“At 14, my math teacher predicted Mavin would sign me” – Ayra Starr recounts



Nigerian singer, Ayra Starr has recounted how her mathematics teacher in secondary school predicted that her record label, Mavin would sign her.

The singer whose real name is Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe, revealed this while speaking during the recent edition of “Afrobeats Intelligence” with Joey Akan.

Ayra Starr revealed that her mathematics teacher believed in her talent and even predicted that Mavin would sign her one day.

According to her, she was only 14 years old at the time, and because he believed in her, she was motivated to join the choir and improve her singing.

The teacher was also the one who encouraged her to share her videos online for people to see.

Just as he predicted, she was signed to Don Jazzy’s record label, Mavin years later.

In her words;

“I have a teacher that literally inspired me. He said I was going to be signed to Mavin. It’s crazy. I was 14 then, and he said, ‘Mavin is going to sign you. Start making videos.’ He would just inspire me. He was even Muslim, but he would tell me to go to church and join the choir. He was my math teacher.”

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