Burna Boy (born 2 July, 1991) is a Grammy Awards-winning Nigerian Music Artist and songwriter, He rose to prominence after releasing his lead single “Like to Party” from his debut studio album LIFE (2013), In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally, His third studio album Outside marked his major-label debut, In 2019, Burna Boy won the Best International Act at 2019 BET Awards, and was announced as an Apple Music Up Next artist, Burna Boy describes his music as Afro-fusion, a genre that blends Afrobeats, dancehall riddims, reggae, American rap and R&B, He currently Has A Net Worth Of $30 million as of year 2022.
|Name:||Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu|
|Age:||30 years old|
|Net Worth:||USD$30 million|
|Place Of Birth:||Port Harcourt, Rivers State|
|Labels:||Spaceship, Bad Habit, Atlantic, Warner Music|
Burna Boy was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, His father managed a welding company and his mother worked as a translator, His grandfather Benson Idonije once managed Fela Kuti, His mother Bose Ogulu would later become his manager, Ogulu grew up in southern Nigeria and began making his own beats using FruityLoops, He attended Corona Secondary School in Agbara (Ogun State) and relocated to London to further his studies.
Burna Boy returned to port Harcourt and took up an year-long internship at Rhythm FM, He launched his music career after returning to Lagos.
Burna Boy’s debut studio album LIFEE was released on 12 August 2013, serving as the follow-up to his second mixtape Burn Identity (2011), The album sold 40,000 copies on the first day of its release, Aristokrat Records later sold its marketing rights to Uba Pacific for ₦10 million, The album’s release was preceded by five singles: “Like to Party“, “Tonight“, “Always Love You“, “Run My Race” and “Yawa Dey“.
LIFE album by Burna Boy was produced entirely by Leriq and features guest artists such as 2face Idibia, MI, Timaya, Olamide, Reminisce and Wizkid, Nigeria Entertainment Today ranked the album 10th on its list of the 12th Best Albums of 2013, The album’s music draws heavily from the music of Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade and Bob Marley, It received generally positive reviews from music critics, who applauded its production, It was nominated for Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In August 2013, LIFE peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart.
On 3 January 2019, Burna Boy was announced alongside Mr Eazi as one of the artists performing at the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, He won four awards at the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, including African Artiste of the Year, Listener’s Choice and Best Male MVP.
On 21 March 2019, Burna Boy released a 4-track collaborative EP with Los Angeles-based electronic duo DJDS, titled Steel & Copper, It blends Burna Boy’s upbeat melodies with DJDS’ slinky trap beats, Steel & Copper combines elements of dancehall and reggae music with Afropop and trap.
On 24 June 2019, Burna Boy won Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards, In July 2019, Burna Boy was announced as an Apple Music Up Next artist, His inclusion into the program was accompanied by a Beats 1 interview with Julie Adenuga and a short documentary, He recorded “Ja Ara E” (Yoruba: “wise up” or “use your head”) for Beyoncé’s The Lion King: The Gift and was the only guest artist with their own track on the soundtrack album.
In November 2019, Burna Boy became the first Afrobeat artist to sell out the SSE Arena( formerly known as the Wembley arena), He was given a special plaque to mark his achievement.
Burna Boy’s fourth studio album “African Giant” was released on 26 July 2019, It has been supported by six singles: “Gbona“, “On the Low“, Killin Dem“, “Dangote“, “Anybody” and “Pull Up“, He began recording the album in 2018, He told Billboard magazine the album is his most personal yet, He first revealed plans to release the album in April 2019, and held a private listening session in Los Angeles, Photos and videos from the listening session were shared on social media, African Giant was initially announced as a 16-track album, In order to promote the album, Burna Boy headlined the African Giant Returns tour, the second leg of his African Giant tour, Burna Boy recorded “My Money, My Baby“, a track that appeared on Queen & Slim’s soundtrack album, Described as an “Afrobeat-tinged track”, “My Money, My Baby” contains a sample of Fela Kuti’s 1972 song “Shakara”.
In April 2020, Burna Boy performed in the One World: Together at Home special, On 19 June 2020, following the release of multiple singles during early 2020, by himself and on featured credits, Burna Boy was featured on the remix of South African producer Master KG’s viral song “Jerusalema“, Burna Boy utilized his signature Afrobeats style on the song and also partly sings in the isiZulu language.
Burna Boy was featured on Sam Smith’s single “My Oasis”, which was released on 30 July 2020,
Burna Boy’s fifth studio album, Twice as Tall, was released on 14 August 2020, executive produced by Diddy and Mama Burna Bose Ogulu, The album became his highest-charting project, debuting at number 1 on the Billboard World Albums Chart.
On 24 November 2020, Burna Boy album Twice as Tall was nominated under the World Music Album category in the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards alongside other entertainers like Antibalas, Bebel Gilberto, Anoushka Shankar and Tianariwen, This is the second year in a row that Burna Boy is getting a nomination in this category, He won an Edison award in the World Album category for African Giant, and the Best International Act at the MOBO Awards on 9 December, shaking off competition from Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby and Roddy Ricch, At the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards held on March 15, 2021, he won the Grammy for Best Global Music album.
Burna Boy′s ″Destiny″ was included in the playlist at the inauguration of Joe Biden,
He added another achievement to his repertoire at the BET awards 2021 where he won the Best International Act. With this win, Burna Boy becomes the first African artiste to bag three nominations and wins consecutively, having won the BET Award in 2019, 2020 and now in 2021.
Burna Boy was featured on Jon Bellion’s single “I Feel It“, released on 17 September 2021.
Burna Boy Net Worth
Burna Boy The Grammy Award-winning Music artist is one of the richest musician in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of USD $30 million, His net worth is calculated by spakng team based on his music streams, lifestyle, album sold and many more..
Burna Boy Age
Burna Boy was born and raised in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, He Grew Up with his parents, He was born on 2nd July, 1991 (30 years old)
Burna Boy Height
Burna Boy AKA Africa Giant Has a height of 1.85 m
Burna Boy Girlfriend
Burna Boy started dating the British-Jamaican rapper and singer “Stefflon Don” in 2018, And splitted in 2021 after three years of being together, Burna Boy announced on Wednesday that he was no longer taken, On Instagram, he confirmed that he and the Jamaican singer were no longer seeing each other and Burna Boy also decleared being single on instagram.
Burna Boy Songs
- Won Da Mo (Ft. D’Banj)
- Trumpet (Ft. Davido)
- Smoke Some Weed (Ft. Onos)
- Run My Race
- Na So E Suppose Be
- Like to Party
- Check And Balance
- Acting Bad
- Duro Ni Be (Ft. Phyno)
- Fa So La Ti Do
- Heaven’s Gate (Ft. Lily Allen)
- More Life
- City Vibration
- Koni Baje
- Sekkle Down (Ft. J Hus)
- Where I’m From
- Streets Of Africa
- Rock Your Body
- Devil In California
- Calm Down
- On The Low
- Gum Body
- Gum Body (feat. Jorja Smith)
- My Money, My Baby (From “Queen & Slim: The Soundtrack”)
- Money Play
- 20 10 20
- Want It All
- B. D’OR Ft. Wizkid
- Asake – Sungba (Remix) Ft. Burna Boy (feature)
- Last Last
- On a Spaceship
- African Giant
- Twice as Tall
- Love, Damini