Ghanaian sensation, Black Sherif‘s debut concert at the Palladium in New York City has stirred up a wave of social media reactions following the projection of the Baphomet symbol during his performance.
The incident which took place at the highly anticipated event on Saturday, May 20, 2023, drew a significant crowd of fans and music enthusiasts.
The Baphomet symbol, often associated with occultism and Satanic imagery, appeared on the backdrop of the stage while Black Sherif was delivering his captivating performance.
This unexpected visual element which was shared via micro-blogging site on Monday, May 22, 203 has sparked a flurry of discussions and debates on the social media channel, with fans expressing their surprise, confusion, and concern over its inclusion in the concert.
Ghanaian PR expert and MC, Portfoliothemc who shared the video online questioned the rationale behind the move but was quick to suggest that it was just ‘Art’
Freedom of religion and association but I hope this is just “ART” 👹🙏🏾🙏🏾
BLACKO maybe aware and understands what the USA 🇺🇸 organisers did and his management maybe aware too
If it’s a strategy to get the world talking too I hope it’ doesn’t appear spiritually expensive🙏🏾congrats pic.twitter.com/uMeTFYwpKl
— PORTFOLIOthemc🎤 (@Portfoliothemc) May 21, 2023
Many social media users have taken to social media to share their thoughts and reactions to the incident.
Some expressed their disappointment, stating that they expected a different kind of visual presentation and were taken aback by the use of such controversial symbolism.
Others speculated on the possible intentions behind the inclusion of the Baphomet symbol, questioning whether it was a deliberate artistic choice or a technical error.