Tag: Burna boy

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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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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 19, 2020

Burna Boy, Davido, Rema, others excite Nigerians with new releases this Friday 

In what has been a long and tiresome week, Nigerians are turning up this Friday to some exciting new releases ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 9, 2020

Burna Boy and Wizkid – Who’s got the Range?

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Twitter users have descended into a huge music battle of the best, trying to ascertain who has got ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 25, 2020

Burna Boy: Does Cancel Culture really matter in pop culture and how far is too far?

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo When a celebrity or public figure does something that majority of people find offensive, such as making ...

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Michael IsaacMay 25, 2020

Before laying claim to the ‘Odogwu’ title, here is what Nigerians expect from you

It is no news that the tension between many Nigerian artists is often not expressed, and when they eventually are ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 22, 2020

Burna ‘obstructs’ unity vibes for 30BG and WizkidFC | The #YNaijaCover

Lots of reactions have trailed the rather cryptic Instagram posts from Burna Boy, which is believed to be in response ...

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Bernard DayoApril 19, 2020

China paying COVID-19 reparations to Africa, Review of Dremo’s Codename Vol 2 | Here are 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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Ado AminuApril 9, 2020

Burna Boy: Very loud and very wrong, but we know why

By now, the name Burna Boy is almost synonymous with everything over-the-top; especially in speech. That is if you are ...

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Bernard DayoApril 9, 2020

These opinions from celebrities are awful you would beg God to send the flood

Who knew that the arrest of Funke Akindele-Bello for breaking social distancing guidelines would send a ripple through the Nigerian ...

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Ado AminuApril 7, 2020

Rema is trending again…and here is why

Rema continues a streak of casual virality that characterises most of the singer’s career to date. Just 2 weeks ago, ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 1, 2020

Burna Boy’s cable burnt again? | The #YNaijaCover

Grammy nominee, Damini ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu has been enraged by Twitter users over criticism that he’s being “too proud and arrogant” and ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 24, 2020

Call for AMVCA attendees to self-isolate, Burna Boy the Sampler – Funny tweets we saw from Nigerians today

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 8, 2020

Interview with Tope Folarin, Burna Boy, and protecting kids from bullying | Here are 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 DayoJanuary 27, 2020

Angelique Kidjo dedicates Grammy win to Burna Boy, Bolt introduces tricycle to Uyo – Here are 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Legendary singer, Angelique Kidjo on Sunday night beat Burna Boy and a host of others to win the Best World ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 4, 2020

Afrobeats was huge in 2019, so why are prominent artistes left out from this year’s Coachella?

Afrobeat, which is specific to the west African region and Nigerian music with its fecund caliber of creatives have made ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 28, 2019

#YNaija2019Review: Tiwa’s 49-99, Teni’s Billionaire…Peep the 10 best videos of the year

We were left bewitched, bothered and bewildered by these videos. Stunning work all around. Shut Up- Blaqbonez Furious looking men ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 27, 2019

Wilfred Okiche profiles Damini ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu: A mercurial character | Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019 Nominee

It is the end of 2019 and Burna Boy is nominated for a Grammy for his latest record, African Giant. ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 16, 2019

#YNaija2019Review: Burna’s Grammy nom, Beyonce’s Afrobeats gift, Chimamanda forever …10 Moments that made us proud

It is hard being a Nigerian and this year was as demanding as any other in recent times. But every ...

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SponsorDecember 9, 2019

Burna Boy to headline 2019 edition of “The Unofficial Christmas Party” themed ‘Future Perfect’

The biggest corporate-social event of the year, “The Unofficial Christmas Party” is set to hold on Thursday, 12th of December, ...

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