So it has been a whole 12 months since Jess Folley was crowned the first ever champion of The Voice Kids and fresh from releasing her debut music video for Chasing Shadows – which is an absolute smash by the way, Jess Folley premieres the acoustic version of ‘Separate Ways’ with Aaron Martyn exclusively here on MarkMeets.com
Aaron says: “I can’t wait to release this record! It’s been really fun and exciting bringing it all together. Jess was the perfect collaboration for this one”.
Since the release of debut single ‘Slide into my DM’, out last year and praised by the likes of MTV, Link Up TV, Hackney Gazette, Celeb Mix besides MarkMeets, rising teenage singer Aaron Martyn’s latest release ‘Miss You’, produced by Rytunez (Krishane/Sean Paul/Wiley), was premiered via Niji Magazine earlier this year. For his next project he is teaming up with Jess Folley, winner of The Voice Kids UK in 2017, and they are releasing the song ‘Separate Ways’. The song was written by Aaron Martyn, Darren Martyn (Tom Zanetti/M.O) & Curtis Richardson (Rihanna/David Guetta/Craig David) and produced by Darren Martyn.
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“Aaron Martyn is a super talented performer with a great head for knowing his musical direction and is one star to watch for the future.” – MarkMeets
“After receiving over 100,000 views on his cover of Drake’s ‘One Dance’, 13-year-old Aaron Martyn unveils his new single ‘Slide into My DM’…expect to hear more from the bright, young talent in the very near future.” – MTV
“Aaron’s only 13-years of age and is already making some moves in the UK Urban music scene!” – Link Up TV
“Aaron Martyn may be young, but he has a hell of a lot of talent.” – Celeb Mix
Aaron Martyn made a huge personal sacrifice to pursue his passion for music. A naturally gifted footballer, he was scouted at 9 years old and played for top clubs including Tottenham Hotspurs, Charlton Athletics, Fulham, and Leyton Orient, all by the age of twelve. But last year, whilst sitting in his dad’s studio (Darren Martyn/DM Unsigned), Aaron plucked up the courage to say how much he wanted to be a singer. Aaron sang Miguel’s ‘Adorn’ to his dad, who saw something special and began developing Aaron weekly.
Eight months later Aaron released his cover version of ‘Drake – One Dance’ stacking up nearly 140,000 views. On his 13th birthday, Aaron released his 1st free download EP ‘Thirteen’. The debut record ‘Tears Don’t Dry’ premiered on Link Up TV and made a stamp on the urban music scene. Heads began to turn; TV and event requests came in and the Hackney Gazette published a double page spread.
Since then, Aaron teamed up with Eastender’s Star Maisie Smith to perform on a five-date school tour, covering 10 schools and delivering 20 shows. Social media stats doubled and a loyal fanbase was born. The two young stars have also performed several covers on YouTube which have racked up thousands of views Now Aaron is releasing his forthcoming EP through Defenders Ent.