Artist Spotlight

Burna Boy

Damini Ogulu (born 2 July 1991), known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian Afro-fusion singer and songwriter. Born to to Nigerian parent Mr & Mrs Ogulu  who raised and nurture his growth from Ahoada to Lagos current location, where he completed his Basic Education and His High school.

He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing the lead single “Like to Party” from his debut studio album, L.I.F.E (2013). Aristokrat Records released Burna Boy’s debut studio album L.I.F.E on August 12, 2013. It serves as the follow-up to his second mixtape, Burn Identity (2011). L.I.F.Esold 40,000 copies on the first day of its release. Aristokrat Records later sold the album’s marketing rights to Uba Pacific for ₦10 million.The release of the album was preceded by five singles: “Like to Party“, “Tonight“, “Always Love You“, “Run My Race” and “Yawa Dey“. which was Produced entirely by LeriqL.I.F.E features guest appearances from 2face Idibia, M.I, Timaya, Olamide, Reminisce and Wizkid.

In 2014, Burna Boy split from Aristokrat records.In 2015, he created his own record label called Spaceship Entertainment.He released his second album On a Spaceship on 25 November 2015. In September 2016, he released the 7-track EP Redemption, with the lead single “Pree Me” debuting on Noisey.

In 2017, Burna Boy signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records.

 

 

Label: Spaceship Entertainment

Projects

  • L.I.F.E  2013
  • On a Spaceship  2015
  • Outside 2018
  • African Giant 2019

Compilation Albums

  • Burn Notice (2011)
  • Burn Identity (2011)
  • Redemption (2016)
  • Steel & Copper (with DJDS) (2019)

 

Birth  Name: Damini Ogulu 

Born: July 2 1991

Genre: Afro-Fusion

 

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