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I Felt ‘Totally Sick’ After Losing Grammy – Burna Boy

A photograph mixture of Nigerian music star, Burna Boy, and Beninese singer, Angelique Kidjo.



Singer and songwriter, Burna Boy on Tuesday mentioned he felt “totally sick” after dropping out on the 62nd Grammy Awards.

Burna Boy, whose authorized identify is Damini Ogulu, had been nominated within the Finest World Music Album class together with his groundbreaking ‘African Giant’.

However, final January, he misplaced to Beninese singer-songwriter, Angelique Kidjo.

“Sick. Totally sick,” he mentioned on his Twitter web page whereas responding to a fan on how he felt after realising he wasn’t going to win.

“But my musical Mother @angeliquekidjo told me everything I needed to understand about the Grammys. So now I’m “Twice as Tall” (that’s the identify of my subsequent album by the way in which dropping in July by the grace of the Most Excessive).”

Apparently, it was additionally the primary time he was saying the discharge of his new album.

His Grammy feedback had been a part of a tweet-chat together with his viewers on the social networking website.

“Yes I’m bored,” he mentioned initially of the tweet-chat on Tuesday. “And I have excess time now. Trust me.”

His boredom seemed to be a reference to the lockdown carried out by the Nigerian authorities on main cities – Lagos and Abuja – on Tuesday as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

“I started in 2010, I was motivated by my talent, passion, family, AFRICA and FELA,” he mentioned, responding to a query on how he started his profession.

“Twitter does not have enough space for me to talk about the challenges. Just know that the challenges don’t stop when you are on top, they get WORSE.”

When former Large Brother Nigeria star, Tacha (Natacha Akide) requested him what it was like rising up in Port Harcourt and chasing his dream, Burna Boy mentioned it was each stunning and hell on the similar time.

“But it showed me all the lessons I needed to learn to face the world,” he mentioned.

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