Burna Boy, Real Name Damini Ogulu, hails from Mbiama in Ahoda West Local Government Area in Rivers
State, he was born on the 2nd of july 1991, had his primary
education at montessori international school before moving to
lagos, he also attended Corona, Agbara secondary school after
which he left for the UK and found his true calling â€œmusicâ€ but never the less Burna Boyâ€™s grand dad, Benson Idons, back in the days used to be the legend Fela Anikulapo Kutiâ€™s manager, So, itâ€™s no surprise Burnaâ€™s early influences to music have turned out to be..
Burna boy has a couple of hit songs including â€œtrumpetâ€ featuring Davidoâ€¦ the song that brought his first fameÂ was â€œAbeg Abeg Abegâ€Â before the big hit. â€like to partyâ€ which had an amazing video directed by â€œadasa square ball mediaâ€ at this point now he is big and doing good in the music industry..
Burna Boy â€“ Like to Party (Official Video)
Burna BoyÂ is a splendid vocalist and he oozes versatility as his unique sound blends Dance-hall, Afrobeat, R&B and Hip-Hop into one tightly knit package. His songs span from ballads full of depth, sometimes to controversial subject matter as well as, as his Dance-hall tendency implies, songs that are just meant to get you in the mood for the groove.
Signed to Aristokrat Records and, more often than not, teaming up with their in-house producer, the acclaimed Leriq;Â Burna BoyÂ has been able to churn out two hot mixtapes â€“Â â€œBurn Noticeâ€Â andÂ â€œBurn Identityâ€Â back in April and November, 2011 respectively.Â â€œBurn Noticeâ€Â produced the catchy anthemÂ â€œAbeg Abeg Abegâ€; the soulfulÂ â€œSweetest Girlâ€Â featuringÂ LeriqÂ and the dance-hall candy,Â â€œWombo Lombo Somethingâ€.
WhileÂ â€œBurn Identityâ€Â showed a more mainstream quality to his music as he experimented with Reggae, some Afro Pop and more of hisÂ prevalentÂ Dance-hall influenced sound.
Here, he jumped onÂ Frank
Oceanâ€˜sÂ â€œNovacaneâ€Â to
tell his sojourn into the music industry
onÂ â€œMy Journeyâ€;
featured the likes
ofÂ Davido,Â Korkormikor,Â L.O.S,Â P.R.E.Â (ofÂ TwistedÂ Mindz),Â Sauce
KidÂ andÂ Shank, and produced such
â€œTrumpetâ€Â Feat.Â Davido,
Luvâ€Â Feat.Â L.O.S.Â andÂ â€œFriend
Meâ€Â Feat.Â Shank.
Having created such a buzz in the industry,Â Burna BoyÂ headlined his ownÂ Industry NiteÂ this year, 2012 and has performed in a large catalogue of massive concerts, from â€“ Rhythm Unplugged, theÂ New EditionÂ concert in Port Harcourt;Â CarniRivÂ andÂ Calabar Carnival, to â€“ his ownÂ Burna BoyÂ LiveÂ in Port Harcourt.
Currently, his debut albumÂ â€œL.I.F.E.â€Â which stands forÂ â€œleaving an impact for eternityâ€. is in stores, iTunes, Amazon etc.