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Elton John Endorses Burna Boy

Burna Boy Detained by Lagos PoliceBurna Boy has been endorsed by Joe Budden, GQ and Complex.

This is happening after he was recently interviewed on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.

The legendary Elton John made the endorsement on Beats 1 radio by Apple.

For the August 17, 2019 show, Burna’s jingle went thus, “Hi, I’m Elton John and this is my rocket hour on Beats 1 radio where we play you Burna Boy on African express, we love Teyana Taylor…”

Burna Boy has also celebrated the endorsement on his Instagram account.

Congratz to him.

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu (born 2 July 1991), known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian Afro-fusion singer and songwriter. He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing the lead single “Like to Party” from his debut studio album, L.I.F.E (2013). In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Group internationally. His third studio album Outside marked his major-label debut.

Aristokrat Records released Burna Boy’s debut studio album L.I.F.E on 12 August, 2013. It serves as the follow-up to his second mixtape, Burn Identity (2011). L.I.F.E sold 40,000 copies on the first day of its release. Aristokrat Records later sold the album’s marketing rights to Uba Pacific for ₦10 million. The release of the album was preceded by five singles: “Like to Party”, “Tonight”, “Always Love You”, “Run My Race” and “Yawa Dey”.

Produced entirely by Leriq, L.I.F.E features guest appearances from 2face Idibia, M.I, Timaya, Olamide, Reminisce and Wizkid. Nigeria Entertainment Today ranked the album 10th on their list of the 12th best albums of 2013. The music of L.I.F.E draws heavily from the music of Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade and Bob Marley. The album received generally positive reviews from music critics, who applauded its versatile production. It was nominated for Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In August 2013, L.I.F.E peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart.

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