Afrobeat and reggae singer Burna boy experienced popularity for one of his new songs Ye after music fans searching for Kanye West’s new album ‘Ye’ stumbled upon Burna Boy’s song which goes by the same name. The similarity he shares with Kanye West has accidentally introduced his music to an unexpected number of people.
The track, which was featured on Burna Boy’s 2018 mixtape, Outside, had a spike in popularity after Kanye released his Ye. According to The Fader, Burna Boy’s “Ye” streaming numbers have jumped 200% since last Friday. He even posted a video on Twitter, thanking Kanye for the help and vibing along with “Yikes” off the new album.
This definitely marks a new international debut for Burna Boy as the singer is on tour in the US where a large chunk of Kanye fans reside.
Listen to Burna Boy’s Ye below