Burna Boy sits down with Ebro Darden on location in London ahead of his Apple Music Live performance to talk about the journey from Nigeria to the legendary London Stadium. Burna Boy knew that he was destined for greatness telling Ebro, “I guarantee you there’s nothing that’s happening now that I didn’t tell them in 2013 and 2014, ’15 and ’16. I’ve been saying this was going to happen because I knew.” The Love, Damini artist is dedicated to helping listeners continually discover music saying, “We’re trying to make the world understand that music is bigger than a genre.”
Burna Boy is both the most-streamed Nigerian artist of all time on Apple Music worldwide and the most-streamed artist in Nigeria of all time. His acclaimed 2019 album ‘African Giant’ broke the record for the biggest African album by first-day and first-week streams worldwide and 2022’s ‘Love, Damini’ became the No. 1 album on Apple Music in seventy countries and smashed the record for the biggest first-day and first-week for an album by an African artist—a record he still holds. Burna Boy’s songs have reached the Daily Top 100 in more than 130 countries, including 98 where they’ve reached the Top 10, and on TikTok his most trending songs include ‘For My Hand’, ‘Jagele’, ‘Last Last’, and ‘Bank On It’.