Boy wonder: Nigeria's Burna Boy 'becoming a global star'

Ben Homewood

Burna Boy is at the forefront of a new generation of global African artists, according to Atlantic UK’s co-head of A&R Alec Boateng.

The Nigerian artist, who signed to the label after Boateng met him at a London show in 2016, released his fourth album on Friday (July 26). African Giant features collaborators including Future and Jorja Smith.

“He’s becoming the star he’s always promised to be, he’s getting respect at the forefront of the ever-exciting African music scene,” Boateng ...

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