The recent video clip of James Harden, American basketball superstar, echoing soulfully to Burna Boy‘s song ‘Last Last’ went viral online. This clip further comments on the influence of Burna Boy’s music in the international market, notably America.
The clip sees Harden walking through the underground passway of his team’s home court after a practice session. As he sings along to the rhythm, it is quite evident that he is a fan of the Nigerian superstar. The video is not only proof of the wide reach of Afrobeat music, but also of its ability to traverse cultural and linguistic boundaries.
Burna Boy’s songs have been recognized globally, especially ‘Last Last’, with the video for the song garnering over 31 million YouTube views. The song’s success is attributed to the electrifying beat paired with the singer’s melodic voice. Its core message of not being a burden on others adds to its beauty.
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