Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam known in showbiz as Akon, a Senegalese-American singer has touted the innovative prowess of Nigerian music icon, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy.
The R&B singer and Konvict Music CEO described Burna Boy’s style as a beast with the swag of both Nigeria and Ghana in the music industry.
Speaking to the American-based Shade 45 show host, Sway, the international superstar noted that Burna Boy is one of the artists with unique qualities.
"I’m loving how Burna Boy is moving right now. Burna is killing it and it is interesting….Burna is one of the most, that guy is a beast, he is killing it because he coming with a swag of Nigeria and Ghana. He represents the level every artist needs to be representing," he stated.
Akon described Wizkid as a superstar whose individuality is predetermined by birth.
In furtherance, he intimated Wizkid is someone who takes his time and releases songs at considerable moments.
"Wizkid is just a Superstar….Like he is a superstar….He’s one of those guys who wanna put out one record in a year and record in the last whole year….He’s just a born star without a doubt," he hailed.
Speaking about Davido, he said at his old record label, Street Record Corporation (SRC), the then-upcoming Davido wanted to be a rapper, but he advised him to focus on Afrobeat, which he listened.