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Idris Elba Talks About His Pirate Radio Beginnings and Sings Boyz II Men With Jimmy Fallon

The actor made an appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to promote his new film 'Dark Tower.'

The one and only, Idris Elba, was on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night, discussing his role in Stephen King's  Dark Tower.


The actor, shared his experience working with the anomalous author for his new film alongside Matthew McConaughey, before touching on far more intriguing topics like putting cream on his ankles and his early dream of becoming a late night "quiet storm" radio DJ, before eventually starting his own pirate radio station "Climax FM."

Afterwards, the actor and DJ joined the host for a game of "Google Translate Songs," where the two sang inaccurately translated versions of popular song. Their rendition of Boyz II Men's "I'll Make Love to You" called "I'll Place Kindness on You" is gold. Watch it below.

Dark Tower is in theaters now.

 

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Meet Four Women Pushing Ivorian Art Forward Through Photography

These young and emerging female photographers from Côte d'Ivoire are shaking up Abidjan's art scene.

There's been a tremendous amount of awe-inspiring art coming from the African continent lately. Photography is no exception. It is one of the most powerful tools used in changing the way in which the West perceives Africa and its diaspora and perhaps the reason why contemporary photography is thriving.

The female gaze is paramount to the way in which the aforementioned visual stories are told and the female photographers here are using their camera lenses to give us glimpses of lands, peoples, histories, and futures unknown. Their individual experiences and perspectives are widening the scope of what is believed to be Côte d'Ivoire. Within the country's capital, Abidjan, there's a creative scene that seems to have sprawled up out of nowhere yet is so rich in its offerings.

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Meet Nigeria’s All-Female Bikers Club, Featured In Darey's Latest Video

Darey collaborates with all-female bike riders to reimagine a pandemic-free world in the new video for "Jojo."