There is no better name nor title more befitting to use to introduce the true Odogwu, superstar international music sensation Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy than the self-giving name ‘The African Giant’. A few years ago the singer crowned himself this name and it sparked up a lot of controversy on social media but today we can say that he saw the future before the rest of us.
The singer last night went home with his first Grammy award after his album “Twice As Tall” won the Best Global Music Album category. The album becomes the first Nigerian album to win a Grammy and the first Afrobeats album to win a Grammy. Last night while delivering his acceptance speech he dedicated the award to every of all the young new generation of African all over the world.
Burna Boy’s Career
Burna Boy rose to fame in 2012 from his hit single “Like To Party” which was a monster hit and party favourite when it was released. He released his debut studio album L.I.F.E on 12 August 2013 and has gone on to put out 6 more amazing projects in the last 7 years. On a spaceship, Redemption, Outside, Steel and Copper, African Giant, Twice As Tall. He sold out the O2 Academy Brixton in 2018 with an amazing performance.
Burna Boy’s Grammy nomination came after he launched his fourth studio album ‘African Giant’ in 2019, a 16-track piece of work, earning him huge international recognitions and awards. Burna Boy Twice as Tall album produced by Diddy came out in November 2020.
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Burna Boy’s Achievement
The singer holds a number of notable awards to his credit like the headies, the Nigerian entertainment award, Soundcity MVP Award, BET, MTV Europe Music award, All African Music award, Edison, Europe Music Awards, and just recently the Grammy awards. The African giant over the years has teamed up with international heavyweights for a number of collaborations like Major Lazer, Lilly Allen, Stormzy, Sia, Jorja Cat, J Hus, Pop Smoke just to name a few.
Burna Boy’s Cars
With this level of success, we can certainly say that the singer is quite wealthy and can comfortably afford the life many dreams of. Burna Boy currently has an estimated net worth of ₦7.3 Billion. The hitmaker purchased an 8-bedroom mansion at Lekki in Lagos, Nigeria which reportedly cost hundreds of millions. The singer is a lover of cars and has a luxury fleet to boost of. A Range Rover Autobiography, 2013 Ferrari 458 Italia, Rolls-Royce Dawn Convertible, Bentley Continental GT, G Wagon, and Mercedez S-class. The superstar is certainly living the life a lot of young Nigerians would all dream of having a taste of.
All we can say is that the sky is the limit for the Odogwu Dike as she continues to spread the gospel of African culture and music. Live the Life of all African dream
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