On Wednesday, the 21st of August 2019, Burna Boy brought home the celebration of his widely acclaimed album, African Giant. After launching the album in Los Angeles, New York, and London, the Afro-Fusion star rounded off his series of release parties at the Ferry Terminal of Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA).
Burna Boy along with his entourage arrived in true South-South style-on a boat. His father, Samuel Ogulu, “momager” Bose Ogulu his sister, Nissi, and grandparents were also in attendance.
Celebrities at the event were Bovi, Toke Makinwa, Tiwa Savage, Seyi Shay, Sound Sultan, DJ Neptune, DJ Jimmy Jatt, DJ Sose, Zlatan, Dadaboy Ehiz, Akah Nnani, among others.
The crowd burst into piercing screams and uproars as he made his entrance. He addressed the crowd showing his appreciation for all the fan love, saluted the veterans and old-timers who paved the way for him and thanked everyone who believed in him and got him to this point in his career. Before the party proceeded into major vibes and ‘turn-up’, he reminded the crowd that they were all African Giants.
Hosted by Kunle “Shody” Oshodi – Glover with Sensei Lo opening for DJ Spinall; who was the official DJ for the party. The release party was vibrant throughout. African Giant Bills were circulated through the course of the party which concluded shortly before midnight and then the afterparty moved outside to W Bar Lounge, just outside the venue by the seaside.