Johannesburg– Africa’s fast est-rising new music star with over 45 million streams globally, Ayra Starr, makes her directorial debut with the newly released ‘Bloody Samaritan’ music video. The visuals for the anthemic lead song taken off her debut album “19 & Dangerous” brings to life the single making a buzz on the continent and positioning Ayra Starr as a new generation leader to watch.
Bloody Samaritan is a fierce and searing track that speaks to the importance of shedding and avoiding negative energy. Especially in an era where criticism online via social media is easily magnified. The song is currently enjoying airplay on over 35 popular radio stations across the country such as Gagasi FM, Phalaphala FM and YFM just to highlight a few.
The accompanying video marks Ayra Starr’s directorial debut. Further emphasizing the fact that she is a self-contained and adventurous creative running her own ship. Debuting a brand-new red hairstyle, Ayra Starr is seen with an army of like-minded Gen-Z individuals, staking their claim as a generation of authoritative and self-assured disruptors. Elsewhere, Ayra Starr highlights her lauded dance skills with arabic-inspired choreography that brings to mind Beyonce’s ‘Baby Boy’ and Shakira’s ‘Whenever, Wherever’.
“It’s beautiful to see the ideas I had for a song that has a strong message of self-empowerment to myself and others while tackling naysayers be brought to life. I hope you enjoy watching it as much as I enjoyed scheming, directing, and shooting it,” shares Ayra Starr.
Watch Ayra Starr’s ‘Bloody Samaritan’ music video here: http://bit.ly/bs-video
Ayra Starr’s directorial debut comes weeks after a host of glowing support reception for the single and its parent coming-of-age debut album comprising of 11 unapologetic tracks all written or co-written by Ayra Starr herself, fusing Afro-pop, R&B, dancehall, trap and alté styles.
You can stream or download Ayra Starr’s “19 & Dangerous” debut album here https://ayrastarr.lnk.to/19-NDangerous
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