Burna Boy is presently one of the hottest attests in the Nigerian music industry. Though been into limelight for a long time now, he had a great year 2018 with a good number of hits, and we think he is a Fela Kuti come back.
Today we’ll be talking about Burna Boy’s biography, date of birth, age, parents, siblings, music career, songs, albums, net worth, cars, houses, social media handles and everything else you need to know about him.
Key Facts About Burnaboy
Name: Damini Ogulu
Stage Name: Burna Boy
Date Of Birth: 2nd July, 1991
State Of Origin: Ahoada, Rivers State
Occupation: Singer, Song writer, performer
Genre: Afrobeat, Raggae, dancehall
Net Worth: $10 million
Burna Boy Biography, Age, Family, Education And Early Life
Born on the 2nd of July, 1991 as Damini Ogulu, Nigerian top artist and song-writer, Burna Boy grew up in Ahaoda, Rivers State, Nigeria.
He moved to Lagos State at an early stage of his life and began his music career there. He came into limelight after his hit single, ‘Like To Par ty’ and is unique for his music genre, voice and of course, dress sense.
Burna Boy had his early education in the Montessori International School and from there moved to have his secondary education at Corona, Agbara, Lagos State after which he moved to the United Kingdom to complete his studying.
Talking about his music career, Burna Boy draws his inspiration from Nigerian legend artist, Fela Kuti. He came into limelight after dropping his hit song, ‘Like To Party’. The video was directed by Adasa Cookey for the Squareball Media.
After that, Burna Boy released another single, ‘Tonight’ and it was also a hit. Some other hit songs Burna Boy had before dissapearing periodically from the music scene include ‘Run My Race’, ‘Won Da Mo’ (ft. D’Banj), ‘Check and Balance’, ‘Celebrate’ and ‘Yawa Dey’.
He returned to the scene 2017 and continued taking the lead even to 2018 and beyond with other hit songs like ‘Ye’, ‘Gbona’ and ‘On the Low’, killin dem (featuring Zlantan) and 2019 he Released a music ‘Dangote’. Burna Boy’s songs have always been turning out to become street anthems due to their unique nature
Here is a rundown:
|2011||“Shobeedo” (Freestyle)||Non-album single|
|2012||“Like to Party”||L.I.F.E||Leriq|
|2013||“Run My Race”|
|“Won Da Mo” (featuring D’banj)||DeeVee|
|“Check and Balance”|
|2015||“The Realest”||On a Spaceship||Simba Tagz|
|“Mandem Anthem”||Non-album single||Fresh|
|2018||“Rock Your Body”||Juls|
|“Heaven’s Gate” (featuring Lily Allen)||Fred Gibson|
|“Sekkle Down” (featuring J Hus)||Jae5|
|“Devil in California”||P2J|
|“On the Low”||African Giant||Kel P|
|“Killin Dem” (featuring Zlatan)|
As featured artist
|2013||Wande Coal||“Amorawa”||Non-album singles|
|2014||DJ Spinall||“Gba Gbe E”|
|Skales||“Gbefun One Time”||The Never Say Never Guy|
|2018||Four of Diamonds||“Name On It”||TBA|
|Fall Out Boy||”Sunshine Riptide”||Mania|
|Lily Allen||“Your Choice”||No Shame|
|Larry Gaaga||“Baba Nla” (also featuring 2Baba and D’banj)||Non-album single|
|Major Lazer||“All My Life”||Africa Is the Future|
|Show Dem Camp||“Legend”||Palm Wine Music 2|
|Mahalia Burkmar||“Simmer”||Love & Compromise|
|Beyoncé||“Ja Ara E”||The Lion King: The Gift|
|DJ Snake||“No Option”||Carte Blanche|
|Jorja Smith||“Be Honest”||TBA|
|2016||“Pree Me”||Meji Alabi|
|2017||“Deja Vu”||Clarence Peters|
|2018||“Heaven’s Gate”/”Sekkle Down”|
|“On the Low”||Meji Alabi|
Burna Boy Endorsements And Awards
Burna Boy is one of Nigerian most successful artists and has received a good number of brand deals and endorsements. He signed a multi-million deal with one of Nigeria’s top telecomm giants, Globacom and also signed a deal with the Mortell Cognac.
Earlier 2019, he also signed a deal with the Star Larger Beer and is going higher.
Some of his awards and nominations include:
– Nominated for the Next Rated in 2013 Headies awards
– The Best Pop act in the 2013 South South Music Awards
– The Best New Act in the MTV Africa Music awards
– Song of the Year at the Soundcity Awards 2018
– The Listener’s Choice at the Soundcity Awards 2018
– African Artiste of the Year at the Soundcity Awards 2018
– Best Male MVP at the Soundcity Awards 2018
-Bet Award 2019
Burna Boy Net Worth
Burna Boy is one of the most successful artists in Nigeria, and he is currently estimated to be worth $10 million.
He is into an expensive lifestyle and owns a good number of exotic automobiles such as a G-class Mercedes Benz worth ₦20 million and a Range Rover Sport worth ₦17 million.
He also dropped a brand new Bentley, December 2018.
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