Tag: Burna boy

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Kola MuhammedNovember 24, 2020

Grammy: Burna gets #TwiceAsTall with 2021 nomination

It has been more than a long time coming for Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy who gets a ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 24, 2020

MOBO Awards return to shine light on a big year for Nigerian artistes

You would have to go as far back as 2017 for the last time popular music awards MOBO held. But ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 13, 2020

#ABetterTime: Afrobeats battle for supremacy reaches new height

Perhaps for the first time ever, we have the big four of Davido, Wizkid, Olamide and Burna Boy dropping albums ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 11, 2020

What to expect from 14th edition of The Headies Awards

It is that season of the year for pomp and circumstance of the music industry, and popular awards platform often ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 1, 2020

A Nigerian coming of age story, Exclusive interview with Niniola– the best Nigerian articles of the week

Niniola: Staying inside the House – Joey Akan What I did was, the following month, I got on a plane ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 31, 2020

How Burna Boy is taking the fight against corruption global

Since the days of Fela Kuti, music has been a weapon to fight corruption, injustice and infrastructural decay. He was ...

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Wilfred OkicheOctober 19, 2020

#EndSARS and the limits of celebrity activism

In the film One Night in Miami which had its North American premiere in September at the Toronto International Film ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 18, 2020

Burna Boy and the #EndSARS protest, Protesting from the diaspora – the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 13, 2020

Rivers gov, Wike, prohibits all proposed protests under #EndSARS, Lagos govt approves full reopening of primary, secondary schools | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has prohibited all protests relating to #EndSARS in the state; warning parents to ensure that ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 12, 2020

#SARSmustEnd: Davido to meet with the IGP; wave of leadership from entertainers commendable

It felt like a moment of relief and victory when the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, announced the disbandment of ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 10, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Burna Boy finally joins the #EndSARS movement with ‘Project Protect’

  At the present, the world all over has become aware of #EndSARS movement. What was rebuked as mere social ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 8, 2020

Falz and Runtown deserve all the accolades for leading the way for other celebrities

#EndSARS has been the subject of many a rant on social media but the continued terror of the Federal Special ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 8, 2020

Another award run for Burna Boy after MTV EMA nomination?

Another calendar year has passed for the organisers of MTV Europe Music Awards and they have unveiled their nominees for ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 6, 2020

Laycon trends on YouTube’s most watched artistes and fans are ready to push him all the way

Following the recent graduation at the Big Brother Naija Lockdown edition, the leader of the newest set of brand influencers ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 30, 2020

Burna Boy vs Sowore: What are the limits to a Nigerian celebrity’s activism?

The recent virtual exchange between Afrobeats star Burna Boy and revolutionary politician Omoyele Sowore has sparked off a range of ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 30, 2020

Burna Boy has chosen his own kind of revolution, but is he to blame for being called out?

Our celebrities are everything. They give us things to talk about, create trends for us to follow, and arguably, influence ...

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Kola MuhammedSeptember 29, 2020

FIFA ’21: Fireboy, Burna Boy and Rema feature another milestone for Afrobeat 

When Beyoncé released an album in 2019 that featured a lot of African stars, the world bowed to an African ...

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Kola MuhammedSeptember 26, 2020

Burna is trending for the right reasons and we examine his Grammy chances this time

By Kola Muhammed According to streaming platform, Spotify, Burna Boy’s latest album, Twice as tall is the most streamed album ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 25, 2020

Burna Boy’s ‘Twice As Tall’ debuts at No. 54 on Billboard 200 chart

Barely two weeks after its release, Burna Boy’s much-buzzed-about fifth project Twice As Tall has debuted at number 54 on ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 23, 2020

Burna Boy’s ‘Twice As Tall’ review, 2Baba’s longevity: the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews and ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 17, 2020

What does Diddy really want from Burna Boy?

”Beyoncé-endorsed Burna Boy make Afrobeat go international” declares a New York Post headline during the release fever of Burna Boy’s ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 14, 2020

NBC fines Nigeria Info 99.3FM N5 million for “hate speech” | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined Lagos-based radio station, Nigeria Info, N5 million over a comment made by a ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 31, 2020

EP Review: Omah Lay takes the Burna blueprint and elevates it with ‘Get Layd’

Contemporary Nigerian music witnessed a change of guard from one generation to the next the moment Wizkid’s Holla at your ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 31, 2020

Candidate Adesina kicks as Olumide Akpata emerges new NBA President | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

A former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL), Olumide Akpata has emerged as 30th President-elect ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 30, 2020

Does Burna Boy’s collaboration with Sam Smith absolve him of homophobia?

As Afrobeats continues to trickle into mainstream international music markets and gain a foothold, it has allowed for new, hybrid ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 29, 2020

Davido, Ikorodu Bois, Josh2funny make #YNaijaPowerList2020 for Entertainment

Editor’s Note: A young-world revolution is unfolding before our eyes, rupturing the idea that only experience can change the world. ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 2, 2020

Here’s how Burna Boy’s fans are celebrating him on his birthday

Grammy nominee, Burna Boy is being celebrated today on social media by his fans on Twitter. In celebration of his ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 29, 2020

Wizkid FC are ‘dragging’ Samklef all over Twitter and it may not end soon

If you know anything about the Nigerian music industry, you will almost be certain that two Nigerians singers winning an ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 29, 2020

BET Awards: Fans react as Burna Boy achieves new milestone

It’s interesting to note that the name Burna Boy, has been around for close to a decade now. His first ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 26, 2020

How Burna Boy got Nigerians talking about Adebayo Ogunlesi

Popular artiste, Damini ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu is not only notable for his captivating music but for the educative tidbits of ...

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