With the release of his enormous breakout album, African Giant, Nigerian-bred Burna Boy is staking a claim as one of the biggest stars on the global music scene—a crossover sensation who refuses to compromise. Instead he’s letting the world cross over to him. – GQ Syle
His feature on GQ Style has made a remarkable statement in the fashion world as this project was worked on by and all African Team including Lola Ogunnaike and Prince Gyasi.
An all African Team worked on this spread btw. EVERY SINGLE ONE OF YOU KILLED IT! 🦍🖤 https://t.co/NYOOxITxLw— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) March 4, 2020
Lola Ogunnaike is a Nigerian American features and entertainment journalist and a current host of Arise Entertainment 360. She was a reporter for The New York Times and a former correspondent on CNN’s “American Morning”.
Whiles Prince Gyasi is a Ghanaian international visual artist popular known for his colourful photos feature on Apple capturing Ghanaian culture and heritage through colourful images. He is the co-founder of Boxedkids, a non-profit organization helping kids from Accra, Ghana get an education.
Photos for the feature were taken in Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria.