Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer and rapper. He is one of the biggest and most successful African artists.
He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E (2013). In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally.
Burna third studio album Outside marked his major-label debut. In 2019, he won Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards, and was announced as an Apple Music Up Next artist.
His fourth studio album African Giant was released in July 2019; it won Album of the Year at the 2019 All Africa Music Awards and was nominated for a Best World Music Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.
Burna Boy was awarded the African Artist of the year at the 2020 VGMA’s. In 2020, his album Twice as Tall was nominated for the same category at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, making him the first Nigerian with back-to-back nominations at the Grammys.
In 2021, Twice as Tall won the Best World Music Album at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.
⭐ Damini Ogulu was born in Port Harcourt.
⭐ His father managed a welding company and his mother worked as a translator.
⭐ He attended Corona Secondary School in Agbara (Ogun State) and relocated to London to further his studies.
⭐ In February 2015, he founded the record label Spaceship Entertainment eight months after parting ways with Aristocrat Records.
⭐ Burna Boy began dating Stefflon Don in 2018.
⭐ On 28 November 2019, Burna Boy was involved in an altercation with fellow Nigerian musician Davido at a nightclub in Accra, Ghana.
|Given Name||Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu|
|Date of Birth||2 July 1991 – Age 30|
|Hometown||Port Harcourt, Rivers State|
|Label||Spaceship / Atlantic Records|