#BETAwards: Burna Boy Wins 2019 BET Best International Act
Burna Boy has been announced the winner of the Best International act category at the 2019 edition of BET Awards.
Bose Ogulu, the manager and mother of the Afro-fusion musician accepted the award on her son’s behalf. Ogulu, who has accepted trophies for her son in the past, also came with a quick word for African-Americans.
Burna Boy was nominated alongside Teni Makanaki and Mr Eazi in the category.
Accepting the award on her son behalf, she siad, “Thank you very much BET, thank you, Africa. That is the constituency for which we got noticed. The message from Burna would be that every black person should please remember that were you Africans before you became anything else.”
Watch the acceptance speech here