‘I’m leaving all social media – Burna
Damini Ogulu known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian Afro-fusion singer and songwriter.
He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing the lead single “Like to Party” from his debut studio album.
Aristokrat Records released Burna Boy’s debut studio album L.I.F.E on August 12, 2013. It serves as the follow-up to his second mixtape, Burn Identity (2011). L.I.F.E sold 40,000 copies on the first day of its release.
Aristokrat Records later sold the album’s marketing rights to Uba Pacific for ₦10 million.
The release of the album was preceded by five singles: “Like to Party”, “Tonight”, “Always Love You”, “Run My Race” and “Yawa Dey”.
Produced entirely by Leriq, L.I.F.E features guest appearances from 2face Idibia, M.I, Timaya, Olamide, Reminisce and Wizkid.
In 2014, Burna Boy split from Aristokrat records.
In 2015, he created his own record label called Spaceship Entertainment.
The album’s biggest single “Ye” ended up atop most Nigerian publications year-end list as the biggest song of 2018. Burna Boy himself ended the year as Nigeria’s biggest artist of 2018.
On 7 October 2018, Burna Boy performed before a sold-out crowd at London’s O2 Academy Brixton.
On 9 October 2018, he was announce as one of Spotify’s New Afro Hub Takeover Artist. Naming him YouTube’s Artist on the Rise for 3 months.
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 announces that he will be leaving all social media platforms permanently.
According to Burna, his social media will be controlled by his management.
See his post below.
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