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This Is What the Burna Comics Pop-Up In NYC Looked Like

In photos: Burna Boy & Audiomack transformed Brooklyn's Anyone Comics book store into an all-out Twice As Tall affair.

Over the weekend, Brooklyn hosted the special pop-up event Burna Comics, which saw Burna Boy's comic book world come to life.

If you remember, Burna Boy's latest album Twice As Tall came accompanied by a comic book to "put the project in perspective abs some insight into the album title and why I chose it," the artist mentioned. Well, Burna and the team at Audiomack helped that come true IRL.

Speaking about the Burna Comics event, the Nigerian star mentioned: "The best part about creating a project is the idea of your listeners being able to engage with it! I haven't been on tour in months so I'm excited for my fans to have a chance to engage with my art! I feel blessed!"

Hosted at Anyone Comics in Brooklyn, attendees were able to browse and grab limited editions Burna Boy comics, merchandise, and food, as well as enter a chance to win tickets to Burna's next concert in NYC. The event was free and followed health guidelines.

Check out pictures from the Burna Comics x Audiomack event in NYC below.


Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

Photo via Audiomack/Purple Agency PR.

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We round up some ways you can support the movement and its cause, no matter where you are in the world.

Widespread protests against Nigeria's notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) are becoming more of a revolution. The movement is an outcry from youths demanding a general reform of the country, majorly characterized by poor governance, with a focus on the harassment and assaults committed by SARS. The movement has been raging through the city of Lagos for the past three weeks, as protesters home and abroad have taken to the streets in masses to express their keen dissatisfaction.

Hashtags like #EndSARS, #EndPoliceBrutality, and #EndBadGovernanceInNigeria have brandished across all social media platforms to amplify the voices of the youth people fighting back. These hashtags have, in turn, gained traction with the help of celebrities like singers Rihanna, Demi Lovato, and Beyoncé, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and many others. Nigerian stars, Falz, Runtown, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, and many more also joined in the movement, as many of them took to the streets with placards.

To date, the peacefully protesting Nigerians' needs have not been met. With said needs not being satisfied as they demand justice for lives lost due to the brutal and corrupt practices of police officers.

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