Damini Ogulu better known by his stage name Burna Boy, is a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter.
Born 2 July 1991 Damini Ogulu hails from Mbiama in Ahoda West Local Government Area in Rivers State. He grew up in South London, England, where he had his primary education at Montessori International school before moving to Lagos Nigeria. he also attended Corona, Agbara secondary school after which he left for the UK.
Burna Boy could be said to have formed a passion for music following his ties to Benson Idons, the legendary Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s manager. He found his true calling “music” from his grand dad, Benson Idons.
Having a splendid voice and versatility in sound blends, Burna Boy first hit the limelight with his song, "Abeg Abeg Abeg" before the big hit, "like to party" in 31 May 2012 which had an amazing video directed by “Adasa square ball media”.
With unique sound blends of Dance-hall, Afrobeat, R&B and Hip-Hop into one tightly knit package, his songs span from ballads full of depth to controversial subject matter as well as, as his Dance-hall tendency implies, songs that are just meant to get you dancing.
His debut album “L.I.F.E. (which stands for “leaving an impact for eternity) was released in 2013.