Burna Boy, the Grammy-winning Nigerian singer, says he is not in competition with any artist in the music industry.

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The 30-year-old hitmaker spoke on the rivalry in the music industry when he featured on ‘The Zane Lowe Show,’ which aired on Apple Music 1.

Burna Boy also likened himself to a gorilla who would not hesitate to “crush” anyone who wants to get into a rivalry with him.

“There’s no competition in music because if there was, then there wouldn’t be competition for me, because it’s not how I see it,” he said.

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”I just do it. I just move, man. You know how gorillas move? You get me? Everything in front of them gets crushed. You get me? That’s how it is. It’s not even a competition thing. You get me? Just don’t stand in front of me.”

Burna Boy also disclosed that it’s always a thing of joy to him whenever he sees fans gyrate to his songs.

“I see it, and sometimes it brings tears to my eyes. I definitely see it. When I don’t see it, I feel it. You understand? It’s something that is my biggest excitement in the whole thing. That’s really what excites me the most about this whole journey,” he said.

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“There’s been too many, man. I don’t know where to start. All the shows, all the festivals, all the awards. 

“I don’t know. I don’t know which one of them feels best. Hopefully, it keeps getting better. This year I kind of made up for a lot of things I couldn’t do last year. I’m thankful for that.”

Burna Boy recently teamed up with Wizkid for ‘Ballon D’Or’. The new single follows their collaboration on ‘Ginger’, a track off ‘Made in Lagos’, Wizkid’s 2020 hit album.

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