Aaron Aye is an artist from Minneapolis who raps and sings and does both extremely well. Today, he's dropping his debut album Orphan, which premieres below. Over the course of the 10-song project, the 22-year-old goes from upbeat to confessional, chronicling his life growing up in Minnesota and dealing with the loss of his mother. As Aye told The FADER, Orphan is a full picture of his life up until this point.
"Orphan is an album inspired by my journey as a Midwest kid trying to find my purpose in life while experimenting with love, growing up without parents, battling the struggle of uncertainty, and dealing with the loss of a loved one," Aaron Aye said. "It’s my first album and I feel like I spent the first 21 years of my life making it. When you listen to it I hope it makes you believe in yourself no matter what cards you’ve been dealt in life, no matter what you’ve been through. Welcome to my world. This is only the beginning."
Listen to Orphan below.