Nigerian afrobeat singer Ebunoluwa Damini, popularly known as Burna Boy, has added another achievement to his impressive resume as his single “City Boys” has achieved gold certification in France.
This means that the song has sold over 100,000 units in the European country, making it one of the most successful African songs in recent history.
“City Boys” is a catchy and upbeat track that celebrates the urban lifestyle and culture of Lagos.
The song was released in July 2023 as part of Burna Boy’s sixth studio album, ‘I Told Them’, which received critical acclaim and commercial success worldwide.
Burna Boy is no stranger to breaking records and making history.
He is widely regarded as one of the most influential and versatile artists in Africa, blending genres such as afrobeat, dancehall, reggae, hip hop, and pop.
He has won several awards, including four BET Awards, two MTV Europe Music Awards, one Grammy Award, and one MOBO Award.
He has also collaborated with international stars such as Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé, Sam Smith, Stormzy, and Sia.
Burna Boy is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon as he is currently working on his seventh album, which he promises will be “another masterpiece”.