Burna Boy grants his first interview since being back in the UK.
The Afrobeats star returned to the UK for the first time in 6 years to promote his first UK headline show organized by Cokobar at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith as well as celebrate his birthday.
In an interview by Factory78, the “on a spaceship” star to discuss his music, return to the UK and his recent outburst at Nigerian bloggers.
See excerpts below:
On his return to the UK: It feels great to be here. I haven’t really come to terms with how it feels but when I do you’ll be the first to know.
On his rant about Nigerian bloggers: I just think f!ck all y’all. In a gift wrapped.
On artists getting some benefits from stories bloggers carry: I never asked you to write about me. I never asked anyone to write about me. I’ll be happy if nobody wrote about me. I’ll appreciate that very much. Just listen to my music and if you don’t like it listen to someone else.
On his mom: She’s like my best friend. She’s always been. She’s been doing a good job so far.