Burna Boy excludes himself from Afrobeats 'Big 3'


African Gaint Burna Boy has removed himself from the Afrobeat classification called Big 3.

At a recent event, Burna Boy stated he has no interest in being classified among the Big 3. The Superstar, while addressing fans at an event, stated that he's not a part of the Big 3. The Nigerian mainstream media has classified the biggest musical acts in Africa as the Big 3, which includes Davido, Wizkid, and Burna Boy.

"Next time anyone tells you anything about the Big 3, tell them there's a Big 2, and then there's Burna Boy," said the award-winning superstar before dropping the mic and gracefully exiting the stage, eliciting cheers of joy from the ecstatic crowd.

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The African Gaint's statement emphasises that the talented musician is in a league of his own. His extensive collection of awards and international acclaim attests to his remarkable achievements.

With four nominations secured for the upcoming 2024 Grammy Awards, his 2019 album 'African Giant' earned a nomination for the 'World Album' category at the 2020 Grammys. Additionally, he won the 2019 MTV Europe Music Award for 'Best African Act'.