For those needing an intro, Burna Boy is a Nigerian Afro-fusion singer and songwriter and he just turned 28 on July 2nd. Born Damini Ogulu, Burna Boy is currently one of the most successful artistes on the Nigerian music scene. To celebrate his birthday, family and friends gathered for a night of glitz and glam as they hosted the “African Giant” to a surprise private birthday dinner and we’ve got the exclusive official images.
Burna’s birthday dinner was attended by his grandparents, mother, his girl Stefflon Don, executives from Star (Nigerian Breweries), and industry friends like D’Banj, Korede Bello, Phyno, Kaffy, Olisa, Zlatan, DJ Lambo, Peedipicasso, Poco Lee, Toolz O, Slim case, VJ Adams, Moet Abebe, Jimmie, Efe Omoregbe and Chopstix.
The highlight of the evening was his grandparents cutting the birthday cake with him, as they prayed for the artiste and blessed him. His grandfather declared Burna’s next award will be a Grammy and guests responded with a resounding “Amen!”
The birthday dinner also served to celebrate Burna Boy’s victory at the 2019 BET Awards, where he bagged the award for Best International Act 2019. A special BET award celebration was also scheduled for Wednesday night at Quilox nightclub.
Here are a few fun moments from the dinner…
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