Burna Boy’s Grammy Win Is A Success For Nollywood –RMD

RMD says Nigerian music leveraged on Nollywood’s initial success

Veteran actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD), has said Burna Boy winning the 2021 Grammy Award is also a win for the Nigerian Movie Industry, Nollywood.

The stylish thespian revealed this in a chat with Saturday Beats, when he was congratulating the Afro-fusion musician on his triumph at the recent edition of Grammy Awards.

Burna Boy’s Grammy Win Is A Success For Nollywood –RMD
Burna Boy

RMD described Burna Boy as an artiste who sings to educate and entertain. Because of his style of music, he also considered his victory a success for Nollywood.

He added that Nigerian music evolved and leveraged on Nollywood’s initial success at the international market. According to the legendary actor; “Nigerian music as we have it today has evolved and leveraged on Nollywood when our films were being exported.

Burna Boy’s Grammy Win Is A Success For Nollywood –RMD
RMD

“It took with it, its comedy and music. The music has just taken on a life of its own because it does not require a big village that it takes a film to get ready. Music is a lot quicker. Solo work is what is needed, unlike trying to gather an entire ‘village’ to make a film.”

Burna Boy was declared winner of the ‘Best Global Music Album’ category of the Grammy Awards 2021 for his ‘Twice as tall’ album.

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