The Afrobeats star Burna Boy returned to the UK for the first time in 6 years to promote his first UK headline show organized by Cokobar at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith as well as celebrate his birthday .
Factory78 caught up exclusively with the “on a spaceship ” star to discuss his music , return to the UK and his recent outburst at Nigerian bloggers .
See excerpts below.
On his return to the UK:
It feels great to be here. I haven’t really come to terms with how it feels but when I do you’ll be the first to know.
On his rant about Nigerian bloggers:
I just think f* all y’all…in a gift wrap.
On artists benefiting from stories bloggers publish:
I never asked you to write about me. I never asked anyone to write about me. I’ll be happy if nobody wrote about me. I’ll appreciate that very much. Just listen to my music and if you don’t like it listen to someone else.
On his mum:
She’s like my best friend. She’s always been. She’s been doing a good job so far.
Watch the interview below…