Acclaimed DJ and record producer, David Guetta, has revealed that the music industries in London and Los Angeles view Nigerian music sensation, Ayra Starr as the emerging equivalent of the American icon, Rihanna.
Speaking in a recent interview with Cool FM Nigeria, Guetta praised the ‘Rush’ crooner, for her distinctive vibe and cultural background.
He commended her for transcending various cultures with her music, acknowledging her rising success and growing popularity.
“When people speak about Ayra Starr in the [music] industry, like LA (Los Angeles) people and London people, a lot of us see her as the new Rihanna. Because she comes with a vibe that is very specific because of where she’s coming from. But she has the potential of crossing over into different cultures.”
According to the DJ, Ayra’s unique musical style is a crucial element in captivating a worldwide audience.
“This is the power when you have something new to say, but at the same time, you have more than just that originality; I see this in her.”