Burna Boy & Ckay were not fully respected in Nigeria until they bag International Award – Oxlade
Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman, also known as Oxlade, a Nigerian musician and songwriter, has stated that Grammy Award winner Burna Boy and Emo Afrobeats Superstar Ckay were not given the respect they deserved in Nigeria until they became international sensations.
Tim Westwood, a British DJ and radio host, made the claim in an interview. Oxlade was responding to a question concerning the music industry in Nigeria that Tim Westwood had asked. According to Tim Westwood, if you’re successful in Lagos, you’re more likely to be successful anywhere.
- Burna Boy has been scheduled to perform at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards.
- Ckay shares his experience from long-distance relationship.
As a response, Oxlade pointed out that Ckay, Burna Boy and Amaarae were all overlooked at home until they became popular in the United States.
Watch the full interview below: