Afrobeat singer and songwriter, Burna Boy and Coldplay’s Chris Martin perform on BET Hip Hop Awards 2020 and it was an amazing time as he once again speaks about police brutality in Nigeria.
It was the 15th annual BET Hip Hop Awards and Burna Boy who have continue
to show the world how talented he is gave a politically-charged performance of
“Monsters You Made,” his single with Coldplay’s Chris Martin.
Burna Boy was backed by a full band while Martin sang his parts remotely.
During the performance, Burna Boy sang in front of protest footage while his band
wore shirts that read #StopPoliceBrutality.
As the song ended, Burna Boy once again called for an end to police brutality and
stood with his associates as they held their fists in the air.
The performance was followed by a list of innocent Nigerians killed by SARS.
Watch the full performance below.
“Monsters You Made” appears on Burna Boy’s most recent studio album
Twice as Tall, which features additional contributions from Stormzy, Youssou
N’Dour, Naughty By Nature, and more.
The new LP follows Burna Boy’s 2019 release African Giant.
Burna Boy have been consistent in speaking about the injustice done to
citizens of Nigerians before the EndSars movement and even paid for billboards
advert that supported the movement.
The Gbona crooner also joined protesters in UK to demand for good Governance
after some peaceful protesters were killed at the famous Lekki tollgate by some
suspected military men.