Ayra Starr sets sights on global domination for Afrobeats genre

Popular singer Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe, popularly known as Ayra Starr has disclosed her ambitious goal of becoming one of the top Afrobeats artists.

The Grammy nominee emphasized her vision for the Afrobeats genre to achieve global preeminence.

In a recent interview with Cosmopolitan UK, she revealed her musical aspirations, expressing a desire to produce songs like that of Rihanna, Drake, Burna Boy, Beyoncé, Victoria Monét, Rema, Miley Cyrus, Kendrick Lamar, and Tyler The Creator.

Ayra Starr
Ayra Starr

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She said: “My hope for Afrobeats is for it to be the biggest genre in the world because it deserves to be. Other genres of music are great, but there’s nothing like Afrobeat. Even the sad music makes you feel good. So, I want Afrobeats to be the biggest genre in the world and I would love to be one of the leading artists.”

Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe (born 14 June 2002), also known as Ayra Starr, is a Beninese-born Nigerian singer. She started her fashion career at the age of 16 with Quove Model Management before deciding to pursue a career in music. After covering several songs by popular artists on Instagram, she posted her first original song on her page on December 2019.

 

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