Ayra Starr

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
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