabe/ RCA Records). The EP is executive produced by Dr. Luke and features production and songwriting by Max Martin, The Jam, Pitbull, The Cataracs and Will.i.am.
In early May Becky teamed with VEVO, and Univision Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, to premiere the music video for her track “Play It Again”. Watch the video here: http://vevo.ly/108zH7t or http://uni.vi/1VQuWO. The video was directed by Jess Holzworth (Rye Rye / Beck) and shot in Los Angeles. “Play It Again” was written by Becky G, Ammo, Dr. Luke, Niles Hollowell-Dhar, Max Martin, and Cirkut and produced by Dr. Luke, Ammo and Cirkut for Prescription Songs. The track is currently available at all digital retail providers.
In late April Becky G premiered her video “Becky From The Block” which featured an appearance by Jennifer Lopez. The video has over four million views to date. Watch the video here: http://vevo.ly/10mbu0F. Directed by Chrisp Productions and Definite Films and shot in Becky’s hometown of Inglewood, CA, the video features Becky’s friends, family and a show of support from Jenny From The Block herself, superstar Jennifer Lopez. “Becky From The Block” was written by Becky G, Dr. Luke, Jordan Omley and Cirkut and produced by Dr. Luke and Cirkut for Prescription Songs.
Becky G is signed to Kemosabe / RCA Records. Kemosabe is the Sony Music Entertainment record label founded by hitmaker Dr. Luke. Luke signed Becky after viewing a YouTube clip of her swaggering her way through an original rap set to “Otis” from Jay-Z and Kanye West’s album, Watch The Throne. The song opens with Becky declaring: “If everybody’s getting one shot, I ain’t missing.” Born and raised in the Inglewood section of Los Angeles Becky’s family hails from Mexico and she is bilingual. Becky has been working with Jordan Omley and Mike Mani of The Jam, Cirkut, Benny Blanco, will.i.am, DJ Buddha, Billboard and Ammo, as well as a slew of other producers, on her debut album.