When rising Afrobeats star Adena Ajayi released her debut single “Aura,” she never imagined that it would garner close to half a million streams within its first two weeks. The song rose to the top, appearing on 2 charts and countless radio stations nationwide. Thousands became monthly listeners as her presence and impact grew stronger on top playlists that feature Afrobeats, Independent, and Mainstream artists.
Upon learning that her debut single streamed 486,449 thousand times and counting, Ajai was thrilled and literally blown away. She only dreamed of getting to that level and never imagined that it would happen so soon.
The vibrant, feel-good track captures the soul of Ajayi who is known for the love, positive energy, and positive vibes that she brings into every space she enters, both in-person and virtually. The social dynamo also has a flair for bringing together A-Listers at celebrity-filled events in Orlando, Florida where she has never been afraid to take the stage and show off her vocal range.
“Come a little closer, Sit right here/ Whisper that you love me in my ear/ I don’t understand it darling (I don’t understand it darling)/ How you make me feel (How you make me feel),” she sings in the first verse.
It’s the song that put her on the map with the catchy song being in rotation on Urban and Rhythmic radio stations throughout North America like Washington, D.C.’s Hip Hop and R&B 93.9 WKYS, Mainstream Urban radio outlet WQUE 93.3 in New Orleans, Louisiana and many more popular stations.
After leaving fans in awe with her new music, her growing fan base took to social media to express their anticipation of upcoming live performances. Music lovers commented on her latest Instagram post with fire, hearts, hand clapping emojis as well as heartfelt messages. One fan wrote, “You did it just like I knew you would!!! So proud of you girlie!! Can’t wait for the world tour!!!.” Another fan wrote,”This is amazing.”
“I am so happy and thankful for all of the love coming from both the industry and fans now that Aura has become a favorite on some of music’s top playlists. The love I’ve been receiving inspires me to work harder, create more music, and engage with them more on social media. I want to give them more of me and the positive energy and vibes that my music stands for,” Ajayi tells ThisIsRnB.com.
Amazed by Ajayi’s Aura, vocals, and AfroSoulful delivery the song has proved to be an entire mood that continues to leave footprints in the souls of her listeners. “Must be your Aura, Aura, Aura, Aura/ Must be your Aura, Aura, Aura, Aura/ Must be your Aura, Aura, Aura, Aura/ It must be your Aura, Aura, Aura, Aura,” she sings in the songs catchy hook.
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Take a listen to “Aura” below.