Ayra Starr

City Splash in London: tropical one-dayer toasts Afro-Caribbean music’s many threads

Chronixx, Ayra Starr and more headed to Brockwell Park for the Bank Holiday bash

Stormzy recruits Ayra Starr and Tendai for new ‘Need You’ video

The track is lifted from last year's 'This Is What I Mean' LP

Ayra Starr: “It’s amazing to know I represent Black African women and young girls”

The Benin-born Nigerian singer/songwriter on her remarkable rise, collaborating with Stormzy and being endorsed by Barack Obama

Barack Obama names Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, SZA and more among favourite songs of 2022

“I always enjoy sharing my end of year music playlist with all of you,” wrote the former US President

DLT Brunch: London’s hottest ticket is a celebration of music, good food and #BlackJoy

From hosting sold-out bottomless brunches to having Wizkid and Kaytranada headline their very first festival, the DLT team are now aiming to "inspire generations to come"

The NME 100: essential emerging artists for 2022

Meet the NME 100, the essential new artists set to take over 2022. Your new favourite artist is waiting...

The 20 best debut albums of 2021

Essential records from another turbulent, yet tremendous year for new music

Ayra Starr talks NME through her ‘Firsts’

With her stunning debut album '19 & Dangerous’ recently unleashed into the world, you’d expect singer-songwriter Ayra Starr to be partying hard in celebration;...

Ayra Starr – ‘19 & Dangerous’ review: punchy afropop full of character

The ascendant star’s debut album is a collection of uber-confident, sensational afro-pop gems

Ayra Starr: Nigerian teen leading her generation’s sonic revolution

Lagos-based Ayra Starr on bucking the trends in her home region and releasing her debut EP on Nigeria's iconic Mavin Records