Nigerian singer, Ayra Starr, has revealed that her mathematics teacher predicted her future in music when she was just 14 years old.
She shared this on the latest episode of ‘Afrobeats Intelligence‘ with Joey Akan, where she granted an interview disclosing that her teacher, who was a Muslim, saw something special in the singer’s inquisitive nature and love for music.
She spoke on growing up and attending a deeper life school despite not being from a religious family, and how her inquisitive nature got her into trouble.
She went down memory lane on how despite being frequently beaten at her school for asking too many questions, the Mavin signee continued to pursue her passions, writing songs and performing at school events.
The release of her eponymous debut EP in early 2021 propelled Ayra Starr to mainstream success.
Her success with ‘Away‘ paved the way for the release of her first full-length mixtape, titled ‘19 & Dangerous’ in 2021., Ayra Starr has quickly rose to fame in the Nigerian music industry.
Story: Hilda Katu