Scarcely one month after the arrival of his widely praised ‘Reality’ video highlighting Stormzy, global numerous honor winning whizzes and Afro-combination pioneer, Burna Boy, has delivered another tune conceived from a position of significant obliteration: “20:10:20”.

Released on Friday, October 30, ’20:10:20′ talked about the ongoing uprising in Nigeria where, in a space of 12 days, many youths calmly protested about police mercilessness by the disbanded police unit – Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

On October 20, these functions finished in the scandalous “Lekki slaughter” where the military shot into the crowd of protesters sitting on the ground, singing the Nigerian anthem.

Delivered by The Elements, ’20:10:20′ opens in a conversational style with a straightforward tune that is consistent all through the tune.

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In Loving memory, and with the utmost respect 20 10 20 NEVER FORGET 🙏🏾👼🏾🇳🇬

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Unequivocally vocal, Burna Boy tends to the social and political treacheries in verses that will resound with numerous Nigerians: “Water runaway my eye! Nothing wey you go talk wey go legitimize the instance of their homicide.” It is a clarion call to the suitable specialists to explore and bring to book those answerable for this episode.

Significant and profoundly moving, this melody is in an independent class as Burna Boy discusses defilement, godfatherism, and youth joblessness. ’20:10:20′ is given life in the outro with frightening sound recorded live from the area of the assaults.

Burna Boy has consistently mixed cognizant verses in his music, from Freedom in 2010 to the raving success “Beasts you Made” including Chris Martin from his as of late delivered graph besting Twice as Tall collection.

He recorded ’20:10:20′ as an outlet for the torment and disappointment he felt after the occurrence.

As indicated by him, “the returns of this melody will be utilized to help groups of casualties and individuals enduring hardship because of the Lekki shootings. May the sky open and praise all our fallen legends who have passed on for this development from the earliest starting point. Find happiness in the hereafter to all the delightful carries on with lost”.


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