African Giant is the fourth studio album by Nigerian singer Burna Boy. It was released on July 26, 2019, by Spaceship Entertainment, Atlantic Records and Warner Music. The album is a mixture of AfrobeatsAfrobeatdancehallpop and hip hop. It was produced primarily by Kel P, along with production from Benjamin Zill, Dre Skull and Skrillex, among others. The album features guest appearances from Jorja SmithJeremihDamian Marley and Future, among others. It was supported by eight singles, including "On the Low", which won Viewers' Choice at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, "Killin Dem", which won Song of the Year at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, among other awards; and "Anybody", which Burna Boy performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The album received generally favorable reviews from music critics, who called it cohesive and praised Burna Boy for not diluting his sound. It was included in the year-end lists issued by several publications, including BillboardComplex and Pitchfork.
African Giant won Album of the Year at the 2019 All Africa Music Awards and was nominated for Best World Music Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. It was followedby by the African Giant Returns tour, which commenced in Toronto in August 2019.
I could never have imagined how successful the album was going to be, there was even a billboard in Nigeria!
It was even spray painted by an artist in the UK for an event.
Based on a childhood photo of Burna and his father.
Vinyl record design and record labels.
The original Photoshop document I helped create was recycled throughout the artist's brand.
The original concept by Sajjad Musa lead into a collaboration with Spotify.
I also helped illustrate/design the tour poster.
You could also scan the bill with the Spotify app to be taken to the album.
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