Burna Boy charges $500,000 per international show, with the provision of a 13-seater private jet – Read more


Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu
, known professionally as Burna Boy, charges $500,000 per international show.

Burna is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer.

He moves with a 13-seater private jet, 8 cars, a Sprinter bus and van to pick him up, 10 high-quality hotel rooms, smoking executive suite according to multiple sources that confirmed with our correspondent.

His room must have a Hennessey, Jack Daniels, Champagne. Burna rose to stardom in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album, L.I.F.E. (2013). In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally. 

His third studio album, Outside, marked his major-label debut. In 2019, he won Best International Act at the 2019 B.E.T. Awards and was announced as an Apple Music Up, Next artist. 

His fourth studio album, African Giant, was released in July 2019. He 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

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He was awarded the African Artist of the year at the 2020 V.G.M.A.’s. Burna Boy released his fifth studio album, Twice as Tall, in August 2020, which was nominated for the same category at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, making him the first Nigerian artist with back-to-back nominations at the Grammys.

In 2021, Twice as Tall won the Best World Music Album at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. In July 2022, Burna Boy released his sixth studio album, Love, Damini.

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu was born in Port HarcourtRivers State, Nigeria

His mother, Bose, worked as a language translator and his father, Samuel, managed a welding company. His maternal grandfather, Benson Idonije, once managed Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, Fela Kuti.

His mother Bose Ogulu would later become his manager. Ogulu grew up in southern Nigeria and began making his beats using FruityLoops.

He attended Corona Secondary School in Agbara (Ogun State) and relocated to London to further his studies.

He later studied media technology at the University of Sussex from 2008 to 2009, then studied media communications and culture at Oxford Brookes University from 2009 to 2010.

He returned to Port Harcourt and took up a year-long internship at Rhythm 93.7 FM.

He launched his music career after returning to Lagos.

Controversies

On 8 June 2022, his armed escorts allegedly shot and wounded two people at a nightclub in Lagos. According to the wife of one of the victims, the incident began after she declined Burna Boy’s invitation to join him at the club’s V.I.P. section.

Five security guards affiliated with Burna Boy were arrested and charged with attempted murder.

The woman later accused Burna Boy and his family of trying to silence her family with hush money. CCTV footage of the shooting has yet to be released by the club.

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