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Burna Boy 'Don Gorgon'

Watch the Godfather Producers music video Burna Boy's Spellz-produced 'Don Gorgon.'


Burna Boy shined bright last year with the release of his LP choice of the year L.I.F.E (Leaving an Impact For Eternity) and a steady roll-out of outstanding music videos. He returns with the Spellz-produced "Don Gorgon," adding another notch to the belt of dancehall-infused hits from the rising Nigerian star. The South African-shot music video continues Burna Boy's flashy aesthetic, showing him riding in a bright red roadster, partying in elevators, hot air balloons and, even, holding cheetahs as pets. Watch the Godfather Productions-directed video for "Don Gorgon" and download the single below.

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>>>Download: Burna Boy 'Don Gorgon' [Prod. by Spellz]

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Photo: Lex Ash (@thelexash). Courtesy of Simi.

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The 32-year-old singer's restlessness is a reflection of the organised chaos that has defined her recording process this year as she combined the rigours of being an expectant mother with an examination of her place in the wider world. It, more accurately, reflects her re-negotiation of the parameters of her stardom.

"I've never really been a big fan of the spotlight," she whispers silently early in our Zoom conversation. "I know that it comes with the territory, but when I got my big break and more people started to recognise me, I realised that I had to edit myself, my life, and most of the things that I'd do or say because I wanted to be careful to keep a part of me for myself."

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