American rapper Rick Ross has publicly expressed his admiration for the rising Nigerian singer, Ayra Starr, and his desire to meet her during his next visit to Nigeria. In a video that has since gone viral on social media, Ross referred to the Mavin Records signee as a “beautiful superstar” and proposed a toast to her and her home country, Nigeria.
The Maybach Music boss, who was seen holding a bottle of Bumbu cognac in the video, stated, “I wanna take it all the way to Nigeria, to a superstar, beautiful the one and only Ayra Starr. Ama make a toast to Ayra Starr, Nigeria, when I come over there, we gonna celebrate like bosses.”
Ross, who visited Nigeria in April 2022 for his ‘Rick Ross Live In Lagos’ concert, has shown a keen interest in the Nigerian music scene. His shoutout to Ayra Starr has sparked speculations about a potential collaboration between the two artists.
Ayra Starr, whose real name is Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe, has been making waves in the Nigerian music industry since her debut under Mavin Records. Her unique sound and captivating lyrics have earned her a growing fan base, both locally and internationally.
This development comes amidst the growing global recognition of Nigerian music and artists. With Rick Ross’s expressed interest in meeting Ayra Starr, fans are eagerly anticipating what could be a powerful fusion of American hip-hop and Nigerian Afrobeat.