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Burna Boy’s Kilometre Debuts On Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart
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Burna Boy’s Kilometre Debuts On Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart

Nigerian artist, Grammy award-winning artist, and African Giant Burna Boy has his achievements backing up his music career each day. It would be recalled that Burna Boy released a new track weeks after he won a grammy award. Burna Boy made Nigeria and Africa proud after he won the Best Global music with his Album “Twice As Tall” a few weeks ago. A few weeks after his award, he released his new track titled “Kilometre”. The song which was produced by chopstix has now debuted at 14 on Billboard’s digital song sales chart. This is the 9th solo project on the worldwide chart which makes him the highest for Nigerian music alongside popular artist Davido. The World Digital Song Sales chart is a weekly record chart compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and published by Billboard magazine. Mo...
Burna Boy’s ‘Ye’ certified Gold in US
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Burna Boy’s ‘Ye’ certified Gold in US

The single ‘Ye’ by Grammy award-winning singer, Burna Boy, has been certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His Mother and Manager, Mrs Bose Ogulu disclose this on her IG handle @thenamix. With this new feat added to his outstanding international achievement, ‘Ye’ becomes the fastest Nigerian song to be certified ‘Gold’ by RIAA. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Burnaboy’s song joins the growing list of Nigerian records to be Gold certified in the U.S.   The list includes ‘If’, and ‘Fall’, by Davido as well as ‘Come Closer’ by Wizkid have all previously achieved the massive feat. In the US, the RIAA awards certification is based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets. A Gold rec...
I had to choose between greatness and death –Burna Boy
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I had to choose between greatness and death –Burna Boy

Grammy Award-winning singer, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, recently revealed in an interview with GQ Magazine that at a point in his life, he had to choose between greatness and death, and that was what led to his recent successes on the global stage. He said, “Following several collaborations with foreign artistes of African heritage, I just made up my mind that I wanted it all. I wanted to be the greatest. That’s when it hit me really hard that I had to do it. It was that or death.” The self-acclaimed African Giant also stated that winning a Grammy award broke the mental cycle of people who felt that certain things were unachievable. He added, “I was not celebrating because of myself. It was almost as if I had broken a mental cycle of our people. Our people had been very mentally o...
UFC champion, Kamaru Usman Playing around with Burna Boy’s unreleased track
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UFC champion, Kamaru Usman Playing around with Burna Boy’s unreleased track

Nigerian-American professional mixed martial artist, Kamaru Usman leaks a yet-to-be-released track of the Grammy award-winner, Burna Boy. The current UFC champion who knocked out his opponent, Jorge Masvidal, during the second round of his recent match leaks an upcoming track of Odogwu. Taking to his Instagram story, Kamaru Usman is seen jamming to the song as he pleads in advance to ‘his brother’ Burna Boy while affirming that the action is definitely going to piss him off. Current UFC champion, #kamaruusman couldn’t hide his excitement as he vibes to the Grammy Award winner #burnaboy ‘s yet to be released song. ”I know say my brother Burna go vex small, but I must leak this new song, I go give una small, listen.” the UFC champion, Usman says as he vibes to the song. He, ho...
Burna Boy’s Mother, Bose Ogulu Makes Billboard’s 2021 International Power Players List
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Burna Boy’s Mother, Bose Ogulu Makes Billboard’s 2021 International Power Players List

Burna Boy’s mother and manager, Bose Ogulu, has been named as one of the 2021 International Power Players by Billboard. Billboard’s International Power Players list recognises leaders in the music industry on a global level. Honourees are nominated by companies and peers in the business and then selected by the editors — with primary responsibility outside the United States. Honourees in the list include label executives, music publishers, independent entrepreneurs, artist managers and concert promoters. Also known as Mama Burna, Billboard in the article published on Monday recognised Ogulu for her work “..amid the 2020 pandemic, when she co-executive-produced, released and promoted the Twice As Tall album..” for her Grammy award-winning son, Burna Boy. Signed to Bad Habit/...
Davido Becomes First African Artiste With 20 Million Instagram Followers
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Davido Becomes First African Artiste With 20 Million Instagram Followers

Award-winning musician, David Adeleke, also known Davido has hit 20 million followers on Instagram, making him the first African artiste to hit the milestone. The singer also continues to maintain his number one spot as the most-followed African artiste on major social media platforms, ahead of his fellow superstars; Wizkid, Burna Boy among other top-rated artistes. The DMW label boss did not hesitate to celebrate this achievement as he took to his page to announce the new feat. He also announced a new collaboration from a song made by Zlatan Ibile featuring him and Mayorkun. “20M FOLLOWERS!! Bleep IT NEW MUSIC TONITE!! @zlatan_ibile x OBO x @iammayorkun ������� ‘CHO CHO’ prod by @p.priime,” he wrote in a caption. This is not the first time Davido has set a record on Instagram...
Davido Adopts Burna Boy’s Swag, Rocks Feminine Bag Alongside Expensive Jewellery
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Davido Adopts Burna Boy’s Swag, Rocks Feminine Bag Alongside Expensive Jewellery

Popular musical star, Davido seems to have adopted the swag of the Grammy winner, Burna Boy as he shows off his own feminine bag alongside expensive pieces of jewellery in some recent photos. Recall that days ago, Burna Boy was spotted with a feminine bag which sparked reactions on social media as to whether the bag belonged to his girlfriend, Stefflon Don or if it was just a mere display of fashion. Davido, in a recent development, took to his Insta-story session to share some photos of himself rocking a feminine bag alongside his expensive pieces of diamond jewellery which depict enormous riches. See the photo below:
Equation teams up with Quillibrium Music to serve us “Alute”
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Equation teams up with Quillibrium Music to serve us “Alute”

Equation is back from a brief hiatus as he teams up with Quillibrium Music to present the video to his much talked about Single titled "Alute". The British born Nigerian Rap/Afrobeat artiste and Liverpool Young Academy graduate draws inspiration from artiste like Skepta, Stormy, Kano and his touch of afrobeat can be trace to Burnaboy Wizkid and Davido. ‘Aute’ is still a fan favourite and the video gives a visual expression of his creative exposure showing growth over time, It is evident that Equation is not just your regular artiste but star blowing up before you blink. This video was shot and directed by zee motions. Kindly watch and share with friends and spread the gospel of Equation Billionz. YouTube Link: https://m.youtube.com/watch...
Burna Boy Steps out Rocking a Bottega Veneta bag
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Burna Boy Steps out Rocking a Bottega Veneta bag

Grammy award-winning Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, stepped out rocking a Bottega Veneta bag. This particular Bottega bag is designed for females but Burna rocked the bag effortlessly. He strapped it across his shoulder as he posed for some photos which he shared on his Instastories See another one of the photos he shared below
Eizcloz drops ‘Asaawa’ says I can’t be boxed into one style of music  
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Eizcloz drops ‘Asaawa’ says I can’t be boxed into one style of music  

New talented act, Frank Adomako, who goes by the stage name Eizcloz has dropped, his debut single, ‘Asaawa’. The Canadian-based Afro-fusion act dedicates his smooth mid-tempo song to all beautiful women regardless of their race. Speaking about the song, Eizcloz waxes lyrical about a certain female love interest. He disclosed, “It’s a song about a guy expressing his feelings to a date he hasn’t even met; just generally fantasizing about a love interest”. Produced by Daniel Abaka and Joey 4k, Asaawa is now released to lovers of good music across the world and can be accessed by streaming or download through both local and international digital music platforms. The song is also receiving rotation in radio stations starting from Nigeria and Ghana. Born by a Nigerian and Ghanaian p...
Burna Boy’s ‘Twice As Tall’ Nominated For 2021 BRIT Awards
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Burna Boy’s ‘Twice As Tall’ Nominated For 2021 BRIT Awards

Shortly after his Grammy win, Burna Boy’s Twice As Tall album has been nominated for the 2021 BRIT Awards. The singer was nominated for the ‘International Male Solo Artist’ category alongside musicians like The Weeknd, Bruce Springsteen, Childish Gambino and Tame Impala. The BRIT Awards will take place on 11 May from the O2, and will be hosted by comedian Jack Whitehall. See full list of nominees below: Female Solo Artist – in association with Amazon Music Arlo Parks Celeste Dua Lipa Jessie Ware Lianne La Havas Male Solo Artist – in association with Amazon Music AJ Tracey Headie One J Hus Joel Corry Yungblud British Group Bicep Biffy Clyro Little Mix The 1975 Young T & Bugsey Breakthrough Artist – in association with Ti...
It is More Important to be Respected than Liked – Burna Boy’s Mum, Bose Ogulu, Dishes Some Wise Words to Women
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It is More Important to be Respected than Liked – Burna Boy’s Mum, Bose Ogulu, Dishes Some Wise Words to Women

Mom and manager of Grammy-award-winning singer, Burna Boy, Bose Ogulu, recently had a chat with media personality, Latasha Ngwube, where she dished some very wise counsel to women in Nigeria In her words, Ms Ogulu stressed that it is more important for women to be respected than to be loved. She also asked women to ensure they carry themselves the way they want to be treated. In her words ''Carry yourself the way you want to be treated. If you make yourself an object, you’ll be treated like one. Let people know there is a brain between your ears, when they do, they may be uncomfortable around you, but they will respect you. It is more important to be respected than liked. Be competent at what you decide to do. Or Learn competence in something, before you do it. Shu...
Gov Wike Burna Boy N10 million – Teachers Being Owed Salaries
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Gov Wike Burna Boy N10 million – Teachers Being Owed Salaries

Some angry Nigerians on Twitter have blasted Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state over an alleged N10 million gift to Burna Boy while teachers in the state are being owed salaries. The ‘African Giant’ crooner had recently snagged his first-ever Grammy win for ‘Twice As Tall,’ his 2020 album, and a concert was held to honour him for the feat and his heroics in the global music landscape. The governor however promised every artiste at the concert a sum of N10 million each. The development, which comes at a time when teachers in the state are protesting unpaid salaries, has sparked outrage on the microblogging platform. Several users have questioned the governor’s rationale for gifting the musicians millions when workers are being owed salaries. Some users, however, defended th...
Burna Boy is a Pride of Rivers State – Governor Wike Says
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Burna Boy is a Pride of Rivers State – Governor Wike Says

Governor Nyesom Wike has described Grammy award-winning Afrobeat artist, Burna Boy, as the pride of the state. Governor Wike said this when Burna Boy, his parents and management team paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Saturday March 27. “There is no Rivers person that will say he or she is not happy with the kind of pride you’ve brought us. I am very happy and I can tell you, whatever you think we can do to promote you, we will continue to do it.” he said Wike congratulated Burna Boy for the honour he did to the people of the state all over the world explaining that when news broke that Burna Boy was the winner in the Best Global Music Album category with his Twice As Tall album, the entire state was elated.
“I’ll Never Forget how so Many of you Prayed that I Don’t Win” Burna Boy Tweets as he Points out he Won the Grammys “on his Own”
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“I’ll Never Forget how so Many of you Prayed that I Don’t Win” Burna Boy Tweets as he Points out he Won the Grammys “on his Own”

Burna Boy took to Twitter to let a few things off his chest. The singer, who won his first Grammy on Sunday night, March 14, for the Best Global Music Album, revealed that he did it on his own and his kids will beat their chest some day and say, 'Daddy did it on his own.' He also said he'll never forget how people prayed for him not to win. He tweeted: 'My kids will confidently beat their chest and say “Daddy did it on his OWN, We can do it on our own”.' He added: 'When you KNOW yourself. NOBODY can tell you about yourself. KNOW YOURSELVES and never go against yourself.' He continued: 'GOD is most definitely NOT A MAN. I will never forget how so many of you prayed that I don’t win. too dumb to understand that you also win if I win. No worry This is just the beginning...
Ghanaians Love Burna Boy When He Smokes Weed But Hate And Criticize Me When I Do The Same- Shatta Wale Bitterly Fumes
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Ghanaians Love Burna Boy When He Smokes Weed But Hate And Criticize Me When I Do The Same- Shatta Wale Bitterly Fumes

Shatta Wale is preaching what is good for the geese is equally good for the gander. He has bitterly asked Ghanaians to do to him what they do to others because we are all the same. He says people have formed the habit of tearing into him and chastising him when he smokes but would hail and laud Burna Boy when he does the same. According to Wale, even if he is making sense, they would say he is talking trash because he is on something cheap and high when mostly it is not the truth. His rants came in the wake of Burna Boy and Wizkid‘s win at the 63rd Grammy. Wale says our industry is stale and no one would win such a global award if they do not heed his advise. He says his Grammys are his properties. Burna Boy Smokes Weed But If I Smoke Small P3 Then Ghanaians Will Be Sh...
Grammy: “E No Choke Again, E Hang” – Burna Boy Shades Davido
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Grammy: “E No Choke Again, E Hang” – Burna Boy Shades Davido

Grammy award winner, Burna Boy has thrown a subtle shade at singer, Davido, after bagging his first Grammy Award. The singer’s album ”Twice As Tall” was deemed befitting by the recording academy as he won in the Best Global Music Album category. However, Burna during an Instagram Live session with celebrity dancer, Poco Lee, changed a slang coined by Davido, ”E Choke” and renamed it ”E hang”. During the Instagram live session, Poco screamed ‘E choke’ in excitement, but in a subtle shade, Burna responded, “E no choke again, E hang”. https://youtu.be/2BzkJmYTzo0
Angelique Kidjo Congratulates Burna Boy On Grammy Win
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Angelique Kidjo Congratulates Burna Boy On Grammy Win

Beninese-American music icon Angelique Kidjo has congratulated Nigeria’s Burna Boy for winning the 2021 Grammy for Best Global Music Album. The 60-year-old posted her congratulations on Instagram on Sunday, shortly after the 29-old-was announced winner. “Congratulations on your well-deserved Grammy,” Kidjo wrote along with a picture of the two of them taken last year. Burna Boy was nominated in the same category in 2019 – then known as Best World Music Album – but lost out to Kidjo at the awards ceremony in 2020. However, Kidjo dedicated her win to him, saying: “Burna Boy is among those young artistes that come from Africa that is changing the way our continent is perceived and the way that African music is the bedrock of all music.” She also visited him and his mum aft...
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Buhari Congratulates Burna Boy, Wizkid On Grammy Award Wins

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigerian stars, Damini Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy and Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid for winning the 2021 Grammy awards. Buhari in a statement issued on Monday by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said he is proud of the two artistes for their contributions to the field of music which the world has come to recognise.“Congratulations to Burna Boy on being conferred the 2021 Grammy, the world’s most prestigious musical awards,” Buhari was quoted as saying.“He has made notable contributions in the field of music which have brought glory to Nigerians at home and abroad. We are proud of his path-breaking achievements.”President Buhari also acknowledged the efforts of forerunners like King Sunny Ade and Femi Kuti whose creative exert...
Burna Boy’s Grammy Win Is Best Mother’s Day Present – Bose Ogulu
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Burna Boy’s Grammy Win Is Best Mother’s Day Present – Bose Ogulu

Singer Burna Boy’s mother and manager Bose Ogulu led the celebrations as her son was announced a winner at the 2021 Grammy awards held on Sunday night. In a video Burna Boy shared on Twitter, Mrs Ogulu could be seen leading the chants in a room filled with relatives and close associates as they sang and danced to the rhythm of Burna Boy’s ‘Ye’ after he was announced winner of Best Global Music Album category. In another video, Ogulu also revealed that Burna Boy’s Grammy win was the best Mother’s Day present she could ever receive and that she was a proud mother. Burna Boy beat fellow nominees Antibalas, Bebel Gilberto, Anoushka Shankar, and Tinariwen to win the Best Global Music Album category. The ‘Odogwu’ crooner dedicated his win to every African child trying to make a ...
Fans React As Burna Boy Is Set To Perform At The Grammy’s Pre-show (Backstage)
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Fans React As Burna Boy Is Set To Perform At The Grammy’s Pre-show (Backstage)

Fans of the self-acclaimed African Giant, Burna Boy are left in shock as the name of Odogwu is removed from the list of artistes to perform at the 2021 Grammy's Awards night. It was earlier announced that Burna Boy will be performing on March 14th alongside entertainers like Camilo, Afro-Peruvian Jazz Orchestra among others. However, in the recently released list by the organizers of the award of artistes performing at the event, the Afrobeat singer's name is not listed. Fans react as Burna Boy's name is omitted on list of artistes performing at Grammy This latest development triggered netizens as some encourage that he should call out Grammy organizers to claim his rightful spot, while others made a mockery of the singer and his fans as outsiders. See some reactions bel...
CDQ Stabbed By Burna Boy’s Crew Over Obafemi Martins Issue
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CDQ Stabbed By Burna Boy’s Crew Over Obafemi Martins Issue

MCI obtains audio and video recordings where CDQ claims he was stabbed by Burna Boy's squad over Obafemi Martins drama On Monday, March 1, 2021, Nigerian rapper, CDQ called out Grammy-nominated Nigerian superstar, Burna Boy. He accused BET Award-winning Burna Boy of disrespecting veteran Nigerian footballer, Obafemi Martins. You can read details of that story here. While football fans and music Twitter clashed on social media later on Monday, Burna Boy, CDQ and Obafemi Martins were all spotted hanging out together. What really happened at Quilox In the evening of Sunday, February 28, Burna Boy and his crew were at Quilox, an exotic club on Victoria Island, Lagos. Martins and his crew were also at the club that night. A fight then broke out between businessman, Rahman Jag...
Obafemi Martins Speaks on Beef with Burna Boy Which Was Reported by CDQ
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Obafemi Martins Speaks on Beef with Burna Boy Which Was Reported by CDQ

Footballer, Obafemi Martins, has broken his silence on his reported clash with singer Burna Boy at a club in Lagos. Rapper, CDQ, had taken to Twitter to call out Burna Boy for reportedly disrespecting Obafemi at the club. CDQ had tweeted; ''I still can’t phantom this an artist just disrespected Obagoal on thinking he’s now bigger n say e don get mouth pass Obafemi Martins and I imagine how he was able to go back home n sleep comfortably without conscience in this same Lagos  igbagbè manshe awa eda ooo Burna for the first time I’m disappointed in u!!!!! U and ur boys need to go apologize to Obagoal now! No let dem dey deceive u wit ur village title say african gi-ant com dey disrespect Oba Eko lonpe bi. Obafemi Martins is not anybody’s mate. if we dey cry make we dey see U ...
Burna Boy to Perform at the 2021 Grammy Award Premiere Ceremony
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Burna Boy to Perform at the 2021 Grammy Award Premiere Ceremony

Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, has been confirmed as one of the performers at the 2021 Grammy pre-show which will be livestreamed on GRAMMY.com on March 14. He will perform with Lido Pimienta, Poppy, Rufus Wainwright, and more ahead of the 63rd annual ceremony. Burna Boy is also nominated in the Best Global Music Category alongside Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto, and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar. The Best Global Music Category, previously known as the international category of Best World Music Album, was renamed to "make it more modern and inclusive." This is Burna Boy's second Grammy nomination. His previous album, African Giant, was nominated at the 62nd Grammy Awards for 'Best World Music ...
Why I Forgave Burna Boy for Sending Thugs after me – Mr 2kay
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Why I Forgave Burna Boy for Sending Thugs after me – Mr 2kay

Nigerian singer Mr 2kay, has revealed that he has forgiven top singer Burna Boy who allegedly sent thugs to attack him. It will be recalled that in 2017, Burna Boy had allegedly sent thugs to attack him at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. In an interview with The Punch, Mr 2kay said, “The incident happened about four years ago. We went back and forth on the case for some time. At some point, the guys who carried out the attack were arrested and they were locked up for over two years. Their parents and Burna Boy’s people kept begging. At the end of the day, I decided to withdraw the case out of court. A lot of people that I respect, including my godfather (Tonye Princewill), and kinsmen reached out to me. I listened to those people and withdrew the case.” Jumbo als...
Burna Boy Features in Pepsi Global Ad
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Burna Boy Features in Pepsi Global Ad

Yesterday rained blue all over the internet with Pepsi's new global advert, featuring Messi, Pogba and theme song by Becky G and our very own Burna Boy and here's what some people had to say about it.
14th Headies Award: All you Need to Know About Davido, Fireboy, Burna Boy, other Nominations
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14th Headies Award: All you Need to Know About Davido, Fireboy, Burna Boy, other Nominations

  The 14th edition of the Headies, a Nigerian music awards show held to recognize outstanding achievements in the Nigerian music industry, will take place Sunday night. The ceremony was supposed to take place last December, but due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) it will be held tonight. The venue is at the La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort in Ibeju-Lekki, from 8:00 – 11:00 pm. Popular comedian, Bovi and TV personality and actress, Nancy Isime, will host the event via Headies’s official website. The nominees were announced last December, with Fireboy DML leading with 9 nominations. Davido and Wurld followed with 7 nominations each, while Burna boy the reigning Artiste of the Year secured 6 nominations. Some of the top nominations below: Artiste of the year: ...
“Wetin Man Go Do” By Burna Boy is my Best Song – Antonio Rudiger
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“Wetin Man Go Do” By Burna Boy is my Best Song – Antonio Rudiger

German international footballer and Chelsea defender, Antonio Rudiger has opened up on his love for Nigerian music superstar and Grammy nominee, Burna Boy and his music. During an interactive interview with Chelsea official website, Rudiger who was about his taste for music disclosed that he gravitates to rhythm and beat of a music than lyrics. When asked who he would love to watch perform live, he said: “I would prefer Travis Scott because his concert are more likely.” According him, his go to song is ‘Wetin Man Go Do’ by Burna Boy as he reveals it is his best song now and it is the song he jams to ahead of every football game.  
Check out the list of Burna Boy’s achievements in 2020
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Check out the list of Burna Boy’s achievements in 2020

Shared with Caption ... Thankful.....2020 �� - - 2021 we’re bringing straight heat Ever since his rise in 2013, Burna Boy keeps accomplishing breakthroughs in his career and the African Giant doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. He took to Instagram to drop the list of things he had achieved in 2020. Before the global lockdown, Burna has performed at 13 live events and during the lockdown, performed at 12 Virtual events including the BET Awards, Jimmy Fallon show, Global Citizen. In 2020, he earned 18 international certifications for both solos and features. These certifications include 4 silver, seven gold, 1 diamond, and 6 platinum plaques. In the awards category, he earned about 9 nominations from various award shows including Grammy, BET, MOBO, Headies, e.t.c...
Stop Smoking Weed On Social Media- Actor, Labista Tells Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy
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Stop Smoking Weed On Social Media- Actor, Labista Tells Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy

Veteran Nollywood Actor Labista has blasted celebrities who smoke weed on social media. The actor was categorical with the following top celebrities like Wizkid, Davido, Burna boy, Zubi Micheal. He decried the effect such attitude on social media has on upcoming youth of the country who take them as role model and will feel what they do is the real way of life. Watch video https://youtu.be/BmvQn_M8FH8
Major League’s DJ Banele on drawing inspiration from the likes of Burna Boy during the pandemic
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Major League’s DJ Banele on drawing inspiration from the likes of Burna Boy during the pandemic

While the aim is to still keep it moving as an artist in the entertainment industry, one half of the Major League DJz, Banele Mbere, has spoken out about the importance of being taken seriously by the government as a sector and staying sane during the pandemic. With a lot of artists trying to stay afloat financially and stay relevant with the times, the hip-hop artist, now turned amapiano DJ, shared his ongoing hardships as an artist in SA. In an interview with TshisaLIVE, Banele said, “Being an artist during a pandemic sucks, I won't lie. With a lot of African countries closing down, one can't travel or gig – now we have to go back to all our online stuff, which isn't ideal for us at the moment.” While he's frustrated at not being able to perform live to the masses due to pub...
Burna Boy’s “Destiny” Featured In Biden-Harris Inauguration Playlist
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Burna Boy’s “Destiny” Featured In Biden-Harris Inauguration Playlist

Burna Boy‘s song “Destiny” has been included in the inauguration playlist presented by U.S President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. The Biden-Harris team on Friday presented a 46-song playlist to help supporters celebrate the upcoming Jan. 20 inauguration. The playlist which features various artiste from around the world is in line with the upcoming inauguration’s “America United” theme. Burna Boy is the only Nigerian artiste on the list. His song, “Destiny”, is off his Grammy-nominated fourth studio album, African Giant. “Are you planning your #Inauguration2021 at-home watch party? Well let us take one thing off your plate — @DJDNice and @TheRaedio came up with the perfect playlist for you to dance the night away as we ring in our new leaders,” the Bi...
Toyin Lawan 6-Year-Old Son Gives Reason Davido & Burna Boy Clashed In Ghana
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Toyin Lawan 6-Year-Old Son Gives Reason Davido & Burna Boy Clashed In Ghana

Popular fashionista and Hairstylist Tiannah son Narrates what happened between Davido and Burna Boy in Ghana. According to the little lads, he said he got the story from his sources on twitter hence they are accurate. He said it was Davido that drew the first blood when he punched one of Burna Boy guy's... He however told the mum to put off the camera so Davido and Burna Boy will not see him Tiana shared the hilarious video on her Instagram handle with the caption. this boy , you will think he was there oo, he doesn’t even have a Twitter nor access to Instagram account ,but the staff was discussing infront of him that’s how he turned to tatafooo ���� I don’t even know how he came up with all this . He even said off camera before I tell you , he doesn’t want them to beat him up https...
Burna Boy’s ‘Twice As Tall’ Most-streamed Nigerian Album On Spotify In 2020
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Burna Boy’s ‘Twice As Tall’ Most-streamed Nigerian Album On Spotify In 2020

Burna Boy’s recent album, Twice As Tall, has been named as the most-streamed Nigerian album on the streaming platform, Spotify, in 2020. This comes shortly after, the album earned the singer his second Grammy Awards nomination. The self-acclaimed African Giant secured the number one spot on as the most-streamed Nigerian album on Spotify in 2020 with over 64 million streams to its credit. The rating is for albums that were released in 2020. According to the streaming platform, in the second place on the chat of most-streamed Nigerian music, this year is Wizkid’s ‘Made In Lagos’, while songstress, Tiwa Savage’s Celia comes third. The Twice As Tall album has American rapper and business mogul, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, as well as Bose Ogulu, Burna’s mum as its executive producers...
Burna Boy in hot waters as sidechick of 2 years exposes him bigtime
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Burna Boy in hot waters as sidechick of 2 years exposes him bigtime

Burna Boy has been accused of cheating on his girlfriend Stefflon Don by a 23-year-old girl, Jo Pearl. According to the alleged side-chick of Burna Boy, she has been in a secret relationship with the singer for 2 years. In an Instagram post by Jo Pearl, she gave an account of how she met and fell in love with Burna Boy before he started dating Stefflon Don. Speaking, she said it was Burna Boy who sent her a message on Instagram about two years ago. It took her two weeks to reply because she was reluctant at first before her friends persuaded her. She did it unwillingly, and they started talking. Burna Boy invited her for his pop-up show in the United Kingdom, which was the first time they met. “I feel like what he made me feel like when I met him made me feel like love at...
‘We’ve been seeing each other for two years – Burna Boy’s alleged side chick, JoPearl speaks up
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‘We’ve been seeing each other for two years – Burna Boy’s alleged side chick, JoPearl speaks up

Burna Boy's alleged side chick, JoPearl has shared a video in which she called out an "unnamed" person she claimed she's been seeing for two years.   According to the lady, she decided to speak up for her own mental health because she has been holding back for long and dealing with a lot in her closet.   She also alleged that this unnamed person she's been seeing for two years, cares for her even though she knows she's his second option.   JoPearl further revealed that she has lost friends because of her relationship, and decided to go public about it so she can move on. She added that she is not doing it for anything as she is financial stable.   Watch the video below;   View this post on Instagram ...
Femi Kuti Under Attack By Burna Boy Fans For Saying “Music Isn’t Really About Awards”
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Femi Kuti Under Attack By Burna Boy Fans For Saying “Music Isn’t Really About Awards”

Nigerian musician Femi Kuti has come under attack by fans of pop star Burna Boy for what they claim is a subtle dig at the latter’s recent Grammy nominations. In a tweet, Kuti said that music should not be centered around awards or international recognition, and pointed to his father, the legendary Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, who was never nominated for a Grammy. “Music isn’t really about awards though,” Kuti said, responding to a tweet that hailed him as the most Grammy-nominated artist in Nigeria. “Fela never won or was never nominated. I don’t think Bob Marley was too. Music is about spreading love, giving people the will to go through the hard times in life, etc and inspiration. Music must bring comfort too.” He went on to say that his father “never cared about any awar...
Fashion Illustrator, Omonigho Imonah Accuses Burna Boy Of Using Her Designs Without Giving Her Credit
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Fashion Illustrator, Omonigho Imonah Accuses Burna Boy Of Using Her Designs Without Giving Her Credit

Fashion illustrator, Omonigho Imonah has accused Burna Boy's team of using her designs for Buna Boy in one of his music videos without acknowledging or giving her credit and she shared "receipts" to back her claim. She claims she reached out to Burna's mother last year and sent her 3 Grammy looks she came up with for Burna. She also suggested a fashion designer who would bring her designs to life. She said Burna's mother, Bose Ogulu directed her to Burna's sister who is a stylist, Ronami Ogulu but Ronami ignored her. She said she thought that was the end of it and they had no interest in her illustration for Burna, only for her to see one of the designs had been created for use in one of Burna's music videos. She claimed the jewellery Burna wore in the music video is also her de...
MOBO Awards: Burna Boy, Rema Nominated For Best International Act In 2020
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MOBO Awards: Burna Boy, Rema Nominated For Best International Act In 2020

Nominations for the 2020 Music of Black Origin Awards have been announced. Nigerian stars, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido, Rema, Fireboy, Adekunle Gold and Tiwa Savage got nods at the event for the event which honours black music from all corners of the world. Burna Boy and Rema were nominated in the Best International Act category alongside Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, the late Pop Smoke, Lil Baby and more. In the best African act category, Burna Boy and Rema are joined by Wizkid, Davido, Fireboy, Adekunle Gold and Tiwa Savage. Here is a full list of MOBO award nominations 2020; Best international act Burna Boy Drake Koffee Megan Thee Stallion Pop Smoke Popcaan Roddy Ricch Rema Shenseaa Best African act Burna Boy Tiwa Savage Davido Fireboy DML Rema Master KG A...
Grammy: Burna Boy Reacts As “Twice As Tall” Album Gets Nomination
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Grammy: Burna Boy Reacts As “Twice As Tall” Album Gets Nomination

Nigerian singer Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu known as Burna Boy has reacted to the nomination of his Twice As Tall album for 2021 GRAMMYs. This is his second Grammy Awards Nomination. Taking to Twitter shortly after the announcement of the nomination, he wrote; “Another one. #TWICEASTALL.” Twice as Tall, his 5th studio album which was released in July 2020 is among the four albums nominated for Best Global Music Album. The 2021 Grammy awards would be taking place in Los Angeles , California January 2021.  
Blackface Accuses Burna Boy And Wizkid Of Stealing His Song
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Blackface Accuses Burna Boy And Wizkid Of Stealing His Song

Nigerian music artiste, Blackface has called out his colleagues and music icons, Burna Boy and Wizkid for allegedly stealing his song. According to the singer Burna Boy and Wizkid copied his song to come up with one of the songs on the starboy’s Made In Lagos album. He alleged that “Ginger”, a track on Wizkid’s recent Made In Lagos album was copied from his song “Twist and Turn”. Blackface who made the allegation via the comment section of an Instagram blog, GossipMill on Sunday, November 22nd, disclosed that he released a diss song titled “Imposters” for the duo. In other news, BlackFace of the now defunct Plantashun boiz music band has called out 2Face for failing to informing him about the death of an old mutual friend. Taking to Instagram, he narrated how the members...
I Am Traumatised Over Lekki Toll Gate Shooting – Burna Boy
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I Am Traumatised Over Lekki Toll Gate Shooting – Burna Boy

Singer Burna Boy on Friday said he had been traumatised since the October 20 shooting of #EndSARS protesters by men in military uniform at Lekki toll gate, Lagos. In a tweet, he wrote: “I HAVE NOT SLEPT since 20/10/2020. I close my eyes and all I see is Lekki toll gate. “I’ve seen a lot of Violence and death in my Life but this is the one that has traumatized me.” Burna Boy’s statement followed a broadcast by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday which failed to address worries about the shooting. The singer had opened a funding platform for supporting victims of police brutality.
#EndSARS: Burna Boy Promotes Petition To Sanction FG In UK
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#EndSARS: Burna Boy Promotes Petition To Sanction FG In UK

Award-winning singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy is promoting a new petition in the United Kingdom to sanction the federal government and public officials for human rights abuses over the #EndSARS movement. The petition on the UK government and parliament website accused the government and the police of violating the rights of agitators protesting against police brutality. It urged the UK to implement sanctions that allow “individuals and entities that violate human rights around the world to be targeted.” “Deploying sanctions would provide accountability for and be a deterrent to anyone involved in violations of human rights,” it read. The singer who is currently in the UK urged British citizens and residents, to sign the petition, urging other p...
Wizkid, Burna Boy & Skepta In Studio Making New Music
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Wizkid, Burna Boy & Skepta In Studio Making New Music

A video of the three music stars surfaced o the internet on the 7th of October 2020 where the trio was spotted in the studio vibing to a new sound. Burna who was spotted during his session vibing to the sound from the studio said "omo I don sing plenty for here" while the video was soundless during Wizkid's session. Both artistes have been caught recently in London partying and having fun, but then again,. with creatives, what is fun without coming out with a creative end result, and in this case, good music? https://youtu.be/-ZVudInNKzA

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