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Burna Boy. Image via Instagram @burnaboygram

Burna Boy will ‘Pull Up’ in Johannesburg in September [photos]

Nigerian superstar Burna Boy announced that he will be coming to South Africa in September via a Tweet shared on Sunday, 16 July.

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Burna Boy. Image via Instagram @burnaboygram

Nigerian singer and record producer, Burna Boy—real name Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu is set to come to Mzansi and take the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on September 23.


On Sunday, 16 July, Burna Boy revealed that he would be coming to South Africa via a Tweet. He also shared that tickets were already available for sale. According to ticketpros.co.za, the Nigerian superstar will be performing in Johannesburg on Saturday 23 September at 20:00 and on 24 September at 02:00. Tickets are going for R950 00 to R5 744.

The 32-year-old Nigerian star became a global sensation with several of his hit songs including Last Last, Ye, Kilometre, Gum Body, 23, and more. Earlier this year, he made history after his song Last Last went platinum in America, IOL reported. He was reported to have become the first African with two platinum songs in the United States. His song Ye also became certified platinum in January. 

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Burna Boy also made history in America and became the first African artist to sell out 41 800 capacity City Field stadium in New York, TimesLIVE reported.

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Burna Boy will be in Johannesburg on 23 and 24 September. Image via Instagram @burnaboygram


Burna Boy has travelled across the world, performing on some of the most famous stages. According to his feed, most recently, he performed in Denmark, the Netherlands, Turkey, Paris, and more.

After hearing about the Pull Up hitmaker’s upcoming performance in Mzansi, South African netizens were curious to know what changed as he had previously been vocal about “not ever” returning to the country.

“I have not set foot in SA since 2017. And I will NOT EVER go to South Africa again for any reason until the South African government wakes the f**k up and really performs a miracle because I don’t know how they can even possibly fix this,” he Tweeted.

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