Burna boy biography
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu (born 2 July 1991), known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. Damini Ogulu 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. After he graduated, he moved to London to attend university, but he dropped out after two years and moved back to Nigeria.
In 2010, the 19-year-old Ogulu traveled to Nigeria’s southern coast, where a mutual acquaintance, producer LeriQ, had some studio space. This marked a period when he began to connect to the music of his native country, having spent most of his youth immersed in American acts like DMX. He delved into the dancehall and reggae music his father listened to, and explored the Afro-beat music preferred by his grandfather (who had also been Fela Kuti’s first manager). As a result of his new discoveries, Ogulu created a confluence of genres that would become his signature sound.
Burna boy albums
Burna Boy’s debut studio album L.I.F.E was released on the 12th of August 2013. 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”.
On a Spaceship
Burna Boy released his second album On a Spaceship on 25 November 2015. His 7-track debut EP Redemption was released in September 2016; its lead single “Pree Me” debuted on Noisey.
He released his third studio album Outside on 26 January 2018. Described as a mixtape, Outside consists mostly of Afrobeats, dancehall, reggae and road rap. It features guest vocals from English musicians J Hus, Lily Allen and Mabel. Outside was supported by six singles: “Rock Your Body”, “Streets of Africa”, “Koni Baje”, “Sekkle Down”, “Heaven’s Gate” and “Ye”. Its production was handled by Leriq, Baba Stiltz, Jae 5, Juls, Chopstix, Steel Banglez, Fred Gibson, Phantom and FTSE burna boy net worth
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. The album witnessed a wide acceptance across the globe, earning it a Grammy academy awards nomination. Although he lost the category to Angelique Kidjo, the album broke several records for an African album.
Twice as Tall
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 54 on the Billboard 200
Burna boy age
Burnaboy was born on the 2nd of July 1991. He is currently 29years of age.
Burna boy awards
2013 South South Music Awards- Best Pop song
2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards-Best New Act of the Year
2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards- Best Album of the Year
2019 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival- Listener’s Choice
2019 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival- Song of the Year
2019 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival- Best Male MVP
2019 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival- African Artiste of the Year
2019 BET Awards- Best International Act
2019 The Headies- Artiste of the Year
2019 The Headies- Song of the Year
2019 The Headies- Best Collaboration
2019 MTV Europe Music Awards-Best African Act
2019 African Muzik Magazine Awards- Song of the Year
2019 African Muzik Magazine Awards- Artist of the Year
2019 Afrima-West African Male Artiste of the Year
2019 Afrima Album of the Year
2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival- Song of the Year
2020 Soundcity MVP Awards – Best Male MVP
2020 BET Awards- Best International Act
Burna boy cars
Bentley Continental GT
Oct 27, 2017, Burna Boy flaunted his new car on his Instagram story. It was a Bentley Continental GT. The Bentley Continental GT is manufactured and marketed by British automaker Bentley Motors since 2003.
Range Rover Autobiography SUV
On Sunday, December 23, 2018, the singer took to his Instagram page to announce the new car. It was a Christmas gift to himself.
Sadly, barely 10 months after the car was acquired the Range Rover Autobiography SUV caught fire. The incident occurred along Lekki-Epe Expressway in Lagos. Thankfully, the star singer was not in the car when the incident occurred.
2013 Ferrari 458 Italia
The Grammy Awards nominee also owns a 2013 Ferrari 458 Italia. The artiste acquired the sports car in early December 2019. He made the announcement on social media. The “Africa Giant” reportedly acquired the matte grey Ferrari as an early Christmas present to himself.
Rolls-Royce Dawn Convertible
A Rolls-Royce Dawn Convertible is the latest automobile acquisition of Burna. The Port Harcourt, Nigeria-born musician acquired the ₦200 million Rolls-Royce Dawn Convertible in December 2019. According to him, he acquired it to celebrate a successful 2019.
Burna took delivery of the Rolls-Royce Dawn days after acquiring the Ferrari 458 Italia.
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