Nigerian fast-rising Mavins record artist, Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe popularly known as Ayra Starr has recently reflected on her life before the limelight.

Ayra Starr

The artist’s tweet expressed her amazement at how far she’s come in only two shorty years. When ‘Rush ‘reaches 100 million views on YouTube.

She remarked, I genuinely don’t even know what I’m going to do!

“I don’t even know what I’m gonna do when rush hits a 100mill on YouTube.

“Do I cry, do I jump?? God, 2 years ago, I was just a small girl from Agbado Ijaiye” .

Ayra Starr Tweet

According to the report, the song sits pretty with a stunning 94 million views, one of the highest by a Nigerian artist.

The extraordinary accomplishment of Ayra’s song “Rush” accumulating over 94 million views on YouTube speaks volumes about her pre-stardom life path from a young child in Agbado Ijaiye to a budding star.

As the award-winning singer reflects on the milestone, she admits to not knowing how to react.

She has put a lot of effort and attention into her job, as seen by the fact that she has reached 100 million views on a single platform. The singer is one of the many new-wave artists who took the Nigerian music space by surprise, permeating it with an overload of good music.

In December 2019, Ayra Starr shared her debut original song on her page, catching the attention of record executive Don Jazzy. Consequently, she was signed to Mavin Records.

Story: Ralia Adama

Media: Ayra Starr/ Twitter


February 22, 2023