Due the #EndSARS protests that happened in October in Nigeria, Nigerian rapper falz has shared the music video to his single “Johnny,” which he dedicates to police brutality victims.
The new Afro hip hop track iis infused with a sample from “J.J.D. (Johnny Just Drop) by Fela Kuti tackles insecurity and reckless killings in Nigeria.
On the second verse of the song, Falz described the story of a NYSC member who was shot by a police officer a day to his passing out ceremony, Alot of Nigerians can resonate with this type of stories because of rampant police brutality in the country.
Falz ‘s Johnny Video was directed by OluTheWave, features footage of police brutality and killings and footage from the #EndSARS protests.
At the end of the video, Falz wrote in a statement: “Dedicated to our fallen heroes. #EndSARS. Justice must be served. Every single person responsible for these gruesome acts must be brought to book.
“It’s time to get our pvcs ready. The power of the people is greater than the people in power.”
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