Nigerian famous person Burna Boy is again along with his first solo tune of 2021, “Kilometre”.
Through Okay Africa, BB unveiled the only throughout an look on Zane Lowe’s Apple Music 1, at which period he additionally teased a brand new album in 2021. “I’m positively planning to drop my subsequent album this yr,” he mentioned. “Particularly on the identical time I dropped the final one. I’m attempting to try this so long as I can.”
He was referring to 2020’s Twice as Tall, which got here out in August and was certainly one of our favorite albums of the year. If we’re solely three or 4 months away from one other Burna Boy meal, then “Kilometre” is an ideal aperitif. Over a sun-baked beat, he celebrates how far he’s come and the way stylishly he’s completed it. “I provide the gist,” he raps. “When was the final time any person did it like this?/ An excessive amount of ice on my bomboclat wrist/ That’s why everyone hating on me like Chris.”
As he instructed Zane Lowe, he wrote the tune at a seashore home in Ghana and really introduced it to a Ghanian nightclub the exact same day. He mentioned,
“It’s actually me speaking about how far I’ve come, I’ve come a great distance. On the identical time, simply having enjoyable with it. When the tune drops, begin working round, wherever you go. Simply begin working round. It doesn’t want a proof. We had a retreat seashore home slash simply paradise place in Ghana the place I used to be working, and one simply got here off. That’s one of many ones that simply got here off from that. I truly, took it to the membership that day. We acquired one.”
“Kilometre” comes with a music video that exhibits Burna Boy doing a little bit of working himself. He additionally performs golf on the mattress of a semi-truck, practices social distancing by flying alone on a non-public jet, and dances within the streets in all kinds of eye-catching matches. Try the tune under.