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Anastasia Patoka Smith: Eight-Year-Old Rising Star Drops Captivating Song “Ode To My Afro”

BY Abena Dzaka February 1, 2024 10:25 PM EDT
Photo Credit: anastasiasings.com

After bringing us one of the world’s biggest musical groups – Destiny’s Child, the state of Houston is now home to another rising talent, Anastasia Patoka-Smith, who has a new hit song called “ODE TO MY AFRO.”

The intriguing new single by the Houston-born singer-songwriter Anastasia Patoka Smith encourages young girls to have confidence in themselves by showcasing the beauty of natural hair.

At the tender age of eight, Anastasia, with her extraordinary talent and originality, penned this beautiful song.

“Ode To My Afro” symbolizes a new worldwide standard of beauty and perfectly portrays the spirit of having natural afro hair. It inspires people to embrace their origins and shatter misconceptions by rocking their natural hair with pride and self-assurance.

Kids and adults have responded quite well to “Ode To My Afro,” which features catchy pop and funk components. 

Due to its eclectic appeal, the song may be found on several well-known streaming services, including Apple Music, Spotify, and others.

Anastasia Patoka Smith makes music that is directly inspired by her African-American and Ukrainian ancestry, which she passionately expresses.

Anastasia is inspired by iconic songs from the past, she is a huge fan of music from the 1970s and 1980s. She enjoys imparting her trade, as seen by her performances at various locations, magazine covers, and stunning runways during New York Fashion Week. 

Anastasia Patoka Smith’s intention is to transcend musical boundaries and embody beauty on a global scale. And according to her official website, her management team is delighted to communicate with businesses, sponsors, producers, and other creative experts.