The Grammy Award-winning act is unfazed by being considered a newcomer in the music industry; He sees it as an advantage.
Heavyweight Nigerian singer-songwriter and performer Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burn Boy He recently talked about giving him the title of “new cat” in the music industry.
The Grammy Award-winning work, his first studio album life Released in 2013, it has been an underdog in the Nigerian music scene for a long time, and recent comments made by singer and fellow award-winning singer Davido sent him into a frenzy.
Recall that in an interview with Brut Afrique, Davido Opening up about the first two Nigerian artists who put the Afrobeats sound on the global music map. Quoting himself and Wizkid As pioneers of the Afrobeats to the World movement, he went on to say that ‘The new felines, like Burna Boy, Rema, Asake and many more, have taken the wave to the next level.
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The comment led to a discussion on social media, with some asking if Burna should be classified as a ‘new cat’. Davido’s comment even got a response from Porn Boy’s sister, NessieBut Big Brother himself kept silent about it.
The Afro-fusion star, who recently made history after selling out the 60,000-capacity London stadium and becoming the first African artist to headline a stadium concert in the UK, is out selling the 41,000-capacity Citi Field in New York.
With the historic London show now streaming to Apple Music users in over 165 countries, Burna Boy, in an interview with Ebro Darden To preview the live performance, first talk about the “new cat” conversation.
According to Burna, he is seen as a newbie to the industry who gives him more time to work, and the narrative gives him longevity because he is seen as a newcomer.
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