Talented South African singer and performer Tyla recently released a song with the Mavin princess Ayra Starr titled “Girl Next Door,” which was released on Thursday, May 11, 2023.
Ayra Starr and Tyla in South Africa 🇿🇦 🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/UfzWupnaMi
— African Folder (@africanfolder) May 11, 2023
In a recent interview, she revealed the top Afrobeats artists that many South Africans listen to, saying that Wizkid, Ayra Starr, and Rema are among them.
“In South Africa, the Afrobeats artistes we listen to are Wizkid, Rema and Ayra Starr”
– South African artiste “Tyla” pic.twitter.com/fHSjoxkxkk
— BASITO (@itzbasito) May 12, 2023
The singer replied that Michael Jackson had had a significant impact on her career when questioned about her strongest influence or motivation. She continued by saying that Tems, a Grammy-winning Nigerian singer, is another major inspiration for her.