The African Giant returns to Manchester to start the UK leg of his African Giant Tour 2019 after selling Arenas in the US this year and the Brixton last year in grand style.
The Nigerian Afro-fusion singer and songwriter – whose just wrapped-up “African Giant Tour in the US ” saw him light up Coachella with a fiery big band live set – will be among the headline acts performing at the upcoming Interswitch One Africa Music Fest, set for August 10th at Brooklyn, NY’s Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk.
Burna Boy released “The African Giant Album” July 27th 2019 . We see his trademark display of star energy, literally and figuratively. In what may be the most personal album we have heard from the Afrofusion artist in recent years, ‘African Giant Album’ addresses respect, growth, reputation, and, more importantly, recognizing who you are and taking charge. The music comes from a place deep within the artiste, chronicling his journey to where he is today, while addressing paying his dues and rightly so.
A 2019 BET Award Winner for “Best International Act,” Burna Boy is among contemporary African music’s brightest stars and creator of an enigmatic new genre he simply dubs “Afrofusion.” Born Damini Ogulu in Port Harcourt City, Nigeria, the gifted singer-songwriter has released a long series of EPs, singles, mixtapes, and albums including 2018’s extraordinary OUTSIDE. The award-winning collection proved Burna Boy’s U.S. breakthrough, debuting at #3 on Billboard’s “Reggae Albums” chart, fueled in part by the blockbuster single/video, “Ye,”