Burna Boy Explains Inspiration Behind His Numerous Tattoos In Interview With GQ

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Pop musician, Burna Boy, has explained the inspiration behind his numerous tattoos in an interview with fashion magazine, GQ.

The explained that the art was inspired by a variety of events and happenings in his life as well as to pay homage to his idols.

“The first one is a Psalm from the bible. I was a dark place and this was the Psalm that felt I wrote it at that time. This is the tattoo I got after my third American tour. It’s a rock star tattoo. On my fingers, we have ‘God’s love’ that’s the fuel. Then this is a brick wall, it has written pon it then it also has some of my members name on it.

“Then this is a bleeding heart but it still shines so it shows that even with all the…something might be shining but it still bleeds. Then this is Fela Kuti, he is my hero, he is the musician that ever lived,” he said.

Burna Boy had, on Tuesday , appeared on American talk show, The Daily Show, hosted by South African comedian, Trevor Noah.

He interrupted Trevor at the beginning of the interview to share his first meeting with the comedian.

“This guy is a legend cos I’m from Nigeria and I still used to spend a lot of time in ,” Burna Boy began.

He continued saying that in 2014 he was on a boat trip in Cape Town with a girl who wanted to join the crowd to meet Trevor.

Burna said he asked the girl to ‘Stay put’ when she requested to go and meet Trevor.

The said he began following Trevor’s programme after that encounter.

“I appreciate that. Most people would be that was when I started hating you,” Trevor replied as they both shared a laugh.

Burna Boy recently dropped his African Giant which became the highest-ranking African in the United Kingdom.

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