Nigerian singer Ayra Starr, popularly known as Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe, has canceled all her scheduled shows in the United States due to ill health. The singer was set to perform at the highly-anticipated ‘Something In The Water Concert’ in Virginia City alongside top stars like ASAP Rocky and Busta Rhymes.
In a statement released on Sunday night via her Instagram story, Ayra Starr revealed that her doctor had advised her to take immediate bed rest. She apologized to her fans in DC, VA, and Houston for her inability to attend the shows, while promising to make it up to them in a special way.
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“I’m going through it. My doctor has advised me to slow down, hence I’m on immediate bed rest. So sorry I could not meet every one of you as planned. Also, I’m sorry you feel let down but I promise to be back in a special way for you when we will have a magical time. I appreciate your prayers and well wishes,” the statement read.
The news of Ayra Starr’s cancellation came as a shock to her fans who were eagerly anticipating her performance at the ‘Something In The Water Concert.’ Many took to social media to express their disappointment while wishing the singer a quick recovery.
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Ayra Starr is one of Nigeria’s rising stars in the music industry. She gained recognition after being discovered by popular Nigerian singer, Don Jazzy, and signing with his record label, Mavin Records. Her unique blend of Afrobeats, R&B, and pop music has won her a growing fan base both in Nigeria and internationally.
The cancellation of Ayra Starr’s US shows is a blow to her career and fans, but her health must come first. The music industry can be grueling, and it’s not uncommon for artists to suffer from burnout or health issues due to their busy schedules. It’s crucial for artists to take care of themselves and seek medical attention when necessary.
Ayra Starr’s announcement is a reminder of the importance of prioritizing one’s health and well-being, no matter how busy or successful one may be. Her fans will undoubtedly miss seeing her perform live, but they will be eagerly waiting for her return and hoping for her speedy recovery.
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In the meantime, Ayra Starr’s fans can enjoy her music and videos online and send their good wishes to the young star. The music industry is a tough business, but with the support of her fans and loved ones, Ayra Starr will no doubt overcome this setback and continue to make great music for years to come.