LAGOS, Nigeria(VOICE OF NAIJA) – Nigerian Afrobeats star, Burna Boy, has revealed that he turned down a staggering $5 million gig in Dubai, citing his refusal to compromise on his love for smoking weed.
The Grammy Award-winning artist has never shied away from expressing his views on social and political issues, he is also known for his love of marijuana, which he often references in his music.
Dubai has strict laws regarding drug use, including the possession and consumption of marijuana. The UAE has a zero-tolerance policy towards drugs, and those found guilty of drug-related offenses can face severe penalties, including imprisonment and hefty fines.
It is no wonder that Burna Boy, who has been vocal about his affinity for marijuana, decided to decline the tempting offer.
He made this revelation during his freestyle while rehearsing with his band, Outsiders, in a video making the rounds on social media platform, X.
“Just now I turned down dubai money, 5million dollar na small thing cos me I no dey like to dey go where dem no go gree allow me smoke igbo.”