Nigerian recording artist, Burna Boy aka African Giant has unfollowed everyone on his official Instagram account except his girlfriend, Stefflon Don.
The African Giant who recently got a Grammy’s nomination for his album “African Giant” and bagged the Young Person of the Year award unfollowed everyone he follows including his entire family and colleagues in the music industry but left his girlfriend, Stefflon Don.
The reason for this sudden move has not been revealed but it appears fans are not too happy about it.
Burna Boy wins Young Person of the Year
Several celebrities like Wizkid, Tiwa Savage have made similar moves in the past with either unfollowing followers or deleting all pictures on social media.
Burna Boy on Sunday emerged winner of the 2019 Young Person of the Year Future Awards.
The 2020 Grammy Award nominee got two awards like the Young Person of the Year and also the Prize for Music at the event held at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island in Lagos.
Future Awards Africa has been termed as the Nobel Prize for Young Africans and the most important youth awards by Forbes.
It is a set of prizes given annually to celebrate and accelerate innovation, creativity and enterprise amongst young Africans aged 18 to 31 and has produced over 150 winners and over 1,550 nominees since its first edition in 2006.
It is presented in conjunction with The Future Project, which has the mandate to build empowered citizens across Africa, through (inclusive) enterprise and (active) citizenship.
This focus on Human Capital Development is informed by our value proposition: Africa’s growth needs a generation of young people who are gainfully employed and able to demand and secure better leadership.
The projects include Aiki.ng, an employability portal presented with Microsoft; the Nigeria Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders, #StartupsAfrica, Intern4Jobs, YMonitor.org presented with National Endowment for Democracy (NED).
The Future Enterprise Support Scheme and The Future Awards Africa described as ‘The Nobel Prize for Young Africans’.