Here are the best Burna Boy songs to listen to, all day every day!

If you are wondering ‘who is Burna Boy?’, he is an award-winning Nigerian singer and songwriter with the self-acclaimed title of ‘African Giant.

With 2019 being a very successful year for him, Burna Boy’s latest and old songs remain on the list of the best songs in Africa, as well as on the international market.

 

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Burna’s ‘Afro-Fusion’ style and aesthetics, draws elements from the legendary Fela Kuti.

The ‘African Giant, with his smooth baritone voice, is undoubtedly one of the most talented musicians from the Nigerian music scene.

Best Burna Boy Songs

Omo

Producer: Mr Kleb
Album: African Giant
Release Date: July 26, 2019

Omo‘ is a Burna Boy latest music video release that was put out on YouTube on the 7th of November 2019

Burna’s hit song, ‘Omo‘, is a dancehall and reggae-infused song with chip-ins of I Wayne’s ‘Can’t Satisfy Her‘.

Burna Boy’s ‘Omo‘ is also described as a love letter to his girlfriend Stefflon Don.

Gbona

Producer: Kel P
Album: African Giant
Release Date: September 27, 2018.

The hit song Gbona is one of the best Burna boy songs of all time, as well as a club anthem.

If you are wondering the meaning of “Gbona”, it means hot in Yoruba language and, the song is a fusion of reggae and Afrobeat.

Anybody

Producer: P2J
Album: African Giant
Release Date: June 14, 2019

In ‘Anybody’, Burna Boy uses his Afro-Fusion Style to deliver a lot of positivity with his message to African youths.

Burna Boy also performed the song ‘Anybody‘ on Jimmy Kimmel Live! And if you listen carefully, you will pick up a sample of Beninese singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo’s ‘We We‘.

Pull Up

Producer: Austyn Beatz. Kel p
Album: African Giant
Release Date: July 22, 2019

The jam ‘Pull Up‘ is one of Burna Boy’s best hits and the lyrics relates to a man and his interest in a girl that he can not stop thinking about.

The single is taken off Burna Boy’s forthcoming Studio album titled African Giant.

Ye

Producer: Phantom
Album: Outside
Release date: August 6, 2018

‘Ye’ is another one of the best Burna boy songs of all time with a massive 46 million views on YouTube.

The African artist’s hit song had a 200% spike in its streaming numbers after listeners to stumbled upon it unintentionally while looking for Kanye West’s album

Burna’s ‘Ye’ won both ‘Song of the Year’ and ‘Listener’s Choice’ awards at the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival in 2019.

FYI, music producer Phantom created the beat of Burna Boy’s ‘Ye’ in less than two hours.

On the Low

Producer: Kel P
Album: African Giant
Release Date: November 16, 2018.

Believe it or not, Burna’s ‘On the Low‘ has an enormous 74 million views on youtube!

Known as one of Burna Boy best hits, ‘On the Low‘ is a fusion of dancehall and Afrobeat and it is a mid-tempo love song.

Killin Dem – Ft Zlatan

Producer: Kel P
Album: African Giant
Release Date: January 3, 2019

The combination of Burna Boy’s Afro-fusion and Zlatan Ibile’s confident Yoruba rap bars makes Burna boy’s ‘Killin Dem‘ of the best hit songs to come out of Nigeria.

Burna’s ‘Killin Dem‘ Ft Zlatan is also the perfect song for Zanku dance moves, just make sure you do not fall down while dancing to it.

Like to Party

Producer: Leriq
Album: L.I.F.E
Release Date: May 30, 2012

Burna Boy’s major hit single ‘Like to Party‘ ushered him to the mainstream.

Burna’s ‘Like to Party‘ is a very groovy Afropop song and undoubtedly one of the Nigerian artist’s best songs ever.

Like to Party‘ is also a song which ideally suited to its music video and it is one of the best Summer Songs of 2012.

Soke

Producer: Orbeat
Album: On a Spaceship
Release Date: 2015

Burna Boy reflects on the sorry state of the nation with his hit song, ‘Soke‘.

It can also be noted that Burna Boy switched his sound up in this period when he dropped the single ‘Soke‘ from his ‘On a Spaceship’ album.

Dangote

Producer: Kel P
Album: African Giant
Release Date: July 26, 2019

Of course, this song by Burna boy is named after Aliko Dangote from Nigeria, Forbes 136th-richest person in the world and the richest man in Africa.

As can be seen, Burna boy’s hit song, ‘Dangote‘, represents the universal aspiration of the ‘Nigerian dream’ where mainly young people see his wealth and want that for themselves.

Run My Race

Producer: Leriq
Album: L.I.F.E
Release Date: 2013

As a matter of fact, the afro-fusion hit ‘Run My Race‘ by Burna Boy is a street–influenced Pop song and one of the best songs by Burna.

Burna Boy, in his way, urges people to run his race by following him and supporting him on the journey to stardom in ‘Run My Race‘.

 

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