Currently, he can be considered one of the most influential musicians from the Nigerian music industry.
His real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu but musically he is well known as Burna Boy.
The word “Oluwa” found is his surname Ebunoluwa is one reason why he usually makes mention of the phrase “Oluwa Burna” anytime he steps on stage or features in a music collaboration.
He was born on 2nd July 1991 which means he is 31 years at the moment. According to information gathered by Tapnewsgh, his father was a welder while his mother worked as a translator. Professionally, Burna Boy is a singer and a rapper.
Undoubtedly, he is one of the biggest and most successful Nigerian musician and one of the most recognized African artists in recent times.
He describes his kind of music as Afro-fusion, a genre that blends Afrobeats, dancehall riddims, raggae, American rap and R & B.
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Burna Boy rose to prominence in the year 2012 and has been vibrant till date. According to our checks, the song that brought him into the limelight was titled “Like To Party”. This particular song was released off an album he released in 2013 titled L.I.F.E.
In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Bad Habits/Atlantic Records, a prominent record label based in the United States of America.
In 2019, he made history by winning the Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards. One record, he is one of the few Ghanaian musicians to have ever lifted an award plague at the BET award platform.
After winning that award, he was released his most patronized studio album “African Giant” in July 2019. The well orchestrated studio album won him the Album Of The Year award at the All Africa Music Awards.
He also got a nomination at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards in the Best Album Of The Year award category but unfortunately he didn’t win it.
In 2018, Burna Boy started dating Teflon Don. Per our checks and researches, Burna Boy is a huge fan of the Manchester United football club.
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In regards to his massive love and support for the club, he took part in the official launch of the new away kit in September 2020.
Currently,Burna Boy is worth $20 million which makes him one of the richest musicians in Nigeria and Africa as well.