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Ayra Starr On Getting Money, Being A True Girl’s Girl & What She’d Tell Her Younger Self

It really is Ayra Starr’s world and we’re blessed to just be living in it.

From being nominated for a GRAMMY, to attending Paris Fashion Week with Balmain and touring the world, Ayra has been on a journey to the top and has no intentions of stopping.

Captivating audiences with her soulful and infectious melodies, the Benin-born Nigerian pop star has emerged as a breath of fresh air in contemporary Afrobeats. With her infectious energy and eye-catching style, and hits like ‘Sability’, ‘Bloody Samaritan’ and the GRAMMY-nominated ‘Rush’, there’s no doubt that Ayra Starr is pushing boundaries in the male-dominated Nigerian music scene.

Before embarking on a career in music, Ayra found herself in the world of modelling. As a teenager, she signed with the Lagos based modelling agency, Quove Model Management. With her mother’s encouragement, she began to upload covers on Instagram and her own original song, co-written with her brother, Milar, in December 2019.