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Burna Boy Makes History as First African Musician to Sell Out US Stadium Show


July 11, 2023

Grammy award-winning artist Burna Boy has achieved a significant milestone by becoming the first African musician to sell out a stadium show in the United States.

The highly acclaimed singer captivated a crowd of 41,000 fans at the Citi Field Stadium in NYC on Saturday, with his sister Nissi serving as the opening act.

During the concert, Burna Boy delighted the audience by bringing out British rapper Dave to perform their popular collaborative song ‘Location.’ The talented artist also treated his fans to an incredible performance, showcasing hits like ‘Ye’ and tracks from his last four albums: ‘Outside,’ ‘African Giant,’ ‘Twice As Tall,’ and ‘Love Damini.’

This historic achievement further solidifies Burna Boy’s status as a global music icon and highlights the growing popularity of African music on an international scale.