Nigeria singer and songwriter Burna Boy Turns twenty-nine today the 2nd of July. Well, there are certain things you do really want to know about this music icon.
Burna Boy Biography
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu Rex (born 2 July 1991), known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He was born in Port Harcourt Nigeria. His Dad owns a welding company, and his mother was an interpreter. His grandfather was a great icon having the fact that he managed a music legend, Fela Kuti. He attended Corona Secondary School in Agbara and relocated to London to further his studies.
Burna Boy Career
Burna Boy rose into fame after the first release of his debut album LIFE in 2013, the album sold over 40,000 copies on the first day of release. Since then he has been known in the music loop releasing various albums and hits.
On 3 January 2019, he 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.
Burna Boy Girlfriend
The London based rapper made this known while granting an interview with Los Angeles radio station, Power 105.1.
According to her, she missed her flight while on a trip to Ghana and decided to attend a show where Burna Boy performed.
“I met him in Ghana. I was in Africa for a show then I missed my flight, he had a show where he performed and I went to the show and the rest is history baby. He told me I was going to be his wife and you know how boys always talk shit, but I didn’t remember he said that but he told me and I was like wow,” she said.
Burna Boy Awards
In 2019, he won Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards, and was announced as an Apple Music Up Next artist. His fourth studio album African Giant was released in July 2019; it 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.
Burna Boy Net Worth
Well Burna Boy is estimated at about 3.5 million dollars by Forbes Ranking of musicians net worth