According to Naij, Burna Boy wrote five some song on international OVO rapper Drake’s More Life Album which never made it on the album.
The intriguing Nigerian music sensation revealed this at a listening of his new album titled Outside.
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The sad thing is none of those songs made it on ‘More Life’ but this doesn’t that put away the fact the Burna Boy is immensely talented.
Even though people recognize working with an international act as ‘you have now arrived’ Burna Boy has always been a great hit-maker all by himself and that is one thing we need to recognized.
“I worked on five new songs for the project and submitted them all.” he said.
According to Pulse, after he got confirmation from Drake’s team that one of the songs he wrote titled ‘More Life’ was to be featured on the album of the same name, the final version that did appear on the album was totally different from what he submitted.
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Burna Boy would later feature on the outro of the album on the song Get It Together, which was a remake of South African DJ Black Coffee, and Bucie’s 2010 single Superman. This version also had UK singer Jorja Smith on it.”
“They told me they had picked it, but when the song came out it was…chopped,”he said. Asked about what he learned from the episode, he said he has moved on and that the More Life song he initially wrote for Drake would be on his forthcoming album which he released on January 26, 2018.
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This is really not a surprise and it happens to a lot African artiste who get gigs to collaborate with international superstar.
Its about time an African artist does not only have to be recognized as breaking through if he or she is working on a gig with an international act.