Kenyan boy band Sauti Sol has been honoured with a certificate from the recording academy for their role in making Burna Boy’s album ‘Twice as Tall’ which won the Grammy Awards for Best Global Music Album in 2021.
Sauti Sol were the producer of the album which saw Burna Boy become the first solo Nigerian artist to bag a Grammy.
“The Recording Academy presents this certificate to Sauti Sol in recognition of your participation as producer on the Grammy Award-winning recording ‘Twice As Tall,” part of the statement read.
The Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles, California, on March 14 hosted by Trevour Noah to mark its 63rd annual event.
Accepting the award virtually from Lagos, Nigeria, Burna Boy who was surrounded by his family and fans, could not hide his joy for the big achievement.
In his speech, he stated,
“Yes oh! Yes oh! Yes oh! Africa is in the house, man!! Africa, we’re in the house, you get me?
This is a big win for my generation of Africans all over the world, and this should be a lesson to every African out there: no matter where you are, no matter what you plan to do, you can achieve it, no matter where you’re from because you are a king.
“Look at me now, Grammy Award-winning Burna Boy. Thank you to everyone…”