Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popular known by the stage name Burna boy born on 2 July 1991 (31 years ) in Ahoada, River state Nigeria to Mr. Samuel Ogulu and Bosede Ogun.
Born into a family of five, he is the first child and only son of his parents, he has two siblings which are both females, Nsisi Ogunlu a singer, a mechanical engineer, and a Romani mogul who is a scientist and designer.
Burnaboy attended Montessori International primary school in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria for his primary school education, after obtaining his primary school certificate he proceeded to Corona Secondary school, Lagos, Nigeria for his secondary school education, where he obtained his West Africa Senior school Certificate.
Burna boy studied Media Technology at the University of Sussex, United Kingdom, England, he then proceeds to Oxford Brookes University, the United Kingdom where he study Media communication and culture, he dropped out in 2009 due to his interest in music.
It is no doubt that Burna Boy is a talented musician he is born into a family of musicians, his grandfather Benson Idonije was the late Fela Kuti’s Manager while his mother Bosede Ogulu was a former kalakuta queen, one of the female dancers of Fela Kuti.
Burna started producing music when he was 10 years old when his classmates gave him a pirated copy of fruity loops, a production software which he installed on an old computer, through that way he learned how to make music using rhythms and chords .he found a band in corona secondary school he named it Def code and he performed in numerous anniversary of the school.
After he dropped out of school in 2019 he returned to Nigeria, he stayed with his friend who was a producer and had studio space, he experimented with rhythms and fused them with native music.
He enrolled in a year internship with a program at Rhythm 93.7 in port – Harcourt, River State, Nigeria,
he signed a record deal with Aristokrat before Burna boy officially begin his music career in 2010. he released his first track titled “Shobeedo” in 2011, it was accompanied shortly by Burn notice and Burn identity. He released L.I.F. E his debut studio album, like to party was among the tracks, this album become a footstone in his career about 40,000 were sold on the day it was released, and he began to drop singles and other albums
His father use to listen to dancehall and Raggae music which he grew to love, he developed a like for Afrobeat music which was his grandfather’s favorite so he focused on Afro-fusion, reggae, and dancehall.
After years of staying with Ariskorat he decided to launch his own musical record company “Spaceship Entertainment” he released his second album on November 25, 2015, under his own record company, and he has gone on to produce many singles and albums songs.
Burna Boy Songs
• on the low ( Africa Giant) 2019 • Bank on it ( Twice as tall)/2020 • Gbona ( African Giant )2019
• Last last (2022)
• Ye ( Outside) 2018
• Second sermon ( Remix) 2021
• Yaba Buruku( Remix) 2021
• B’ Dor (2021)
• Anybody ( Africa Giant) 2019
• Real life ( Twice as tall) 2020
• 23 ( Twice as tall) 2020
• Gum body ( African Giant ) 2019 • Want it all (2021)
• Odogwu (2020)
• Killin dem ( African Giant ) 2019 • Pull up ( African Giant ) 2019
Burna Boy Album
• Twice as tall ( 2020)
• African Giant ( 2019)
• L.I.F.E ( leaving an Impact for Eternity ) 2013 • Outside Spaceship (2019)
• Steel and Cooper (2019)
• Redemption( 2016)
Burna Boy Awards & Nominations
• Grammy Award for Best Global Music Album ( 2021 Twice as tall)
• MTV Europe Music Award for Best African Act ( 2019)
• The Headies Award for Artiste of the year (2019)
• BET Award for the Best International act ( 2021, 2020, 2019)
• The Headies Award for Best Collabo ( 2019 killin them)
• MTV Africa Music Award For the video of the year ( 2014 run my race ) • MTV Africa Music Award for Best Collaboration( 2015 All eyes on me )
• Edison Jazz/ world- World ( 2020 African Giant )
• NME Award For Best Solo Act in the world (2022)
• The future Award Prize for a young person of the year (2019)
• The Future Awards Africa prize For music ( Endowed by Infinix )
• The Headies Award for the song of the year (2019)
• Grammy Award for Best Global Music Album ( 2021, 2020 Twice as tall, Africa Giant) • MTV Europe Music Award for Best African Act (2020,2019)
• The Headies Award For Artists of the year ( 2021, 2019)
• Grammy Award for Album of the year ( 2022 Justice )
• BET Award for Best International Art (2020 2020,2019)
• Brit Award for Song of the year( 2020 location)
• Grammy Award for Best Global Music performance (2020 Do yourself)
• The Headies Award for Best Pop single( 2019)
• City People Music Award for Best Collaboration of the year ( 2019 killin them)
• The Headies Award for Best Collaboration (2019, 2018 killin dem, Temper( Remix)
• The Headies Award For Best African artists of the year (2022)
• The Headies Award for Best Album of the year ( 2021, 2019 African Giant, outside) • MTV Africa Music Award for Best Breakthrough Act (2014)
• City People Music Award For street music of the year ( 2019, killing them)
• South African Music Award for the record of the year ( 2016, all eye on me )
• BRIT Award for International Male Solo Artist(2021,2020)
• MTV Africa Music Award for the video of the year ( 2014, run my race )
• The Headies Award For Best male Artiste (2022)
• The Headies Award for Viewer’s choice ( 2021,2019) •The Headies Award for song of the year (2019)
Burna boy is not married and he is currently in a relationship with Stef Ion don, an English rapper and singer they started in 2018, though burns boy had been in a relationship in the past, according to a woman called UJu Stella Johnson who called him out on social media in May 2018, she explained that she abandoned her after getting pregnant for him, Burna boy denied this allegation, he said she had sex with him but she is not pregnant. Stella also accused burn a boy that she raped a girl in London and he run away from trial.
Burna boy is 6Feet and 1 inch tall
Burna boy Net worth
Burnaboy has a Networth of about $25million( 10,378,000,000.00 Nigerian Naira)he generates income from endorsement deals, his youtube channel, Concert and albums, and songs sales