On Saturday, Gabriella Wilson, musically known as H.E.R, an American singer and songwriter, has taken a stand with millions seeking an end to police brutality.
The movement to put an end to police brutality has travelled beyond the shores of Nigeria with so many celebrities demanding the Nigerian government to halt the exploitation of Nigerian Youth by operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad.
Celebrities such as Rihanna, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj and many others demanding an end to police brutality and generally, bad governance.
H.E.R who has also joined the movement performed her latest single “Hold On“. While delivering a rendition of her deeply moving track, members of her band wore dark shirts with #EndSARS written across the front.
H.E.R means Having Everything Revealed and in 2020, she was nominated for five awards at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for I Used to Know Her and Song of the Year for “Hard Place”. On September 20, 2020, she sang Sinéad O’Connor’s version of Prince’s song “Nothing Compares 2 U”, for the In Memoriam segment of the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards.
Other international celebrities that have also reacted or spoken out in support of the #EndSARS protest include Drake, Cardi B, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Trey Songz, Big Sean, John Boyega, Chance The Rapper amongst others.