On July 8, 2023, Burna Boy, the Grammy-winning singer, achieved a historic milestone by becoming the first African artist to sell out a stadium in the United States. The 41,000-capacity Citi Field Stadium in New York City was filled with enthusiastic fans eager to witness the performance of the self-proclaimed “African Giant.”
The evening commenced with a vibrant and energetic performance by Nissi, Burna Boy’s sister, who set the tone for the show.
Following the dynamic opening by Nissi, Burna Boy took the stage and delivered a captivating performance. He enthralled the audience with lively renditions of his chart-topping hits, including the crowd-favorite “Ye.” Additionally, Burna Boy treated the fans to songs from his previous albums, namely “Outside,” “African Giant,” “Twice As Tall,” and “Love Damini,” ensuring a memorable and diverse musical experience.