Photographer accuses Burna Boy of intellectual property theft, shares ‘proof’

As Burna Boy’s album, Twice As Tall continues to receive applause from around the globe, it appears the Grammy-nominated singer may have some trouble on his hands concerning his album cover. 

A Nigerian photographer has taken to social media to accuse Burna Boy of intellectual property theft.

The photographer claims Burna Boy’s album cover art was copied from a 2019 photograph he had created. 

Sharing the photos for comparison, he tweeted: “Remember this my Picture from 2019? Thats how @burnaboy went to copy and use it for #TWICEASTALL in 2020. i cry out On behalf of my other brothers who cry that their ideas are being stolen. This intellectual property theft is paining my lungs. #BurnaBoy must pay me damages” 

See his post below;

His tweet was received with mixed reactions from several social media users who weren’t quite convinced about his claims. 

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