Fans Slam Burna Boy Over 'Streaming Numbers' Comments
The popular Nigerian singer Burna Boy took to social media to blast musicians who measure their talent based on streaming numbers. Nigerians on Twitter have said the musician was simply taking a jab at Mayorkun, who shared his achievement of attaining 70 million streams across different platforms. Some also dug out a post by Burna Boy where he celebrated Gbona 7.5m YouTube views months earlier.
Nigeria: Don't Think You're Talented Because of Your Streaming Numbers - Burna Boy
By Kenechukwu Enekwechi
Nigerian singer, Burna boy took to social media to rubbish musicians who measure their talent based on streaming numbers.
According to Burna Boy if viral posts and songs like 'Baby Shark', 'Gangnam style' can have amazing streaming numbers then no one should get overly excited about streaming numbers.
His statement however received some backlash on social media, with some users regarding him as a ranter, who should rather focus on his blooming career than dampening the excitements of other artistes.
If you recollect, some days back, Burna Boy took to social media to condemn Nigerian artistes jumping on international deals.
In a post he shared on Instastories, the singer revealed such artistes don't know what they are getting themselves into.
He however expressed gratitude to his mother and manager for helping him navigate without the help of foreign record companies.