Overnight, excitement erupted online as a major announcement was made, revealing that African music sensation, Burna Boy would be coming to Trinidad for a major concert event.
The disclosure was made by prominent Jamaican booking agent, Sharon Burke of Solid Agency. Well known for her alignment with major international players like DJ Khaled and Shaggy, Fat Joe and others, Burke, on Thursday posted a press statement to her social median platform, revealing the news. The statement indicate that the mad dubbed The African Giant, would be in Trinidad for a concert on December 16th at the Hasley Crawford Stadium. He would then appear at events in Antigua and Jamaica on December 17th and 18th respectively.
Burna Boy has been trending internationally for some time. His recent album, ‘Love Damini’ has received a Grammy nomination for Best Global Music Album while his ‘Last Last’ – a song that has become pretty much a global anthem, has been nominated in the Best Music Performance category.
The Nigerian born entertainer recently performed at the TOMAC Festival, in Tobago. Despite tremendous rainfall, he gave those who braved the inclement weather, a memorable show. Days later however, issued encountered for the Dominical Creole Festival heard soca artist, Patrice Roberts reference the artist’s multi-million dollar performance fee, after she was forced to perform after her scheduled time, due to his day late arrival on the island. The Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerritt, subsequently argued that contract provisions should have been maintained. During a press conference, the PM had argued, “There is a contract, and it should have been respected. I would have kept the airport open to having the aircraft land, we were prepared to charter LIAT and had the PM of Antigua and Barbados keep their airports open to facilitate the gentleman.”
Already in Trinidad, there is news that online tickets ranging in price from $400TTD to $800TTD, have been sold out.