“I Came Into Nigerian Music Industry Straight From Prison In UK” – Burna Boy Reveals
Burna Boy, a Grammy Award-winning musician from Nigeria, has spoken candidly about his history and revealed that he entered the Nigerian music business straight from a British prison.
The musician, who made this known on Twitter, claimed that while “Nigeria truly doesn’t know me,” he doesn’t care as much about being “called Nigeria’s biggest music star” as many may assume…….Continue Reading
Burna Boy said that he made his way into music from Chelmsford HMP, a prison and young offender institution (YOI) in Chelmsford, Essex for men aged 18 and over.
He wrote, “I came into the music industry straight from Chelmsford HMP. I had no idea I would even live this long. So when people talk about me now, it’s all just funny. Of course, I would perform with my injured leg, or even no legs or arms.
“Nigeria really doesn’t know me. I don’t care to be the biggest Nigerian artist. I’m just happy I can do what I love and take care of my people from it. If you knew just half of the shit I used to do for money, risking my freedom daily, you would be way happier for me.”