Pulse Music Group has signed songwriting and production duo FNZ to an exclusive global publishing deal that encompasses their catalog and future works, the company announced Wednesday (Oct. 20). Comprised of Michael “Finatik” Mule and Isaac “Zac” De Boni, FNZ produced The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber’s multi-platinum single “Stay,” which has topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart for seven non-consecutive weeks.
Hailing from Australia, FNZ have collaborated with a who’s-who of pop and hip-hop stars, including Kanye West, Drake, Pop Smoke, A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill and more. For West, they produced four songs off the rapper’s most recent album, DONDA, including “Believe What I Say,” “DONDA,” “Keep my Spirit Alive,” “Lord I Need You” and “Tell the Vision.” Some of their other credits include “Lemon Pepper Freestyle” by Drake feat. Rick Ross, “Have Mercy” by Chloe Bailey, “Scapegoats” by Baby Keem, “Inside” by Logic, “She Knows This” by Kid Cudi, “Ricky” by Denzel Curry and multiple songs on A$AP Rocky’s albums Testing and At. Long. Last. ASAP.
In a statement, Pulse Music Group senior vp and head of creative Ashley Calhoun commended FNZ for working “effortlessly” across genres, while co-CEO Scott Cutler said the duo “are actively shaping the sound of today’s popular music.”
FNZ added, “We’re incredibly grateful for the opportunity to work with Scott, Josh, Ashley and the rest of the PULSE team, and we know that we’re going to have a very long-lasting and successful relationship with them. Their approach to putting songs together and building relationships is second to none, and it’s clear that their dedication, work ethic and focus is what has made them such a force in the industry. They support our vision completely, and we’re excited for this new chapter!”