How Burna Boy inspired my venture into music – Don Lamba


Budding music artiste, Onyekachukwu  Mba, popularly called ‘Don Lamba’, has described how Grammy Award winner, Burna Boy’s consistency as well as relevance, influenced and inspired his decision to venture into music.

Don Lamba told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos that Burna Boy’s style of music influenced him to always do music that could resonate with the audience.

“I hope to win a Grammy like Burna Boy also, his music reflects everyday reality, and people can easily connect to his messages.

“It also influenced me to sign talented artistes who understand the importance of doing music that connects to people and makes them have an exhilarating experience,” he said.

The Enugu State indigene, also commended the giant strides achieved by top-notch musicians including  Wizkid, Davido, Olamide, Kizz Daniel, and fast-rising acts like Asake, Seyi Vibes, among others.

“Olamide, despite his fame, is a very humble and down-to-earth person, his career is worthy of emulation and as a matter of fact, he is an inspirational figure who paved the way for artistes like Lil Kesh, Fire Boy, Adekunle Gold, and Asake.

“I also respect other music personalities like Don Jazzy, 2 Baba, and Akon, among others doing their best to give talented artistes the needed support to showcase their talents and become a force to reckon with in the music industry,” he said.

NAN reports that Don Lamba started his music career as a choirmaster and band leader in a church in his hometown.

The artiste who sings under CSE Records, meaning ‘Come Setup Entrepreneurs’, said he would be releasing a new single, titled, ‘Afro-Whistle’, soon.

“I did my forthcoming single in collaboration with an artiste known as Oba Naija.

“I am skilled in using my mouth to whistle, so I experimented with it in my single titled Afro-Whistle. The new single alongside other projects to be released under C.S.E Records.

“In the next five to 10 years, as a musician, I want to be known all over the world through my music.

“I want my music to win back-to-back awards and serve as a source of inspiration to people. Also, I usually work on improving myself and experiment with different sounds to deliver songs capable of making people happy,” Don Lamba added.


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