Burna Boy, has stirred reactions after a video of him pounding yam alongside a woman by the road surfaced online.amous Afrobeat singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, a.k.a.
The video making rounds on social media captured the making of the singer’s ‘Common Person’ music video.
Common Person song from the album Love Damini was released in 2022 and Burna Boy will be rolling out the video soon.
A part of the making of the music video where Burna pounded yam and since set tongues wagging after it surfaced on the internet.
See the reactions of netizens below:
@ifedamola_mi: “This guy just dey gimme joy.”
@mtricedmoney: “You Dey pound yam with necklace wey fit help person generation.”
@toby23_0: “Who wan chop this yam burna they pound if it’s was like that then yam would be cruise I love the boy.”
@pe_ace4390: “Keep pounding.”
@l_ayk_an: “To me that’s the best song Burna don sing.”
@killapapi5351: “Make una no de climb stage go meet am em da talk am tire say em no like am but some people no de hear.”
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports that Burna Boy rose to stardom in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album, L.I.F.E (2013).
In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally. His third studio album, Outside, marked his major-label debut.
In 2019, he won Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards and was announced as an Apple Music Up Next artist. His fourth studio album, African Giant, was released in July 2019 and won Album of the Year at the 2019 All Africa Music Awards and was nominated for Best World Music Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.
He was awarded the African Artist of the year at the 2020 VGMA. Burna Boy released his fifth studio album, Twice as Tall, in August 2020, which was nominated for the same category at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, making him the first Nigerian artist with back-to-back nominations at the Grammys.
In 2021, Twice as Tall won the Best World Music Album at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. In July 2022, Burna Boy released his sixth studio album, Love, Damini which also became the highest debut of an African album on Billboard, Netherlands, the United Kingdom and France.
In October, Burna Boy was given the award of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic for his achievements in music.