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UK: Burna Boy’s History Making Gig Enjoys Rave Reviews  

Burna Boy made history over the weekend when he became the first African artist to headline an 80,000 capacity stadium show in the UK.

Fans screamed the Nigerian Grammy award-winning star’s Afrobeats lyrics back to him at the London Stadium show that has won rave reviews.

During his performance, Burna Boy was joined by his super star friends like Stormzy, Dave, J Hus and Jamaican vocalist Popcaan on a giant merry-go-round to perform alongside him.

Fans danced in the aisles, creating a carnival like atmosphere as he bounced around the stage in a bright orange jumpsuit.

Burna Boy being issued a golden plaque for his achievement

Selling out a UK stadium has now seemed a given for the music genre which has been appearing on charts across the world and taking over TikTok dance challenges.

Afrobeats has also been embraced by some of the world’s biggest stars like Beyoncé, EdSheeran and Drake featuring who have all featured Afrobeats acts on their albums.