Come 18th of March 2022, Netflix will launch its first African reality show, “Young, Famous, & African.” featuring some of the favourite A-list celebrities like 2face and Annie Idibia, from around Africa.
Kemi Filani reports that the seven-episode glamorous reality series, stars Khanyi Mbau (South Africa), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Annie Macaulay-Idibia (Nigeria), 2Baba (Nigeria), Zari the Boss Lady (Uganda), Naked DJ (South Africa), Nadia Nakai, Swanky Jerry (Nigeria), Andile Ncube (South Africa), and Kayleigh Schwark (South Africa).
Gushing about the seven-episode reality show created by Urban Brew Studios, the co-creators and Executive Producers, Martin Asare Amankwa and Peace Hyde said “It’s really exciting to be able to show the world an exclusive look into the lives of Africa’s top celebrities and socialites. Young, Famous & African is a depiction of a world that has never been seen before, highlighting authentic stories and unrivalled access to some of the most celebrated celebrities.”
Peace Hyde said, “This has been a labour of love that has finally become a reality. Growing up in the U.K, there were no glitzy and sexy images of Africa; all we saw were the stereotypical images that have been propelled in the media for years. Young, Famous & African presents an Africa that is vibrant, beautiful, glossy, and sexy to the world, and we are super proud and excited for the world to see it.” While Adelaide Joshua Hill, Executive Producer, said, “We are thrilled to have been a part of this amazing show. It is wonderful to be able to show a different side of Africa to the world and highlight the amazing people we have on our continent. We thank each and every one of the cast members who gave their time and allowed us a sneak peek into their lives. Young, Famous & African is a wild luxury ride, a trip that is worth the time.”
As a member of the cast, Zari the Boss Lady (Uganda) said, “I’m so excited for people to see how much of ourselves we poured into this show, showcasing our true, authentic trials and tribulations. Young, Famous & African will give our fans an insider look into our very entertaining, very busy lives”.
“Young, Famous & African” will be available to 214 million people in over 190 countries at the same time on the 18th of March, 2022.
Watch the teaser trailer below: