There are moments when an electrifying wave of anticipation and excitement sweeps across the music scene. It’s a feeling that tingles in the air, resonating with the pulsating beats of a global superstar. Such moments are reserved for the giants and the game-changers. In this particular instance, that euphoria has been ignited by none other than the Afro-fusion luminary, Burna Boy.
Burna Boy, a superstar who needs no introduction, has just released his much-anticipated seventh studio album. The world has been waiting with bated breath, and now, the body of work we’ve all been yearning for has arrived, bearing the fitting title, I Told Them.
This album is not just another collection of songs; it’s a profound reflection of Burna Boy’s journey, his audacious affirmations, prophesies, and declarations that he made via social media. He spoke his dreams into existence, and today, as one of the biggest artists in the world, he’s fulfilled those promises. There is an unparalleled joy in proving the naysayers wrong, and it’s this very sentiment that serves as the driving force behind the album’s title, I Told Them.
I Told Them marks the seventh chapter in Burna Boy’s illustrious discography, a testament to his unwavering dedication to his craft. Comprising a stellar lineup of 15 remarkable tracks, including the pre-released records, Big 7 and Cheat on Me featuring Dave, as well as Sittin’ on Top of The World featuring 21 Savage, this album is a sonic voyage like no other.
One cannot help but be captivated by the impressive guest appearances sprinkled throughout the album. Collaborations with music artists such as J. Cole, RZA, Dave, GZA, Byron Messia, and Seyi Vibez elevate the album to a realm of musical excellence rarely witnessed in today’s industry.
In I Told Them, Burna Boy leaves no stone unturned. He lays it all on the line, showcasing his growth, resilience, and unyielding determination. This album is not just a collection of songs; it’s a testament to his incredible journey from the depths of adversity to the pinnacle of global stardom.
As we listen to the tracks that reverberate with Burna Boy’s distinct style and unapologetic authenticity, we are reminded that dreams, when pursued with unrelenting passion, can indeed become reality. Burna Boy has risen above the trials and tribulations, and with this album, he proudly asserts his status as a true global superstar.
In a world that often doubts, questions, and challenges, Burna Boy’s I Told Them is a triumphant declaration to all those who dared to doubt him. It’s a celebration of his unwavering belief in himself, an ode to the power of resilience, and a testament to the timeless artistry of the biggest African artist in the world at the moment.
Listen to the I Told Them album here.