African Giant

African Giant is the fourth studio album by Nigerian singer Burna Boy. It was released on July 26, 2019, by Spaceship Entertainment, Atlantic Records and Warner Music. The album is a mixture of Afrobeats, Afrobeat, dancehall, pop and hip hop. It was produced primarily by Kel P, along with production from Benjamz, Dre Skull and Skrillex, among others. The album features guest appearances from Jorja Smith, Jeremih, Damian Marley, Zlatan Ibile, Angelique Kidjo, Serani, M.anifest, YG and Future . It was supported by eight singles, including "On the Low", which won Viewers' Choice at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, "Killin Dem", which won Song of the Year at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, among other awards; and "Anybody", which Burna Boy performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live!.

African Giant
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 26, 2019 (2019-07-26)
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Length60:00
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Burna Boy chronology
Steel & Copper
(2019)
African Giant
(2019)
Twice as Tall
(2020)
Singles from African Giant
  1. "Gbona"
    Released: September 27, 2018
  2. "On the Low"
    Released: November 16, 2018
  3. "Killin Dem"
    Released: January 3, 2019
  4. "Dangote"
    Released: March 1, 2019
  5. "Anybody"
    Released: June 14, 2019
  6. "Pull Up"
    Released: July 22, 2019
  7. "Omo"
    Released: November 6, 2019
  8. "Secret"
    Released: January 24, 2020

The album received generally favorable reviews from music critics, who called it cohesive and praised Burna Boy for not diluting his sound. It was included in the year-end lists issued by several publications, including Billboard, Complex and Pitchfork. African Giant won Album of the Year at the 2019 All Africa Music Awards and was nominated for Best World Music Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. It was supported by the African Giant Returns tour, which commenced in Toronto in August 2019.


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