Ghanaian BET award winning rapper, Michael Owusu Addo, Better known as Sarkodie has reacted to the racially charged killing of unarmed black American George Floyd in the United States.
In an audio released by Sarkodie in reaction to the killing of George Floyd and observing the #BlackoutTuesday hashtag in support of the ensuing protests, Sarkodie spoke about the tragedy of the black race.
The lyrics in the song are from his BET freestyle rap last year and in it he stated that while we may no longer be stacked in slave ships in an era of slavery, we are not entirely free because we are still in slave tricks, admonishing that black people change and begin to believe and love themselves more.
In the caption of the audio sarkodie intimated that until Africans fix our home, we will continue to be powerless in the face of our oppressors.
“Till we fix our home, we have no power … it starts from the motherland. Africa Wake up !!! God be with our brothers and sisters out there ✊????“
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Till we fix our home, we have no power … it starts from the motherland. Africa Wake up !!! God be with our brothers and sisters out there ✊???? pic.twitter.com/CuEFAoAYbq
— Sarkodie (@sarkodie) June 2, 2020