‘I Had No Idea ‘Buga’ Will Be An Intercontinental Hit’

'I Had No Idea 'Buga' Will Be An Intercontinental Hit'
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Afrobeats sensational superstar, Kizz Daniel has revealed that he had no idea his viral song ‘Buga’ was going to be an international hit by the time he was recording it. 

The ace musician made this known when he appeared on Power 1051 FM’s The Breakfast Club where he was interviewed by American radio hosts, Charlamagne tha god, and Angela Yee.

In the interview which was released on 1st August 2021 on YouTube, Kizz Daniel spoke about his intercontinental hit single ‘Buga’, his relationship with Tiwa Savage, his style of music, creative process, his dream to sell out the O2, handling interest from female fans, becoming an actor, and being a businessman as well as other issues.

According to Kizz Daniel, he never thought the song would become an intercontinental hit when he was recording it. He revealed that he recorded Buga before playing it for Tekno who then recorded his verse.

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Buga also topped the list of the most searched song on Google in the first half of 2022.

‘Buga’ was released on 3rd May 2022, and with a blistering three-month run, it was able to become the most popular song in Nigeria. The song has been the fans’ favourite; with listening and streams from all over the world, massive ratings and undoubtedly the biggest song in Nigeria.

He also nurses a dream of one day selling out the O2 Arena in London just as he once wished he had the opportunity of performing the hit song ‘Buga’ at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

With the global success of ‘Buga’, Kizz Daniel’s ambitions of selling out the 02 appear to be very much within reach.

Also, Kizz Daniel revealed that social media played a significant role in making ‘Buga’ a hit.

The dance step that accompanies the song increased its appeal and made the song a digital success which as culminated in making it the biggest African song of 2022.

Netizens on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok participated in the dance challenge with #buga. Buga is the hit song everyone currently vibes to; From young, old, men and women, to people on the streets, at parties, and all over social media.

Africa Daily News, New York

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