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Burna Boy Returned a Fan His Ticket Money Because He Wasn't Live Enough

"My brother, please, your face is not encouraging me."

Some fans at Burna Boy's recent concert in Atlanta, Georgia got more than they asked for.

After running through some of his African Giant hits, like "Anybody," "Dangote," "Pull Up," and "Killin Dem," the Nigerian star paused the show to address two people in the crowd who weren't being energetic enough.

Burna proceeded to pull some money out of his pocket and hand it to one of the fans, all while saying, "Oya go home… This guy is annoying me.... This guy too. Why are you here?"

“Security, carry this guy come off of my front [section]. He can go to the back, though. You can't stay in the front. The front is strictly for my... die-hard Burna Boy fans.... Everyone that understands what the f--k I do this for. Everyone that see my sorrow, my sweat, my blood, my tears, that I put into this music and every performance."

“I do this sh-t for you, from the bottom of my heart. I've not come here to play. So, if you want to come and do a fashion show. You want to stand and look at me, go to the f--king church, you understand? So, my brother please, your face is not encouraging me."

Some commenters, however, have been noting that Burna was four hours late to perform.

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Watch Burna Boy and Jorja Smith's New Music Video For 'Gum Body'

A new Meji Alabi-directed video for one of the many highlights from 'African Giant.'

Burna Boy continues his victory lap around African Giant with the release of his new music video for "Gum Body," featuring Jorja Smith.

The new Meji Alabi-directed video follows the Nigerian star and Jorja Smith as they play out a courtship, of sorts, in a dark apartment with plenty of Hennessy. The two buzzing acts have been collaborating a bit together, as Burna Boy recently joined Jorja for her single "Be Honest."

Watch Burna Boy Play a Live Rendition of "Anybody" For 'okay acoustics'

"Gum Body" is one of the many highlights from Burna Boy's latest album, African Giant, which sees the buzzing Nigerian artist delivering several addictive shades of his signature afro-fusion sound, as he blends in influences from afrobeat, dancehall, hip-hop, RnB and more.

Previous to this single, Burna Boy had shared the video for another album favorite, "Pull Up."

Watch the new music video for "Gum Body" below.

Read: Here Are All the Samples in Burna Boy's 'African Giant'

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Burna Boy, AKA, YCee & More Get In a Heated Exchange Surrounding Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa

Burna Boy: "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."

As we've been reporting, South Africa is currently embroiled in violent xenophobic attacks. As out Johannesburg-based staff writer Rufaro Samanga writes:

"The center of Johannesburg is currently a surreal sight. Cars have been torched, businesses broken into and ransacked, foreign nationals are being violently attacked and police are admittedly struggling to maintain order. Just a week after xenophobic attacks erupted in Pretoria and two months after Nigerians were being attacked in Hillbrow, the country is experiencing yet another spate of xenophobic attacks which began yesterday. According to EWN, two people have been confirmed dead, including a woman who was shot at close range. A hundred others have been arrested thus far."

"The reasons for the xenophobic attacks echo the pervasive anti-immigrant sentiment around the world. In a country with growing inequality, unemployment and poverty, many disenfranchised South Africans feel that foreign nationals are responsible for the lack of job opportunities and increasing crime."

Star musicians are now weighing in on the matter, with some heated exchanges taking place between big Nigerian artists like Burna Boy and Ycee and South Africa's AKA and Babes Wodumo, among several others.

The exchanges seemed to have started when YCee tweeted his opinion about South African feelings towards Nigerians, citing AKA's tweets back when South Africa lost in the AFCON quarterfinals earlier this year to Nigeria.

From there, it escalated to receive responses from AKA and M.I Abaga, as well as a strong string of tweets from Burna Boy, who stated: "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 fuck up and really performs A miracle because I don't know how they can even possibly fix this."

Read all the exchanges below.

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okay acoustics: Watch Burna Boy Play a Live Rendition of 'Anybody'

The African Giant blesses us with a live performance of "Anybody" backed by The Outsiders.

Burna Boy's highly-anticipated album, African Giant, has been making waves and getting played on constant rotation across both sides of the Atlantic.

African Giant sees the buzzing Nigerian star delivering several addictive shades of his signature afro-fusion sound, as he blends in influences from afrobeat, dancehall, hip-hop, RnB and more.

Photos: OkayAfrica Hosts Burna Boy's 'African Giant' Listen Party

During a recent visit to NYC, Burna Boy stopped by Okay Space to deliver a highly-energetic take on one of the album's standout singles, "Anybody," backed by the head-nodding beats, keys and vocals from The Outsiders, featuring singer Christina Matuvo.

Watch the latest episode of okay acoustics, introducing a new live performance set-up for our series, with Burna Boy below.

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