US City, Boston Declares March 2 ‘Burna Boy’s Day’

The city of Boston, Massachusetts, United States, has officially declared March 2nd as “Burna Boy’s Day” to recognize and honor the Nigerian musician.

The details was presented in a Boston City Council paper signed by Councillor Ruthzee Louijeune.

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According to the paper, Burna Boy was awarded for his “performances and advocacy works.”

The document read inter alia: “Boston’s commitment to recognizing and celebrating culture and diversity is evident in the range of cultural events, festivals, and community initiatives that showcase the city’s multicultural landscape and:

“Whereas, Burna Boy’s legacy serves as a reminder of possibility, reminding us to continue amplifying voices that have long been silenced or overlooked, now, therefore be it resolved: That March 2, 2024 is designated Burna Boy Day in the City of Boston.”

Burna Boy has held so many soldout shows in Boston since breaking into the international scene in 2018.