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Sittin’ On Top Of The World

Burna Boy

Album I Told Them…

“Sittin’ On Top Of The World” is the fourth track from Nigerian singer, songwriter and rapper Burna Boy and his seventh album “I Told Them…”which was released in 2023 through Spaceship, Bad Habit and Atlantic Records.

The track is a fusion of old-school hip hop that heavily samples “Top of World”, released in 1998 by Brandy featuring Mase. The track also features a guest verse from American rapper 21 Savage, where both rappers promise to share the luxuries their successes have brought them with a special woman in their life.

The music video was released on the 26th June 2023, and as of 23rd October 2023, it had a total of 12 million views.

Read the lyrics to “Sittin’ On Top Of The World” here.

*All information accurate at the time of publishing (23rd October 2023).

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Release Date

22nd June 2023


Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, Fred Jerkins, Isaak Philips, LaShawn Daniels, Mason Betha, Matthieu Le Carpentier, Nycolia Turman, Rodney Jerkins, Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph & Traci Colleen Hale




Spaceship, Bad Habit & Atlantic

Chart Rankings

- #98 in the Netherlands - #36 in New Zealand - #8 in Nigeria - #1 & #36 on various charts in the UK - #80 on the US Billboard Hot 100 - #2 on the US Billboard Rhythmic *All information accurate at the time of publishing (23rd October 2023).

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