GRAMMY® Award-winning global superstar Burna Boy releases his seventh studio album, I Told Them… via Spaceship/Bad Habit/Atlantic Records and announces tour stop in Tampa’s AMALIE Arena on Monday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. The 15-track album includes appearances from GZA, RZA, 21 Savage, Dave, Seyi Vibez, J. Cole and Byron Messia.I Told Them… is available now via all streaming services.
With his latest body of work, Burna Boy invites you to immerse yourself in the stories, rhythms and melodies that define I Told Them… an album that encapsulates the essence of his musical journey. With an intricate blend of musical influences, from elements of 90s Hip-hop to Afrofusion, the project creates a vibrant fusion of sounds while Burna Boys’s signature storytelling takes center stage, inviting listeners into a world where themes of triumph, grinding and resilience converge.
I Told Them… marks a pivotal chapter in Burna Boy's artistic journey. The album is a reflection of his growth, both as an artist and as an individual. The album's title serves as a powerful statement of Burna Boy's self-assurance and the validation of his ascension to the top. It encapsulates his journey from an aspiring artist to a global icon, using his music as a catalyst to the world stage. Burna Boys's influence extends far beyond the borders of Nigeria. His music resonates with listeners across continents and I Told Them… is poised to further cement his status as a global music sensation. The album is set to provide fans with an immersive and captivating listening experience, showcasing Burna Boy's dedication to his craft.
Last month, Burna Boy made history once again with his sold-out show at New York City’s Citi Field stadium. Becoming the first African artist in history to sell out a stadium in the U.S., the Nigerian showman commanded a crowd of more than 40,000 fans, including celebs like Busta Rhymes, SZA, NBA star Mo Bamba, NFL star Larry Ogunjobi and British rapper Dave, who also joined Burna Boy on stage for a special performance of their hit song “Location.” Highlights included a performance of his newest single, “Sittin’ On Top Of The World," a sneak peek of his unreleased track “Big 7” and an explosive finale where the crowd belted every word to the star’s massive hit “Last, Last”while fireworks lit up the sky. This history-making performance shortly followed his landmark London stadium performance where he became the first African to headline a stadium in the U.K. Viewers were able to enjoy this monumental show via an exclusive Apple Music Live stream.
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