Nigerian afro beats singer, Burna Boy has been on several shows and awards ceremonies, he has won numerous awards both in his country, africa and abroad.
The multiple award-winning artist, Burna Boy on Sunday night (23rd June) at the Black Entertainment Awards (BET Awards) emerged the winner as the International Artist Of The Year – African’s Category.
Burna Boy was nowhere to be found when his name was mentioned for the award, BET was about to skip his session when they saw the mother walking through the crowd for her son’s award, Burna Boy adorable mum received the award on behalf of him.
Upon receiving the award, she made an important statement, that caught everyone’s attentions at that junture
This is the statement from Burnaboy’s mum and we quote
“Thank you B E T,
Thank you Africa, because that’s the Constituency for which we got notice for in the first place.
After she advised all dignitaries in the auditorium by her powerful statement, the auditorium gave her standing ovation with hand of applause by saying “Burna Boy is the restless person l have ever met, he was here right now”,…Ok.
She continued by giving her son’s speech
“And the message from Burna, l believe would be, that every black person should please remember that you were Africans before you became anything else, thank you.
This is what Burna Boy and the lovely mum delivered to the whole Black Entertainment Awards and the world at large, especially Africans who seems to be in the United States of America, USA, UK , etc to not remember only their history but to also follow their heritage.
Eddie Nak – GhTrendingLinks