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Watch Mama Burna give an Acceptance Speech after Son Won 2019 BET Awards ‘Best International Act’ Category.


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Burna Boy and Mum at the 209 BET Awards

At the 2019 BET Awards held on Sunday night, Nigerian Pop star Burna Boy took home one of the biggest awards, winning the “Best International Act” award.

Shortly before the award for that category, the “On the Low” singer stepped out of the hall, leaving his mom who also serves as his manager to receive the plaque on his behalf.

In an acceptance speech, Bose Ogulu aka ‘Mama Burna’ as she’s fondly referred to, told the audience seated in the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.

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Bose Ogulu, aka ‘Mama Burna’ receiving the plaque

“Every black person should please remember that you were Africans before you were anything else.”

 

 

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Indeed, Burna Boy is an ‘African Giant’!

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The award has gone ahead to prove That Burnt Boy is indeed an ‘African Giant’.

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Written by Prince Simeon

Goldenchyld is the Head Publicist and Blogger at Hypestation Nigeria. He has interest that cuts across lifestle, tech, music and other things that affect everyday living. Follow him on Twitter @goldenchylduno and @goldenchyld_ on Instagram

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