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Burna Boy Named Among Time’s 2024 100 Most Influential People


You don’t need to mimic American artists! The world needs the amazing richness and beauty of our traditional African music and our culture. This land is where most of modern music comes from. This source of inspiration is inexhaustible. Its freshness and its elegance will get the world’s attention for sure.

Burna Boy, a Nigerian musician, has been named one of the 100 most influential people of 2024 by Time magazine. He became a global sensation by staying true to his African roots and embracing the richness of traditional Nigerian music and culture.

Inspired by the rhythms of Nigerian folk music and influenced by legendary African singer-songwriters like Fela Kuti, Burna Boy has carved out a unique style that has captured the world’s attention.

In 2023, Burna Boy made history by being the first African artist to sell out a stadium in the United States. The following year, he became the first Afrobeats artist to perform at the Grammys, solidifying his status as a trailblazer in the music industry.

His original flow and signature groove have resonated with audiences worldwide, earning him a dedicated following and inspiring a new generation of African musicians.

Burna Boy’s achievements highlight the growing global influence of African music and culture. His success serves as a source of pride for Nigeria and the entire continent, as he continues to break barriers and pave the way for others in the music industry.


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