Rising actor, Titi Kuti a.k.a Ade Tiger has revealed that fame wasn’t his reason for playing Ade Tiger in the series, ‘King of Boys.
The actor was speaking in an interview with Nancy Isime, TV host, about his role as Ade Tiger in ‘King of Boys’.
In his words:’’I didn’t take up ‘King of Boys’ as a project from an individual perspective.It was never about the reception that I would get. I have always seen it from a deeper perspective. Nollywood was due for game changer like this. Irrespective of Ade Tiger becoming prominent or not, I would still have been satisfied about the outcome of the film. I am not one of those actors that was looking for ‘blow’ opportunity. For me, it’s the love of the craft.I read the script, I saw what Kemi was trying to do. She was bold and daring about telling a story that so many have told in some certain way”.
Sharing his thoughts on typecasting in Nollywood, he said: ““When you act scenes that resonate with who you are, you will connect more to those scenes and it will reflect in your delivery. I’m sure there are places that Ade Tiger meets Titi Kuti as far as personality is concerned,” he said.
“It’s easier to plug into something that is in you than to build a character and then plug in. You cannot eliminate the possibility of typecasting. For the longest of time, Arnold Schwarzenegger was known as Commando.
“Same for Rambo, that’s Sylvester Stallone. But they knew when to transit. The next channel is to take on roles that allow you to exercise and develop muscles in areas that you’re yet to [explore].
“The closest I’ve seen to that is a film called ‘Mexico’, that is to be shot in Mexico, about a Mexican drug cartel. Although, I’m not in the cartel, just an unfortunate tourist. I also have a short film that I’ve just finished writing.
“It’s about ethnocentrism, cultural inclusion, and building a collaborative society as long as the west is concerned. I don’t want to say racism still exists but it’s a thing of the mind. We do what we do to keep the message going.”
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‘Nigeria Is Hectic, I Am Off To Dubai After London’, Says BBNaija Star, Uriel Oputa
Big Brother Naija Reality Show star, Uriel Oputa has just jetted out of Nigeria to London after which she would head to Dubai.
The quiet outspoken lady who is also a cook made this known via her social media platform, where she also revealed that staying or living in Nigeria has become so stressful.
“I am to Dubai after London. I have been feeling sick in Nigeria. Even had high blood pressure for one day. Two days in the UK and I am okay. Nigeria is stressful. I just got my UK results, I am healthy as heck,” she wrote.
Kemi Filani had earlier reported that Uriel Oputa has really doing everything possible to get herself a man.
On that note, she joined some dating Apps, however, she is not satisfied with the outcome and has vented her frustration at the caliber of people on the Nigerian relationship apps.
The chef and businesswoman shared that the profile pictures of many of the men on there is enough reason to quit it and she has rebuked all her friends who forced her to join.
She wrote, “I rebuke all who forced me to join Nigeria dating App. You will Adewale Akin from Ibadan with Justine Timberlake as profile picture. Nnah meehn ogini by this thing na. People dey pose for Bush with Koi Koi shoe. Camery full everywhere as backdrop. O gini na? So pictures for this App go make you Thank God say you dey single. Because profile picture dey vex any how. You this person go bite your neck for night if you no cook. FAM!!!”
She further added, “I’m Done with Dating Apps 🤯😂 one guys picture made me buy aboniki because of Neck pain. As in I dey look this guys shirt for 30 minutes. Half Nike half Gucci.”
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She Is The Best Woman Burnaboy Will Ever Date – Says Stefflon Don’s Bestie
Stefflon Don is the best woman Burnaboy will ever date – Burnaboy’s ex-girlfriend’s bestie says
It seems like the feud between Burnaboy and his ex-girlfriend, Stefflondon is not ending anytime soon as Steff’s bestie has shared her own view.
Stefflon Don’s best friend Empress took to her Insta-stories to speak after many Burna Boy’s fans who are not happy with, Stefflon after she announced the release of a disses song to her ex-boyfriend.
Stefflon’s upcoming diss will be responding to Burna’s recent song, ‘Everybody will chop break fast’.
According to Empress, Stefflon Don is the best woman Burna Boy will ever date.
She said even though Steff is yet to drop the song, she feels that all the disrespectful text sent to her are not just it.
Empress defended her bestie saying most of the songs were recorded when she was still with Burna.
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I’ll Have Up To 12 Wives Before 40, Singer, Portable Brags Amid Headies Saga
Habeeb Okikiola, the fast-rising Nigerian singer better known as Portable, says he would have up to 12 wives before he clocks 40.
The 27-year-old controversial musician spoke in a video shared via his Instagram page on Friday.
In the video, Portable boasted that he currently has six wives even though he is still below 30.
“I never reach 30, I don get six wives and plenty children. Before I reach 40, my housewives would be up to a dozen (12). I am not 30 and I already have six. I just want to inform you so you would be aware,” he said in a mixture of English and Pidgin.
Portable came into the limelight towards the end of 2021 on the back of his hit track ‘Zazoo Zeh’ featuring Olamide, the rapper, and Poco Lee, the dancer.
He was recently nominated for the ‘Rookie of the Year’ and ‘Best Street-Hop Artiste’ categories at the 2022 edition of the Headies.
While the singer has continued to enjoy fame, he has also made headlines for controversial reasons.
On Wednesday, Portable claimed his co-nominees at The Headies are no match for him. He also threatened to kill anyone who wins any of the categories in his place.
In it’s reaction, organisers of the annual awards on Friday threatened to disqualify the singer if he fails to retract his statement and issue an apology on his social media pages.
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