With her debut self-titled debut album landing at #6 on iTunes R&B chart on Friday, 8/18/17, Ava Raiin has shown that she should not be taken lightly. Over the last few years she has shared the stage and or collaborated with Blood Orange / Dev Hynes, Carly Rae Jepsen, Melissa Etheridge, The Chainsmokers, Jack Antonoff / BLEACHERS, Solange, Chrisette Michele and others. She appears on Blood Orange’s Freetown Sound album and continues to tour with him.
Please enjoy "Tree," the focus track from Ava Raiin - a powerful mix of alternative R&B, synths and soaring melodies.
Ava's previous release "Eagle Eye" received positive reviews from AfroPunk and was named Vimeo "Staff Pick." Shortly after the release, her vocals on Blood Orange’s third album Freetown Sound also received positive reviews and mentions in Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, Fader, Crack Magazine and others.
Originally from Minneapolis now residing in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. She’s played at SXSW (Austin), SoHo House / Everyday People (NYC), all over the Lower East Side and Brooklyn (NYC).