Nigerian singer Ayra Starr found herself at the center of online criticism following a viral video showing her shaking hands instead of kneeling while greeting Fuji legend King Sunny Ade. Shared on Twitter by user @gemyoruba, the video captured the moment Ayra Starr was introduced to esteemed dignitaries, including the legendary Fuji musician. @gemyoruba pointed out Ayra Starr’s deviation from expected cultural norms, sparking a debate about proper etiquette and respect for tradition in such encounters. The incident prompted discussions about cultural sensitivity and the importance of upholding traditional customs, particularly in public settings involving revered figures.
In the video, Ayra Starr can be seen standing and shaking hands as she is introduced to King Sunny Ade and other men seated close to Burna Boy’s mother. In Yoruba culture, especially when greeting elders or anyone of high status, it is customary to kneel as a sign of respect.
The video has sparked a wave of criticism, with many netizens expressing their disappointment and calling the young singer “uncultured.”
In recent developments, Ayra Starr, the celebrated Nigerian singer, stirred up a storm of reactions among her fans with a captivating bedroom video. Taking to TikTok, the Mavin sensation treated fans to a glimpse of her killer outfit while lounging in her current chill spot outdoors. In a casual revelation, she shared that she’s currently enjoying a 5-day holiday hiatus. The clip offered a sneak peek into her bedroom, where Ayra Starr showcased her signature sassy style. Guiding fans through a fashion tour, she graciously credited the designers behind each outfit she adorned. Fans, stumbling upon her TikTok video on Instagram, couldn’t resist joining the conversation, igniting a frenzy of thoughts and comments surrounding her bedroom revelation.