Ayra Starr Reveres Rihanna as “Greatest Inspiration” and Praises ‘Anti’ as Timeless Masterpiece

Nigerian songstress, Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe, professionally known as Ayra Starr, has expressed profound admiration for American-Barbadian icon Rihanna, hailing her as her “greatest inspiration” in the music industry.

In an exclusive interview with Rolling Stone, Ayra Starr unveiled her deep-seated reverence for Rihanna, particularly praising her critically acclaimed album, ‘Anti,’ which she regards as a timeless masterpiece. “Rihanna’s ‘Anti’ is the album I can put on repeat for life. I love Rihanna. She is my greatest inspiration. She is my matriarch. She is my queen. Her album ‘Anti’ is timeless. I listen to it always. The more I listen to it, the more I understand it. I love it so much,” Ayra Starr exclaimed.

Reflecting on the profound impact of Rihanna’s music on her artistic journey, Ayra Starr highlighted the significance of authenticity and self-understanding inspired by the Barbadian superstar. “What I heard from Rihanna is being myself, understanding myself; whatever works for me is fine, some things don’t work for me, it’s fine. I’m just going to be myself in every situation,” she articulated.

Stay tuned for more updates as Ayra Starr continues to carve her path in the music industry, drawing inspiration from her musical idols and leaving an indelible mark on the global stage.

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