Ahead of Burna Boy’s new album to be released on the 2nd of July, we put together a list of songs from his previous albums that already prove that Burna Boy is who he says he is.
Wizkid’s Essence not getting a Record of the Year nomination is proof that the Grammys are still restrictive and backwards. But come to think of it, do you really need the Grammys to succeed as an artist?
“Wizkid took all the shouting and gra-gra Burna Boy was doing on Ginger seriously because tell me why he decided to feature on a song and outperform the owner“
We asked Nigerians what they think about the latest Burna Boy x Wizkid collab and this is what they had to say.
Nigerian youths are stepping forward in solidarity with Johnnie Walker’s newest campaign – ‘Keep Walking’, a movement to celebrate communities of creatives across Africa who, in their walks, exemplify its long-standing mantra. The campaign is launched in partnership with notable personalities, one of whom is the African Giant himself, Burna Boy. Leading the pan-African campaign […]
From Olamide banning Don Jazyy from the mainland to Wizkid comparing Davido’s voice to that of a frog, here some of the most hilarious celebrity beefs of the decade.
Burna Boy’s Twice As Tall just deservedly took home the Grammy for ‘Best Global Music Album’. Take this quiz and we’ll tell you which Twice As Tall song you are.
Burna Boy’s album has been nominated for the 2021 Grammy Awards and we’ve made this quiz to check how much you know about the album.
Should Burna Boy lead a protest? Well, it all started with a tweet: And then Sowore replied: And then Nigerians started weighing in. 1. Some think Burna Boy only likes the fun part of being Fela: 2. Others think Sowore is the hypocrite: Others think he should just spare us the faux righteousness (aka Lil […]
There are a lot of Nigerian musicians doing great stuff. For this quiz, we’ve unscrambled 14 of them. How quickly can you unscramble them before you run out of time? Pro-tip: Don’t spend too much time on any question. Good luck:
If you don’t know Burna Boy dropped an album this week, or you’ve not even listened to it, just come out of the rock you’ve been hiding under – we promise not to touch you, an ancient Rock of Ages. Meanwhile, there were literally a million reactions to the album on social media the midnight […]
Crayon- Do Me Mavin’s talented artist, Crayon has once again showed just how talented he is with his new single, “Do Me”. Nice, progressive love song about he’d jealously guard his babe through thick and thin. Fire. Fireboy DML- Tattoo Whoa…Fireboy released this single with a Clarence Peters directed video, and if you’re going to […]
Fireboy DML — “ELI” Following the success of his first single of 2020, the impressive “New York City Girl”, Fireboy DML is back with the even stronger “ELI” — an infectious reminder of the rising star’s enviable range. Kida Kudz — “Buga” ft. Falz & Joey B Kida Kudz is one of the most consistent […]
To stan Burna Boy or not?
Buju — “L’enu (Remix)” ft. Burna Boy Thanks to the power of social media, Buju was able to get Zlatan to hop on his fantastic single, “Spiritual”, turning it into one of the very best songs of 2019. Now, he’s pulled it off again on an even grander scale. Towards the end of last year, […]
While the year in music started off rocky, a lot of our favourite stars have since come through with at least one banger. So, here are 10 singles from the first quarter of 2020 (January to March) that soared above the rest. Rema — “Beamer (Bad Boys)” 2019’s biggest breakout star, Rema started off 2020 […]
Burna Boy — “Odogwu” A few weeks ago, Burna Boy dropped “Odogwu” — his second single since his Grammy-nominated magnums opus, African Giant. Now, the afro-fusion star has released a fitting video for the incredible song. The song’s title, “Odogwu”, which is an Igbo moniker reserved for men who have achieved great things, feels especially […]
Dadju — “Donne moi l’accord” ft. Burna Boy Late last year, French singer, Dadju dropped his second solo album, Poison Ou Antidote, which included guest work from three of Nigeria’s biggest stars, Davido, Wizkid and Burna Boy. Now, following the success of the album, Dadju has dropped a music video for the Burna Boy-assisted standout, […]
Ever heard a song and related to it on every level? Well, that’s the power of music. So, based on what’s truly important to you at the moment, we’ve created a quiz that shows you which Nigerian artist is most equipped to create the soundtrack to your life. Take to find out
Angélique Kidjo is easily one of Africa’s most influential artists, and her acclaimed album, Celia — a moving tribute to iconic Cuban singer, Celia Cruz — was about as stunningly executed as any album that dropped last year. That being said, even she seemed shocked that her project beat out Burna Boy’s career-defining opus, African […]
Burna Boy’s African Giant might not have taken home the Grammy for ‘Best World Music Album’ — losing to Angelique Kidjo’s worthy Celia — but the career-defining project remains a winner in our book. So, it’s time to prove how much you jammed it by answering a few questions. Here you go:
BUJU — “Mind Games” The immensely talented BUJU is one of the rising stars we said is primed to dominate the afropop scene in 2020. With his new release, “Mind Games”, he seems more than ready to prove us right. On the fantastic track, BUJU sings about a girl who supports him and never asks […]
2019 had a ton of great Nigerian albums, courtesy of big-name stars like Burna Boy and rising phenoms like Lady Donli. While all of these releases came with solid singles, all of them still have non-singles that are worthy of our attention as well. Burna Boy’s “Wetin Man Go Do” (African Giant) Burna Boy’s Grammy-nominated […]
Stars like Wizkid, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage and Davido have been doing it for years, but do you have what it takes to orchestrate an afropop hit? Well, all you have to do is pick your artists, producer, co-writer and video director, and we’ll let you know if your song flops or not. Go ahead:
With every new release, it becomes increasingly clear that Prettyboy D-O is incapable of making a bad song. The manic energy he brings to every track is utterly infectious, and whether it’s a solo effort or a one-verse feature, he is always a memorable presence. This year, he’s soared on two fantastic tracks, Mojo’s anthemic […]
The most essential Nigerian star of the past two years, Burna Boy kicked off 2019 with the clip for his Zlatan-assisted gem, “Killin Dem”. While the song actually dropped in 2018, the dynamic video helped turn the banger into one of the year’s biggest hits. So, as the video just crossed 20 million views on […]
Burna Boy’s exceptional African Giant is easily the best Nigerian album of 2019, as well as one of the best of the past decade, so it comes as no surprise that it recently nabbed a well-deserved Grammy nomination for ‘Best World Music Album’. While Burna Boy’s talents cannot be praised enough, it’s also worth noting […]
BUJU has been one of the year’s most exciting new talents. He landed his big break with “Spiritual” — a Zlatan-assisted hit that ranks among the best songs of 2019. He then went on to earn a well-deserved nomination for ‘Rookie of the Year’ at the Headies. Since then, the rising star has continued to […]
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