Damini Ogulu (born 2 July 1991), better known by his stage name Burna Boy, is a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter.
Life and music career
Burna Boy was born on 2 July 1991 to Mr. and Mrs. Ogulu. He grew up in
Ahoada, Rivers State, and later relocated to Lagos State. He attended
Montessori International School, and later attended Corona, Agbara for
his secondary school in Lagos. In a 2013 interview with the net, Burna
Boy said that he was looking at launching his own company at the start
In 31 May 2012, Burna Boy released a single titled “Like To Party”
which saw his rise to prominence. On 5 September 2012, the video for
“Like to Party” was released. The music video, which was shot by
Squareball Media services, ran for 4 minutes and 9 seconds.
In 24 September 2012, Burna Boy released a single titled “Tonight” On
31 December 2012, he released the video for the song.In the music
video, Burna Boy expresses his innate feelings.
The Nigerian social media space went crazy some weeks back when Cynthia
Morgan shared pictures of her kissing Burna Boy. Though Cynthia Morgan
later deleted the images from her Instagram account.
But in an interview, the German juice crooner Cynthia Morgan explains
the reason behind the controversial picture she posted, saying she
shares a wonderful relations with the artiste but quick to add there’s
“I and Burna are actually very good friends, basically we are
actually very excited about the project we are working on together and
that’s all I can say. It was real. A kiss is supposed to be real right?
That’s all I can say. We are going to be working on collaborations
together. I don’t know I can’t say a whole lot.
I see something working out for both of us, I mean musically. I am
not dating anybody in the industry right now but anything can happen;
basically it’s all about me being happy.”