Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and Nigerian pop star Damini “Burna Boy” Ogulu has signed with SESAC Performing Rights for direct US representation, it was announced today.
Burna, who recently released his fifth studio album Twice As Tall, is a two-time honoree of the Best International Act BET Award and a recipient of the MTV Europe Music Awards Best African act.
“With his empowering lyrics and enrapturing beats, it’s no surprise that Burna Boy is leading the way for Afro-fusion throughout the world,” says Mario Prins, Sr. Director of Creative Services, SESAC. “His music and African roots are deeply felt – finding its way into every aspect of American Music. I believe we have yet to see the best of him as he continues to reach greater heights. “SESAC is very proud to officially welcome Burna Boy to our direct affiliate family.”