Burna Boy Biography

Damini Ogulu better known by his stage name Burna Boy, is an afro fusion singer and songwriter. He was born on 2 July 1991 to Mr. and Mrs. Ogulu. He grew up in Ahoada, Rivers State, and later relocated to Lagos State. He attended Montessori International School, and later attended Corona, Agbara for his secondary school in Lagos.

Burna Boy Music

Known for his smooth patois influenced delivery in a voice reminiscent of notable music legends, Burna Boy has consistently wowed fans with his original and unpredictable style and energetic performances. His body of work includes hits like ” Like To Party”, ” Tonight”, “Yawa Dey”,” Run My Race “, ” Don Gorgon “, Soke and Pree Me.

Burna Boy
Burna Boy

On 31 May 2012, he released a single titled “Like To Party” which saw his rise to prominence. On 5 September 2012, the video for “Like to Party” was released. The music video, which was shot by Squareball Media services, ran for 4 minutes and 9 seconds.

On 24 September 2012, Damini Ogulu released a single titled “Tonight” On 31 December 2012, he released the video for the song.

Burna Boy Songs

  • Don Gorgon
  • Check & Balance
  • Run My Race
  • Yawa Dey
  • Celebrate
  • Won Da Mo
  • Like to Party
  • Tonight

Burna Boy Awards

Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2013 Best New Act of the Year Himself Won
South South Music Awards Best Pop “Like to Party” Won
2014 Himself Won
Don Gordon Nominated
Best R&B/Pop Album Nominated
Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Album of the Year L.I.F.E – Leaving an Impact for Eternity Won
2015 Best Pop Artist of the Year Himself Nominated

Burna Boy Like to Party Video



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