African Giant and Nigerian-bred Burna Boy is staking a claim as one of the biggest stars on the global music scene—a crossover sensation who refuses to compromise. Instead, he’s letting the world cross over to him.
New York monthly men’s magazine, GQ featured Burna Boy in an exclusive interview takes us a little back in time to his appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s ‘The Tonight Show’, the events that ran up to the release of the African Giant album, his Grammy nomination and his momentous breakout on both local and international scale.
Burna Boy Opened up about his music, authenticity and letting the world cross over to him.
In the interview Burna Boy said “Unlike a lot of people, I have had to go through never-ending steps to get here, whereas other people have taken the elevator up….I’ve always been too heavy for the elevator, so I had to take the stairs. Now I Know every floor and everything on every floor”.
The shoot was styled by Mobolaji Dawodu.
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