Media Personality and Social activist, Shade Ladipo has stated that she wants the Nigerian Artiste and Entrepreneur, Burna Boy to win in the 2021 Grammy awards.
In a comment, she stated that she wants Burna Boy to win the Grammy awards, so that “Nigerians can rest and breathe”.
Burna Boy got a nomination with his new album, ‘Twice As Tall’ in the nomination list for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, released November 24th.
Before this, The Odogwu singer had been nominated for his 2019 project ‘African Giant’ in the often-overlooked Best World Music Album category but lost to Angelique Kidjo.
With this nomination, the Award-winning Nigerian singer has taken to social media to rejoice over his second-ever nomination in the Grammy Awards, as he partied with his family and close friends.
In reaction to Burna Boy’s second Grammy nomination, Ladipo stated that Burna’s Twice as Tall album was good and deserves the award, adding that if he wins he can at least look forward to achieving other things.
In her words,
“I want Burna Boy to win the Grammys so we can rest .. Oya Oga you’re the best. Frustrate us we are your Nigerians. TBH Twice as Tall is a great album. It’s devoid of tricks. It’s exactly what it’s supposed to be almost a coming of age who Burna is..
“Pls recording Academy let Burna Boy win so we can breathe in Nigeria and he can have something else to look forward to”.
The 29-year-old singer was nominated in the ‘Best Global Music Album category’ alongside Antibalas (Fu Chronicles), Bebel Gilberto (Agora), Anoushka Shankar (Love Letters), and Tinariwen (Amadjar).
The 63rd GRAMMY Awards will hold on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021.
Story: Ene Ken-Yawe
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