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Burna Boy and Polo G Practice Gratitude In New Track 'Want It All'

An introspective piece, highlighting the journey Burna has been on — and how he made his dreams a reality.

Nigerian musician Burna Boy is truly a force to be reckoned with. The Grammy-award winning artist has teamed up with American rapper Polo G to bring fans a love letter to himself in the form of latest single "Want It All."

The A-list talents, Smoke Ono and Sean Silverman produced track comes as a fresh take on the Afrofusion music genre and has some noticeable hip-hop elements buried between the lines.

The West African crooner's third single of the year manifests as an introspective piece, highlighting the journey the star has been on and how he made his dreams a reality. And the music video visuals certainly boast a happy-go-lucky, grateful Burna. The music video, directed by Adrian Yu, tells a photo story of Burna Boy's rise to fame, warmly featuring some of his biggest supporters. Still incredibly hot off of the heels of 2020's Twice As Tall , and a busy summer of festival tours, we love to see a moment of reflection and gratitude from the Nigerian star.

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Burna Boy Snags 2021 BET Award for Best International Act

Following the release of his Grammy award-winning album 'Twice As Tall', Burna Boy takes home this year's BET award for Best International Act.

The 2021 BET Awards took place last night in what appears to be a slow return to life as we knew it before the COVID-19 pandemic. Hosted by actress Taraji P. Henson, the live and in-person awards show welcomed a vaccinated audience and a glamorous red carpet.

Among the top winners of the night, whose theme was aptly titled "Year of the Black Woman", were rapper Megan Thee Stallion for Best Female Hip Hop Artist, Queen Latifah for the Lifetime Achievement Award, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion for Best Music Video and Jazmine Sullivan for Best Album of the Year, among several others.

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