Burna boy has finally met his inspiration, American Legendary musician, Kanye West, the two met in Paris, France where the latter held his Yeezy Fashion Show, 2, March, 2020.
In a short video that has since gone viral on social media, the two were seen hugging and showing respect to each other.
For both acts, their careers have been intertwined for two years. In January 2018, Burna Boy released his album, Outside and on it was a song titled, ‘Ye.’ It ended up being one of the biggest Nigerian songs of 2018. In June of that year, Kanye West released his album, Ye and Burna Boy’s ‘Ye’ started crossing borders into the US.
By the end of the year, it made lists of top songs of the year by Okayplayer and Passion Weiss. Streaming enthusiasts then created the success of Burna’s song to sharing the same name with an album by an artist as big as Kanye West.