Pop Sensation for Today’s Generation
From the streets of his native San Francisco to the steps of Rome to one step away from God performing for the Pope, Aki Starr is an internationally acclaimed pop singer, songwriter and producer. He is also an accomplished actor and model making him a 5-star threat.
Starr has a pulse for what is happening in popular culture and music with his chart-climbing Billboard singles. His songs are played on the radio, in clubs and in hot spots from New York to Sao Paulo, Brazil. Starr’s songs reign on top 10 dance, club and EDM (electronic dance music) charts making him one of the most relevant singers today. His current hit “The Closer I Get to You” has been featured in iTunes as “New and Noteworthy” with its high-energy dance mix and dubstep beat. It has also been featured on MTV’s “Sways Universe” as a top music video and praised by industry music veterans and dozens of music blogs and magazines. Starr’s musical accomplishments have taken him from the dance floor to the homes of millions, writing hits for popular TV shows “Knock First”, “Jake 2.0″, “Malcolm in the Middle”, “Desperate Housewives” and others.
Every generation has an artist that represents them whether it be “The King” Elvis Presley, “King of Hearts” Frank Sinatra or “King of Pop” Michael Jackson. Starr is an artist that also transcends time with his soulful voice and ability to continuously create and lead pop music trends. Starr has performed with world-class musicians including Malo and Jorge Santana. During the height of the Freestyle musical era, he was a singer with the Warner Bros group Spanish Fly. The group’s hits included “Daddy’s Home”, singles included “Treasure Of My Heart”, “Crimson and Clover”, “Visions”, “I Can See”, “One Last Try” & “Who You Loving Tonight?” As a result of Spanish Fly’s contributions to the Freestyle Era, San Jose, California was not only known as the tech capitol of the world, but the Freestyle capitol of the West Coast. Additionally, Starr was a member of the world renowned Renegade Rockers break dance crew known for his explosive and athletic performances to sell out crowds.
Starr is electric on stage. He is a master at connecting with the audience and brings them into the world of music, moving them beyond the beat to absorb every note of the song. His global tour is underway so get your dancing shoes ready, because Aki Starr will rock you unlike any live performer today.
This is what the industry is saying about Starr.
“Dance music lovers if you like dance music check out my homie Aki Starr!”
Sway Calloway, MTV Reporter, Personality
“Congrats to Aki on hot new song!”
King Tech Host of The Wake Up Show
“Aki Love the video! You got the voice and soul in you to make it real. Go for it!” Jorge Santana, Founding member of Malo famous for their hit song “Suavecito” and brother of Carlos Santana
“The Closer I Get To You – Best kept Secret Electro Mix. Super Cool. Amazing remix and video.”
Stevie B, Singer Songwriter and king of freestyle
“After seeing and hearing Aki perform the song at WMC this year, I wanted a shot at taking such a great performance to another level.”
Giuseppe D, Grammy award winning producer
“Aki Starr is the real deal. His falsetto is crystal clear and full of power and so impressed me on “The Closer I Get To You” that I can’t wait to drop this in the hands of my jox!”
Harry Towers, Deet Promotions
“I know a hot score when I hear one and this song is strong and sensual on the dance floor. When spinning this track in a Dubstep set, it rivals the platinum selling producers head on. I’ve been playing this song for three months in clubs around the world and the response is always contagious and electric.”
Diego Levatto, International DJ and Producer