Social media has been on edge since the performance by Nigerian singers Burna Boy and Fireboy with Ed Sheeran during his five-day concert at Wembley Stadium from 24 June to 1 July.
Burna, the self-acclaimed African Giant performed a yet to be released song off his forthcoming “Love, Damini” album alongside Ed Sheeran at the 90 thousand capacity Wembley arena Thursday. Due for release on 7 July, the song is titled “For My Hand”.
Brand new #edsheeran song with #burnaboy !!! @edsheeran pic.twitter.com/UIEWsB2D9G
— 🦄 (@fierce_unicorn) June 30, 2022
Fireboy on the other hand, performed his hit song “Peru” also alongside the English singer-songwriter a day before on Wednesday.
thank you, Wembley! ❤️🇬🇧 pic.twitter.com/Di4aKmW3Kq
— Fireboy DML (@fireboydml) June 29, 2022
Fireboy released “Peru” in July 2021 and had a remix with Ed Sheeran last year.
Fireboy in a video that has since gone viral, is seen overwhelmed with emotion and in tears as his team members calm him backstage.
Born Edward Christopher Sheeran in Halifax, West Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk, the MBE began writing songs around the age of 11.
In early 2011, he independently released the extended play, No. 5 Collaborations Project and has been interested in working with Nigerian artistes lately.