Slim Burna

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Slim Burna
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Slim Burna in 2012
Background information
Born (1988-04-11) April 11, 1988 (age 34)
Essex, England
GenresAfrican Hip hop, pop, world, reggae
Occupation(s)singer, musician, record producer
Years active2009–present
Associated actsWizkid, Dc Themmie, Davido, 2 baba

Slim Burna[1][2] (born Gabriel Soprinye Halliday; 11 April 1988) is a Nigerian musician. He is a singer who produces songs and sometimes does rap. On 11 April 2013, he released his first mixtape I'm on Fire to celebrate his 25th birthday.[3][4] On 1 October 2013, he released "Oh Na Na Na" to celebrate Nigeria at 53. He released the remix which featured Edem in January 2015.


Slim Burna[5][6] was born in Essex, England to Patience Halliday and Ezekiel Halliday. He grew up in Port Harcourt, with a family full of girls and has three siblings with a step-sister Francoise who is older than him by nine years. When Slim Burna[7][8] started singing his friends gave him the name "Slim Burna" meaning the "slim bone that burns". Some of his past songs were “Whatz ur name”, “Is 4 u”, “I like to move it”, “Kpasima” and “Highness Madness”.[9]


  • The Streets Mixtape Vol.1 (2005)
  • The Streets Mixtape Vol.2 (2006)
  • The Streets Mixtape Vol.3 (2007)
  • I'm on Fire (2013)


  1. "SECRET REVEALED: Evidence to show that the rise to stardom of upcoming music artist – Foreign Slim is indeed not overrated". Vanguard News. 2021-08-16. Retrieved 2021-11-07.
  2. "Slim Burna pushes "I'm on fire" mixtape". Vanguard News. 2013-02-28. Retrieved 2021-11-07.
  3. Slim Burna - I'm On Fire (Mixtape), retrieved 2021-11-07
  4. "Slim Burna: I'm On Fire Mixtape - YouTube". Retrieved 2021-11-07.
  5. Onos (2012-05-04). "Now Playing: Slim Burna Feat. M-Trill – Oya Na". BellaNaija. Retrieved 2021-11-07.
  6. "Slim Burna denies dating Nollywood actress Alex Lopez". Vanguard News. 2013-08-03. Retrieved 2021-11-07.
  7. "Slim Burna pushes "I'm on fire" mixtape". Vanguard News. 2013-02-28. Retrieved 2021-11-07.
  8. Alawode, Abisola (2021-08-28). "Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy and 8 other Nigerian Hit Songs currently reigning". - Nigeria news. Retrieved 2021-11-07.
  9. Nollywood: Who is Slim Burna?
  10. Dave (2021-06-15). "Album: Slim Burna – I'm On Fire (Mixtape)". ArewaMH. Retrieved 2021-11-07.

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