Burna Boy Biography
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, better known by his stage name Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and dancer. He is one of the most popular and influential artists in Africa. Burna Boy is known for his Afrobeat sound, his fusion of Afrobeat with other genres such as dancehall, reggae, and pop, and his energetic live performances.
Burna Boy Family
Burna Boy was born on July 2, 1991, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. His mother, Bose Ogulu, is a language translator, and his father, Samuel Ogulu, managed a welding company. His maternal grandfather, Benson Idonije, once managed Fela Kuti.
Burna Boy Education
Burna Boy attended Corona Secondary School in Agbara, Ogun State, and relocated to London, England, to further his studies. He studied media technology at the University of Sussex from 2008 to 2009, and also studied media communications and culture at Oxford Brookes University from 2009 to 2010. Burna Boy returned to Port Harcourt and took up a year-long internship at Rhythm 93.7 FM. He launched his music career after returning to Lagos.
Burna Boy Career
Burna Boy released his debut studio album, L.I.F.E. (Leaving an Impact for Eternity), in 2013. The album was a commercial success, and it helped to establish Burna Boy as one of the most promising young artists in Nigeria.
Burna Boy released his second studio album, On a Spaceship, in 2015. The album was even more successful than his debut album, and it helped to solidify Burna Boy’s status as one of the biggest stars in Africa.
In 2018, Burna Boy released his third studio album, Outside. The album was a critical and commercial success, and it helped to introduce Burna
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