Muni Long: Meet the singer and songwriter behind viral hit Made For Me

The artist formerly known as Priscilla Renea might just be behind some of your favourite hits
Muni Long aka Priscilla Renea Hamilton

You may not have realised it, but Muni Long might be behind some of your favourite hits of the past decade.

The Florida-born artist, real name Priscilla Renea Hamilton, shows great promise, with latest track Made For Me experiencing viral social media success, impacting the Official Trending Chart and looking to vault up the Official Singles Chart this week.

And, while you'd be forgiven for thinking Muni Long's an overnight success, she actually boasts a very rich chart history.

Allow us to introduce you to Long, explain the rise of trending single Made For Me and talk you through her work for the likes of Ariana Grande, Little Mix and Cheryl.

Muni Long Made For Me

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Who is Muni Long?

Muni Long (pronounced 'money long') is a Floridian singer-songwriter who first found fame on YouTube. In 2009, Long caught the attention of Capitol Records bosses, with whom she signed her first record deal.

Under birth name Priscilla Renea, she released two studio albums; 2009 debut Jukebox and 2018 LP Coloured.

Third collection Public Displays Of Affection: The Album was the first released under her Muni Long alias in 2022.

Who's behind Muni Long's viral song Made For Me?

The track was produced by Jermaine Dupri (Mariah CareyUsher), Bryan-Michael Cox (Mary J. BligeToni Braxton) and JordanXL (KhalidShawn Mendes), and co-written by Muni Long alongside Dupri, Cox and JordanXL.

Why is Muni Long's Made For Me going viral on social media?

TikTok star Milck Marie kickstarted Made For Me's trending trajectory, including the song in many videos and encouraging other users to lip sync the track's pre-chorus lyrics 'Twin, where have you been?'.

Muni Long aka Priscilla Renea Hamilton

Where has Made For Me peaked on the UK's Official Singles Chart?

Made For Me's social media virality saw the track claim its first Top 100 appearance in February 2024, debuting at Number 62.

LISTEN to Muni Long's Made For Me:

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Which big songs has Muni Long - aka Priscilla Renea - written for other artists?

In 2010, following the release of her debut solo album the year prior, Long began writing for other artists, boasting credits on songs for the likes of Cheryl (on UK Number 1 single Promise This), Rihanna (California King Bed) and Madonna (MDNA album tracks Gang Bang and Love Spent).

Other artists Long has written for across her career include Little Mix (Turn Your Face), The Saturdays (Gentleman), Fifth Harmony (Worth It), Ariana Grande (imagine), Sabrina Carpenter (Thumbs) and Disclosure & Lorde (Magnets).

Muni Long's Made For Me is out now via Supergiant Recordings/UMG.

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