The Single Jéjé from the upcoming debut Album ‘Yours Truly’ will be released on Friday, July 5, 2013
The suspense is over. After 3 years of waiting, Pop/Soul/RnB Egyptian/Nigerian Recording Artist AiRis returns to her passion for music, with the release of another new hit single Jéjé to be launched on Friday, July 5, 2013. Produced by MR. CHIDOO and part of an upcoming full album project tagged ‘Yours Truly’, a ten track album that will be released in the spring of 2014. Jéjé is a return to romance music that inspires communication with lovers.
Two singles will be pre-released off the album before the launch in the spring. ‘Jéjé’ means ‘Take it easy’ in Yoruba, and AiRiS sings about a loved one taking it easy on her and trusting her love for him. AiRis’s beautiful soulful vocals rides against a backdrop of African talking drum beats and soothing band arrangements of horns and piano licks. The upbeat Afro-pop romantic song will be a favorite among couples sorting out issues or trying to solidify their bond. Jéjé is a good dance track.
…”One thing in particular about AiRis is the fact that she understands her music “sound” which makes the working process very easy. “Working with AiRis on the song Jéjé was about experimenting. We wanted to create a unique sound, then we thought of using some Afrobeat influences. It came out all well.” — Producer, MR. CHIDOO.
o listen to the song on the release date (July 5, 2013), fans can log on to www.airismusic.com. The website provides the media and the growing fan base of AiRis with a place to read, all news about AiRis, including brand new images, videos, a blog and special giveaways for fans.
AiRis is a singer and songwriter who stepped into the African music industry scene in 2009. Greatly influenced by Mediterranean, rock, pop and African music, AiRis is truly an international Artist. Born in Cairo, Egypt to a Nigerian Father and an Egyptian mother, AiRis spent her young adult years between Nigeria, United Kingdom and Egypt. In the fall of 2009, AiRis moved to Nigeria to pursue her singing/song writing career and in the spring of 2010 she created AiRis Music, her own record label. In creating her music, AiRis tries to convey her feelings, experiences, and those of others in the words and rhythm of her style. Her style of music is alternative pop and soul with various cultural influences, specifically African.
Her work brings a unique mixture of pop and soul to the African music industry. Her sound addition to the music industry opens a new door for the African Entertainment Industry internationally. Media interested in setting up an interview with AiRis about the new release should please contact us at press(at)icypr.com or telephone: 305.549.3676. For bookings and appearances, contact Tobi Odusina: telephone: 0816 356 7179, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Fans of AiRis can also connect to her via Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and YouTube or on her Website – www.airismusic.com
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AiRis has released another new single. Right on time for Valentine’s Day!
‘Olowo Ori Mi’ which means ‘My Lover’ was produced by Shizzy and Victor ‘Spankie Doodle’ Oganua.
Olowo Ori Mi is an upbeat Afro-pop romantic song laced with AiRis’ soulful vocals with Yoruba infusions.
With the sexy saxophone and dance instruments, Olowo Ori Mi is sure to make this V-day one to remember!
AiRis is a singer and songwriter who stepped into the African music industry scene in 2009.
Her work brings a unique mixture of pop and soul to the African music industry. Her sound addition to the music industry opens a new door for the African Entertainment Industry internationally. Media interested in setting up an interview with AiRis about the new release should please contact us at info(at)icypr.com or telephone: 305.549.3676. www.airismusic.com
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She has graced the pages of Mimi magazine, landed a nomination on a hit African entertainment award show and now she is an exclusive feature and cover model for Vanguard’s, Allure Magazine. In the exclusive interview, Airis gives readers a deeper look into her music, her childhood and her aspirations. In the interview, Airis discusses growing up in Nigeria and discovering her love for music at an early age and her journey to the United States to pursue studies in Engineering. “Originally, I wanted to be a doctor, but the length of study discouraged me. I settled for engineering because it was a challenging discipline and also very promising.” She eventually reconnected with her passion and ventured out to start her own music label, Airis Music 2010.
One of Africa’s most popular editorials, Mimi Magazine, featured international pop star, Airis in their recent issue. The article titled ‘The Airis Project” gives readers a glimpse into the life and music of Airis.
One of the hottest debut videos to hit the international pop scene ‘Without You” by Nigerian-Egyptian music talent, Airis, has been nominated for a Sound City Music Video Award (SMVA) in the category of Best Female Video. The video, which debuted back in May 2010 and directed by BET Hip Hop Award winning Director Adam Rush, has been gathering a lot of waves and gaining plethora of international media attention. Currently, it is the 2nd most watched video on Sound City beating out videos by D’banj and 2Face Idibia. “Without You” by Airis has also been on rotation on popular music television stations such as MTV Base and Vox. The nomination of Best Female Video on SMVA will further bring light to the talents of Airis music.
The nominees for Best Female Video on Sound City Music Video Awards include videos from some of the most talented female artists across the African continent. The goal of the Soundcity Music Video Awards is to recognize the works of music video artists, producers, directors and all other artist professionals in the music video industry who have demonstrated exemplary talent and are breaking industry standards. Now in its third year, Soundcity Music Video Awards (SMVA) 2010 event is scheduled to hold at the all new Eko Hotel Expo Hall on the 20th of November 2010 with a live broadcast to over 50+ African countries.
You can join in on the action by sending your vote. To vote for Airis please visit www.soundcity.tv/smva, click on the nominees link, click on Best Female Video Category, then vote for Airis “Without You”. To learn more about Airis and watch the debut video, visit www.airismusic.com. You can also connect with her on twitter @airismusic.
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