Upcoming Show at Citi Field: Burna Boy to Make History as First Nigerian Artist to Headline US Stadium

The Dreamville Festival 2023 in Raleigh, North Carolina, was electrified by Burna Boy’s outstanding performance, but it seems that the artist is not done yet. Burna Boy, the “Last Last” musician, has announced that he will be making history with his upcoming concert date in New York. The Love, Damini World Tour is scheduled to stop at Citi Field on July 8, making him the first Nigerian artist to headline a US stadium, according to Billboard.

Burna Boy is no stranger to making history. Last year, he became the first Nigerian act to headline Madison Square Garden with his show Burna Boy Presents One Night in Space. The upcoming concert at Citi Field is set to surpass that feat, and tickets are already on sale for Citi card members. The general sale will begin on April 7, at 10 am local time.

The Love, Damini album has continued to perform well on global charts, and Burna Boy recently released the long-awaited music video for his hit collaborative track “Rollercoaster” with J Balvin. The artist took to Twitter to explain that the album is a personal body of work, reflecting his life’s ups and downs, growth, losses, and gains. He is excited to share this journey with his fans.

The Love, Damini World Tour has been captivating audiences worldwide, and the remaining tour dates are as follows: Oakland, CA @ Oakland Arena on April 8, Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center on April 12, Paris, FR @ La Defense on May 20, London, UK @ London Stadium on June 3, Arnhem, Netherlands @ Gelredome on June 17, and Flushing, NY @ CitiField on July 8.

In addition to his Love, Damini World Tour, Burna Boy will also perform at several festivals, including Coachella 2023, Afro Nation Miami 2023, Afro Nation Portugal 2023, Roskilde Festival 2023, Colours of Ostrava 2023, and Big Slap 2023. The artist is signed to Warner Music, and Uproxx is an independent subsidiary of Warner Music Group.