Ayra Starr Releases Deluxe Version Of ’19 & Dangerous’

Written by on 22/10/2022

Afro-pop front-runner Ayra Starr has officially released the deluxe version of her 19 & Dangerous album, which features six additional songs, includding the remix of her smash hit “Bloody Samaritan” with R&B icon Kelly Rowland.

The original release of 19 & Dangerous back in August 2021 received critical acclaim, placing her name on the main stage of the afrobeats scene, and landing her two top forty hits on the Nigerian music charts.

Ayra Starr has continued to push the envelope despite her relative newness to the world of music. Her signature soulful vocals, coupled with the depth and delivery of her lyrics, have quickly made her a talent to keep an eye out for.

The Cotonou-born singer has been making a name for her self in the music industry and is one of the artists becoming a global force of recognition in Africa. Recently, Starr was named Spotify’s latest RADAR Global artist, an initiative that has helped to propel the talents of emerging artists, giving them a chance to reach an audience who will enjoy their music on a global scale. Earlier this year, the 20-year-old made her U.K. debut at Wireless Festival, where she supported Cardi B. She later supported Koffee during her 24-date U.S. tour across cities like New York City, Chicago, Atlanta, and Miami. So far, fans seem to be enjoying the singer’s recent release.

Starr’s latest updated music offering is a project that features songs written and co-written by herself and her brother, Milar. She also collaborated with some of afrobeats’ most creative and well-respected producers, including Mavin Records’ boss Don Jazzy, London, and Louddaaa.

With the new additions to the project, Starr continues to show her versatility by seamlessly fusing Afro-pop, R&B, dancehall, trap, and alté styles together to create a signature sonic output that has become her own. The Deluxe album features collaborations with several other artists like Lojay, Zinoleesky, Foushée, Kilo & Yseult, Kelly Rowland, and CKay.

Listen to the ’19 and Dangerious Deluxe’ record below

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