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Buju

Daniel Benson is a singer/songwriter and rapper professionally known as Buju. He was born on the 14th of May 1998 in Akwa Ibom, Nigeria, but grew up in Gbagada, Lagos and subsequently relocated to Ogun State. His musical style is Afro-Fusion.

His name Buju is a coined acronym that stands for – ‘Beauty Underneath Just Understand’. Emerald Ridge High School was his alma mater.

Buju got his start when he was very young, rapping and singing in the church choir. He developed an interest in music and began writing songs while still in secondary school.

Initially known as ‘Drizzle,’ he subsequently changed his name to Buju. Greatly influenced by Burna Boy, Buju Banton, Damian Marley just to name a few, Buju came up with his own style.

He started his career in 2018 and is signed to Burna Boy’s Spaceship records. In February 2018, Buju released his debut single ‘’Catch a Vibe’’, which was followed by his second release ‘’A Day in Lagos’’ later that year.

In 2019, Buju released his debut EP, titled “To Your Ears”. The EP featured the likes of TMXO and Burna Boy. Again in 2020, he collaborated with Burna Boy on his smash track ‘’Lenu’’, as well as ‘’Spiritual’’ with Zlatan Ibile.

His album ‘’24Hrs In Lagos City,” which had ten songs, was published on November 20th, 2020. The album includes the songs “Follow Me,” “Sadé,” “Power To Heal,” and many more, and featured Trey Wavey, Andre Fazaz, and Kizz Ernie.

Amaal

Amaal

Amaal comes through as a singer-songwriter of Somali-Canadian descent, crafting mellifluous R&B that spans the spectrum of human experience. She is presently one of North America's most fascinating Somali R&B singers. Amaal started her incredible trip in the war-torn city...
Joya Mooi

Joya Mooi

South African and Dutch songbird Joya Mooi's name seems destined for a life of happiness and beauty wrapped in her mesmerizing vocals. She is gifted with unadulterated penmanship, a seductive vocal range, and a burning desire to transform the memories,...
Desiire

DESIIRE

In order to produce music that is full of mesmerizing instrumentals and somber simplicity, Congolese musician DESIIRE, who is based in Toronto, provides a distinctive combination of R&B, Afro, Electronic, and Hip-Hop. Inspired by pioneering African artists like Papa Wemba,...
Dua Saleh

Dua Saleh

The Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter and rapper of Sudanese descent, Dua Saleh, is renowned for her captivating bravado and menacing gloom. She has transformed her prior solemnity into swaggering confidence. It would be easy to call Dua Saleh a natural. Her songs...
Bas

Bas

Dreamville's first signee, Bas, keeps defining himself as one of the most renowned and authentic musicians by consistently integrating his bluster with a sympathetic sense of perspective. The son of Sudanese parents, Paris-born and Queens-based rapper Bas is renowned for...
Meron Addis

Meron Addis

Meron Addis is one such artist who effortlessly combines the forceful and calm, the frail and the powerful, and the past and the contemporary with ease. The London-born diva Meron, of Ethiopian descent, has absorbed a variety of musical influences...
Emanuel

Emanuel

Canadian-based Ethiopian R&B singer Emanuel born Emmanuel Assefa, is an R&B singer/songwriter who made his major-label debut in 2020 with the poignant ballad ‘’Need You’’ which came out and was featured on Apple Music and Spotify billboards. With melodies that catch...
G-Salih

G-SALIH

Coming from Arlington, Virginia, and born to Sudanese parents, Gihad, known as G-SALIH, has always been thoughtful with his bars. His distinctive style draws the listener's attention right away, and his powerful lyricism empowers them to sink into the lessons...
Moël

Moël

Moël, born Mewael Hadera, is an Ethiopian-Canadian artist based in Toronto, Canada. He is one of a kind who somehow has managed to acoustically blend components of traditional Ethiopian sounds with modern R&B sounds. Moël’s soulful melodies contain essential sentiment, escapism,...
M.I Blue

M.I. Blue

The alternative-soul singer and composer M.I. Blue is among the most multifaceted performers you will encounter. The female Eritrean artist embodies the spirit, sound, and culture of Toronto's burgeoning music industry. Her own East African heritage as well as jazz...

Buju has so far worked with a slew of Nigerian artists including Burna Boy, Ladipoe, SDC, Blaqbonez, TMXO, Lyta and many others.

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