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Burna Boy and Wizkid win awards at Grammys 2021

Nigeria Afrobeats stars Burna Boy and Wizkid have both won awards at the 2021 Grammys. Burna Boy won the Best Global Music Album category while Wizkid won the Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé; Brown Skin Girl, from Lion King: The Gift album. Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy was also a winner on the song. The Best Music Video award is given to the artist, video director and video producer. Burna Boy, real name Damini Ogulu, a nominee for a second consecutive year, won with his Twice As Tall…

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Burna Boy’s African Giant nominated for a GRAMMY

African Giant, the recently launched album of Nigerian Musician, Burna Boy has been nominated for a GRAMMY. His album was nominated alongside four others including Angelique Kidjo’s Celia album. Buna Boy’s album was nominated for Best World Music Album which looks at albums containing at least 51 percent playing time of new vocal or instrumental world music recordings. The Nigerian Afrobeats star released the album in July this year. African Giant has songs like Dangote, On the Low, Gbona and Anybody, all previously released singles. Our African Giant has been…

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Burna Boy concert in SA cancelled over ‘threat of violence’

Two concerts in South Africa expected to feature Nigerian star Burna Boy have been cancelled. According to a statement from the organizers, the decision was due to “increasing threats of violence”. Burna Boy was scheduled to appear at the Africans Unite concerts in Cape Town and Pretoria the coming weekend. When his appearance on these two shows was announced, it attracted a lot of xenophobic reactions. The musician had vowed not to visit South Africa again in the wake of recent xenophobic attacks on foreigners including Nigerians. So his decision…

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Burna Boy gets Africa talking about his African Giant album

Nigerian Afrobeats star Burna Boy on Friday released his latest album called the African Giant. African Giant has songs like Dangote, On the Low, Gbona and Anybody, all previously released singles. It also has new songs including Gum Body, Secret, African Giant and Different – which features Damian Marley and Angelique Kidjo. Burna Boy was also featured recently on Beyonce’s recently released album The Lion King: The Gift. His work on the album got his fans talking on social media. I’ll just leave this here. #africangiantthealbum ?? out on Friday…

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