Burna Boy has been blazing his own trail for a while now. The Nigerian-born international superstar dropped by Complex HQ to discuss his upcoming album, "I Told Them…" along with many other things. He spoke about wanting to be a superhero when he was younger, creating a bridge for the culture, and wanting to be President of America one day. The two even tried jollof rice from a few of the best African restaurants in NYC. Tune in for more!
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00:00 – 01:20: Intro / Early life
01:20 – 8:32: Being a superhero
08:32 – 10:41: Album release date
10:41 – 12:06: Virgil’s influence
12:06 – 13:22: 1st time hearing the J Cole verse
13:22 – 19:35: Culture
19:35 – 22:34: "Burna Boy has been Afrofusion"
22:34 – 25:03: Pigs and prophets
25:03 – 26:16: Burna Boy’s net worth?
26:16 – 27:48: Working with Drake
27:48 – 29:40: "I Told Them…" Sequel
29:40 – 35:00: And the best Jollof goes to…
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