Burna Boy, a singer, songwriter, and multi award-winning superstar honored a Nigerian family in Texas, USA, with his presence and monetary gift. Jimmy Kimmel live show is a show anchored by Hollywood actress, Kerry Washington, popularly known for her role as ‘Olivia Pope’ in a series movie titled, ‘Scandal’. The #HealthcareHeroes segment of the show went live as Kerry and Burna Boy honored a family of five nurses; Enuma, Dera, Uche, Kosi, and Jide, for their unrelenting efforts on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kerry brought Burna Boy to the show, where he displayed some Naija vibes into the conversation with the family of five who couldn’t contain their excitement upon seeing the singer. Together, Burna Boy and Kerry Washington surprised the family with a sum of $5,000 each as a show of appreciation for the hours they put into their work, and the support they gave to victims of the COVID-19 virus.
For Burna Boy, this act of kindness is more than the many awards he has received, or the tracks he has released. To him, this is a way of reaching his global audience, while putting smiles on their faces. iRobot, producer of Roomba robot vacuum cleaners also donated vacuum cleaners to the family of nurses.