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Burna Boy


Burna Boy is a popular Nigerian Singer and Rapper Hails from Ahoada, Rivers State, he was born and raised in the Garden City, Port Harcourt; attending Montessori International School for his primary education before moving to Lagos. He went to Corona, Agbara for his secondary school education, after which, while furthering his studies in the UK, found his true calling to be music. Burna Boy‘s grandfather,Benson Idons was the manager of Afrobeat legend,Fela Kuti. He was grew up by a financially O.K family. The singer speaks The Yoruba language as if he is Yoruba man.


Burna Boy officially broke into the music industry in December 2010 when he moved back to Nigeria from London, and has since been bringing in the hits bumping speakers all over Port Harcourt. But, It wasn’t until June, 2012, when he made a cross-over to the Lagos music scene with his mid-tempo Summer Jam,“Like To Party”that the budding star got the media sphere in a serious buzz. Burna Boyis a splendid vocalist and he oozes versatility as his unique sound blends Dance-hall, Afrobeat, R&B and Hip-Hop into one tightly knit package. His songs span from ballads full of depth, sometimes to controversial subject matter as well as, as his Dance-hall tendency implies, songs that are just meant to get you in the mood for the groove. Signed to Aristokrat Records and, more often than not, teaming up with their in-house producer, the acclaimedLeriq;Burna Boyhas been able to churn out two hot mixtapes –“Burn Notice”and“Burn Identity”back in April and November, 2011 respectively.“Burn Notice”produced the catchy anthem“Abeg Abeg Abeg”; the soulful“Sweetest Girl”featuringLeriqand the dance-hall candy,“Wombo Lombo Something”. While“Burn Identity”showed a more mainstream quality to his music as he experimented with Reggae, some Afro Pop and more of his prevalent Dance-hall influenced sound.

Here, he jumped on Frank Ocean‘s“Novacane”to tell his sojourn into the music industry on“My Journey”; featured the likes of Davido,Korkormikor,L.O.S,P.R.E.(ofTwisted Mindz),Sauce KidandShank, and produced such bangers as“Firewood”, “Trumpet”Feat.Davido, “Wickedest Luv”Feat.L.O.S.and“Friend Like Me”Feat.Shank. Having created such a buzz in the industry,Burna Boy headlined his own Industry Nite in the year 2012 and has performed in a large catalogue of massive concerts, from – Rhythm Unplugged, the New Edition concert in Port Harcourt;CarniRivandCalabar Carnival, to – his own Burna BoyLivein Port Harcourt. In 2012 his video for“Wickedest Luv” still in the works, here’s hisSesan-directed video for“Abeg Abeg Abeg”which peaked at No. 4 on Sound City Top Ten and peaked at No. 7 on Nigeria Top 20. In 2013 He gained more massive hits with the songs released by him like: #Yawadey, Run My Race, Smoke Some Weed which really enjoyed massive airplays and downloads.

These songs got him nominated for several big awards including the HEADIES award in 2013/2014. He finally released his much anticipated Album [L.I.F.E] in the late 2013 which is still enjoying much sale in market as at 2014. He has gone to USA, Canada & Cyprus for shows in 2013/2014 In 2014 He got featured by one of Nigeria's Biggest Musicians Of All Time D'banj on a single titled: – "Oya Wait" and he later featured D'banj in his own single. He was said to have been very pissed off after he lost the HEADIES award to singer Sean Tizzle, the award which gets you a brand new car as a prize for winning, he angrily worked out of the award scene after losing to Sean tizzle. "Burna boy is a very unique artiste different from others in the ways he sings his Afrobeatz song" fans say. He is also a an a type who loves tattoo and do smoke. Some say he smokes marijuana.


Nigerian Entertainment Awards- Best new act, Aye Awards Endorsements- Burna Boy Signed Multimillion Naira Globacom Deal In 2013 Which made him a glo ambassador. He currently has upto 115,000 tw


"Burna Boy Allegedly Slaps A Salesgirl At Silverbird Galleria in 2013" "He was rumoured to have stabbed somebody to death" "He was deported to Nigeria in August 2010 due to being caught for running bank scams. He Is currently banned in the U.K in which is stopping him from having shows there." "He once went half nude on stage in front of fans in 2013 saying he is imitating music legend Fela Kuti." It was also said that him and Star Nollywoood Actress Tonto Dikeh are not in Good terms Although some of this allegations were denied by him. -

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