Young, Famous & African: Netflix reveals cast members

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Netflix has announced the cast for the streamer’s upcoming reality series, Young, Famous & African, featuring stars from across the African continent.

The list was announced on 23 June. As part of the announcement, each of the stars revealed their series taglines on their Instagram accounts.

Young, Famous & African is the result of a deal between Netflix and Ghanaian media personality, Peace Hyde. Hyde and Martin Asare Amankwa serve as the show’s executive producers.

The series follows a small group of young media stars trying to build their careers in Jozi. Along the way, their relationships are thrown into the spotlight and old flames are rekindled.

The series will run for eight episodes.

The cast includes personalities from South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Nigeria. It includes:

  • Khanyi Mbau
  • Diamond Platnumz
  • Annie Macaulay-Idibia
  • 2Baba
  • Zari the Boss Lady
  • Nadia Nakai
  • Swanky Jerry
  • Andile Ncube

Netflix said it plans to release Young, Famous & African in early 2022. The series is currently in production.

Featured image: Unsplash/Mollie Sivaram

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Sam Spiller, Staff Writer


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