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Burna Boy tapped for Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto V soundtrack

Burna Boy tapped for Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto V soundtrack 1 MUGIBSON WRITES

And here is yet another win in the bag for the Afrobeats heavyweight and African Giant as his new record ‘Gettin Money’ is the official soundtrack for popular game series, Grand Theft Auto (GTA)’s “The Cayo Perico Heist’; the latest GTA online adventure where players explore a private island while evading guards and high-tech security to pull off a high stakes heist. “Grand Theft Auto Online, and is now available on PlayStation.

Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V (Picture: Nairo Host)

The Two-time Grammy-nominated artist, who also dropped the visuals to ‘Way Too Big’ yesterday; a single that’s taken off of his highly acclaimed and chart topping August LP is cashing in big this year as his song has been picked as the official soundtrack for this edition of the popular video game;- GTA (V).

Burna Boy‘s ‘Getting Money‘ takes off with cocksure lines ‘Calling from Naija, hello’ and snowball into a rhythmic delivery rendered in Burna’s style which fuses English language and Yoruba as it plays over the animated video game trailer. 

Burna Boy took to Twitter to announce the partnership with the video game organizers:

Burna Boy is still reeling off of the excitement of his Grammy Awards nomination, under the World Music Album category alongside other entertainers like Antibalas, Bebel Gilberto, Anoushka Shankar, and Tinariwen courtesy of his latest album “Twice As Tall”. He last week took home MOBO Award for ‘Best International Act’. 

Alongside Burna Boy, was Ghana based Electronic producer, dj and artist Gafacci, whose joint effort with Portuguese singer Branko ‘Azaa’ was added to the GTA (V) for the 2020 December update.

Ghanaian producer Gafacci
Ghanaian producer Gafacci (Picture: Ghana Music)

Last year his hit single ‘Killin’ Dem’ alongside Naira Marley’s ‘Opotoyi’ made Grand Theft Auto’s playlist for their ‘iFruit’ edition.

Watch the Trailer below: