Legendary singer and rapper, Akon has shown his respect for Nigeria singer, Burna Boy, as he noted that he came with the truth in his lyrics.
Burna Boy has become one of the most sort after talent in world music after he
was nominated for prestigious Grammy Award fro his relentless effort in his hit
album, ‘African Giant’.
Akon who is ranked highly among the best artiste Africa has ever seen has now
revealed the type of lyrics Burna Boy brought to the industry.
The Sengalese born songwriter while involved in a live video chat with US rapper
Fat Joe noted that Burna Boy brought something unique to industry, a
uniqueness that have been missing for a while.
According to Akon, Burna Boy came speaking the truth in a unique style that’s
different from the old generation.
Akon who could not hide his love for the ‘Gbona’ crooner noted that he was
speaking the truth by using the Fela Kuti Afrobeat style in a more modern way.
Watch video of Akon speaking about Burna Boy below:
“Burnaboy came with the truth in his lyrics,” Akon tells U.S rapper, Fat Joe pic.twitter.com/q2TM6R9D9o
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Despite losing the Grammy Award to legendary female singer, Angelique Kidjo,
Burna Boy still gained the respect of top artiste around the globe.
Top stars like Jay Z, Juice Wrld, Ed Sheeran have all hailed Burna Boy’s talent, a move that show how he has put Nigeria music on
the global map.
Burna Boy is not relenting in his quest of winning the Grammy Award which seems to be his main piority as he has continue dishing out hit tracks.