Twenty-Nine years ago, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu Rex, known professionally as Burna Boy was born.
The Nigerian songwriter and singer came into limelight in 2012 after dropping his prominence song “like to party” which became a hit song receiving massive audience.
He was born on the 2nd day of July 1991 in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
Burna boy first came to the entertainment industry through the defunct Atlantic Records before moving to Warner Music group and then Spaceship.
Burna boy has so many awards and nominations to his name, some of which are;
The headies award for song of the year 2019.
The future awards Africa Nigeria Prize Music 2019.
The future awards Africa Nigeria prize for a young person of the year 2019.
The headies awards for best collaboration 2019.
MTV Europe Music Award for Best African Act 2019.
The Headies Award for Artiste of the Year 2019.
MTV Africa Music Award for Best Collaboration in partnership with Absolut 2015.
MTV Africa Music Award for Video of the Year 2015.
Grammy Award nomination 2015.
BET award for Best international Act 2020.
Burna boy who sings Afro-fusion, reggae and dancehall is said to follow the example of music legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti.
Burna Boy who is said to be a proud artiste is a talented artist whose music outweighs his flows.
With hit jams like Ye, Gbona, Anybody, On the low, like to party, run my race, killing dem.
Burna boy is truly an African legend.
Happy birthday Oluwa Burna.