Ali Aura – the first artist signed to CeeLo Green’s Mothership Entertainment Group – has released a sultry new track and video titled “Sex In The City” (Mothership Ent. Group/Sony RAL). It’s a smooth ballad, with Aura’s vocal displaying a reserved passion that makes the track sizzle. The CeeLo-produced song’s moody keyboards and minimal percussion keeps the focus on his sensual vocals. In the video, he exudes the confidence of a seasoned performer, his warm smile inviting you into a world of luxurious satisfaction. Enjoy this avideo stream below after the jump.
“I’m elated beyond words about the world finally witnessing what we consider to be the future of “universoul” music. I’m certain this is the start of something big and it doesn’t hurt having Sony seconding that notion,”says CeeLo Green.
Ali Aura was pursuing his dream of becoming a professional singer by posting videos on Instagram. One of them, a cappella cover of Maxwell’s “Pretty Wings,” earned a comment from Maxwell on his Instagram page. Shortly thereafter, Ali was discovered by “Success” Ceo Of 88era Entertainment on Instagram’s explorer page, his crooning quickly caught the attention of CeeLo Green, who signed him to his Mothership label. CeeLo’s Mothership label is a joint venture with Sony Music Entertainment.
Aura came to New York from Kazakhstan when he was 21. Growing up, he used the internet to soak up American soul and R&B, singing along to develop his voice and learn English. In his teens, he was signed to a production deal that didn’t work out. After which, he joined his father’s band. After a year, he came to New York. Through the power of social media coupled with the tenacity of growing his followers to 21K, Ali was discovered by 88Era and the rest is history. Ali is the first man from overseas to sign with CeeLo’s Mothership Entertainment Group.
TROY AVE By Jack Barnes Troy Ave is back with his highly anticipated “NuPac” mixtape project. The project contains thirteen tracks with a lone feature from Jamila Irish. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump.