I Was Jailed In UK, Had No Idea I Would Live This Long – Burna Boy

Grammy award-winning Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, has revealed that he was jailed in the United Kingdom before he started his musical career.

In now-deleted tweets, the singer said: “I came into the music industry straight from Chelmsford HMP. I had no idea I would even live this long.

“So, when people talk about me now, it’s all just funny. Of course, I would perform with my injured leg, or even no legs or arms.

“Nigeria really doesn’t know me. I don’t care to be the biggest Nigerian artist. I’m just happy I can do what I love and take care of my people from it.

“If you knew just half of the shit I used to do for money, risking my freedom daily, you would be way happier for me.”

Chelmsford HMP located in Chelmsford, Essex is a prison and Young Offender Institution (YOI) in Chelmsford, Essex for juvenile offenders.

About Don Saint

PR Guru / Author / Promoter / Controversial Writer / Hip Hop Artiste / Actor / Human Rights Activist. The First Nigerian Hip Hop Artiste to obtain a Masters Degree (M.A) in Arts ( Religion & Human Relations). The author of one of the most controversial books in Nigeria; "Emancipation from Masturbation". With over 12 Movies and 3 Musical albums since 2003. Former Events Manager at Silverbird’s Rhythm Fm Awka Station till 2010. For more info. Call : 08033239298.

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