Alia Afifi is an emerging singer making her professional solo recording debut in 2022. Born in Egypt, she speaks French, English and a little Italian. She studied interior design in Italy at The Florence Institute of Design International She now works in that industry while simultaneously pursuing a career in music. To that end, Alia recently signed a deal with Cairo-based multimedia company, Kira Productions.
Musician, producer and songwriter Mahmood Kira is the creative force behind Kira Productions. He first met Alia Afifi in 2014 when the singer was just a teenager. He was so impressed that he knew they would be working together in the future.
I heard her voice, I saw the future. I had a vision that she is going to be a superstar…Mahmood Kira
“Queen” is the debut single from Alia Afifi, released worldwide to all major streaming services on December 31, 2021. The track was written and produced by Mahmood Kira. He sets a rich multi-genre scene for the singer. Alia cites artists like H.E.R., Big Sean, 6lack and Lana Del Rey as inspiration for deeply soulful R&B and Jazz-infused style.
Indie-Pop guitars and ethereal synths ride a downtempo Trap groove as Alia Afifi delivers an emotional testimony of self-assurance. She easily navigates her wide vocal range, from a deep and smokey tenor to angelic highs as she sings, “I’m no ordinary girl in this ordinary world. I’m a star, can’t you see?”
Check out “Queen” below. You can also hear the song on the Deep Indie Dive playlist, or listen on your favorite streaming service. Follow the links below to connect with Alia Afifi and Kira Productions. Get on her socials and get in the loop on all of the current and future projects from this exciting creative team.