Burna Boy is a Nigerian afro-fusion singer and songwriter. That’s what this article is going to talk about: Burna Boy’s net worth, history, awards, and rise in the music business.
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Burna Boy Biography
When Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu was born on July 2, 1991, she became known as Burnaboy. She was the first child born to Mr. and Mrs. Ogulu.
His grandfather was Fela Kuti’s manager. After Burna Boy was 10 years old, he began making music.
He used FuityLoops software that his classmates gave him to make music.
It was in high school when Burna Boy started a band that played music and did shows all over the place. Because of his love for music, he went to London to go to school there.
He was so excited about music that his mother got him an internship at a radio station because she saw how much he cared about it. Burnaboy made it a habit to go to the studio after work and record songs.
As a backup, Burnaboy kept his generator in the trunk of his car at all times. If the studio’s power went out, the generator would be ready to go.
Burna Boy’s rise to fame
The hit song “Like to Party” from Burna boy’s first album, L.I.F.E., made him famous in the music business in 2012.
It was sold 40,000 copies on its first day.
It was also sold to Uba Pacific for 10 million Naira, which is how much they paid. Leriq made the album.
Burnaboy got a lot of other artists to be on the album, like 2face, M.I., Reminisce, Wizkid, Timaya, Olamide, and more.
If you listen to the songs of King Sunny Ade and Bob Marley, then you can see how Fela Kuti’s songs have some similarities to them. Music critics loved L.I.F.E.
It also came in at number 7 on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart that year.
Burna Boy and Spaceship Entertainment
It was in 2014 that Burna boy left Aristocrat records. In 2015, he started his own record label called Spaceship Entertainment.
His second album, “On a Spaceship,” came out on November 25, 2015. After that, Burnaboy came out with his third studio album, Outside, on January 26, 2018.
Outside is a mixtape because it has Afro-beats, dancehall, reggae, and road rap. Burna boy called it that because it has all of these different types of music.
In this song, outside was made by Leriq, Baba Stiltz, Jae 5, Juls, Chopstix and Steel Banglez. Phantom, Phantom, FTSE, and FTSE also made it. February 2018. The album came in third on the Billboard Reggae Album chart.
On March 21, 2019, Burna Boy released a four-track EP called Steel & Copper with the help of a group called DJDS from Los Angeles.
Deals with Burna Boy:
Nigerian musicians are often hired as brand ambassadors for businesses, and Burna boy isn’t the only one who does this. Burnaboy was able to get deals with Globacom, Nigerian Breweries Plc, and Mortell Cognac to be brand ambassadors for them.
Burna Boy has a lot of money, but not a lot of money.
Burna Boy is also a big name in the world of music. He has deals with Globacom, Star Lager beer, and more.
When Burnaboy plays, his tickets always sell out. This is a good source of money.
Expect him to have a lot of money. Burna Boy’s net worth is thought to be $10 million.
Burna Boy’s wealth and cars
Burna Boy likes flashy and high-quality things, and he has a lot of cars that look like that. Burnaboy owns a Mercedes Benz worth more than 20 million Naira, a Range Rover worth more than 18 million Naira, a G-wagon, and a 2015 Lexus salon that costs more than 10 million Naira.