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New Jam Alert: “She Don’t Know” Young D & Miri Ben- Ari

Article by Maureen Kasuku
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Posted: June 18, 2020

Afrobeat lovers, gather around. We’ve got some exciting news! Producer Young D. and Grammy Winner Miri Ben-Ari, better known as AfroStringz launch their first single “She Don’t Know“ – a blend of Afrobeat with AfroStringz unique sound. Bringing together two worlds of music, AfroStringz is a fusion of African music with strings sound, a multicultural entertainment experience that is unique, different and powerful. 

 It’s about the girl next door and a boy that secretly developed a crush on her, but “She Don’t Know” about his special feelings for her. Its music video captures moments of secret love between five people who hang out in the NY dance studio. The music video cameos are played by dancer Royal Gale, DJ Buka and music artist Nestreya.

  Speaking on their unique sound and release, Afrostringz say, “We are the first artist group to combine African music and violin as a “sound’. It is a powerful multicultural experience, whether in the studio or live performance, that has no limits. This is the power of music. AfroStringz represents a philosophy – mixing the rhythm of Africa with the sound of Stringz to create harmony through music and bridge between communities.”

 AfroStringz will be releasing more original productions and remixes, including an upcoming collaboration with rap artist Fetty Wap. The new single, “She Don’t Know” is the premiere single off their Afrostringz EP scheduled for release in 2021.

Afro stands for renowned African producer “The Beat Boss” Young D from Nigeria while Stringz stands for Grammy-Award winning violinist/producer Miri Ben-Ari, originally from Israel.

 Afrostringz began when Young D. reached out to Miri after seeing her captivating violin feature on Diamond Platnumz’s crossover song “Baila”. Miri, who was familiar with Young D.’s production for the song “Bom bom”(Timaya ft Sean Paul), met Young D. in the music studio to collaborate on a few songs. The two quickly realized they have created a unique product and sound. 

 The group is promoting African music in America and has performed for the United Nations ambassadors and at the African Entertainment Awards USA.

About the author

Maureen Kasuku

Maureen is our resident cat lady and Beyoncé stan. She writes about spas, brunch and ballet recitals but has never been to any. Moonlights as a social justice activist in her spare time. She knows things and is obnoxiously opinionated on the internet but not in real life

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