Final evening (April 28), Burna Boy turned the primary Nigerian artist to headline a live performance at New York’s Madison Sq. Backyard. In the course of the present, he revealed the title of his new album: Love, Damini. A press launch notes that the brand new file “is ready to launch for his thirty first birthday,” which might be July 2, however representatives for the artist inform Pitchfork that the LP doesn’t at present have a agency launch date.
Love, Damini will mark Burna Boy’s follow-up to the Grammy-winning Twice as Tall. Since sharing his album in August 2020, the musician has launched quite a few singles, together with “20 10 20,” “Kilometre,” “Query,” “Need It All,” and “B. d’Or.” On the 2022 Grammy Awards, he was nominated for Album of the 12 months (for contributions to Justin Bieber’s Justice) and Finest International Music Efficiency (for “Do Your self”), however didn’t take residence any trophies.
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