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Here’s Why Burna Boy’s African Giant Album Went Gold So Quickly In Netherlands

Award winning singer Burna Boy has achieved another feat as his African giant album becomes certified Gold in the Netherlands.

The singer who just released his new album, Twice As Tall is still getting wins with his previous album, ‘African giant’.

Burna Boy shared this good news on his Instagram story with his fans who were quite happy and appreciative.

African Giant is the fourth studio album by Nigerian singer Burna Boy. It was released on July 26, 2019, by Spaceship Entertainment, Atlantic Records and Warner Music.

The album is a mixture of Afrobeats, Afrobeat, dancehall, pop and hip hop.

It was produced primarily by Kel P, along with production from Benjamin Zill, Dre Skull and Skrillex, among others.

The album features guest appearances from Jorja Smith, Jeremih, Damian Marley and Future, among others. It was supported by eight singles, including “On the Low”, which won Viewers’ Choice at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, “Killin Dem”, which won Song of the Year at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, among other awards; and “Anybody”, which Burna Boy performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live!.

The album received generally favorable reviews from music critics, who called it cohesive and praised Burna Boy for not diluting his sound.

It was included in the year-end lists issued by several publications, including Billboard, Complex and Pitchfork.

African Giant 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.

It was supported by the African Giant Returns tour, which commenced in Toronto in August 2019.

The album’s title was derived from Burna Boy’s infamous outburst at Coachella’s organizers regarding the placement of his name in a small font.

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Written by Mateen Badru

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