Sample Chief breaks down all of the samples on Burna Boy’s latest album, Twice As Tall, from Naughty by Nature’s “Jamboree” to Sade’s “Sweetest Taboo”, ” Marc Anthony’s “I Need You” and many others.
‘Twice As Tall’ is the fifth studio album by Afro-fusion artiste, Burna Boy. As usual, he masterfully incorporates catchy interpolations throughout the project. The quality of production on the album is probably his best yet, featuring Michael Jackson, Sade, and Pat Boone samples.
Just like on African Giant, his Grammy-nominated album which dropped in 2019, Burna also uses samples of thought-provoking speeches. ‘Twice As Tall’ features vocal excerpts from Chimamanda Adichie, Prof. Ama Ata Aidooand former Niger Delta militant group commander, Gen. Boyloa
Since its release on August 14, Twice As Tall has received glowing praise for its political consciousness, introspection, gut-wrenching honesty, and fascinating experimentation with sounds.
Check out Sample Chief’s video breakdown of every song sampled on Burna Boy’s “Twice as Tall”.