Over the years Aynur has become one of the most well known musicians from Turkey and a representative for the Kurdish people. Her vocal style and her albums are praised not just by Turkish media but also by international media. She holds best selling musical albums in the genre of Kurdish folk.
Aynur her music is based on traditional Kurdish folk songs, with many of them being at least 300 years old. Her lyrics are about the life and sufferings of Kurdish people and in particular Kurdish women. Musically she tries to blend Kurdish with Western music, creating her own style and interpreting her traditional repertoire in a modern and fresh way. “To hear Aynur’s voice is to hear the transformation of all the layers of human joy and suffering into one sound. It reaches so deep into our soul, tears into our hearts, and then we are for one moment, joined as one. It is unforgettable!” Yo-Yo Ma