Burna Boy

Burna Boy

About Burna Boy

Burna Boy is the stage name of Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu MFR, a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He was born on July 2, 1991. After releasing "Like to Party," the main song off his debut studio album, L.I.F.E., in 2012, he became famous (2013). 2017 saw Burna Boy sign with Warner Music Group internationally and Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the US. Outside, his third studio album, was his first major-label release.

He was named an Apple Music Up Next artist in 2019 and won Best International Act at the BET Awards that year. African Giant, his fourth studio album, was released in July 2019 and was nominated for a Best World Music Album Grammy Award as well as winning Album of the Year at the 2019 All Africa Music Awards. At the 2020 VGMAs, he received the African Artist of the Year award. Burna Boy became the first Nigerian musician to receive back-to-back Grammy nominations when his fifth studio album, Twice as Tall, was released in August 2020. Twice as Tall was nominated for the same category at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. Twice as Tall received the Best World Music Album award at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards in 2021.

Hometown

Nigeria

Genre

Afrobeats