Ayra Starr Sets New Record in Nigeria With Self-Titled Debut EP

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By Khisa CJ

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Mavin Records new signing Ayra Starr has already hit the ground running, barely a week after she was unveiled.

The 19-year-old singer and songwriter was officially unveiled as a latest signing to the veteran singer and producer - Don Jazzy's record label in January 22, 2021.

Her unveiling came on the day that Ayra Starr also released her self-titled EP that has since been positively received well.

The 5-track EP which plays for a cumulative 13 minutes a day later topped both Nigerian iTunes and Apple Music, becoming the first project to be #1 on both charts in 2021 since Wizkid's 'Made In Lagos'.

Wizkid had set that record in December 2020.

".@ayrastarr's self-titled EP has now reached #1 on the NG iTunes Albums Chart.

— It becomes the first project to be simultaneously #1 on NG Apple and iTunes since @wizkidayo's "Made in Lagos" in December," tweeted Albums Talk HQ.

Don Jazzy while officially welcoming Ayra Starr to his lable described her as the most incredible 18-year-old girl while her debut EP has been termed as a project she has used to showcase her effective writing skills and polished vocal abilities.

Ayra Starr has already released a first official music video off the self-titled EP.

The video for the single 'Away' premiered on YouTube on January 23, 2021, and it currently has over 200k views.


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