Burna Boy, the Nigerian Afro-fusion artist, has made history by becoming the first African artist to achieve two solo platinum singles in the US.
According to an official report by Chart Data via Twitter, Burna Boy achieved his second solo platinum single in the US with his record-breaking single ‘Last Last’, which sold the required one million units.
His first solo platinum song was ‘Ye’, which was certified platinum by RIAA on January 26, 2023.
Burna Boy is now officially the first and, for now, the only African artist in history to have two solo songs certified platinum in the US.
This achievement highlights the growing influence of African music on the global music scene. Burna Boy’s unique sound, which combines traditional African rhythms with modern music genres, has won him fans all over the world.
In recent years, African music has gained more attention and recognition from international audiences. The success of artists like Burna Boy, Wizkid, and Davido has helped to put African music on the map and open doors for other African artists.