Burna Boy delivers stirring performance at Los Angeles Wiltern show

Burna Boy delivers stirring performance at Los Angeles Wiltern show

Of all the multicultural crossover hits of 2019, Burna Boy may have travelled farthest. The 28-year-old Nigerian singer-songwriter, born Damini Ogulu, plays a misty, soulful Afrobeat sound — a genre that grew from the country’s own ’70s spin on American funk and rock, and now pulls from hip-hop and Jamaican club styles as well. He parlayed huge success in his home country into a major-label deal with Atlantic and collaborations with a dizzying range of guests: Fall Out Boy, Future, YG and Jorja Smith. Diplo and Skillex have backed him…

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