Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing "Like to Party", the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E. In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally. His third studio album Outside marked his major-label debut. In 2019, he won Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards, and was announced as an Apple Music Up Next artist. His fourth studio album African Giant was released in July 2019; it won Album of the Year at the 2019 All Africa Music Awards and was nominated for Best World Music Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.
|Birth name:||Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu|
|Born:||July 02, 1991, Port Harcourt, Nigeria|
|Genres:||Afro-fusion, reggae, dancehall|
|Labels:||Spaceship, Bad Habit, Atlantic, Warner Music|
|Associated acts:||Leriq, Kel P|
|Website:||Burna Boy's Official site|
|Twitter:||Burna Boy's Twitter profile|
About Burna Boy
Nigerian vocalist and songwriter known for reggae and dancehall albums as L.I.F.E. and Burn Notice. He was the recipient of a 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Award.
He rose to fame after releasing a May, 2012 single titled "Like To Party."
His most popular tracks include "Tonight" and "Run My Race."
Born Damini Ogulu, he was raised in Rivers State and Lagos State, Nigeria.
He and fellow Nigerian musician Patoranking both became famous for their work in the reggae-dancehall genre.
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- Nigerian reggae musicians
- Musicians from Rivers State
- Nigerian singer-songwriters
- Nigerian male singers
- 21st-century Nigerian musicians
- Yoruba-language singers
- 21st-century Nigerian singers