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Burna Boy Announces 'The African Giant Returns Tour'

Catch the Nigerian star live across North America and Europe.

Burna Boy is going back on the road for a major headline tour.

'The African Giant Returns Tour' will kick off this August in Toronto and will see the Nigerian star playing live concerts across Canada, the United States, Belgium, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

The new tour dates follow his live shows across the U.S. earlier this year, which saw him perform at Coachella and at the historic Apollo Theater in NYC.

READ: Why Burna Boy & Mr Eazi Are the Right Artists to Bring Afrobeats to the World


The buzzing Nigerian artist recently dropped another banger, "Anybody," a Rexxie-produced single in which he sends a message to the naysayers, reminding them that "respect is reciprocal," and that he has no time for enemies.

Burna Boy also recently earned a nomination for the 2019 BET Awards under the "Best International Act" category alongside, Mr Eazi, AKA, Aya Nakamura, Dosseh, Dave and Giggs.

For tickets and full info on 'The African Giant Returns Tour' head to On A Spaceship.

Photos: Burna Boy Brought His 'African Giant' Energy to NYC's Historic Apollo Theater

THE AFRICAN GIANT RETURNS TOUR 2019

AUGUST

9 - Toronto, ON - Rebel

11 - Montreal, QC - L'Olympia

16 - Edmonton, AB - Union Hall

17 - Vancouver, BC - Vogue Theatre

28 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues

29 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern

SEPTEMBER

4 - Denver, CO - Summit

8 - Chicago, IL - House of Blues

10 - Atlanta, GA - Buckhead Theatre

13 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts

15 - Washington, DC - The Fillmore Silver Spring

20 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore

OCTOBER

20 – Brussels - Palais 12

24 – Amsterdam - AFAS Live

NOVEMBER

3 – Wembley - The SSE Arena

6 – Manchester - Albert Hall

9 – Leicester - O2 Academy

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Michaela Coel Joins the 'Black Panther' Sequel Cast

The upcoming film, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is shaping up.

The sequel to the Oscar-winning Black Panther is only due to debut in July of 2022, but the production is well on its way.

The latest news out of the camp is that Michaela Coel, of I May Destroy You and Chewing Gum fame, has officially joined the cast of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Her character details are still under wraps but according to Variety, Coel has already joined director Ryan Coogler at Atlanta's Pinewood Studios, where production started in late June.

Coel joins original cast members Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong'o, Florence Kasumba, and Angela Bassett all reprising their roles. Following the tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman, Marvel reportedly chose not to recast the role of T'Challa.

Read: How Michaela Coel's 'I May Destroy You' Makes Space For Black Creators

"It's clearly very emotional without Chad," Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige mentions. "But everyone is also very excited to bring the world of Wakanda back to the public and back to the fans. We're going to do it in a way that would make Chad proud."

Michaela Coel's highly-lauded 2020 series I May Destroy You — which she wrote, directed, produced and stared in — received four Emmy nominations.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is scheduled for wide release on July 8, 2022.

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