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"For black lives to matter, Africa needs to matter"-Burna Boy

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View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Nigerian celebrity Burna Boy made a motivating statement at the BET awards yesterday night. In his statement, he said

"for black lives to matter Africa must matter".

He made this statement after he was announced as the winner of Best International Act for the BET awards 2020.

Burna boy, who has made Nigeria proud was nominated alongside for this award with music acts like AKA (South Africa), Aya Nakamura (France), Dave (UK), Dosseh(france) Giqqs (UK) and MR Eazi(Nigeria).

This is making it the second time Burna Boy is winning the best International Act category after he won it last year 2019.

His mother ,Bose Ogulu ,who was also there accepted the award and delivered a message on behalf of her son .

"thank you BET, thank you Africa, because that's the constituency which we got noticed in the first place"

"the message from Burna,

my believe will be that every black person should please remember that you were Africans before you became anything else "

Good for her, her message was accepted by some African- Americans.

Come to think of it, do you think Burna Boy deserved the award?

Share your views.

Source: opera.com
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