Tag Archives: Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong’o’s Adaptation Of “Americanah” Has Been Reportedly Cancelled

In case you missed it, Lupita Nyong’o‘s long-awaited adaptation of Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been scrapped by HBO Max. According to Variety, the series planned to start shooting earlier this year but was set back by the coronavirus pandemic. This, however, forced Nyong’o to leave the project due to scheduling conflicts. The show received a ten-episode straight-to-series order at the streamer in…

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Lupita Nyong’o Breaks Silence As She Mourns Chadwick Boseman In Heartfelt Tribute

Following in the footsteps of her fellow “Black Panther” co-stars, Lupita Nyong’o has broken silence over the sad passing of her friend Chadwick Boseman, who died on August 28 at the age of 43 from colon cancer. Taking to Instagram with a moving tribute, Nyong’o posted a photo of her and Boseman laughing, with the caption “For the beloved…

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Beyoncé Releases More Stunning Outtakes From The Set Of “Brown Skin Girl” Video

For those of you who have Disney+ (or managed to catch her VEVO), you’ve already seen the iconic video from “Brown Skin Girl”, a single from her “Black Is King” visual album. A few hours after the video hit the streaming space, Bey shared images more images from the set of the cult-inducing music video featuring appearances from her…

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All The Breathtaking Looks From Beyoncé’s Latest Visual Album “Black Is King”

The world is currently celebrating the arrival of Beyoncé‘s highly anticipated new project, Black Is King (on Disney+), a companion to 2019’s The Lion King: The Gift, which she curated for Disney’s photorealistic remake of the 1994 animated classic, The Lion King. The 85-minute long film, deemed as “a celebratory memoir for the world on the Black experience” by her production…

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Nigerian Designer Recreates Chimamanda And Lupita’s Entire Outfits In Celebration Of International Women’s Day

Funke Mapaderun, a Nigerian fashion designer based in the US has melted hearts of many after recreating the looks award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o and famous Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wore during their appearance in Lagos together. The two ladies had rocked stylish jumpsuits designed by talented Nigerian designer Imad Eduso which inspired the Funke. “In…

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Folorunsho Alakija, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie And More Make Forbes Africa’s 50 Most Powerful Women List

​Forbes Africa’s has released its first-ever compilation of 50 Most Powerful Women in the continent and among them are ten Nigerians. This Pan-African list which was published in the March 2020 issue of the magazine outlined those who have been leading ideas and industries while purposefully contributing to nation-building and positively impacting the lives around…

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Lupita Nyong’o Is Lagos’ Latest Slay Queen In This Printastic Ensemble

Kenyan-Mexican actress,Lupita Nyong’o is having the best time of her life in Lagos and its evident from her social media sightings from time to time. Recall her fun began when she landed in Nigeria for an exclusive dinner with a host of Nigerian celebrities and later her 37th birthday celebration with her new friends including celebrated…

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Dencia Drags Lupita Nyong’o Over Her NAACP Image Award Win, Accuses Her Of Lying

Cameroonian-American singer, Dencia is slamming Oscar-award wining actress, Lupita Nyong’o after she scooped two awards at the NAACP Image Awards which held over the weekend. However, Dencia, the brain behind the Skin lightening product line known as Whitenicious, reacted to Lupita’s win by going on Instagram to reveal that she deserves an award for inspiring…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Hosts Lupita Nyong’o And The Nigerian Creative Industry In Lagos

On Saturday, February 22, 2020, many Nigerian creatives gathered at the Ebonylife Place in Victoria Island, Lagos to receive Oscar-winning actress, Lupita Nyong’o who was being hosted by Nigerian renowned writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in Lagos. The Hollywood star famous for her roles in critically-acclaimed movies such as 12 Years a Slave and Black Panther, is in Nigeria…

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2020 Critics’ Choice Awards: Zendaya, Lupita Nyong’o And Billy Porter Lead Red Carpet Glam

Zendaya in Tom Ford The awards season has kicked off in full force, starting from last week’s Golden Globes and now the 2020 Critics’ Choice Awards. Held in Santa Monica, California and hosted by actor Taye Diggs, Hollywood stepped out in style to celebrate the best in movies and television.  As usual, stars like Zendaya, Jennifer Lopez,…

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