Burna Boy as we have all known him to African Giants real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, He is originated from Nigeria.
He is a singer, songwriter, rapper, and dancer.
FAMILY, EARLY LIFE
He grew up in the southern part of Nigeria where he began his music career.
We can’t mention Africa’s first 5 biggest artists and skip his name.
He became famous in 2012 after releasing his first hits sing ‘like to party.
He released his first album album. ‘L.I.F.E.’ In 2013.
He was born on 1991 July 2nd in Port Harcourt Nigeria.
He is the first of two children and the only son of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Ogulu.
He has a sister called Nissi Ogulu who comes after Burna Boy.
He spent a few of his infants years in Ahoada a small town in River state after which he migrated to Lagos together with his family including his younger sister Nissi Ogulu.
Burma Boy starts his music career at a tender age
He attended Montessori primary school at port Harcourt and was later enrolled at corona secondary school in Agbara, a town in Lagos Nigeria
After high school, he attended the University of London in the U.S. to study Media technology But unfortunately he could not graduate but rather dropped out of school and then came back to Nigeria to continue his music career.
Around that time he was about 19 years old
His field in music is Afro-fusion, Afrobeat, reggae, dancehall, hip hop, and sometimes R&B
He is also a vocalist
In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Bad Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally. His third studio album Outside marked his major-label debut.
BURNA BOYS ALBUM
Let take a look at a few below:
- On a spaceship
- African Giant
- His latest album is Twice As Tall
In 2019, he won Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards and was announced as an Apple Music Up Next artist.
His fourth album African Giant was released in July 2019;
He won Album of the Year at the 2019 All Africa Music Awards and was nominated for Best World Music Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards
He was awarded the African Artiste of the year at the 2020 VGMA’s in Ghana
In 2020, his album Twice as Tall was nominated for the best world album category at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards and he won it making him the first African with back-to-back nominations at the Grammys.
He also won the award for Best World Music Album at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards in 2001.
Here is a list of some of his songs including a collaboration.
- On the low
- Monsters you made
- Way too big
- Bank on it
- Own it
- Another story
- Rick your body
- Killin Dem
- Gum body
- Hey boy
- Pull up
- Be honest
And many more.
Burna boy On several occasions has said that Stefflon Don is his wife, though, they are married but we hope to see them walk down the aisle soon
Burna Boy is worth more than 10 million dollars as we talk now
Including his properties are mansions, expensive cars, businesses, etc