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Burna Boy Reveals Inspiration Behind Upcoming Album ‘I Told Them’

Grammy-winning Nigerian singer, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has recently shared the inspiration behind his highly anticipated seventh studio album, ‘I Told Them.’ In an exclusive interview with American media outlet Complex, the Afrofusion superstar opened up about the meaning behind the album’s title and how it reflects his journey.

During the interview, Burna Boy explained that he embarked on a trip down memory lane on his Twitter page, where he stumbled upon his past tweets. To his surprise, he discovered that he had previously tweeted about all the achievements he is currently experiencing. This realization became the catalyst for naming his album ‘I Told Them.’

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“‘Them’ in my album title refers to anyone who has ever doubted me or failed to believe in me at any point in time,” Burna Boy explained passionately. “The name of this album came to me when I randomly decided to scroll down to my old tweets one day. I wanted to see what the first tweet I ever posted was, for some strange reason.”

As he delved deeper into his Twitter history, Burna Boy found himself immersed in a rabbit hole of self-reflection. He marveled at the fact that he had indeed made predictions about his current success, expressing his thoughts and aspirations through his tweets. Overwhelmed by the realization, he knew that ‘I Told Them’ perfectly encapsulated the essence of his album.

The highly anticipated album, ‘I Told Them,’ is set to be released on Friday, August 25, 2023. Fans around the world are eagerly awaiting the arrival of this musical masterpiece, which promises to be a reflection of Burna Boy’s growth, resilience, and undeniable talent.

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In addition to the album release, Burna Boy revealed that ‘I Told Them’ will have a sequel. Although details about the sequel are yet to be disclosed, fans can expect a continuation of the artist’s musical journey and an exploration of new sounds and themes.

Burna Boy’s unique blend of Afrobeat, reggae, and contemporary R&B has garnered him international acclaim and a dedicated fan base. His previous album, ‘Twice as Tall,’ which was released in 2020, received widespread critical acclaim and won the Grammy Award for Best Global Music Album. With his upcoming album, ‘I Told Them,’ Burna Boy aims to further solidify his position as one of the most influential and talented artists of his generation.

As anticipation for the album continues to build, fans and music enthusiasts are eagerly speculating about the tracks and collaborations that will be featured on ‘I Told Them.’ Burna Boy has a history of working with both local and international artists, and it wouldn’t be surprising to see some exciting collaborations on this album.

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As the release date draws near, Burna Boy’s fans are eagerly counting down the days until they can immerse themselves in the musical journey that ‘I Told Them’ promises to take them on. With its deeply personal and introspective nature, the album is expected to resonate with listeners on a profound level and solidify Burna Boy’s status as a musical force to be reckoned with.

Burna Boy’s upcoming album, ‘I Told Them,’ is not only a testament to his undeniable talent but also a reflection of his journey and growth as an artist. Through his introspection and self-reflection, he discovered that he had indeed foreseen his current success. With the album’s release just around the corner, fans and music enthusiasts alike eagerly await the musical masterpiece that will undoubtedly captivate audiences worldwide.

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