- American music mogul, Sean Combs, aka P. Diddy, seems to have taken a great interest in Africa and its music
- The singer, songwriter, rapper and producer, recently took to social media via his verified Twitter page to pen a heartfelt note to Africans and how he had 'been trying to connect to the motherland’
- Diddy who executive produced Nigerian star, Burna Boy’s new album, Twice As Tall, said that he was blessed to work with him
- The American star also said it is important to make it a mission to connect to the motherland
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The Nigerian music industry is undoubtedly filled with many great talents who have also successfully taken their music outside the shores of this country.
African music, particularly the Nigerian Afro-beat sound seems to have become a fad in the international scene with international stars wanting to also have a piece of it.
Some Nigerian artistes have been able to bridge the gap with the international market and some of them have worked with stars such as Beyonce, Chris Brown, Drake, Rick Ross, to name a few.
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Just recently, American singer, rapper, producer and songwriter, Sean Combs, aka P. Diddy, took to social media via his verified Twitter page to pen a heartfelt message to Africans.
The 50-year-old star said that Africa had been on his mind for a while and that he had been trying to connect with the motherland until he got a call from Grammy-nominated Nigerian star, Burna Boy.
Diddy added that he was so blessed to have gotten the call and that Burna happens to be the first African artiste he has worked with.
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The American star said that he had been trying to unite with Africans through music and that it was important to make it his mission to build a bridge with his brothers and sisters in the motherland because it was what ‘they’ feared the most.
See his tweets below:
It was earlier reported that P. Diddy, co-executive produced Burna Boy's Twice As Tall album and he was pumped about it.
The top executive was said to have brought in fresh perspective to the album which was already 80% completed at the time.
Well, Diddy did not just spend time working on the project, he was also really proud of what was accomplished and could not seem to stop talking about it.
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In a post shared on his Twitter page, the music icon tagged Burna Boy and noted that fans were not ready for what was coming.
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