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Nigerian Star Burna Boy Returning To Uganda For Yet Another Mega Show

Nigerian stars Tekno and Mr Eazi as well Wizkid and Davido have in the recent past had big concerts in Uganda which have been successful and now they will be followed by yet another Nigerian star Known for popular hits, On the Low and Gbona. The Nigerian song star, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy is set to make his second visit to Uganda next month, during which he will perform at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel Gardens on Friday, March 22, 2019.

The show is being organized by Malembe and Kasana, in partnership with Smirnoff Ice Green Apple.

Burna Boy, who is currently doing a worldwide music tour, first visited Uganda in September 2014.

Burna Boy will be returning to the country next month.

Speaking at a media briefing, Uganda Breweries’ International Premium Spirits Brand Manager, Roger Agamba remarked, “Burna Boy’s music enjoys massive airplay on the entertainment and party scene. His fresh and catchy vibe has captured the hearts of music lovers and we are committed to ensuring we deliver an exciting and fresh experience. We are confident that his concert will be a memorable experience for his huge fan base here in Uganda.”

UBL’s Innovations Projects Manager, Paul Rwandekeye (C) giving remarks at the press announcement.

The Nigerian songwriter recently won four awards at the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, including African Artiste of the Year and Song of the Year for his 2018 hit single, Ye, which remains one of his most listened-to songs.

Fans and followers of the artiste in Uganda will stand a chance to nominate their favorite local artistes who they would want to see share a stage with Burna Boy come March 2019. The polls will be activated on the Smirnoff Uganda Facebook and Twitter pages.

Tickets to his Kampala concert in March 2019 will be sold at Ugx 50,000.

The concert is being organized in partnership with other sponsors like Next Media including NBS Television and Next Radio; and the Kampala Sheraton Hotel.

Sponsors and partners at the press conference to announce the concert.

About Burna Boy

Born on 2 July 1991, Damini Ogulu professionally known as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian Afro-fusion singer and songwriter.

He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing the lead single “Like to Party” from his debut studio album L.I.F.E.

He released Like to Party as the lead single from his debut album L.I.F.E.

On 24 September 2012, Burna Boy released Tonight as the second single from L.I.F.E.

In 2014, Burna Boy split from Aristokrat records and created his own record label called Spaceship Entertainment.

In January 2018, Burna Boy was featured on the track Sunshine Riptide off Fall Out Boy’s Grammy-nominated seventh studio album, MANIA (2018).

He won four awards at the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, including African Artist of the Year and Song of the Year for his 2018 hit single Ye.

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