Ainé, born Arnaldo Santoro, was born in Rome on September 28, 1991. Roman, of Apulian descent, graduated with a degree in Languages.

After finishing his studies, he began his musical career, attending first the Saint Louis College of Music, then the Academy of Music in Rome.

He then moved to the United States, winning two major scholarships, one to the Venice Voice Academy in Los Angeles and the other to Berklee College Of Music in Boston.

Ainè, to date, has collaborated with the likes of Giorgia, Mecna, Willie Peyote, Ghemon, Gemello, Sergio Cammariere, Davide Shorty, Gegè Telesforo, Colapesce, Danti, Frenetik & Orange, becoming one of the exponents of Neo Soul, Soul and R&b in Italy.

On May 24, 2016, his debut album “Generation One” was released.
He is entrusted with the open act of such artists as Masego, Robert Glasper, Solange.
In August 2017 he signed and officially joined the stable of Universal Music Italia.

October 2017 saw the release of Uni-Verso, an Ep anticipating the release of the latest Album “Nothing About Me.” “Ormai,” the first single from the Album “Niente di me,” enters the Top Chart of Italian Radio stations.

MTV New Generation calls him the “Artist of the Month.”
Vanity Fair lists him among the 25 Most Promising Emerging Italian Artists of 2019.

In 2019/2020 he reached the semifinals of Sanremo Giovani.
In 2020 he released “Hangover” single anticipating his new project.