Nigerian afro-fusion king, Burna Boy, has emerged the winner of the BET Award for Best International Act.
This is the second consecutive win for the artiste.
International model Naomi Campbell announced Burna the winner, in a category that had Sho Madjozi (South Africa), Stormzy (UK), Innoss ‘B (DR Congo), Ninho (France) and S.Pri Noir (France).
Burna in his acceptance speech gave a profound message about the continent Africa.
“I will like to use this opportunity to say that sometime around 1835, there was admission to turn the nation of Africa into a dominated nation. Now is the time to return and go back to the royalty that we were because in order for black lives to matter, Africa must matter.”
The message went viral on Twitter with many applauding the artiste for his win and the speech.
Burna and Rema were the only Nigerians who were nominated in the awards.
The BET awards celebrates black excellence in music, film, sports and philanthropy.