Le weekend has entered the scene several times at the MTV VMAs, but his message has remained the same … demanding justice for Jacob Blake and Breonna Taylor.
The singer took home video of the year and best R&B video awards on Sunday night on MTV’s virtual show. Both trophies came thanks to his song, “Blinding Lights”. However, Abel was grim when he accepted his awards, saying there was not much to celebrate given the climate in the country.
At the end of each acceptance speech, he demanded justice for Breonna Taylor, was shot by cops while she was sleeping, and Jacob Blake – was shot 7 times in the back by the cops – getting into his vehicle.
The Weeknd also took the stage – hundreds of feet above The Hudson – to perform the hit song.
The Weeknd has been extremely charitable over the past few months, donating over $ 2 million to COVID, Beirut and social justice causes.
The living room also opened with a tribute and dedication at Chadwick Boseman.