Rising Nigerian Artist BNXN Releases New Single ‘Pray’

Rising Nigerian singer-songwriter BNXN (known also as BUJU) has unveiled a spirited new single, “Pray“, accompanied by a vibrant music video crafted by acclaimed Nigerian filmmaker TG Omori, known for his work with Fireboy, Wizkid, and Burna Boy.

“Pray” is a soul-stirring piece, born out of the everyday challenges artists face, juggling fame, acclaim, and scrutiny, all the while seeking solace and guidance from a higher power. The song is enriched by BNXN’s uniquely resonant voice, harmoniously blending with the uplifting chorus of gospel singers to foster an atmosphere of pure joy and jubilation.

Following his 2021 EP Sorry I’m Late, BNXN’s rise has been nothing short of meteoric. His recent EP Bad Since 97 has garnered over 220 million streams, earning him the title of 2022 Headies Next Rated Artist. He has successfully carved out a niche for himself as one of Nigeria’s most influential voices, with a fanbase spanning both domestic and international shores.

BNXN has proven his hit-making prowess with sold-out shows in London and a Top 40 placement on The Official UK charts with “Propeller“, co-written with UK rapper Dave on Jae5. His track “Finesse” also reached number 52 on the Official UK Charts, even making it onto Barack Obama‘s summer playlist.

Over his career, he has collaborated with industry heavyweights such as Wizkid, Zlatan, Burna Boy,Darkoo, LADIPOE, Pheelz, M Huncho, Jae5, and Dave. Yet, as a solo artist, he continues to refine a fiercely distinctive sound.

Fresh off the heels of his popular collaboration “GWAGWALADA” withKizz Daniel & Seyi Vibez, and a successful ten-date Bad Since 97 European tour, BNXN is showing no signs of slowing down.

Continually pushing the boundaries of traditional African music styles, he has crafted an unmistakable sonic identity. With its compelling narrative and infectious rhythm, “Pray” is set to be another crowd-pleaser.

Listen to the single “Pray” below!


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