Damini Ogulu, an Afrofusion singer better known as Burna Boy, says the #EndSARS campaign is more of a revolution than a protest. 


The ‘African Giant’ spoke as a temporary host on ‘The Ebro Show’, a music radio show, usually anchored by Ebro Darden, an American media personality.

During his segment of the show dubbed ‘Miseducation Radio’, the ‘Ye’ crooner described the campaign against police brutality as unprecedented in the history of Nigeria.

He added that the movement metamorphosed into a revolution aimed at challenging deeply-ingrained ills inherent in the country’s polity.


“What is happening now has always been like a fantasy in my head. But now seeing this, everybody is together, nobody is placing anyone above others, no one is leading anything, everybody is on the frontline and at the background together at the same thing,” he said.

“This is something that has never happened in the history of Nigeria. It’s a lot bigger than what it started out to as. It began as a protest but now it has become a revolution because it now goes deeper than fighting to end police brutality.”

Burna Boy attributed Nigeria’s extant problems to its faulty foundation, arguing that the country was “built on human rights violation.”

“Nigeria was built on human rights violation so it’s hard to fix on a result of what we are built on. We should never end after #EndSARS until there is real change in the country because this is the only opportunity we have,” he said.


The singer also said the radio show was part of his quest to enlighten blacks and others who have been misinformed for long in the wake of happenings in Nigeria and across the globe.

“I called the show Miseducation radio because all our lives, we have been through a gross miseducation and there has been a deliberate misrepresentation of black people all over the world just to weaken us because knowledge is power,” he added.

“So, we are miseducated because that’s how they want us to be, that’s the default setting. Now it is the time to reeducate ourselves. It gives people the background of what they see today

The show featured Diddy, an American rapper, as well as Falz and Banky W, Nigerian music stars.


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