History of Oyinkansola, Ayra Starr Ayra
Oyinkansola, Ayra Starr Ayra Starr is the stage name of Nigerian singer, composer, and model Sarah Aderibigbe (born 14 June 2002). Ayra Starr, a Cotonou native, started working with Quove Model Management when she was 16 years old before deciding to focus on music. In December 2019, she released her first original song on Instagram after previously recreating a number of songs by well-known musicians. Don Jazzy, a record executive, was alerted to this and signed her to Mavin Records.
With her self-titled debut extended play and its smash track “Away,” which spent two weeks at number four on Nigeria’s TurnTable Top 50 and reached number 17 on US Billboard Top Triller Global, Ayra Starr became well-known in the early 2021s.
paving the way for the August 2021 release of her first studio album, 19 & Dangerous. The album has garnered favorable reviews from critics and is mostly categorized as R&B and Afropop. It gave rise to two top forty songs in Nigeria. The lead single, “Bloody Samaritan,” became the first solo song by a female artist to reach number one on the Top 50 chart when it peaked at that position. Starr made her debut on the Pandora Predictions chart, and on August 28, 2021, Billboard placed her second.
Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe was reared in Lagos, Nigeria, after being born in Cotonou, Benin, on June 14, 2002.  She has two brothers, Ade and Dami, and two sisters, Tolulope, who are both Nigerian. She was born in Nigeria to parents who are both from Kwara State. And Jesus, too. Her family traveled around a lot during her high school years due to her father’s business, which made it challenging for her to develop close friendships.
Her love of singing is mostly a result of growing up in a musical family. At the age of ten, she began writing songs with her brother and joined a high school chorus. She earned a BA in political science and international relations from Les Cours Sonou University. She endured bullying from her peers during her time in college as a result of her age and attractiveness. Ayra Starr resorted to music to help her deal with the emotions the taunting had caused her to experience. I used to listen to Nicki Minaj on the way to school and picture myself as the second Nicki Minaj.” Her mother always supported Ayra Starr’s desire to pursue a career in music and gave her advice.
Month of September 2021 saw the birth of “Ayra Starr A Starr Is Born” and Starr’s appointment as a brand ambassador for Pepsi Nigeria by Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe of Accelerate TV.