Burna Boy

Burna Boy

About Burna Boy

Burna Boy, whose real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and rapper. He was born on July 2, 1991, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.

Burna Boy rose to fame in 2012 with the release of his debut single, "Like to Party," which became an instant hit in Nigeria. He followed up with the release of his debut album, "L.I.F.E. - Leaving an Impact for Eternity," in 2013, which featured hit singles such as "Yawa Dey" and "Tonight."

Burna Boy's music is a unique blend of Afrobeat, reggae, dancehall, and hip hop, and he is known for his socially conscious lyrics and political activism. He has since released several other albums, including "On a Spaceship" in 2015, "Outside" in 2018, and "African Giant" in 2019.

Burna Boy's music has earned him critical acclaim and several awards, including Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards and Best Global Music Album at the 2021 Grammy Awards for his album "Twice as Tall." He has also been nominated for several other international awards, including the MTV Europe Music Awards and the MOBO Awards.

In addition to his music career, Burna Boy is also a philanthropist and advocate for social justice and environmental issues. He launched the "Burna Boy Foundation" in 2018 to provide educational opportunities and relief to underprivileged communities in Nigeria. He has also been an outspoken advocate for the #EndSARS movement, which calls for an end to police brutality in Nigeria.

Burna Boy is widely regarded as one of the most talented and influential African musicians of his generation. His music has helped to popularize African music on the global stage and has earned him a massive following in Nigeria and across the world.


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