Billboard honours Burna Boy’s mother
Bose Ogulu, the mother and manager of Nigeria’s grammy award winning afropop artist, Burna Boy, has been honoured by Billboard as one of its 2021 international power player list.
The music executive and artist manager who secured this great feat on Monday has been an active player in her son’s musical career.
She is said to be the Executive Producer for Burna Boy’s Grammy-winning album, Twice As Tall.
Eulogizing her efforts, Billboard wrote:
“Amid the pandemic, Ogulu co-executive-produced, released and promoted the Twice As Tall album from Nigeria’s breakout global star Burna Boy (aka her son, Damini Ogulu).
“He is signed to Bad Habit/Atlantic in the United States and Warner Music International for territories outside of Africa.
“Twice As Tall won best global music album at this year’s Grammy Awards. Bose has set up a publishing company through Spaceship Collective to enable Africans to own their own catalogs “so that the authenticity of our stories, our glory, our culture is sustained,” she says, “and we are empowered.”
Ogulu also shared the good news on Instagram, she wrote: “Honored to have made it to Billboard’s 2021 international power player list. Looking forward to breaking down more doors.”