Burnaboy says Timaya, D’Banj, 2face, Wande Coal, Larry Gaaga impact his career

Grammy Award-winning singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy has revealed that he holds a few artistes in high esteem, considering them as true OGs due to their significant impact on his career.

The artistes he mentioned ncluded Timaya, D’Banj, 2face, Wande Coal, and Larry Gaaga.

He disclosed this during an Instagram live session on Wednesday.

Burna Boy shared a story about visiting Timaya’s home in 2012 or 2013, where he was impressed by the artiste’s success and he was advised to strive for similar accomplishments.

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He also acknowledged D’Banj’s support, citing an instance where the artist paid for a music video without obligation.

Burna Boy further praised Larry Gaaga for his authenticity and commitment to real artistry rather than conforming to industry norms.

He also commended 2face for his musical prowess and willingness to collaborate on a feature when it wasn’t necessary.

Burna Boy said in part, “The only like Og’s I can say did some things for me that were impactedful for me, Number 1 Timaya, becàuse thats the nigga that always showed me like this guy you be bro.

“I went to Timaya’s house in 2013 or 2012, I see all the cars and I am like ‘Bro, how long do someone have to sing before he can get all these and build house?’ And he said, ‘Do you know how many upstairs and cars you will have?’ So that’s the nigga that you can say that I’m going to have to respect for the rest of my life.

“There’s nigga like Dbanj. Dbanj actually paid for one Damn all video. He didn’t have to so these are two niggas that I really don’t play with.

“Niggas like Larry Gaga wey be say dem don see one of two real shit, na dem dey with men. They never did those weird ass industry shit. These re niggas that I respect for the rest of my life.

“Like 2face based on musicality and the fact that he came and did a feature with me when he didn’t have to back in the day.”

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