Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, the African giant crooner who rose to fame in 2012. He has won several international awards such as Bet, MTV etc And if things go his way on the 26th of January, he will be the first Nigerian artist to win the Grammy for original work.
Winning this award, will place him in the same line with top western singers such as Drake.
Many Africans have reacted online.
See their reactions below:
@Pablobignose: Burnaboy winning the Grammy awards will be a great milestone for African music. More awareness will be brought to afro type of sound. He will be honored in the hall of fame of African music behind Wizkid. EOD!
@iamOkon: If Burna Boy wins the Grammy this week, Nigeria is packing out of Africa. We are going to set up our own continent somewhere between America & Europe cos that’s our competition now musically.
BienoseMoses: So burna boy stands a very huge chance to win the Grammy?? 5 years ago the African giant wasn’t even rated above patoranking…. If buurnaboy wins this award . He would be the greatest African artiste ever just behind fela and wizkid. Congratulations African giant!!!!
@deejayneptune: I really want @burnaboy to win that Grammy Award. Will change a lot for the culture and motivate a lot of the young lads.
@Esther_popping: Burna boy is so confident of winning the Grammy award, Atlantic records has already settled it by doing their usual politics, if you’re surprised remember how Cardi B’s album won over TRAVIS Scott’s. Congrats in advance to Burna boy.
@_mbah: Abeg Burna Boy should win this Grammy, the guy dun try na