South African rapper, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes known professionally as AKA, has sent a congratulatory message to Nigerian artiste Burna Boy after the latter received a Grammy nomination.
On November 20, 2019, nominations for the 62nd Grammy Awards were announced at 2:30 pm. Burna Boy’s album, African Giant got nominated in the Best World Music Album category
He was nominated in the 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.
The singer has since received lots of congratulatory messages on social media from fellow musicians and fans around the world.
The latest to applaud the singer is South African rapper AKA who recently called on Burna Boy to apologize to South Africans over his comments on the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa
A twitter user by the username @brave931 asked the rapper what he has to say about Burna Boy’s Grammy nomination and the rapper replied: “CONGRATULATION.. obviously