Burna Boy, the Nigerian sensation and Grammy-winning musician, celebrated his 31st birthday on Saturday with cakes, balloons, and his adoring fans both inside and outside of the state.
He was performing on stage while carrying white balloons during the Sumol Summer Fest in Portugal.
In a different video, he can be seen getting a cake and handing it to his adoring audience. In one of the viral videos, a white teary fan from Norway can be seen singing along word-for-word to Burna Boy’s performance.
Bose Ogulu, his Amazon mother, also offered some counsel: “Let us tone down the madness.”
On social media, his supporters support his mother’s call to “tone down the chaos”: “Mama we are with you on the “tone down the madness,” commented @vivicaanuforo.
According to @onlyone1percy, “Mama said to dial back the craziness. African mother for life
You have given me so many reasons to be proud of the man you have become, Burna Boy’s mother sang in honour of him.
#chapter31 “Cheers to a new age.”
“Odogwu, happy birthday,” tweeted @Shugy6ix. “You’re getting more hits.”
On July 2, 1991, the “Ye” singer was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Benson Idonije, his grandfather, once served as Fela Kuti’s manager.
The lead single off his debut studio album, L.I.F.E, which was released in 2013, “Like to Party,” gave him his big break in 2012.