Burna Boy has returned to Jamaica for what appears to be a birthday holiday. This comes after his first trip to Jamaica in December last year when his “Love Damini World Tour” stopped at Kingston’s National Stadium. The African Giant pledged to return for a holiday the following year, which he has now done.
In this article, we look at 5 unforgettable moments from Burna Boy’s Jamaican vacation.
1. Rousing Welcome
The African Giant, who turned 32 on July 2, was greeted with a huge ‘welcome’ ceremony at his resort stay. When the “Last Last” singer arrived, he was greeted and adorned with beaded jewelry. The Silver Birds band filled the air with steel drum music as a celebratory gesture.
Talk about starting a vacation with style! Burna Boy definitely knows how to make an entrance!
2. Visit to Bob Marley’s “Tuff Gong” Studio
During his vacation, Burna Boy was seen with rappers Santan Dave and Maxo Kream at the late Bob Marley‘s famed Tuff Gong studio in Jamaica. He was introduced to Mr. Chow, the studio’s longest-serving audio engineer. Mr. Chow is Malaysian and first met Bob Marley in London in 1975, where he was invited to help build Bob Marley’s “Tuff Gong” studio. He has never left Jamaica since.
It’s incredible to see Burna Boy connecting with the roots of Jamaican music and paying homage to the great Bob Marley.
3. Surprise Performance at Weddy Weddy Wednesdays
The Nigerian star made a surprise visit at Weddy Weddy Wednesdays at the Stone Love HQ in Kingston, where he was met by a crowd of ecstatic partygoers. Expressing his love for Jamaica, Burna Boy performed a few of his hit songs, captivating everyone in attendance.
One can only imagine the energy in the room when Burna Boy took the mic. What an unforgettable night!
4. Burna Boy’s Birthday Bash
Burna Boy’s birthday party in Ocho Rios was a star-studded affair. The Nigerian hitmaker was joined in the festivities by a few well-known Jamaican figures. He partied and shared a stage at the Pearly Beach event on Friday night with other dancehall performers like Teejay, Tommy Lee Sparta, Beenie Man, Skeng, and La Lee as well as sprinter Asafa Powell.
Celebrating your birthday with talented artistes and friends from around the world—now that’s a party you won’t forget!
5. Fueling Dating Rumors with Jada Kingdom
Burna Boy appears to have collaborated with dancehall act Byron Messia on a remix of the latter’s Billboard-charting track “Talibans” while on his recent trip. A viral video showed the two artistes performing a remix together, where Burna Boy raised eyebrows when he playfully mentioned buying Jada six Birkin bags. This definitely adds fuel to the speculation surrounding his relationship with the Jamaican singer.
Listen to the verse for yourself:
Burna Boy and Jada Kingdom have been keeping fans guessing for quite some time, as neither Burna nor Jada has come out to confirm or deny the rumor.