Ayra Starr

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Ayra Starr (born 14 June 2002), known as Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and model. Born in Cotonou, Ayra Starr began a fashion career at the age of 16 with Quove Model Management before deciding to pursue music. After covering several songs by popular artists on Instagram, she posted her first original song on her page in December 2019. This brought her to the attention of record executive Don Jazzy, and led to her signing to Mavin Records.


  • I know that If I had other features it would have been more elaborate. It would have been better if we had had different talents and points-of-views and all that. And I think the songs that have features are amazing and they complete the songs. But for the rest of the songs, I'm very happy that they are the way they are. They are telling my story and I want people to listen to it with my voice.
    • [1] Ayra Starr interview with Okayafrica.
  • Sometimes I'm on a bus or at least when I used to still enter buses I will just have inspiration and start writing or singing.
    • [2] Ayra Starr interview with Okayafrica
  • I always knew the name of my album was going to be 19 and dangerous, when I was younger and years before I even signed up for Marvin I mean it was going to be that.
    • [3] Ayra Starr interview with Okayafrica.
  • wrote about what I would do and how I would do it. Because I've always known it was going to happen. I've worked hard to be where I am today and I've been saying since I was young that I was going to be popular and famous. I've been Ayra Starr since I was born. I was that annoying child who would tell everyone that I was going to be a superstar.
    • [4] Ayra Starr interview with Okayafrica.

External link[edit]

Ayra Starr official website

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