Arguably Burna Boy is a highly sought out or bankable afrobeat artiste right now.
Significantly afrobeat has begun to rival other sounds as Africa music is gradually becoming a big deal in all the crucial market across the world.
There is always a point in an artiste career were the art or brand is in great demand, usually, because it is highly regarded or its rises in popularity is reflected.
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Evidently, afrobeat artistes such as Wizkid and Davido at a particular time has headlined or at least been named among the notable performers at huge music festivals and concerts around the world, or perhaps been heavily sought out for collaborations and other gigs.
Currently, Burna Boy’s is the most sought after afrobeat Artist right now, and here are the highlights of his musical activities in an umbrella of just one year;
Pop Smoke featured Burna Boy
An American rapper, singer, and songwriter, Pop Smoke released a posthumous album, titled ‘Meet the woo‘ Deluxe on July 23, 2020, featuring Burna Boy on a song titled ‘Enjoy Yourself‘ (Remix)
Sam Smith featured Burna Boy
An English singer and songwriter Sam Smith featured Burna Boy, in a song titled ‘Oasis‘ released on July 30, 2020, as the lead single to his album ‘Love Goes’
Ty Dolla Sign featured Burna Boy
American singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and record producer Ty Dolla Sign released his third studio album, featuring Burna Boy in one of the tracks as an interlude
Headie One featured Burna Boy
In February 2021, a British rapper, singer and songwriter, Headie One featured Burna Boy in a song titled ‘Siberia’ which appears on the deluxe edition of Headie One’s debut album ‘Edna’
Sia featured Burna Boy
An Australian singer, songwriter, Sia featured Burna Boy on a remix to her lead single titled ‘Hey Boy‘
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Becky G featured Burna Boy (Pepsi Commercial)
American singer and songwriter, Becky G linked up with Burna Boy for a Single titled ‘Rotate’, the track is part of a new Pepsi soccer campaign.
John Legend featured Burna Boy (Coming to America Soundtrack)
The track is part of the soundtrack for the Hollywood blockbuster ‘Coming To America 2‘ which was recently released.
Justin Bieber featured Burna Boy
Burna Boy has also been confirmed as one of the featured acts on Justin Bieber’s forthcoming album titled ‘Justice‘
Burna Boy earned a Grammy nomination with ‘Twice as Tall’ album and will also be the first-ever afrobeat act to perform at the event on March 14th 2021.