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African Giant, Burna Boy continues to impress and amaze music lovers as he drops yet another touching reality music video for the song- “Real Life”.

After the successful release of “Monsters You Made Visuals” Burna Boy returns with a brand new music video for track “Real Life“. The record taken off his giant album, ‘Twice As Tall’ which is the number one most streamed 2020 Nigerian Album on Audiomack and other Digital platform features British Rapper, Stormzy whose aims is to expand grime outward by encompassing R&B, chart-pop, and UK hip-hop into his exacting style.

 

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Stormzy talks Racism & Rap Culture On the Cover of Time Magazine’s “Next Generation Leaders” Issue

Ghanaian British rapper Stormzy is part of Time magazine Next Generation Leaders issue. In the cover feature, the “Shut Up” singer talks to the American publication about racism, the rap culture in the UK and how he became one of the leading voices of change in the industry.

They’re always a bit shocked that there’s academic brilliance in a young black South London brother with a street background. If you saw a group of lads outside the chicken shop on push-bikes, I’m sure a lot of them are academically brilliant. Little did you know!

Time say that the success for Stormzy whose real name is Michael Omari didn’t come overnight. They add that he had to do odd jobs before getting his big music break.

Success didn’t come overnight. At 20, he got a job on an oil rig in the English port city of Southampton, and he remembers writing lyrics on Post-it notes while working. Within a year he made the decision to quit his job and pursue music full-time. It was 2014. “I don’t remember a crazy feeling of fear,” he says. “I remember feeling very sure that I’m a good MC. I didn’t ever feel stuck or at a dead end.”

Now riding the crest of his fame, Stormzy is determined not to pull the ladder up behind him. Instead, he is dedicating himself to bringing greater visibility to a wider community of black musicians, artists and creators in Britain.

Click here for the full feature in Time magazine.

Photo credit: Time

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Watch Stormzy Cover Beyonce & Wizkid’s Brown Skin Girl

Watch Stormzy Cover Beyonce & Wizkid’s Brown Skin Girl – Stormzy swung by the BBC 1 Live Lounge and as per tradition he gave Beyonce and Wizkid’s Brown Skin Girl his own personal touch!

A few months ago, Beyoncé dropped the game-changing The Lion King: The Gift. The Wizkid-assisted “Brown Skin Girl” emerged as a fan favourite, inviting a flurry of covers and refixes, from the likes of Simi, Johnny Drille, and now, a little late to the party, Stormzy.

Watch the live session below: