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Burna Boy Reveals How Much Toni Braxton Earns From Him Sampling Her On 'Last Last' — 'She Is Taking 60 Percent'

Burna Boy debatably has one of the songs of the summer on his hands with “Last Last,” a single off of his highly anticipated album “Love, Damini.” What’s more, the Afrobeats star recently revealed just how much the hit’s standout sample is costing him.

Ngozi Nwanji

Jul 5, 2022

Lanre Gaba Promoted To Co-President Of Black Music At Atlantic Records

Lanre Gaba has climbed her way to the top. After serving in roles such as A&R Administration, Head of Urban A&R Operations, and General Manager of Urban A&R, Lanre Gaba can celebrate a new title. Variety reports Lanre Gaba has been promoted to co-president of Black music for Atlantic Records , just in time for her 20th anniversary with the company. Lanre Gaba will now work beside her colleague and co-president Mike Kyser and report directly to chairman-CEO Craig Kallman and chairman-COO Julie Greenwald. “Lanre’s growth over the past two decades has been a wonderful thing to witness,” said Kallman and Greenwald, according to Variety. “She’s evolved into one of the most admired and accomplished execs in our business, driven by a real fan’s passion, deep knowledge and relentless work ethic. Our artists and our team love her for her devotion, creativity, and experience. The combination of Lanre and Kyser will make a brilliant leadership duo for our Black Music department, as we continue...

Samantha Dorisca

Jan 19, 2022

Burna Boy Makes History As First African Artist To Have Three Albums Reach 100 Million Spotify Streams

Burna Boy is making history in the land of streaming! According to Face2Face Africa, Burna Boy is now the first African artist to have at least three albums streamed 100 million times each through streaming service platform Spotify. The Nigerian artist, whose real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulum has changed the narrative when it comes to Afrobeats, pushing the genre to the forefront across the diaspora. Chart Data revealed that Burna Boy’s last three albums, “African Giant,” “Outside,” and “Twice As Tall” all received the 100-million mark appreciation from listeners making him the most listened to Afrobeats star. Amongst his counterparts, Wizkid and Davido, all three have become Africa’s most well-known musical acts across the globe. Both Davido and Wizkid have also attained 100 million streams via Spotify on at least one of their previous albums. Now a Grammy-award winner thanks to his album, “Twice As Tall” — which was awarded the “Best Global Music Album” at this past Grammy...

Shanique Yates

May 17, 2021