Ayra Starr Sets Sights on Leading Afrobeats to Global Prominence

Grammy-nominated Nigerian singer Ayra Starr has expressed her ambitious goal of becoming one of the foremost artists in the Afrobeats genre while advocating for its ascent to global dominance.

In a recent interview with Cosmopolitan UK, the 21-year-old songstress shared her fervent desire for Afrobeats to emerge as the premier musical genre worldwide. Reflecting on the unique appeal of Afrobeats, Ayra Starr emphasized its ability to evoke positive emotions even in melancholic compositions, underscoring its unparalleled vibrancy and universality.

Expressing her aspirations, Ayra Starr declared, “My hope for Afrobeats is for it to be the biggest genre in the world. Because it deserves to be.” She attributed this aspiration to the genre’s distinctiveness and its capacity to resonate with listeners on a global scale.

Furthermore, Ayra Starr revealed her admiration for a diverse array of artists across different genres, citing Rihanna, Drake, Burna Boy, Beyoncé, Victoria Monét, Rema, Miley Cyrus, Kendrick Lamar, and Tyler The Creator as her dream collaborators. By drawing inspiration from a spectrum of musical talents, Ayra Starr aims to enrich her own artistic journey and contribute to the continued evolution of Afrobeats.

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