Biography Of Burna boy and Net worth
Burna Boy, born Damini Ogulu, arrived into the world on July 2, 1991, in Ahoada, Port Harcourt.
He was born to Nigerian parents Mr. and Mrs. Ogulu, who raised him in Ahoada and later moved to Lagos State, where the performer completed his basic education. According to records, Burna Boy attended Montessori International School, from where he moved to Corona, Agbara, Lagos, for his secondary school education. However, it is not known to the public if he had a university education or not.
Burna Boy is yet to reveal an elaborate information about his family background, the names of his siblings, and other essential details that are of interest to his fans and the world at large.
Burna Boy Music Career & Accomplishments
In his little time on the microphone, the singer has managed to pull successful African singers like AKA, Leriq, and Sarkodie to the studio to work with him.
This feat alone earned him praises within and beyond the entertainment community. As mentioned earlier, the Afrofusion songwriter launched his career in 2010. He dropped his first record titled: “Shobeedo (Freestyle)” in 2011, which was followed shortly by ‘Burn Notice” and “Burn Identity”.
The following year, precisely on may 31, 2012, the dancer released another single titled: “Like To Party” and subsequently its video on September 5, 2012, to the excitement of many music lovers. “Like to Party” music video, which ran for 4 minutes and 9 seconds and shot by Squareball Media services, to date, is considered as Burna Boy’s breakout song/video, as it played pivotal roles in thrusting him into an immense popularity across Nigeria and beyond.
Burna Boy’s debut studio album is titled: L.I.F.E – Leaving an Impact for Eternity . it was released on August 12, 2013, by Aristokrat Records. His other musical credits include “Redemption (EP)” (2016), “On a Spaceship” (2015), and “Outside” (2018). The Afropop vocalist also boasts another single titled “Tonight”, which was released on September 24, 2012, and later backed up with its music video.
The music video for “Tonight” was released on December 13, 2012, and featured the singer’s innate feelings and heartfelt emotions.
It only took Burna Boy a few years to achieve what most of his contemporaries couldn’t achieve in so many years. He stormed the music industry in 2010 and eventually worked his way to the top after two years, carving a niche for himself as one of Nigeria’s fast-rising star to watch out for.
The singer may not be as popular as Fela Kuti or King Sunny Ade but he sure has virtually everything it takes to become great like these men of excellence.
Burna Boy has the voice, talent, skills, charisma, and a conquering spirit that has led them through many hurdles in the industry.