On Burna Boy’s “Twice As Tall” Album

There is so much to be admired about Burna Boy’s sixth and newest studio album, Twice As Tall, beyond its musical feat. If one considers a musical album an artistic body of work, there is much to be said about form and content as much as where it sits in the articulation of its time. In other words, what it attempts to achieve in the way of historical correlations, political consciousness, self-awareness/affirmation, and socio-cultural positioning. One underpinning character of this album is what one could easily term the unusual collaborations. My first thought on hearing Youssou N’dour in the beginning......

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