GRAMMYs 2024; How Burna Boy Perfomance Owns The World As Tyla Wins Best African Music Performance

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Burna Boy came to the GRAMMYs Awards and he is leaving no space for mediocrity in the minds and heads of critics and lovers with one of the greatest African performances at the Arena. A fusion of Afrobeats and other iconic genres is putting the ‘African Giant’ as a major contributor on today’s world music innovating path.

With a string of percussionists blasting their African talking drums and adorned in accompanying west african regalia, ‘Agbada’, Burna Boy performed a medley of some of his smash hits alongside music vocal powerhouse, Brandy, and modern day rapper, 21 Savage, delighting the attendees and fans all around the world.

He sang his popular song, ‘City Boy’ thomping his feet in choreography with stage dancers and accompanying drumrolls but the world appreciated the artistry of Burna Boy as he held hands with Brandy while she stunned in her angelic voice to introduce herself with a sample of her 1998 single ‘Sitting On Top The World’. Burna Boy makes history as the first African artist in the history of GRAMMYs award to perform at the main event.

21 Savage shared the stage with the award winning Nigerian superstar again, making the live performance one for the times as the lighting accentuated the success of one of Africa’s daredevil who decided to go twice as tall and beyond with his rooted influences from fellow Nigerian legend, Afrobeat pioneer and social commentator, late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.

Singing in West African languages of Yoruba and popular Pidgin English slang, Burna brings the world to a level of consciousness that draws one to appreciate his prowess on his bodies of works, enjoying patronage of fusing genres such as American hip-hop, trap and R&B. He is known as the first International Afrobeats artist to debut a #1 album on the UK Album chart.

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