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Ayra Starr reminds me of myself – Tems

Nigerian Afrobeats star, Temilade Openiyi also known by her stage name, Tems, has showered encomiums on her colleague, Sarah “Ayra Starr” Aderibigbe.

The ‘Free Mind’ crooner lauded Ayra Starr for being hardworking and noted that the Mavin Princess reminds her of herself.

Ayra Starr reminds me of myself - Tems

Tems made the statement during a recent interview with NPR, where she recalled meeting the ‘Sabi’ hit-maker some years ago.

She said; “I would like to give flowers to this young girl called Ayra Starr. We met years ago. She reminds me so much of myself, she’s such a hardworking girl and she deserves some flowers”.

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In another news…

Top singer and songwriter, Teniola Apata aka Teni, earlier criticised female musicians in Nigeria for not having beef among themselves like their male counterparts.

Her expression of displeasure comes on the heels of Grammy winner, Wizkid shading fellow singer, Davido, music producer Don Jazzy and rapper Ladipoe on Twitter today.

Teni said during an Instagram live session that Nigerian female artistes are too boring, and she might be forced to beef the leading industry songstress, Tiwa.

The ‘Billionaire’ crooner playfully challenged Ayra Starr to a fight as she is itching for one since they are all too peaceful. She also suggested a group being created for female musicians so they can be beefing themselves through the platform.

Teni opined that it is safe for all the women musicians in the entertainment industry to stage an online musical beef to spice the industry.

In her words; “Abi make I go call Tiwa S@vage… Female artistes too boring for this Nigeria, we no dey fight. Make we fight. Where can I see Ayra Starr? Ayra Starr come here.

We suppose get female artistes association, make we dey beef ourselves. Abeg which female artiste fit me for fight, wey be say we go fight one-on-one fight”.