Shank Comics Meets Burna Boy for the 1st Time Maintains Awkward Distance From Him, Peeps React

Shank Comics Meets Burna Boy for the 1st Time Maintains Awkward Distance From Him, Peeps React

  • Popular skit maker Shank comics trended on social media following his first meeting with Nigerian international superstar Burna Boy
  • A video of the two having a lively moment in an exclusive restaurant made the rounds online
  • Netizens quickly spotted something unusual about their hangout as they dished out interesting takes
  • Isreal Chukwuebuka, a digital communication expert, in a chat with reacted to Shank and Burna's sitting positions

Popular Nigerian skit maker Adesokan Adedeji Emmanuel best known as Shank Comics has finally met with one of his music idols Burna Boy.

The content creator who hosted US steamer Kai Cenat in Lagos days back was spotted in an executive eatery with the Grammy Award-winning singer.

Shank Comics meets Burna Boy, Shank Comics
Shank Comics hangs out Burna Boy for the first time. Credit: @shankcomics
Source: Instagram

However, the viral video got many talking because Shank sat far away from the music genius to capture a lively moment between them.

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The self-proclaimed African Giant was delighted to be in the company of the comedian, as they chatted from their widely spaced sitting positions.

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See the video below:

It's a big hangout space - Isreal Chukwuebuka

Contrary to the perception of many online users, Isreal Chukwuebuka, a digital communication expert, believes that Shank and Burna's sitting positions were okay as he gave his reasons.

"I personally don't find the sitting position awkward at all. It's a big chilling space... They don't need to sit close to each other unless they have something private to discuss.'

Footage of Shank and Burna Boy Spurr reactions

The space between Shank and Burna's siting positions generated many interesting takes from netizens. compiled the reactions below:


"Even Nigerians no maintain this kind distance during corona pandemic."

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"Why u come distance yourself from your dad?"


"This one na long distance relationship o."


"See space way you take ‍♂️. You get body odor?"

"GIMME DISTANCE , I Dey enter my zone as I dey my own."


"I come finally meet burna...why I go keep that kind distance with am, when I no dey mad."


"SON is keeping his distance Ooh!, even burna boy talk am self “If I da keep my distance da Abuja make I da Lagos o!! I see ur struggle I no fit vex for you."

Shank speaks on Kai Cenat coming to Nigeria

The Nigerian comedian opened up about inviting his American colleague, Kai Cenat, to the country.

This sprang up after the amazing nightlife adventure Afrobeats star Davido had with the US streamer. Recall that Kai Cenat had a culturally rich reception courtesy of the social media comic immediately after he landed in the country.

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Also, the popular American streamer and YouTuber Kai Cenat fulfilled his promise to refurbish the depleted school in the coastal area of Lagos state Makoko.


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