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Burna Boy is Anigerian artist whose real name is Ebunoluwa Ogulu .He was Born on 2 July 1992.
He is singer, songwriter, and record producer as well who rose to stardom in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album, L.I.F.E (2013).
In 2017, He signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally. Bruna’s third studio album, Outside, marked his major-label debut.

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On 19 January 2018, burna boy was featured on American rock band Fall Out Boy’s song, “Sunshine Riptide”, a track from their seventh studio album, Mania. He released his third studio album, Outside, exactly a week later, on 26 January 2018. Described as a mixtape, Outside consists mostly of afrobeats, dancehall, reggae, and road rap.


It featured guest appearances from J Hus, Lily Allen, and Mabel. Outside was supported by six singles: “Rock Your Body”, “Streets of Africa”, “Koni Baje”, “Sekkle Down”, “Heaven’s Gate” and “Ye”. Its production was handled by Leriq, Baba Stiltz, Jae 5, Juls, Chopstix, Steel Banglez, Fred Gibson, Phantom, and FTSE.
The album received positive critical acclaim and was ranked by Pulse Nigeria and Nigerian Entertainment Today as the best Nigerian album of 2018.
It won Album of the Year at the 2018 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.[30] In February 2018, Outside debuted at number three on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart.


His personal life, Burna boy began dating British rapper Stefflon Don in 2018 however they broke up in 2022.
Awards
2013,he won the South South Music Awards and the Entertainment Awards as the best New Act of the Year.
2015,MTV Africa Music Awards and al Africa Music Awards
2018,Nigeria Entertainment Awards,BET awards,headies where the year and MTV Europe Music Award the Best African Act etc
Recently,he has NME Awards as the Best Solo Act.

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