Burna Boy and Chris Martin known as consideration to police brutality and racial profiling throughout a strong efficiency on the BET Hip Hop Awards, particularly dedicating their act to the victims of SARS, the Particular Anti-Theft Squad that has senselessly taken the lives of harmless Nigerians. Towards a display displaying historic civil rights marches within the US and the protests in Nigeria, the 2 delivered a chilling rendition of “Monsters You Made” on Tuesday night time.
The observe, which was launched in August, somberly highlights the systemic racism and colonial oppression that affect the Black neighborhood. Following the top of the poignant act, the background performers, who wore shirts that learn “Cease Police Brutality,” joined Burna Boy in elevating their fists in solidarity. “That is for Tiamiyu Kazeem. That is for Kolade Johnson,” the artist stated, referring to harmless Nigerians who had been killed by the hands of police brutality. “That is for everybody that has misplaced their lives by the hands of SARS and every kind of police brutality. Finish police brutality now and finish profiling.” Watch the complete efficiency above.