It’s a day of breaking down new doors for Bose Ogulu aka Mama Burna! She has been listed on Billboard’s 2021 International Power Player List – and we’re excited for her.
According to Billboard, this list pays a posthumous tribute to Michael Gudinski (Founder, Australia’s Mushroom Group) as the international executive of the year. To do that, they’re “honouring a list of industry leaders at over 100 companies who are driving the success of music business outside the U.S”.
She shared the great news a few hours ago via her Instagram page in a short & sweet post;
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One of those executives is Burna Boy’s mother – Bose Ogulu. Here’s what the publication wrote about her;
Co-founder, Spaceship Collective
Amid the pandemic, Ogulu co-executive-produced released and promoted the Twice As Tall album from Nigeria’s breakout global star Burna Boy (aka her son, Damini Ogulu). He is signed to Bad Habit/Atlantic in the United States and Warner Music International for territories outside of Africa. Twice As Tall won best global music album at this year’s Grammy Awards. Bose has set up a publishing company through Spaceship Collective to enable Africans to own their own catalogues. Why? “So that the authenticity of our stories, our glory, our culture is sustained,” she says, “and we are empowered.
Read the full feature here!