Burna Boy discloses the Role Late Virgil Abloh’s Intended to Play in His Next Album


International fashion designer, Virgil Abloh was reported dead late yesterday and tributes have been pouring in. Burna Boy who is a friend of the late designer shared a message on his passing via social media.

In an emotional reaction message, Burna Boy revealed that he had a series of conversations with Virgil Abloh about his next album. He shared this via his Instagram stories on Sunday, the 28th of November 2021.

(L-R) Virgil Abloh, Burna Boy

Virgil Abloh who died at the age of 41 was an American designer and entrepreneur who has been the artistic director for Louis Vuitton‘s menswear collection since 2018. He was also the creative director for Kanye West’s Watch the Throne album and artistic director of Kanye’s DONDA creative agency. His influence is such that he has been seen with the world’s biggest musicians. Virgil was recently given a shoutout on Burna Boy’s latest single with Polo GWant It All.

Reacting to Virgil Abloh’s passing via his Instagram stories, Burna Boy revealed how he had long virtual meetings with him discussing the direction for his next project. Burna revealed that he felt bad for not asking about the well-being of Virgil during one of those meetings. He also said the late Virgil was supposed to be the creative director for his next album and his death will really affect the project.


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