“I feel incredibly privileged” – Burna Boy speaks after being honoured by Boston

Afrobeats and dancehall superstar, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has appreciated the declaration of March 2nd as his day in the city of Boston in Massachusetts, United States of America.

It may be recalled that days ago, Boston City Council designated 2nd of March as ‘Burna Boy Day’ in honour of the Grammy winner’s “performances and advocacy works.”

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The ‘Last Last’ crooner singer was formally presented a plaque by the Council at the Boston’s leg of his ‘I Told Them’ tour on Saturday.

Burna took to his Twitter (X) page and shared a photo himself lifting the plaque on stage: “I feel incredibly honoured and privileged! Thank you Boston!

“The goal has always been the same, to bring the world together. We are all so different but all the same! 2nd of March a.k.a Burna Boy Day.”

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Nigerian music superstar, David Adeleke also known Davido was invited by the Georgia state Assembly in the United States for special recognition last year.

He announced this through Twitter on Friday evening of December 1 after attending the Georgia General Assembly meeting where he was recognised as an Outstanding Citizen.

Davido shared a video and photo of his letter of recognition signed by the Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger.

He wrote; “This morning I attended the U.S state of Georgia General assembly meeting with the Georgia House of Representatives and Georgia state senate to be recognized as an ‘Outstanding Georgia Citizen’ … God is good. 🇺🇸🌎🇳🇬”

Meanwhile, The Mayor and the Atlanta City Council declared November 18 “Davido Day” in honour of the singer.

The Mayor of Atlanta, Andre Dickens, stated that it was in recognition of the Nigerian-American singer’s contribution towards entertainment in the city of Atlanta.

In a message to OBO on his birthday, November 21, 2023, Dickens said Davido has “captivated audiences worldwide, becoming a global icon in the music industry. On behalf of the City of Atlanta, thank you for your tireless efforts as a renowned singer, songwriter, producer, business leader, philanthropist, and community advocate.”