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‘I was initially worried about Burna Boy’s personality’ – Okey Bakassi reveals


  • Okey Bakassi, says he want to celebrate @burnaboygram for his accomplishments, for putting himself and Nigeria on the world entertainment map.
  • According to Okey Bakassi, he had worked together with Burna Boy about a decade ago and was initially worried about his personality, however, he has grown to make Nigeria proud through his choice of music

Stand-up comedian and actor Okechukwu Anthony Onyegbule popularly known as Okey Bakassi, has made certain interesting revelation about music star, Burna Boy.

Burna Boy whose real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, is a three-time Grammy nominee and has won other notable awards.

According to Okey Bakassi, he had worked together with Burna Boy about a decade ago and was initially worried about his personality, however, he has grown to make Nigeria proud through his choice of music.

The comedian made this known via his Instagram page on Thursday, where he shared Burna Boy’s image and captioned it:

“We worked together, almost a decade ago on the Globacom tour. His talent was obvious, looked shy off stage but had so much presence on stage. I was initially worried about his personality because, in my 30yrs on stage I’ve seen so many promising talents decline due to personality issues.”

“Today, I just want to celebrate @burnaboygram for his accomplishments, for putting himself and Nigeria on the world entertainment map.
Burna Boy becomes the first African artist to have 4 songs reach number #1 on Apple Music (All genre) in at-least 10 countries in a single year.”

“— Last Last (#1 in 53 countries)
— For My Hand (#1 in 22 countries)
— It’s Plenty (#1 in 20 countries)
— Alone (#1 in 10 countries)

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