Burna Boy, the Grammy Award-winning Afrofusion artist, has stated that he does not like feeling caged in, which is why he does not believe in music genres.
During an interview with Complex released on Wednesday, the Grammy Award winner attempted to explain Afrofusion.
According to Burna Boy,
“Why I created Afrofusion is because I didn’t want to be boxed into any Afrobeats or boxed into Hip-Hop or boxed into anything because I don’t believe in genres. So for someone who doesn’t believe in genres, where are you going to keep him?”
He has received six Grammy nominations, winning one in 2021 for Best Global Music Album with his endeavour Twice As Tall.
Burna Boy recently declared that Afrobeats lack depth, which elicited a mixed response from fans and other musicians.
During a recent interview with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe in New York, the ‘Last Last’ crooner dismissed Afrobeats as “nothing” with no substance.
“Afrobeats as people call it is mostly about nothing, literally nothing. There’s no substance to it. Nobody is talking about anything. It’s just a great time, it’s an amazing time.”