Rolling Stone magazine, a worldwide entertainment publishing organization, has recognized Burna Boy and the late Fela Kuti.
The late Fela Kuti and the Grammy award-winning Burna Boy have been chosen as two of the finest vocalists of all time by Rolling Stone magazine.
The two musicians were praised for their vocal ability as well as how their thoughts were delivered to their audience.
Rolling Stone had released a list of the 200 greatest singers of all time a list Burna Boy was ranked 197, and Fela Kuti was ranked 188. The list consists of some of the biggest and greatest artists of all time, and Burna and Fela have been recognized for their immense contribution to the growth of African music.
Rolling Stone described Fela as an iconic figure who had shared through his music his views on political and social issues. Rolling stone explained that it was not just his lyrics that conveyed the message but his voice through the way he sang also passed its own message across as well.
Burna Boy was described as a cultural giant and an ambassador of Afrobeats. His voice was categorized as one that is sweet like caramel, amped up by his deep bass accents and his ‘sophisticated polyrhythms.’