Twice as Tall | Burna Boy

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Twice as Tall

Twice as Tall is the fifth studio album by Nigerian singer Burna Boy. It was released on August 14, 2020, by Spaceship Entertainment, Atlantic Records and Warner Music. Recording sessions took place in 2020, with Burna Boy, American singer and songwriter Diddy and Mama Burna Bose Ogulu serving as the record's executive producers. The album is a mixture of AfrobeatsAfrobeatdancehall, pop and hip hop. It was produced primarily by Telz, along with production from Rexxie, Timbaland and DJDS, among others. The album features guest appearances from Youssou N'DourNaughty by NatureSauti SolChris Martin and Stormzy. Its lead single is "Wonderful", released on June 26, 2020. -Wikipedia

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  • Pitchfork

    The Nigerian superstar’s latest LP can feel heavy under the weight of his personal reflection and Pan-African crusade. It is a load worth carrying.  

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  • The Guardian

    The Nigerian superstar doubles down on his landmark 2019 album African Giant with a heady cocktail of styles and big-name guests that amplify his own compelling voice.  

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  • musicOMH

    Twice As Tall is a novel but worthwhile fusion of disparate artists and styles.  

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  • Pulse

    What we are witnessing is a creative peak in an alignment of stars, chance and opportunity.  

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  • Uproxx

    his danceable Afro-fusion isn’t just a new musical craze for them to latch onto for a while — there is a history and a legacy behind it. You can’t engage the art without engaging the artists who make it, and that means a lot of uncomfortable context.  

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  • The Wall Street Journal

    The Nigerian artist brings in prominent American talent for his fifth record, but stays true to his Afrobeats style. 

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  • Medium

    Twice as Tall album is a modern musical masterpiece. 

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  • The Telegraph

    His new album schools all who dared underestimate him, including the Grammys.  

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  • Ratings Game Music

    Will Twice As Tall blow you away as much as African Giant did? No, but I do see the album putting him on another level.  

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  • meaww

    Burna Boy blends joy, hope and unity with powerful social messages on latest release. 

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  • NME

    The Nigerian hero has roped in Chris Martin and Sean 'Diddy' Combs to craft a collection that confirms his status as a contemporary great.  

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  • The Arts Desk

    The producers are 90% Nigerian, the album was almost entirely recorded in Lagos under COVID-19 restrictions, and towering over it is Burna Boy himself, calm and confident in himself and his position as a superstar. It’s a joy to hear someone reach a position like this without dilution or compromise.  

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  • Notjustok

    delivering an album which stakes his name on his claim to greatness. It'd be madness to think he isn't seated on those plush echelons at this moment. 

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