Black Coffee speaks to fateful decisions about the country with Burna Boy
The second richest artist on the African continent, Black Coffee, had a talk with the African Giant, Burna Boy on the Edbro Show.
Ebro Darden is the defining character of the latest York music scene and a trusted voice of hip-hop, he brings the city’s urgent mixture of music and culture to the planet. He describes himself;
“When I hear something with real heart and energy, I would like everyone to listen to it.”
— Black Coffee (@RealBlackCoffee) October 26, 2020
Black Coffe shared a brief clip from the podcast he and Burna Boy did with the caption;
“Had a talk with @burnaboy & @oldmanebro on #MiseducationRadio please tune at 21h (SA) & 3pm (EST) on @AppleMusic http://apple.co/Ebro”
In their podcast, Black Coffee and Burna Boy mention how for the longest time, African artists are all bottled into a box where their music falls under the category of “world music”. Black Coffee details how he has always dreamed of breaking out of that box whenever he plays around the world, by ensuring that he plays on the most stage rather than a small one. The King of House believes that African music deserves a civil right to shine rather than being grouped under the “world music” stage love it is currently the norm.
There is little question that Black Coffee and Burna Boy are a number of the most well-liked artists to return out of Africa, their schedules are always busy with bookings across the planet. From us to Europe, their music is loved by millions across the planet.
On a recent trip to Europe, he first started in Greece, then the DJ went on to play in Switzerland where his fans made an invitation for him to play Jerusalem. On a usual year, without the worldwide pandemic, Black Coffee plays center-stage at every festival or event and he has multiple residences in America and Europe where his celebratory status is recognized.
Burna Boy is additionally quite conversant in being the most attractive when overseas, his Nigerian-inspired music resonates with tons of his fans. Most of the time he’s traveling and performing outside of Nigeria and Africa as an entire.
These two African giants have earned their place as main attractions reception and abroad, which is strictly how they need other African artists to start out thinking and seeing themselves.
Do you think African artists should demand more respect when performing overseas, rather than being happy to be featured under the “world music” category?