Ayra Starr: Everything we know about the Mavin Star (Pun intended)
Ayra Starr: Everything we know about the Mavin Star (Pun intended). Ayra Star is Mavin’s youngest project. Here is everything we know about the talented singer.
1. She gets mistaken for Tems (Tems comparison)
While many have mistaken the young singer with another prominent female artist Tems, Ayra Starr does not take offence to the comparison. In an interview with Cool FM, she talked about the comparison, expressing gratitude only.
2. She was born June 14th 2002
According to her official Wikipedia, Ayra is going to be 19 in 2021 as she was born on the 14th of June 2002 in The Benin Republic.
3. She is from Kwara State
Her real name is Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe, showing she is of Yoruba Heritage and more specifically, she has said her mom is from Delta State and her dad was from Kwara State.
4. She got into university at 14
Not only is she young and talented, Ayra Starr entered into Les Cours Sonou University at just 14 and received a BA degree in international relations and political science. She also speaks french fluently.
5. Discovery by Mavin Records
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In 2020 she was discovered by Mavin Records when Don Jazzy watched a freestyle she did and DMed her on Instagram.
6. First EP in 2021
She released her EP in 2021 which is a 5 track Extended Play.
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