STARRAH AND DIPLO’S “ZOO” VIDEO PREMIERES ON THE FADER

Starrah and Diplo’s video for their track, “Zoo,” premieres today on The FADER—watch and share here. The FADER describes the video as “adorable” and says, “Balloon animals party in space. [We’re] in heaven now.”

“Zoo” is taken from Starrah X Diplo, the surprise EP released in September from global superstar Diplo and breakout songwriter and artist Starrah. The EP also features their previously released tracks, “Swerve” and “Imperfections.”

This week, two hit tracks co-written by Starrah, Camila Cabello’s “Havana (feat. Young Thug)” and Maroon 5’s “What Lovers Do (feat. SZA),” have hit milestones on the radio and streaming charts. “Havana (feat. Young Thug)” is currently the #1 song on U.S. pop radio, #1 song on U.K. radio for 4 weeks in a row, #2 song on Billboard Hot 100 and #1 song on iTunes worldwide for 27 days in a row. “What Lovers Do (feat. SZA)” is currently the #4 song on U.S. pop radio and #10 song on Billboard Hot 100.

The EP continues to received critical praise…

“Steamy, smoky, sex jams…” —Billboard

“What’s great about this set is that it genuinely sounds effortless, putting the chemistry of these two on the frontline.” —iHeart Radio

“The EP is a dense mixture of glossy, 808-heavy instrumentals and Auto-Tune-laced melodies delivering the words of ace songwriter Starrah. In other words, it’s pretty great.” —XXL Magazine

“Five-tracks deep, each song finds Starrah singing infectious melodies over the Mad Decent honcho’s distinct production.” —Hypebeast

“Extremely vibey”—High Snobiety

“The EP puts one of rap’s most promising singer-songwriters in the spotlight.” —UPROXX

“With Starrah’s airy, auto-tuned vocals over Diplo’s bass heavy, minimal production, the two made a solid record together that’s promising of what they have coming.” —Hot New Hip Hop

“A nice little collection of breezy, unforced, 808-heavy pop music.” —Stereogum


Starrah is the mysterious songwriter behind numerous chart-topping hits, including Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” Drake’s “Fake Love,” Halsey’s “Now or Never,Calvin Harris’ “Feels (feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, Big Sean),” Nicki Minaj’s “No Frauds (feat. Drake, Lil Wayne)” and more. Hailed as “one of this year’s behind-the-scenes heroes” by SPIN, Starrah has collaborated with a slew of artists, like Travis Scott, Katy Perry, Major Lazer, Big Sean, DJ Khaled, Cashmere Cat and Camila Cabello.

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