Last Updated on October 1, 2022 by OtakuKart Staff
The Nigerian singer who is always in the headlines because of his songs and his girlfriend is Burna Boy. However, the factual name of this famous artist is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu. Since childhood, he has had a great passion for singing and putting forward his own emotions in his work.
Burna Boy was born to Bose and Samuel Ogulu. His mother used to support the family by working as a language translator, whereas his father was the manager at a welding company. To complete his primary education, he went to Corona Secondary School and later shifted to London for higher studies. To gain knowledge about media technology, he attended the University of Sussex, followed by Oxford Brookes University, to comprehend media communications and culture.
After acquiring so much knowledge about media and technology, he didn’t let his heart and mind stop enthralling by the music. Returning from Port Harcourt, he grabbed the opportunity to be a part of Rhythm 93.7 FM as an intern.
What Kind Of Songs Did Burna Boy Prefer Presenting To The Audience?
From this present realm, is there anyone who doesn’t know about Burna Boy? Or doesn’t it swirl in his songs? Well, it’s quite obvious that no such person is there who hasn’t felt the beats of his songs. Burna Boy mainly prefers coming up with pop and afrobeat. On the other hand, in songs of his compositions, he also presented the essence of Afro-fusion, which can be termed as nothing but a great fusion of R&B, dancehall, reggae, and hip hop. However, the audience and analysts appreciate how he attempts to put up all the modern aroma and spirit through his songs without misleading the texture of the melody and symphony.
Burna Boy stepped into the world of stardom with the song “Like to Party,” which came out in 2012. However, he caught the eyes of the spectators in 2013 after rising with his debut album, L.I.F.E. From then till now, he hasn’t turned backward in his genre and has only gifted his fans and the audience some unique and incredible music compositions.
According to sources, on the first days, at least 40,000 copies of L.I.F.E. were negotiated around the globe. The success story of his didst album doesn’t stop here. On the release year, Nigeria Entertainment Today recognized Burna Boy’s first album in the 10th position on the list of the 12th Best Albums of 2013. The album also gained a nomination in 2014 at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards under the Best Album of the Year category.
After parting ways from Aristokrat Records in 2014, Burna Boy established his wording label named Spaceship Entertainment. Under this label, he launched his second album in 2015, On a Spaceship. His talent and capability for embroidering new music assisted him in corroborating notable personalities from the music industry. In 2017 in the United States, Burna Boy worked with Atlantic Records and the Warner Music Group and gained much exposure.
Awards And Recognition
After gaining huge success from his three prior albums in 2019, Burna Boy added one more to the list. He came up with the fourth one, named African Giant. However, in the same year, at the All Africa Music Awards, he gained a victory as the Album of the Year. Nonetheless, he also won a nomination at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards in the Best World Music Album category. Burna Boy also won the Best World Music Album award at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards under the same category. However, he is considered the first Nigerian identity who won nominations for the Grammy awards in consecutive years.
Well, in the first half of 2019, Burna Boy achieved an award at the 2019 B.E.T. Awards for the Best International Act. In addition to it, he also gained the title of an Apple Music Up, Next artist. He also won the African Artist of the year award at the V.G.M.A. 2020.
Who Is Burna Boy’s Girlfriend?
Burna Boy and Stefflon Don were always in the headlines since they started dating. In 2018 they made an official statement about their relationship and concluded by announcing that they would soon be tying the knots. But the table turned, and the couple parted their ways in 2022. Both the personalities, in their ways, illustrated their side of the story to the spectators and officially called off their relationship.
Who Is Stefflon Don?
Stephanie Victoria Allen, professionally known as Stefflon Don, is a famous British singer and rapper. She climbed up to the peak of success in 2017 after releasing her first album, “Hurtin’ Me.” However, for this album, she collaborated with French Montana. However, she confronted the realm of prosperity after being a part of numerous famous albums and artists. In 2017 Stefflon achieved the MOBO Awards for the Best Female, followed by winning the N.M.E. Awards for the Best New Artist in 2018.
Who Is Burna Boy’s Present Girlfriend?
After parting ways with Stefflon Don, Burna Boy is currently dating an Instagram model named Delicia Cordon. She is LeSean McCoy’s ex-girlfriend and has two kids. According to sources, Delicia had been a prominent part of some movies like A.T.A. Model Splash, Ladies Night Out, and Days of Wrath. However, she also featured music videos of some famous personalities like Pharrell, John Legend, and Twista. However, neither Burna Boy nor Delicia Cordon confirmed their relationship in front of the media.