Nigerian veteran comedian, Bright Okpocha better known as Basketmouth in a latest statement with hipTV expressed his certainty about trending artiste, Burna Boy winning the prestigious Grammy Award in 2020.
Burna Boy had a successful year in 2019 especially following the release of his African Giant album with 19 tracks.
The album earned him a nomination for the 2020 Grammys’ ‘Best International Album’ category, which will take place on the 22nd of January at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Basketmouth said “He (Burna Boy) is going to win it for sure, I know. I don’t see why he won’t win it,” he said.
“And after he wins it, trust me, it won’t be the last from Nigeria because you know Nigerians, we are very hardworking, we are persistent and we love to win. So, it is going to motivate a colony of artistes that go out there to take all the Grammys.”
He also disclosed that 2019 was one of the best moments for the Nigerian Entertainment industries as many gained international recognition.
The comedian went on to applaud the likes of Ramsey Noah, Genevieve Nnaji and other Nollywood veterans, for their impact in the movie industry in 2019.