Grammy Award Winner, Burnaboy Makes History As The First Artiste To Hit 100 Million Streams On Boomplay

April 12, 2021

The Burnaboy Era continues as he asserts his dominance in the Nigerian music industry by making history to be the first-ever artiste to amass 100 MILLION! Streams on Africa’s Number one music streaming platform, Boomplay.

This milestone is coming shortly after making history as the first homegrown Nigerian artiste to win a Grammy solely for his work in the Best World Album category.

It’s almost a decade since the self-acclaimed ‘African Giant’ launched into the music scene and ever since been dropping hits back to back. Here is a brief summary of his musical journey.

Born Damini Ogulu in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He completed his primary and secondary education in Nigeria before moving to the UK for university. Two years after he left, the ambitious singer dropped out and returned to Nigeria to pursue his musical dreams.

In 2013, Burna released his first studio album, Life an acronym for “Leaving an Impact For Eternity” under Aristokrat record. The 20 tracked album boasts of hit songs like, Tonight, Run My Race, Abeg Abeg, Yawa Dey and Like to party which brought him to stardom in 2012.