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Photo courtesy of Telz.

Interview: Meet Telz, the Breakout Producer From Burna Boy's 'Twice As Tall'

Telz speaks on how his life has changed this year after signing to Spaceship Records and producing five songs on Twice As Tall.

"I have never worked that hard in my life." Five days after the release of Burna Boy's fifth studio album Twice as Tall, and a little over a year after the Grammy-nominated African Giant, I speak with the breakout producer Telz.

After several back and forths via Twitter DMs, we finally settle on a Sunday evening for our call. As he hops on the Facetime audio call. I am met with a serene yet confident voice. The ambitious Telz produced five out of the 13 tracks on Twice As Tall, ("Wonderful," "Onyeka," "Naughty by Nature," "Wetin Dey Sup," and "Real Life"). Those tracks feature executive production from Diddy, and include vocals from the likes od Stormzy and Naughty By Nature.

On the night of the release of Twice as Tall, I'd logged on to Twitter to meet a series of tweets from people asking the same question I was geared up to throw at them. Who is Funkula?

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