Burna Boy, a prominent figure in the international Afrobeats scene, has recently been lauded by renowned American rapper Busta Rhymes. Burna Boy’s music has not only garnered him a vast global following but also a portfolio of prestigious awards.
Taking to Instagram, Busta Rhymes extended his congratulations to Burna Boy following the Nigerian artist’s extraordinary achievement. The Afrobeats icon recently sold out New York’s Citi Field Stadium, making history as the first Afrobeats artist to do so. The concert, which took place on July 8, 2023, was a testament to Burna Boy’s ever-growing popularity and his status as a Grammy winner.
Busta Rhymes, a BET Lifetime Achievement recipient, was full of praise for Burna Boy. “Congrats to the King @burnaboy on such an incredible journey that has led up to be the 1st African Artist to sell out the Entire @CitiField Stadium in NYC!! Let’s keep it Going and Keep it Growing. Stay tuned… NO SIGN OF WEAKNESS!” he posted.
With 8 nominations at the 2023 Headies, Burna Boy is showing no signs of slowing down. He is set to continue his ‘Love, Damini’ tour on July 21 with a performance at the “Colours Of Ostrava” festival in the Czech Republic.