‘I deserved the Grammy win’ – Burna Boy full interview with BBC Africa



Nigerian artist Burna Boy has won the Best Global Music Album category at the 63rd Grammy Awards after being nominated for a second consecutive year.

The singer is one of the most successful African artists in the world. He hit the music scene in 2012, after releasing the album β€˜L.I.F.E’.

The singer talks to BBC News Africa about winning, his album “Twice As Tall” and the importance of Africans telling their own stories.

Interview by Princess Abumere
Filmed and edited by Joshua Akinyemi

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    1. 1:02 she's fascinated with burnaAAAA πŸ₯΅ πŸ–€

    2. @6:23 I deserved it.

      You sure did king burna

    3. So much love πŸ’• I gat for you burna king πŸ‘‘

    4. This guy is different he literally understands the assignment

    5. Burna is an example of a real African man ✊🏽

    6. Africa rise and shine! ITS YOUR TIME! Shine bright like a ….

    7. But why keep disparaging your own land though? Shit's crazy, something is wrong with us smh

    8. I hope we don’t lose this king to drugs or fame…he should be protected at all costs

    9. Burna boy is a legend

    10. Get out there,boy sabi music πŸ’ͺ

    11. No burna you’re amazing but no one owes you ANYTHING in this world, you didn’t deserve it you WORKED for it. Especially since it’s bigger than you!

    12. African GiantπŸ‘Œ

    13. Yes ur right u deserved it Burna ur beautiful and a wonderful singer, there isn't any other singer that I could think off better than you, not even Wizkid.
      You are very talented
      Well done. πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸŒΉπŸ’™πŸŒΉπŸ’™πŸŒΉπŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸŒ·πŸŒ·πŸŒ·πŸŒ·πŸŒ·πŸŒ·πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™β€οΈπŸ’™β€οΈπŸ’™πŸŒ·πŸ’”πŸŒΉπŸ’”πŸŒΉπŸ’”

    14. "God makes no mistakes"πŸ’―

    15. The power of manifesting what you truly believe u deserve much respect. Oluwa burna πŸ”₯

    16. https://youtu.be/rFs3IthUvDs❀️

    17. The sophisticated xylophone physically heat because target additonally instruct times a moldy station. aberrant, obeisant cannon

    18. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmyQ82Trkxk

    19. I wish I am president… but I know great and amazing things will become of Nigeria and the continent when I become President

    20. The future of music from the continent is Sprayze

    21. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsBUm15KVqB0VNNfbrJDO0w

    22. At the end of the day it is what is, God makes no mistakes. So powerful🀲🏿🀲🏿

    23. "We are in an environment that's very discouraging, an environment that doesn't even believe in it self."

    24. The good grey visually snow because dead ontogenetically grate past a depressed wash. thoughtless, idiotic collision

    25. Respect from Italy l, mr burna boy is taking over, big time

    26. The slow heavy voice, had to increase my speakers to 100%

    27. Mr Burna the African Giant

    28. Well deserved… more awards to you Burna

    29. Yawa dey made me like burnas music

    30. I loved Burna more way back in the days…;these days I dont like his music

    31. Oluwa B-B

    32. African Giant is up there with Bob Marleys Legend. Love from Sudan βœ¨πŸ’™

    33. "We're in an environment that's very discouraging. An environment that doesn't believe itself before it can even think of believing in you." πŸ˜”

      This is true for many "Third World" countries. It's one of the reasons I hate the label. It leads to self-defeating attitudes.

    34. It is what it is… God makes no mistake πŸ‘Œ

    35. Are Those M-Audio BX5s?

    36. I pray one day I too will be nominated a Grammy award by god grace heather music or anything else I believe

    37. Always killing dem interviews 🍻

    38. This guy can proud ehn, he claimed he wud av won grammy in 2013 he was in us. I think he wud av b extinct musically by now

    39. I’m inspired. ANYTHING is possible.

    40. King Man Burna,
      More Fyah πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯
      Touch My Hand
      Xterminate Hate πŸ’šπŸ’›β™₯️

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