The African Giant that likes to party. Dangote mentality and a Wonderful artist. Welcome to Naijafeeds.com and today we are counting down our picks for the TOP 10 Burna Boy Songs.
For this list we have chosen our entries based on a contribution of the artist's fan favourites and their most commercially successful songs.
Here is a Quick Introduction
According to Wikipedia
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu (born 2 July 1991), known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper and dancer. He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing "Like to Party", the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E (2013).
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; it 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 Artiste of the year at the 2020 VGMA's.
In 2020, his album Twice as Tall was nominated for the same category at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, making him the first Nigerian with back-to-back nominations at the Grammys.
He is one of the most prominent African artists. Burna Boy is on a mission to remind Africans everywhere about their roots in the continent, and Afrobeats is his tool.
Now sit back, relax and enjoy the ride as we begin the countdown
Number 10: Like to Party
Some very intentional lyrics with this song
"You see my dark shades on
Like I can't see you
But you know say me fancy you
meaning, don't be doing Shakara, you know say me I want you.
Number 9: On The Low
Burna Boy finds the sweet spot between the songs message and his intentions as he performs a romantic celebration of his love interest, Angelina. This is one song you can sing along to without much thought(s) to it.
Number 8: Soke
A powerful message on his intentions to change the perceptions of himself and his country, nigeria. Chrous sang in a perfect Yoruba Melody, this jam worth jumping unto your playlist.
Now moti lowo, ijo wa lese mi o means Now that I have money, there is some dance to my steps.
Number 7: Run My Race
Almost feels like a Fela Reincarnation when you watch this video. Our favourite line is "When i dey hustle you dey lick lollipop". Let us know what you think of this track.
Number 6: Tonight
Released September 24, 2012, Burna Boy still on the scene and making good waves. This is a feel good jam. 7 8 9 10 Burna here for the girl dem, tonight will be your night. What do you think ?
Number 5: Wetin Man Go Do
That first Ahhhhh is enough to break the replay button. For the non-pidgin English audience, this track means what will man do. There is no alternate choice but to take care of yourself and your family. You have to find a way to make sure you keep getting money.
Number 4: Gum Body ft Jorja Smith
This song is reminds us of a complete passion that got lost. The visuals on this song is on point like a decimal. Once again, the Afro fusion trailblazer brilliantly captures a vintage aesthetic.
Number 3: Dangote
This song for a while was really the only anthem everyone sang along to. No matter what you'd be doing, put this on play and you'd unconsciously say "Dangote, Dangote, still they find money, who I be way I no go find money ". A pure expression of power and motivation. The secret is to have no fear.
Number 2: Wonderful
We cannot think of any music video that comes close to the expression of culture on this track. You no go believe wetin wan happen. Burna Boy talks on the wonders happening right in front of us.
Number 1: Ye
We know this is not a recent track but first of all, Burna Boy deserves a crown. This track placed his Burna Boy in the light that still shines on him. With over 118 million views on YouTube, this song is a good theme song for life.
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