Nigeria’s Burna Boy made it into Jay-Z’s 2019 ‘Year-End Picks’ playlist.
The playlist, uploaded exclusively on TIDAL, features his song, Collateral Damage. With the year coming to an end, award-winning rapper, Jay Z has returned to reveal his favorite hip hop and R&B tracks from the last 12 months.
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JAY-Z shares his favorite songs from the year.
— JAY-Z Daily (@JAY_Z_Daily) December 19, 2019
Apart from grammy-nominated Burna Boy, the list includes, Kanye West’s “Follow God,” Russ and Bia’s “Best on Earth,” Tyler, The Creator’s “EARFQUAKE,” DaBaby’s “SUGE,” and Jhené Aiko’s “Triggered.”
The rest of the star-studded playlist saw contributions from Drake, Young Thug, J. Cole, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib, Summer Walker, Roddy Ricch, Lil Tjay, Rick Ross, Maxo Kream, Travis Scott, Rod Wave, Solange, Lil Baby, Beyoncé, Pop Smoke, Denzel Curry, and more.
This year has been one of the most successful for Burna Boy, aside from his grammy nomination, he has won a number of awards, locally and internationally and sold out concert venues across the globe.
His album, “African Giant” was nominated in the Best World Album category alongside Altin Gün for Gece, Bokanté & Metropole Orkest Conducted By Jules Buckley for What Heat, Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet for Fanm D’Ayiti, and Angelique Kidjo for Celia.
This nomination, his first, places him in the same category as Seun Anikulapo-Kuti, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti and King Ade who have also been nominated for the prestigious award.