Internationally acclaimed Nigerian superstar, Burna Boy has dropped his latest music video, Sittin’ On Top Of The World, the remix, now featuring the renowned rapper 21 Savage. Directed by the talented Troy Roscoe, the visually captivating video showcases Burna Boy’s elevated status and artistic prowess as he takes viewers on a journey through various stunning settings.
In this exquisitely crafted music video, Burna Boy exudes confidence and charm as he proudly displays his lady love amid a vibrant rooftop party, a nostalgic photo booth, and even a futuristic spacecraft overlooking planet Earth.
Accompanied by the infectious beats of the talented beatsmith, Skread, Burna Boy’s lyrics leave an indelible impression on listeners. With lines like “Feel my thug passion, give you what you ask for, so tell me if you want action, until the lights back on,” he effortlessly captivates listeners, delivering a potent blend of swagger and vulnerability. Notably, the track samples Brandy’s 1998 Darkchild-produced hit, Top Of The World, adding an extra layer of nostalgia and familiarity to the song.
Furthermore, 21 Savage makes a memorable appearance in the video, treating his lady with adoration and luxury in his recently added verse. His lines, “I can help you shit on anybody you ever hated, put you in baguettes, got you feelin’ like you made it,” highlight his commitment to showering his partner with opulence and making her feel on top of the world.
Prior to the release of this collaborative version, Burna Boy had unveiled the solo rendition of Sittin’ On Top Of The World earlier this month, marking his triumphant return to the music scene after the success of his previous album, Love, Damini, released last year. The album featured notable collaborations with renowned artists such as J Balvin, Khalid, Blxst, Kehlani, and Popcaan, further solidifying Burna Boy’s position as a global superstar.
With his exceptional talent, magnetic stage presence, and sizzling music videos like Sittin’ On Top Of The World, Burna Boy continues to push boundaries and redefine the possibilities of African music on the global stage. His ability to seamlessly blend genres, infuse rich cultural influences, and deliver captivating visuals ensures that he remains at the forefront of the music industry, leaving fans eagerly anticipating his next move.
ALERT: Sittin’ On Top Of The World, which samples Brandy’s hit song, will be included in Burna Boy’s upcoming album, set to be released under the Big 7 Records/Spaceship Entertainment.
Listen to Sittin’ On Top Of The World here.