Born on July 2, 1991, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, better known by his stage name Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer.
He became well-known in 2012 when he released the lead single from his first studio album, L.I.F.E. (2013), “Like to Party.”
Burna Boy signed with Warner Music Group worldwide and Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the U.S. in 2017. Outside (2018), his third studio album was his first release on a big label.
However, Burna Boy has won the hearts of millions of Nigerians and has so many fans all around the globe as he remains one of the most popular and still trending artists in the world
His recent 2023/2024 Grammy nominations include; ‘Sitting On Top of the World’ featuring 21 Savage – Best Melodic Rap, ‘I Told Them’ – Best Global Music Album, and ‘Alone’ – Best Global Music Performance. Burna Boy’s Mom is His Manager
Burna Boy’s mom, Bose Ogulu, is his manager. She’s typically a powerhouse mom who has been steering the course of Burna’s successful musical career as his manager.
Bose is a businesswoman and educator who has worked as a translator for the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry in West Africa, she was also a lecturer at the University of Port-Harcourt. The singer’s mom is a vital and supportive part of his music. She has helped him secure deals with record labels and book tours and collaborate with other artists.
- Burna Is One Of The Richest singers in Africa
Burna Boy has an estimated net worth of about $20 to $25 million as of 2023 from his epic music career, which has been hitting the charts and filling his pockets.
He also gets his cash from touring and charges a considerable amount per performance. He has performed on giant stages like the alluring Grammy Awards and the famed Hollywood Bowl. He made history in 2019 as the first Afrobeat artist to perform at the famous Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
: He’s also performed at the Global Citizen Festival, which supports the Demand Equity campaign.
- His Deeply Into political activism
Burna Boy has been vocal about political issues in Nigeria, and his music has been a powerful tool for social change.
One of his most notable songs addressing bad governance is Another Story, featuring Ghanaian rapper M.anifest, released in 2019.
The song criticizes the government’s failure to address critical issues in Nigeria, such as corruption and violence. However, he released Dangote in 2019, highlighting Nigeria’s wealth disparity and the need for the government to address poverty