Nigerian Afrobeat Superstar Burna Boy yesterday made a record in his headlined concert organized in the London West Ham 60,000 capacity stadium with a standing capacity of 80,000 which was sold out. It will be the first time any Nigerian or Afrobeat artist will be headlining his own personal event in a stadium in London.
Burna Boy follows this feat after shutting down a similar 40,000-capacity arena in France a few weeks ago, and he is billed to also shut down another huge capacity stadium in the Netherlands in a few weeks.
We all recall that Burna Boy had amazing rounds of concerts last year headlining his personal concerts across different arenas globally, he has gone further this year to headline his concerts across stadiums around the world and he is doing amazingly great, a feat only legends achieve.
It is so refreshing seeing a talent from Nigeria and Africa doing extraordinary feats on the biggest of all stages. The show yesterday was highlighted when he brought out one of the biggest UK superstars Stormzy to perform their featured single “Real Life”.
Video clips and pictures from the event already viral on social media show thousands of people having an amazing time with the Nigerian superstar. It is interesting to see how the man has risen to the pinnacle of his career and to the apex of the entertainment industry in the world. Today, Burna Boy can be said to be a household name across the globe and a global giant in the entertainment industry.
This is an extraordinary feat for the Nigerian music entertainment industry that has blown up exponentially over the last few years and the past decade. Parallel Facts spoke to one of the attendees who said that this is the most amazing moment of her life in Europe. Another person said he has seen performances, but this was the height of all performances he has experienced.
Nobody knows what the future holds, but from the feat of Burna Boy last night, it is pertinent to state that the future of entertainment in the world is now focused on Africa. It is also important to note that he came with his marvelous band “The Outsiders” and they delivered an exceptional performance.
Last night everyone that came there evidently got a dose of the African Giants and his amazing Outsiders band.
It is safe to say Damini is now a Global Giant.