The African Giant and hip hop star has released his first single for 2021 titled ‘Kilometre’.
With the song, the ‘way too big’ crooner sends signal to his colleagues in the music industry that he is way ahead of them.
The singer in the song talks about the journey of his life in the music industry.
He said emphatically that he is not a newbie in the music industry.
The part of the lyrics said, “I don tey for the game like Shina Peters.” In this line, Burna boy references veteran afro-juju singer, Sir Shina Peters, who has been singing since the 1970s.
Though it’s his first song in 2021, this isn’t Burna Boy’s first track of the year. In February, he teamed up with Becky G for ‘Rotate’, while he also recently featured on Justin Bieber’s ‘Loved by You’, off the pop star’s new album, Justice.
Before the song’s release, Nigerian-born UFC Champion, Kamaru Usman, had given fans a snippet of Burna Boy’s new hit on Instagram some days ago.
The song is enjoying positive reviews as it is already sitting on the number one spot on Apple Music’s Best New Songs.
“It was just fun. Really, man. We had a retreat beach house slash just paradise place in Ghana where I was working in, and one just came of. That’s one of the ones that just came of from that. I actually, took it to the club that day. I actually tried to visit the club back here. We got one”, burna boy said in an interview on Apple music radio.