The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and former Nigerian Minister, Amina Mohammed has welcomed Grammy-winning singer, Burna Boy to the headquarters of the United Nations.
Posting a photograph of his arrival on her twitter handle, Mohammed, who is also a Nigerian noted that the ‘Twice As Tall’ singer is an inspiration to young people around the world.
“I had the opportunity to welcome my compatriot burnaboy here at the UN headquarter. Burna continues to inspire young people around the world with his amazing talents,” she wrote.
Meanwhile, Burna Boy has officially become, not just the first Nigerian artist to headline at the Madison Square Garden (MSG), New York, but also the first to sell it out when he live-streamed his “One Night In Space” show in New York’s iconic Madison Square Garden on Thursday, April 28 exclusively on YouTube.
Featured as a guest on the American Talk show ‘The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’, Burna Boy left everyone in stitches with his naturalness and authenticity.
The artiste has also revealed that an exclusive limited line of March will be made available to commemorate this historic event as the first Nigerian musician to ever headline the world-renowned venue.
This ‘One Night In Space’ showcase follows Burna Boy’s recently sold-out debut at LA’s The Hollywood Bowl, electrifying performances at the 2021 Global Citizen Festival and The Governor’s Ball, as well as sold-out international shows at London’s O2 Arena, Paris’ Accor Arena, Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome and more venues around the globe, as part of his 2021 Space Drift tour.