Burna Boy Pushes Capabilities with ‘I Told Them’

by D.Sark
Burna Boy I Told Them

Burna Boy pushes capabilities with I Told Them. The African music icon who gained international acclaim with his breakout hit “YE” in 2018, has continued to blaze a trail at the forefront of the global Afrobeats movement. With an illustrious career marked by chart-topping hits and sold-out performances, Burna Boy has now released his highly anticipated seventh Album titled “I Told Them.” When he unveiled the Album’s tracklist, it ignited a wave of excitement among fans, providing a tantalizing preview of the musical journey that awaits.

The Album was released on August 25, 2023, “I Told Them” showcases Burna Boy’s artistic evolution and his unrelenting commitment to pushing the boundaries of his craft. The Album boasts an impressive collection of 15 tracks, encompassing diverse musical styles and themes.

Among these tracks, fans immerse themselves in the melodies of 15 distinct songs, accompanied by a few captivating music videos. Notably, these videos enhance the visual narrative of Burna Boy’s pre-released singles, “Sittin’ On Top Of The World”, Talibans II, City Boys and “Big 7.”

Coming on the heels of his Grammy-nominated sixth Album, “Love, Damini,” which made waves upon its release in 2022, the anticipation surrounding “I Told Them” was palpable. Burna Boy’s ability to blend various genres and cultural influences seamlessly has been a hallmark of his musical journey. As fans eagerly embraced the Album after its unveiling, there is a shared sense that Burna Boy’s creative prowess has shone through in every track, offering a rich and dynamic listening experience.

One of the intriguing aspects of Burna Boy’s recent musical releases is his evident exploration of hip-hop elements. With a tangible hip-hop influence woven into his current singles, “I Told Them” delves deeper into this genre. This exploration suggests it offers a bold and eclectic fusion of Afrobeats and hip-hop, further expanding Burna Boy’s sonic repertoire. The Album features local and international artists such as Seyi Vibes, Byron Messia, Dave, GZA and RZA of Wu-Tang Clan, 21 Savage and J Cole of Dreamville.

Burna Boy’s impact on the global music scene extends beyond his catchy tunes. He has become a cultural ambassador, bridging the gap between diverse musical styles and celebrating Africa’s rich musical heritage. Through his music, Burna Boy continues to champion unity, delivering a universal language beyond geographical borders and cultural differences to his audience. The Album is exceptional, experiencing all the acceptance and recognition it deserves.

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