Nigerian female sensation, Oyinkansola Aderibigbe, popularly known as Ayra Starr believes that female artists in the country are usually not held to the same standards as their male colleagues.
Arya Starr made this known in an interview with Sunday Beats, saying: “I am grateful to the women who came before me, who paved the way. Because of them, I am not dealing with so much. However, there is still the issue of female artists being scrutinised more than their male colleagues. Female artists are not held to the same standards as the males.”
The Mavin singer shared her elation about the widespread acceptance her new song, ‘Sability’ has been getting
She said: “Of course, I am excited. I wanted people to feel good and be happy while listening to the song. I am happy it’s doing that and even more. I wanted to put out a song that would make some people remember the times in their lives when they literally had no worries; and, that was how I arrived at ‘Sability’.”
Reacting to those criticising the song, the talented singer said, “They really just have to take the time to listen to the song well. It’s a happy song and I hope they are happy when they listen to it.”
Starr also maintained that she is not under pressure to release hit songs. She said, “I am never under pressure to release hit songs. I just want to make songs that make sense to me and my fans.”
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