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Idris Elba's New Netflix Comedy 'Turn Up Charlie' Will Premiere in March

The actor will play a struggling DJ and nanny in this new series.

We'll soon be seeing Idris Elba in his DJ-nanny glory soon on Netflix, Variety reports.

Back in April the streaming service announced that the actor will star in Turn Up Charlie, another comedy that reflects more of what he's experienced in life pre-stardom. The series is set to premiere on March 15, where Elba also snags co-creator and co-producer credits.

In eight episodes, we'll see Elba play a struggling DJ and bachelor, who in a final opportunity at success, reluctantly tacks on a nanny hustle for his famous best friend's daughter.

Elba is also set to spin at Coachella this year (check out the full line-up here), and for some reason, folks on Twitter just woke up to the fact that he's just that talented.



Turn Up Charlie also stars Piper Perabo and JJ Feild, featuring Angela Griffin, Guz Jocelyn Jee Esein, Jade Anouka, Cameron King and Dustin Demri-Burns.

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Watch the Trailer for Wale's New Studio Album 'Wow...That's Crazy'

He says this sixth studio album will be his last.

This year has been a phenomenal year for Nigerian artists both on the continent and those part of the diaspora. Nigerian-American rapper, Wale, recently took to social media to announce that he'll be dropping his sixth studio album Wow...That's Crazy on the October 11th. This new project comes after he released three singles this year including "Gemini (2 sides)", "BGM" and "On Chill", a track he worked on with Jeremih. While fans are excited by news of the upcoming project, Wale has indicated that this will be his last album.

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Seyi Shay & Teyana Taylor Connect For 'Gimme Love' Remix

An afrobeats-inspired take on R&B.

Seyi Shay comes through with the new remix of "Gimme Love" featuring none-other-than Teyana Taylor.

The new remix sees the Nigerian singer linking up with the GOOD Music star for an afrobeats-inspired take on R&B, as the two artists trade romantic verses over the Sarz-produced beat.

The new music video for "Gimme Love Remix," follows Seyi Shay and Teyana Taylor to Harlem, New York. They head to brownstone homes, bodegas and bars as they get courted by their 'love.' It was directed by Walu and produced by JM Films.

"Gimme Love" is the lead single from Seyi Shay's upcoming EP, which was executive produced by Sarz and Harmony Samuels, and is due in November.

Watch the video for "Gimme Love Remix" below. The single is available everywhere now.

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Watch Thabsie’s Stunning Music Video for ‘iLula’

Thabsie shares stunning visuals for her latest single.

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