Burna Boy’s New Album Twice As Tall Records 5million Streams In One Hour
Burna Boy’s much-awaited new album, Twice as Tall was released Friday morning, and it was an instant hit.
It recorded five million streams within an hour of its release.
Also, generating rave reviews.
We expect the album which is executive produced by Diddy to outperform Burna Boy’s last year’s album, the African Giant.
Diddy tweeted the release early today with a note to Burna Boy:
“CONGRATULATIONS KING @BURNABOY!!!!!!!! #TWICEASTALL”.
Twice As Tall is available on eight streaming Services: Spotify, YouTube, SoundCloud,
Amazon Music, Tidal, Pandora, iTunes Store and Deezer.
Burna Boy and his mom also part of the production with Diddy, especially
as they recorded the album in Lagos, because of coronavirus restrictions.
The album contains 15 tracks, featuring Chris Martin (‘Monsters You Made’), Stormzy (‘Real Life’),
Youssou N’Dour (‘Level Up/Twice As Tall’) and Naughty by Nature among many others.
The album also includes contributions from Nigeria’s Spaceship Collective, Mike Dean, Timbaland and others.
In other news, pop superstar Sam Smith is ready to return with some new music.
On Wednesday (July 29), Smith posted an Instagram video teasing their brand new single, “My Oasis.”
Due out Thursday (July 30) at 2:20 pm ET, the single will feature Nigerian superstar Burna Boy.
Throughout the black-and-pink teaser video, fans can hear what sounds
like the opening of the track, with some hypnotic bells and a skipping bassline.
“My Oasis” comes following Smith’s decision back in March to postpone and rename their third studio album.
Originally titled To Die For and slated for a May 1 release,the singer revealed
in an Instagram post that the timing and title of the album didn’t “feel right” to them,
but promised fans that “I am still going to bring out some new music over the next few months.”
Sam Smith and Burna Boy’s “My Oasis” released (July 30) at 2:20 pm ET.
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