Ayra Starr Reveals Profound Influence of Rihanna on Her Artistry
Nigerian songstress Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe, known professionally as Ayra Starr, has unveiled the profound influence of global superstar Rihanna on her musical journey. In a candid interview with Rolling Stone, Ayra Starr opened up about her admiration for Rihanna, labeling her as her “greatest inspiration” and praising Rihanna’s album ‘Anti’ as the ultimate embodiment of musical brilliance.
Ayra Starr’s fervent admiration for Rihanna transcends mere fandom, as she credits the Barbadian icon with shaping her artistic identity and instilling a sense of confidence and self-assurance in her craft. Rihanna’s groundbreaking album ‘Anti’ serves as a source of perpetual inspiration for Ayra Starr, with its timeless melodies and raw authenticity resonating deeply with her artistic sensibilities.
In the interview, Ayra Starr expressed her profound reverence for Rihanna, describing her as a “matriarch” and “queen” whose influence extends far beyond the realm of music. Drawing parallels between her own journey and Rihanna’s unapologetic approach to self-expression, Ayra Starr gleaned invaluable lessons from the global superstar, learning the importance of staying true to oneself and embracing individuality in every facet of life.
As Ayra Starr continues to captivate audiences with her soulful vocals and infectious charisma, her admiration for Rihanna serves as a guiding light, empowering her to chart her own path in the competitive world of music. With her star on the rise and Rihanna’s legacy as her muse, Ayra Starr is poised to leave an indelible mark on the Nigerian music scene and beyond, cementing her status as one of Africa’s brightest musical talents.