Burna Boy: Nigerians love me more now because the whole world likes me too. Nigerian Afro-fusion artist, Damini ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu, has risen to international recognition in recent times – Burna Boy, in an interview with Billboard, spoke on how Nigerians now love him more because the whole world likes him too.
The Anybody singer also added that he is not special but just a human whose skill is making music – Despite being a successful musician, Burna Boy explained that he does not feel wealthy because many Nigerians suffer from poverty Nigeria is no doubt a home to many talented musicians. In recent times, Afrobeat music has been getting attention from the international showbiz industry.
Seeing as Afrobeat was pioneered by legendary Nigerian singer, Fela Kuti, a number of Nigerian musicians are now gaining recognition for adopting the style. In recent times, Afro-fusion star Burna Boy, has been making waves both locally and internationally. His unique modernisation of the Afrobeat sound has earned him several fans all over the world. VIEW INSTAGRAM PAGE
Just recently in an interview with Billboard, the hitmaker spoke on how Nigerians love him a lot more now as they can see that the world has accepted him too. “Nigerians love me a lot more now because they can see that the whole world likes me, too.
He said. Burna also spoke on how people might think he is someone special, but he is just a human being whose skill is making music. He added that every human has their own role to play in the world and no role is more important than the other. SEE FULL INSTAGRAM STORY
He said: “They think I’m something special, but I’m not. I’m just a human whose skill is making music. Way I see it, everyone plays their own role in the world, and no role is more important than the other.
Despite attaining great wealth and success due to his musical talent, the 28-year-old singer does not feel like he is wealthy. According to him, he is only as rich as where he comes from, and many Nigerians suffer from poverty. He said: “You are only as rich as where you come from, and Nigeria has a lot of poverty.