He rose to stardom in 2012 in the wake of singing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his presentation studio collection L.I.F.E (2013).
In 2017, Burna Boy marked with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group universally. His third studio collection Outside denoted his major-name debut.
In 2019 and 2020, he won Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards, and was declared as an Apple Music Up Next craftsman. His fourth studio collection African Giant was discharged in July 2019; it won Album of the Year at the 2019 All Africa Music Awards and was assigned for Best World Music Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.