Nigerian comedian cum actor, Okey Bakassi, has expressed surprise at the growth of Nigerian Grammy award-winning singer, Burna Boy, despite his personality issues.
Naija News reports that the comedian shared his thoughts in a post shared on his Instagram page.
Okey Bakassi said he had worked with the ‘Stand Tall’ crooner for almost a decade and can attest that the singer’s talent was obvious and had so much presence on stage.
According to him, he was initially worried about the personality of Burna Boy because he had seen many promising talents decline due to personality issues.
However, Burna who many have termed arrogant has continued to soar in his music career and makes Africa proud.
He wrote: “We worked together, almost a decade ago on the Globacom tour. His talent was obvious, looked shy off stage but had so much presence on stage. I was initially worried about his personality because, in my 30yrs on stage I’ve seen so many promising talents decline due to personality issues.
“Today, I just want to celebrate @burnaboygram for his accomplishments, for putting himself and Nigeria on the world entertainment map.
“Burna Boy becomes the first African artist to have 4 songs reach number #1 on Apple Music (All genre) in at-least 10 countries in a single year.
“Last Last (#1 in 53 countries)
“For My Hand (#1 in 22 countries)
“It’s Plenty (#1 in 20 countries)
“Alone (#1 in 10 countries)
“Congratulations to the #africangiant”