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Burna Boy Describes Producing ‘Twice As Tall’ Album Over Zoom

By Oreoritse Tariemi
27 April 2022   |   1:02 pm
African Giant, Burna Boy, revealed that he produced his Grammy award-winning album Twice As Tall over Zoom.  The afrobeat singer revealed this in an appearance on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah last night, where he discussed his journey since his last appearance on the show, selling out Madison Square Garden and his album Twice As Tall.  Trevor Noah had…

African Giant, Burna Boy, revealed that he produced his Grammy award-winning album Twice As Tall over Zoom. 

The afrobeat singer revealed this in an appearance on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah last night, where he discussed his journey since his last appearance on the show, selling out Madison Square Garden and his album Twice As Tall. 

Trevor Noah had expressed his surprise to hear that the album was produced on Zoom and asked him, “how do you know it’s going well?”

To which Burna Boy replied, “You don’t; you hope for the best.” 

Describing the production process, he said, “it’s not like you record the song on zoom.”

“You just have the laptop on in the studio with all the parties involved while we’re making the music and stuff. And everyone’s like this is the song we have to choose, we have to choose this, and then yeah, it just worked out.”

Burna Boy also teased his forthcoming album, but he’s still holding on to details; only hinting that “it’s going to come out on a day when everyone celebrates for themselves when it’s their own day.” (his birthday, maybe :))

Burna Boy released Twice As Tall in 2020, which went on to win the Best World Music Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. 

Since the album’s release, Burna Boy has snagged several achievements, including selling out The O2 Arena and, more recently, The Madison Square Garden.