Burna Boy: “Twice As Tall” 1st Nigerian Album to last 4 weeks on Billboard Top 10
Twice As Tall by Burna boy has become the first Nigerian album to last about 4 weeks on Billboard top 10 world albums. The album is the fifth album by the Nigerian singer and songwriter released on August 14, 2020.
“I’ve never picked up a pen and paper and written down a song in my life. It all just comes, like someone is standing there and telling me what to say. It’s all according to the spirits. Some of us are put on this earth to do what we do”. Burna said this to The New York Times.
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“Twice As Tall” has a blend of Afrobeats, Afrobeat, dancehall, pop and hip hop. “Wonderful”, a song on the album is the lead single which was released on June 26, 2020.
This week the album is placed at number 8 on Billboard World Album Chart making it the first Nigerian album to stay on the top 10 charts for 4 consecutive weeks. The album featured various guest appearances like Youssou N’Dour, Naughty by Nature, Sauti Sol, Chris Martin and Stormzy.
– It becomes the First & Only album by an artist from Nigeria to stay in the charts Top 10 for 4 consecutive weeks.
— Burna and Fans (@BurnaAndFans) September 15, 2020