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Unraveling The Story Of Story Of Burna Boy

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You can’t mention top Afrobeat artists in Nigeria without mentioning Burna Boy. This music genre has crossed boundaries becoming popular for summer events in various countries away from Africa. It is no wonder that artists who do this genre are topping the charts. With quite an interesting story, Burna Boy has become a great music icon across the world.

Early life

Unraveling The Story Of Story Of Burna Boy

Burna Boy was born Damini Ogulu on 2nd July 1991 in the Nigerian city of Port Harcourt. His mother is a daughter of Benson Idonije, a high-life critic and veteran broadcaster. Burna’s mother is proudly known in entertainment circles as “Mama Burna.” His father loves Jamaican music, dancehall, and reggae. Burna’s father used to play his prized collection of music including some Afrobeat on vinyl records. Perhaps this explains Burna’s love for dancehall and reggae music.

Inspiration for music

His musical journey is influenced by Buju Banton, Fela, Super Cat, and Ninja Man. This makes Burna believe that his music is non-comparable and he calls it Afro-Fusion. This is witnessed by his blend of RnB, dancehall, Afrobeat, and hip-hop. Few artists can achieve this high-level finesse from different kinds of music genres. His music touches some controversial issues and ideal for those looking to dance away the moment.

Burna Boy’s musical influence

A blog with entertainment news in Nigeria today is a good stop to get some of Burna Boy’s music and videos that you can download for free. Additionally, the site will also have regular stories about this music icon. This singer and amazing songwriter is influenced by his multilingual mother. He got immersed in various languages that his mother could usually speak.

It is no wonder that most of Burna’s music portrays unique lyrical prowess during his play with words to create creative sound. A musical journey that started by 10, Burna Boy made good use of a copy of Fruity Loops, a prominent music production software at the time. after installing the software on his old computer, he started making music while honing his skill.

Controversy in his career

As a youth, Burna got involved in trouble during his study in the UK. In 2010, he got arrested for allegedly involved in a gang-related stabbing that led to a loss of life. Burna got tried as a minor and sent to jail for 11 months before getting two months parole with community service. This was awarded for good behavior. However, he broke his parole and traveled back to Nigeria to sign a recording deal with Aristokrat.

In April 2019, Burna Boy kicked a fan who tried to rob him while on stage in Lusaka, Zambia. It is alleged that Burna first warned the fan before kicking him. However, he later apologized for his behavior to appease his legion of fans. Video recording that went viral online showed the reveler trying to nip a ring from Burna as he was deeply engrossed in firing up the crowd.

Burna Boy’s musical achievements

This iconic artist has toured most parts of the continent including Uganda, Kenya, the U.S.A, and England. In January 2019, Burna was announced to perform at the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival with Mr. Eazi. This is one of the biggest music festivals in the U.S. During the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, he bagged four awards including:

  • Listener’s Choice
  • Best Male MVP
  • African Artiste of the Year

During the 2019 BET Awards hosted by Regina Hall in Los Angeles, California, Burna Boy won the Best International Act award.

Burna making international news

To discuss his latest album titled African Giant, Burna Boy made a late-night appearance on Trevor Noah’s The Daily Show. One of the biggest African acts featured on Beyoncé’s Lion King: The Gift album, Burna appeared too excited to give an interview on TV. He freely described his music being Afro-fusion and described the infamous Coachella font incident.

Burna Boy is obviously making a buzz everywhere with his music receiving massive airplay. Elton John talked about Burna Boy on his Rocket Hour radio show. On the show, Elton John described Burna’s music as great new stuff for the music industry. With all this clout in the world music industry, Burna Boy has amassed himself about $10 million. In June 2019, he signed an endorsement deal with Star Larger Beer that saw him on TV donning the Nigerian team jersey.

Wrapping up

There is a lot to tell about Burna Boy. His Afro-fusion music genre has made him cross borders to break records all over the world. to stay updated on latest news and music from Burna, you have to bookmark a reliable entertainment new site. Here, you will get regular updates on whatever is happening in the Nigerian entertainment scene including downloading latest music from your favorite artist free.

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Dave Chappelle refuses to bend to transgender demands: ‘You will not summon me’

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Dave Chappelle refuses to bend to demands from a group of transgender Netflix employees.

The comedian’s representatives announced he would meet with the employees after refusing to meet with them for weeks.

Chappelle joked he will meet with the Netflix employees – if they admit lesbian comedienne Hannah Gadsby isn’t funny.

Hannah is a male-identified lesbian who criticized Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos after he defended Chappelle’s Netflix special, The Closer.

The controversial comic, who is currently on a 10-city comedy tour, shared a video to Instagram from his Nashville show, in which he addressed the Netflix employees directly.

“To the transgender community, I am more than willing to give you an audience, but you will not summon me. I am not bending to anybody’s demands,” the Emmy winner says in the five-minute Instagram clip. Comments on the post appear to have been turned off.

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He added:

“And if you want to meet with me, I’d be more than willing to, but I have some conditions. First of all, you cannot come if you have not watched my special from beginning to end. You must come to a place of my choosing at a time of my choosing, and thirdly, you must admit that Hannah Gadsby is not funny.”

In the Instagram video, Chappelle said he was disinvited from film festivals following The Closer backlash.

“Thank God for Ted Sarandos and Netflix, he’s the only one that didn’t cancel me yet.”

According to a source who was at the Nashville show, Dave started his set with a “statement” to those he’d offended, jokingly pulling out a piece of paper and reading “F**k y’all, n**gas!” TMZ reported.

Chappelle will air a documentary, “Untitled,” during his tour stops in 10 cities, including Atlanta on Nov. 21.
 

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Angelina Jolie‘s uneven hair extensions went viral on Monday after she attended the Rome Film Festival on Sunday. Angelina’s hair extensions were the talk of Twitter.

The mom-of-six looked stunning in a strapless custom Atelier Versace platinum gown made from heritage metal mesh.

But it was the Eternals star’s hair extensions that got the attention of social media users.

Many on Twitter.com questioned why Angelina’s hair stylist chopped her extensions so badly.

“How do you let Angelina Jolie walk a red carpet with her hair extensions looking like this, somebody getting fired,” one user tweeted.

Another Twitter user wrote: “Well, maybe she had one of her kids do the extensions, which is kinda sweet.”

And a third person tweeted:

“The dress is perfection but did one of the children get angry and take a scissors to her hair in the middle of the night.”

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Angelina Jolie Dazzles On Red Carpet with Daughters Zahara and Shiloh

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Actress Angelina Jolie turned heads on the red carpet with her daughters Zahara Jolie-Pitt and Shiloh Jolie-Pitt at the Rome Film Festival in Italy on Sunday.

The Maleficent star was there to promote her new Marvel movie, Eternals, which will be in theaters November 5.

The mom-of-six wore a strapless custom Atelier Versace platinum gown made from heritage metal mesh, according to WENN.com.

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15-year-old Shiloh stole the show for her unusual choice of footwear – yellow and black sneakers that she paired with a short black Versace cocktail dress.

Her older sister Zahara, 16, looked glamorous in a Grecian-inspired vintage dress from Catwalk Designer Vintage in L.A, according to PEOPLE magazine.

At the film’s Los Angeles premiere last week, Zahara also went for a vintage look, wearing her mum’s 2014 Ellie Saab Oscars dress.

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It was Jolie’s first time in public after being forced to quarantine following a potential exposure to COVID following the L.A. premiere.

Angelina, who is fully vaccinated, and her Eternals co-stars Salma Hayek, Gemma Chan, Lauren Ridloff, and director Chloe Zhao, had to miss Elle’s Women in Hollywood event last week while they quarantined.

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Before attending the Rome Film Festival, Angelina and 5 of her children (L-R) Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Shiloh, Zahara, and Knox Jolie-Pitt went sight-seeing in Rome on Sunday. The group was surrounded by bodyguards.

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