The wait is almost over! Burna Boy, one of the world’s leading Afrobeats frontmen, has scheduled his highly anticipated album “Twice As Tall” for release on Friday, August 14, 2020. This would be a follow up to his 2019 Grammy-nominated album “African Giant” which featured an all-star cast of Zlatan, Jorja Smith, Jeremih, Damian Marley, Angélique Kidjo, YG, Future and more.
The singer revealed the release date just a few hours ago via a video on his social media pages. He also revealed in a recent interview with the New York Times that the album contains 15 tracks and is executive produced by Sean Combs, popularly known as Diddy. Across these records in which Burna approaches as a “citizen of the world,” he brings along Sauti Sol, Naughty by Nature, Chris Martin (of Coldplay), Senegal’s icon, Youssou N’Dour and more. “Twice As Tall” also features production credits for Timbaland, Jae5, Rexxie, Telz, P2j, Anderson Paak, and longtime friend and collaborator, Leriq.
Just a few days ago, Burna Boy expanded his musical palette by featuring on a song with British golden boy, Sam Smith. Titled ‘My Oasis’, the mellow record only confirmed what many had known for years; that Burna’s musical range is as expansive as it can get.
By the looks of it, the imminent “Twice As Tall” album already looks like one for the books, and luckily for us, we are just eight days away from confirming that. Watch this space for any update.