They call himBUR-R-R-NA- BOY…andhe’s beenthe one responsible for the sessainic feel in the music industry even at a time when music in Nigeria was at a lull and stale condition. Blessed with a thick and incredible voice, he’s versatility as a “MUSICIAN” which he prefers to be addressed as has actually produced songs like : LIKE TO PARTY, FREEDOM, ABEG ABEG ABEG and his recentlyreleased RUN MY. RACE which saw him switching from dancehall to R&B, hip-hop and afro beat… Signed to the eva. Blazing team of ARISTOKRAT records, Burna is set to maintain and deliver yhe high standard he’s set. For himself with his yet to be released album he’s titled: L.I.F.E…. An acronym for (Leaving an Impact For Eternity)
I had a very rigorous time tryna pin this dude down just to get him spare 10minutes of his very busy time…. And at the end, I realised that……
1….. What’s been that bold step you. Have taken in life that you so thankful you took?
The very bold decision I have. Ever taken in my life that still remains. A joyful thing to me happens to be moving back to Nigeria tostart my musical career because so far, its honestly paid off…
2…. Why d nameBURNA. BOY???
Basically, I like cartoon super heros, I just thought to go with a morte comic kindof name and U knw how there is superman and there is spiderman, I am actually BURNA BOY and my power is my music…
3….Your first recording experience….
I actually started recording in London but myvery first recording professionally was in Nigeria with. Leriq who is also signed to Aristokrat records and it was sometime in December 2000. The. Song is called FREEDOM and its actually on my first mixtape *born notice*..
4…. Did you see. This whole music acceptance happening the way its turned out to be??
Honestly,I feel blessed becauseforany upcoming artist younever knowwhat the listeners might like and for me to be accepted the way I have been, isay. Thank you to my fans….
5… 24hrs for Burnaboy, how does it start and end?
Laugh with freedom…..lol… The first thing I do in the morning is eatcause I am avery energertic peroson. So I eat a lot. I relax and get ideas musically and I just hit up Leriq (ourinhouse producer) and we both head down tothe studio and work out a beat and right after that I throw myself into the bathroom and do my daily activities and back to the. studio again. I spend most of mytime in the studio.
6….When is an. Album gonna dropp?
My album L.I.L.E which is an acronym for Leaving an Impact For Eternity would be out hopefully in the second quater of this year. Probably by june…