“Na OGs Dem Be”: Burna Boy Pays Tribute to Jay Jay Okocha, Adebayor on Stage in Cote d’Ivoire

“Na OGs Dem Be”: Burna Boy Pays Tribute to Jay Jay Okocha, Adebayor on Stage in Cote d’Ivoire

  • Videos from Burna Boy's stage performance in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire on Saturday night have emerged online
  • A clip showed the moment the Grammy award winner paid tribute to football stars Jay Jay Okocha and Emmanuel on stage
  • The fun video has since stirred commendation from Nigerian netizens, as many hailed Burna Boy

Nigerian international act and Grammy award winner Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, shut down the STELL'AIR festival in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, on Saturday night, January 20.

Burna Boy, who arrived in Abidjan in the company of his mother and manager, Bose Ogulu, gave a live performance of some of his hit songs, which had the audience singing.

Burna Boy in Cote d'Ivoire.
Video from Burna Boy's show in Cote d'Ivoire. Credit: @burnaboygram @e_adebayor @jjokocha
Source: Instagram

The City Boy crooner, however, warmed hearts when he paused to pay tribute to football stars: Nigeria's Jay Jay Okocha and Cote d'Ivoire's Emmanuel Adebayor.

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According to the reports, the two footballers were backstage watching Burna Boy perform.

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Watch the moment Burna Boy paid tribute to Jay Jay Okocha and Emmanuel Adebayor

It is yet to be known if Burna Boy will remain in Cote d'Ivoire to watch the Nigerian Super Eagles play against Guinea-Bissau on Monday in the ongoing AFCON tournament.

Fans react to video from Burna Boy's show in Cote d'Ivoire

Legit.ng captured some of the reactions that trailed the video, see them below:


"After we don beat for match, dem still pay one of us to come cheer dem up despite say dem nor dey hear English."


This is so beautiful."


"Na OGs dem be."

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"This show no be distraction for tomorrow Match??"


"The greatest showman Africa has ever produced."


"This guy is natural gifted... We can't hate him."

Burna Boy's reaction after seeing Eniola Badmus

Legit.ng reported that Burna Boy was chilling at the nightclub when he spotted actress Eniola Badmus.

The music star could not hide his surprise, going by the stunned expression on his face.

Badmus had a slight smile on her face as Burna Boy continued to stare at her in disbelief.

Source: Legit.ng

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Olumide Alake (Entertainment Editor) Olumide Alake is a Lifestyle and Entertainment Journalist with 6 years of experience in news media. He holds an awarded certificate from the Editorial CDS during his service year. He has worked with some online media outfits notable are Naijaloaded, Jaguda, Kemifilani. Olumide bagged an award for the best exclusive article at Legit.ng and Best Entertainer Editor 2023. Contact: olumide.alake@corp.legit.ng