"But You Said Nobody Paved Way 4 u": Burna Boy Says he Respects D'banj, Timaya, 2Baba, Wande Coal

"But You Said Nobody Paved Way 4 u": Burna Boy Says he Respects D'banj, Timaya, 2Baba, Wande Coal

  • Burna Boy has named some singers he does not joke with and why he has so much respect for each of them
  • During an Instagram Live session, he mentioned four people and shared the impact each of them has had on his life and his music
  • He said D'banj paid for a music video for him, while 2baba gave him a collaboration when he had no reason to
  • In a chat with Babatunde Wale, a fan of the singer said what Burna Boy did by giving honour to his colleagues is good

Afrobeat singer, Ebunoluwa Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, has caused as stir on social media after he named some Nigerian artistes he has respect for.

The Last Last crooner was having an Instagram Live session when he stated that D'banj, 2Baba, Wande Coal, and Timaya are his OGs, whom he will respect for life.

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According to him, D'banj paid for his music video, while 2Baba gave him a collaboration when he had no reason to.

Burna Boy speaks about Dbanj, Timaya, 2Baba and Wande Coal.
Burna Boy speaks about Dbanj. Timaya , 2Baba and Wande Coal. Photo credit @burnaboygram/@iambangalee/@timayatimaya
Source: Instagram

Burna Boy explains respect for 2Baba, others

In the video, the 'City Boy' crooner explained why he can't joke with some of the people he mentioned.

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He mentioned that he visited Timaya in 2013 and asked him questions about how an artist can make it in the industry.

The Grammy Award winner recounted that the singer's response to him was that he was doing well at the time.

Speaking about Wande Coal, Burna Boy noted that he was one of the people who saw his dark times. He emphasised that he will forever respect all the people he mentioned for life.

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Recall that Burna Boy once boasted that no one paved the way for him. At the time, some artistes slammed him for the statement.

Below is the singer's video:

How fans reacted to Burna Boy's post

Reactions have trailed the video made by Burna Boy. Here are some of the comments below:


"And D’Banj never came online one day to brag about how he paid for a video oo.. now, that’s how you earn respect."


"Respect his story, it's not yours so don't expect it to suit you."


"My question is why is burna using the f word and calling your fellow brothers such names? Make me understand."


"You understand ×100."


"They all deserve their flowers."


"Love the fact he mentioned Davido."


"Dem done give burna boy him login again.'


"U go explain tire.'


"wizkid helped ur career."

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Babatunde says Burna Boy did the right thing

He said:

“Burna Boy has done a great thing by acknowledging his colleagues. A lot of people in his shoes wouldnt have done that."

Burna Boy reacts to Davido-Wizkid's drama

Legit.ng earlier reported that Burna Boy reacted to the feud between Davido and his colleague, Wizkid

Davido and Wizkid had engaged in a social media war that was started by the latter. 

Burna Boy had an Instagram live where his fans asked him to react to it. But replying them, he said he would rather mind his business than weigh into the matter.

Proofreading by James Ojo Adakole, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

Source: Legit.ng

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