Nigerian Afrobeats star Burna Boy on Friday released his latest album called the African Giant.
African Giant has songs like Dangote, On the Low, Gbona and Anybody, all previously released singles.
It also has new songs including Gum Body, Secret, African Giant and Different – which features Damian Marley and Angelique Kidjo.
Burna Boy was also featured recently on Beyonce’s recently released album The Lion King: The Gift.
His work on the album got his fans talking on social media.
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) July 24, 2019
He has been in the United States performing also on Popular TV shows.
Burna Boy on Jimmy Kimmel live! pic.twitter.com/ahmSDFad8T
— gorillas&gods (@GorillasAndGods) July 24, 2019
Social media reaction
There have been reactions from fans who have already listened to some of the songs on the album.
The #AfricanGiant album is a classic, too many hits, conscious music, infact a history class for Nigerians. Absolutely the album of the year & burna the artiste of the year. You cant hate on Burna’s Success, the hottest African Artiste right now ??
— King N●-N● ? (@Zaddy_nomso) July 26, 2019
— SoundHouse? (@Bankole_Ocean) July 26, 2019
— DJ MAXJAM (@DJMAXJAM) July 25, 2019
Burna is finally fully in his element. This album is all his sides, conscious, playful, conscious, braggadocios. His ear for beats is also top notch. It’s Afrobeat/beats, reggae and so Burna. He’s a special guy, honestly. Sigh. #AfricanGiant
— T. Rankïn’ ∆ ? (@AfroVII) July 26, 2019
OMO! ON THE LOW, this Album GBONA! Oluwa Burna get DESTINY like DANGOTE to be #AfricanGiant He no dey GUM BODY with ANYBODY cos he be KILLIN DEM on every track. So If Burna PULL UP for THIS SIDE, e go turn SPIRITUAL cos We go all get COLLATERAL DAMAGE. pic.twitter.com/nQ6HCq1vDH
— Wan Bissaka|AFRICAN Giant? (@blackboyshowbee) July 26, 2019
Gum body ???? #AfricanGiant
— Tolulope Ogunmefun (@dontjealousme) July 25, 2019
Artiste of the year now, surely. pic.twitter.com/9MJMqxB76K
— Music guides me (@MusicGuide_) July 26, 2019