Who is Buju? Buju, also BNXN is known to be a famous Nigerian musician, Afro-fusion musician, and Pianist. Buju has been interested in music for a long time and that’s his field or niche. Buju’s full name is Daniel Benson and Buju’s age is 23 years old. There’s more to know about the BNXN biography.
He was born in the year 1997. In this article, let’s take you through detailed information about Buju’s Biography, everything you need to know about Buju, his lifestyle, his career, Buju’s girlfriend, how he started as a Musician, and how Zlatan helped Buju’s music career and many more.
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DANIEL BENSON’S PROFILE SUMMARY
- Full Name: Daniel Benson
- State Of Origin: Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria
- Place Of Birth: Lagos State
- Date Of Birth: 14th of May, 1997
- Occupation: Song Writer, Pianist, Musician
- Parent’s Name: Unknown
- Known As: BNXN, BUJU, BujuToYourEars
- Fiancé: Unknown
- Age: 25-years-old
- Tribe: Igbo
- Education: Emerald Ridge High School
- Nationality: Nigeria
- Religion: Christianity
The popular Nigerian musician names himself BUJU which means Beauty Underneath Just Understood. His real name is Daniel Benson. Buju is 25 years old. According to Wikipedia, he was born on the 14th of May, 1997.
BNXN was born in Lagos State, Nigeria, but hails from Akwa-Ibom State.
The upcoming musician has had a passion for music since he was little. He spent his childhood years in the Gbagada area of Lagos State.
His family later relocated to Ogun State, Nigeria.
Buju is not a Yoruba boy, but his mother spoke Yoruba to him before she died. Buju’s mother died of cancer.
The musician disliked a particular IT job he was doing at the university but had all his mind on music. Buju always felt that writing music was his calling and not any other thing.
When he was in secondary school, he was using the stage name ‘Drizzle’ before he changed it to Buju and now BNXN.
Buju has also considered Burna Boy as the diverse artiste he is familiar with. He claimed that he listened to Burna Boy as a musician a lot in the past.
At one point, he came up with his stage name, Buju. He gave an acronym to the name BUJU – Beauty Underneath Just Understood. His stage name was inspired by a Jamaican recording artist named Buju Banton.
In February 2018, he released his first record, “Catch A Vibe.”
There are not many updates on Buju’s education, but the researchers claim that Buju attended Emerald Ridge High School.
BUJU’S MUSIC CAREER
Buju’s music career is one every musician striving to be famous can learn from. Buju released his first record in February 2018 named “Catch A Vibe.” His second record is called “A Day in Lagos.”
The creative choice for his second record was unplanned as it was recorded on a boat. Buju explains his sound as a representation of the Afro-fusion genre.
Fortunately for Buju, he got the opportunity to collaborate with Burna Boy. He met with Burna and they worked together to remix “L’Enu.” Buju’s collaboration with Burna Boy made it famous.
He also became more famous when he worked with Zlatan. Buju didn’t know he would ever work with popular musicians like Zlatan, but friends kept pushing him to give it a try.
Zlatan made a collaboration with Buju and they created the record “Spiritual.” Spiritual went viral on different music streaming platforms and it was a successful one indeed.
He was inspired by other musicians like Buju Banton, Burna Boy, Damian Marley, J Hus, and others. Buju got more famous for featuring on Ladipoe’s singles called “Feelings.”
Burna Boy’s record label is known as Spaceship Records and Buju was signed on April 16, 2020, by Spaceship Records.
Buju, therefore, did not renew his contract with the record label. He told Burna Boy that he wanted to do it on his own and make him proud.
Buju explained that Affiliation does not work for him.
In 2022, Buju officially changed his stage name to BNXN. He then released a single called “Finesse” as he collaborated with Pheelz. The song was No. 52 on the UK’s Official single chart.
In 2022 also, BNXN was featured on a Jae5 song called “Propeller” with the British rapper, Dave.
Buju also known as BNXN has been nominated for several awards alongside Rookie of the Year in The Headies 2020.
BNXN has won Revelation of The Year at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Currently, Buju’s relationship is unknown. It is unknown if Buju (BNXN) has a girlfriend or not.
BNXN ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Buju is on Instagram @toyourears