BURNA BOY Releases 7TH Body Of Work: “AFRICAN GIANT”
Written by Smooth FM on July 26, 2019
Known for philosophical messages of holding steadfast to achieving one’s dreams, standing up for the right and just, calling out bad leadership and rising up to change our society, Burna Boy’s album artwork is full of hidden details, clues, and tributes.
The album artwork is inspired by the first Nigerian Ten Naira note on which Alvan Ikoku, one of Nigeria’s foremost educationists.
Some other elements are “BB 7” – Burna Boy 7 representing his 7th body of work; serial style numbers representing his date of birth, images of his Grandfather, Father with him as a baby depicting generational transition, stack of gold coins suggesting a single African currency.
The album has collaborations from Grammy award-winning musicians Angelique Kidjo and the “Junior Gong,” Damian Marley on the track “Different” and features from a cross selection of critically acclaimed artists like M.anifestfrom Ghana , Jeremih, Future and YG from the United States, Jorja Smithfrom the United Kingdom and Jamaican dancehall artiste Serani.