The Regulars

The Inbetweens

Updated daily, VISUAL Magazine showcases a carefully curated selection of the most exciting and inspirational art, photography and film.

Sajjad Musa, the artist behind Burna Boy’s African album art

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Sajjad Musa is a NYC based artist who created the album art for Burna Boy’s latest album. Using a variety of techniques and mediums, Sajjad’s work primarily investigates inner city motifs and expresses them aesthetically and sonically, elevating the culture in a unique and unexpected way. Sajjad’s work is meticulously executed and socially aware, highlighting issues of mass consumption, connectedness and daily life.

The piece is part of a continuous series titled Break Bread.

Utilizing fragments of international currency, Break Bread aims to challenge society’s view of money as a Dystopian catalyst of division and separation among people. Meticulously hand-crafted, this body of work touches on topics of political leadership, racial equality, sexuality, violence, and everyday life. Each piece serves as a visual metaphor for the commonalities between all cultures and communities, re-imagining our world as a harmonious shared universe, employing money as a vehicle for shared wealth and prosperity rather than mass consumption and greed.

0
3.3
3.3 rating
3.3 out of 5 stars (based on 31 reviews)

You'll also love

Sugar Rush
Here’s Our Take on Sugar Rush

Sugar Rush was released in cinemas in December 2019. It’s a story of three girls who stumble upon $800,000 but are thrown into danger when

Here's what's for you

All you need to know about young Nollywood.

Trivia and quizzes around creativity

VISUAL Newsletter

Monthly news about film, photography and film.

Our picks for the best Afrobeat songs you need to hear

News