Netflix has just released a glimpse of the new series Young, Famous & African. The streaming service shared a trailer for the reality series on Monday. It is Netflix’s first-ever African reality series.
Young, Famous, and African: Plot & Cast!
Young, Famous & African follows a group of young media stars. In the series, they “work and play, flirt and feud” in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The cast includes actor Khanyi Mbau, musician Diamond Platnumz, and rapper Nadia Nakai. They also include Annie Macaulay-Idibia, Innocent “2baba” Idibia, Zari the Boss Lady. Moreover, Naked DJ, Swanky Jerry, Andile Ncube, and Kayleigh Schwark are in it.
Young, Famous & African is co-created by Martin Asare Amankwa and Peace Hyde.
“This has been a labor of love that has finally become a reality. Growing up in the UK, 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,” Amankwa said in a statement.
“Young, Famous & African presents an Africa that is beautiful, glossy, and sexy to the world. Also, we are super proud and excited for the world to see it,” she added.
It’s a glitzy reality series, aka a real-life soap opera. It looks at rivalries, new friendships, and romantic connections forming. Also, it spans to stories that made the headlines and the delicious tea being spilled. These African stars will give viewers an intimate insider look into their glamorous lives as they navigate the City of Gold, Joburg, South Africa.
Young, Famous, and African: Trailer and release date!
Check out the trailer here:
Mark your calendars and set those reminders for the 18th of March 2022 as Netflix will premiere its inaugural African reality show entitled Young, Famous & African. The series “Unscripted and unapologetically African” promises to bring viewers top-tier, best-in-class variety entertainment. Also, they will do it through the lens of some of their favorite A-list personalities.