Burna Boy, a popular Nigerian Afrobeats heavyweight, has responded to an online prank that recently went viral on TikTok.

A viral prank has divided social media users by convincing unsuspecting parents that their favorite celebrity has died.

The “celebrity death prank” format involves someone secretly filming another person, usually a parental figure, while telling them that a famous figure has died.

The trend gained traction towards the final moments of 2022 and continued in 2023.

The most recent one sighted online, is a clip of how a lady pranked her mum by saying Burna Boy had died after he suffered a heart attack.

Her mum responded with a hurling profanity-laced scream and shock.

Watch the video below…

Reacting, Burnaboy reshared the viral clip on his official TikTok page, and wrote; “Mum I’m fine”