Damini Ogulu, Afrofusion sensation better known as Burna Boy, has reacted publicly for the first time after losing out to Angelique Kidjo, a Beninese singer-songwriter, at the 2020 Grammy Awards.
The award-winning singer lost the ‘Best World Music Album’ category to Kidjo at the the 62nd Grammy awards, held at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles on Monday.
Taking to his Twitter page, the ‘African Giant’ crooner commended the sportsmanship of the eventual winner of his category.
He also appreciated the Beninese singer and others who have been rooting for his success so far, noting such has helped him to forge ahead.
In the post, Burna Boy hinted the Grammys was indicative of what to come in the course of the year, adding that the world should get ready to witness more of such exploits.
“I love you forever @angeliquekidjo and every single person that rooted for me, I don’t take any of it lightly! The world get ready cause we’re all coming!,” he wrote on Twitter in reaction to Kidjo’s acceptance speech.
I love you forever @angeliquekidjo and every single person that rooted for me, I don’t take any of it lightly!
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) January 27, 2020
“The new generation of artists coming from Africa are going to take you by storm, and the time has come,” Kidjo, who secured the win with her project titled ‘Celia’, had said, during her acceptance speech.
“Burna Boy is among those young artists that come from Africa that’s changing the way our continent is perceived.”
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