Born in Lagos, Nigeria Daniel Benson (Buju) is an Afro-Fusion Singer and Songwriter. The name ‘Buju’ is a coined acronym that stands for ‘Beauty Underneath Just Understood’.
Initially known as ‘Drizzle,’ he subsequently changed his name to Buju. Greatly influenced by Burna Boy, Buju Banton, Damian Marley just to name a few, Buju came up with his own style Afro-Fusion. He started his career in 2018 and is signed to Burna Boy’s Spaceship records. In February 2018, Buju released his debut single ‘’Catch a Vibe’’, which was followed by his second release ‘’A Day in Lagos’’ later that year.
In 2019, Buju released his debut EP, titled “To Your Ears”. The EP featured the likes of TMXO and Burna Boy. Again in 2020, he collaborated with Burna Boy on his smash track ‘’Lenu’’, as well as ‘’Spiritual’’ with Zlatan Ibile. His album ‘’24Hrs In Lagos City,” which had ten songs, was published on November 20th, 2020. The album includes the songs “Follow Me,” “Sadé,” “Power To Heal,” and many more, and featured Trey Wavey, Andre Fazaz, and Kizz Ernie. Buju has so far worked with a slew of Nigerian artists including Burna Boy, Ladipoe, SDC, Blaqbonez, TMXO, Lyta and many others.