Buju, known by his stage, has his real name as Daniel Benson. He is a popular and fast upcoming Nigerian music star whose songs have continued to receive wide recognition and acceptance in the entertainment world.
Buju who is his early 20s hails from Akwa Ibom State, in south southern Nigeria. He had his upbringing in Gbagada area of Lagos state where he had his primary and secondary education respectively. He finally graduated in one of the Nigerian Universities before relocating to Mowe in Ogun State.
Buju’s Music Career
Buju began his music journey in the secondary school and later joined the choir in his local church.
Buju became professionally known when he began performing solo at valedictory services and carried his passion on to the university.
Influenced greatly by great artistes like the Jamaican recording artist, Buju Banton, Damian Marley, J Hus and Burna Boy, he built on his style and eventually made it to the top in the field of music.
In February 2018, Buju released his first record, “Catch a Vibe”.
He later released his second record was called “A Day in Lagos”, with the music video recorded on a boat. This creativity of Buju shot him to limelight as he became more popular.
Buju who described his genre of music as Afro-fusion, cited Burna Boy as a great talent who has remained his most influence in his music career.
Buju has also worked with other talents in the music industry like Zlatan. At first, he did not believe he could secure such a music giant for one of his songs. Encouraged by his friends who kept pushing him to reach out to him, he met Zlatan who eventually noticed the young talent and decided to collaborate with him.
They created “Spiritual”, which went on to be an incredibly successful hit and went viral on multiple streaming platforms.
April 16, 2020, Buju signed on to Burna Boy’s record label, Spaceship Records, a development that made him the third act to be signed to the label after Burna Boy and Burna Boy’s sister Nissi Ogulu.
The Akwa Ibom born music star has since released a good number of successful hit songs including ‘L’enu’, a song that was widely accepted and made him a household name in the music industry.
Other hit songs released by Buju include:
- A Day In Lagos
- Catch a Vibe
- Balance It
- Commander released in 2020.
Buju’s Personal Life
Buju is not yet married, but believed to be in a relationship with his growing fame and wealth.
He is a young vibrant Nigerian artiste doggedly working very hard to win laurels and make huge fortunes in his chosen profession.
Buju’s Net Worth
Buju is currently doing exceedingly well in the Nigerian music industry with an estimated net worth of about $500,000 dollars.
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