On April 16, 2020, Nigerian superstar, Burna Boy’s record label announced the signing of afro-fusion artist, Buju. A statement on the label’s official Instagram page, @spacecollective reads, “Please welcome our new Afro-Fusion artist @bujutoyourears #SpaceFam.”
Buju is a young artist who burst onto the scene in 2019 after his request for Zlatan to feature on his song, ‘Spiritual’ went viral. Before then, some core Nigerian fans had known him on the freemium streaming platform, Soundcloud. As 2018 drew to a close and 2019 took off, Buju got co-signs from numerous OAPs and media personalities.
By the middle of 2019, Zlatan finally agreed to feature on ‘Spiritual’ and the song was warmly received by Nigerians. In July 2019, Zlatan told Dotun and Kemi Smallz on Midday Oasis by Cool FM how the collaboration happened. After then, Buju released two singles, ‘Commander’ and ‘L’enu’ to warm reception.
In December 2019, word on the street was that Burna Boy had jumped on a remix of ‘L’enu’ and planned to sign the emerging act. Nonetheless, a video for the remix was on released on April 16, 2020.