I came into music industry straight from a UK prison – Singer Burna Boy

Grammy award winning Nigerian singer, Burna Boy has revealed that he came into the music industry straight from a UK prison.

Burna Boy from UK prison

He disclosed this via his Twitter page on September 7th, 2022.

He tweeted, “I came into the music industry straight from Chelmsford HMP. I had no idea I would even live this long.

“So when people talk about me now, it’s all just funny. Of course, I would perform with my injured leg, or even no legs or arms.

“Nigeria really doesn’t know me. I don’t care to be the biggest Nigerian artist. I’m just happy I can do what I love and take care of my people from it.

“If you knew just half of the shit I used to do for money, risking my freedom daily, you would be way happier for me.”

For the first time, Burna Boy admitted he went to UK prison, Chelmsford HMP which is a prison and young offender institution (YOI) in Chelmsford, Essex for men aged 18 and over.

Reports dating back to 2013 had it that Burna Boy stabbed someone to death in London.

According to him, he had no idea he is going to live long on earth. Then, eleven months later he was released from prison on the grounds of good behaviour.

Afterwards, he travelled bag to Nigeria and got signed into Aristokrat Records.


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