One-time Grammy nominee, Burna Boy has joined the ensemble of celebrities bemoaning the demise of NBA legend, Kobe Bryant.
Burna Boy who recently missed out on the opportunity to clinch his first-ever Grammy award could not hide his shock at the demise of Kobe. The self-acclaimed African Giant mentioned that he would have taken basketball career if music hadn’t worked out for it.
Burna further celebrated the life and achievement of the basketball icon.
Here is what Burna wrote on Instagram.
“There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who/what we spend it on” I always say, if I wasn’t doing music I would have played basketball, and it’s all because of Kobe! We’ve lost a legend and our hearts are breaking! Sending prayers up for his wife and kids #ripkobeandgianna”
1st News can now report that a total of nine people were on board when the helicopter went down. The incident occurred near Calabasas on Sunday, January 26, 2020. There were no survivors.
Among them was Gianna Maria, the 13-year-old daughter of Kobe Bryant. Kobe Bryant and Gianna were on their way to a travel basketball game when the helicopter crashed.
The deceased NBA legend was 41 years old.
Also on the ill-fated flight were two parents and their daughter; identified as Orange Coast College baseball coach, John Altobelli, his wife Keri and their child and daughter, Allyssa. Indeed, Altobelli has three children according to his profile on Orange Coast College’s website. They include a son J.J., a baseball scout for the Boston Red Sox and two daughters, Alexis and Alyssa.