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Jimmy Jean-Louis Goes Inside Nollywood In This Feature-Length Documentary Now On Netflix

'Heroes' actor Jimmy Jean-Louis takes us inside the Nollywood film industry in his feature-length documentary now streaming on Netflix.

Jimmy Goes To Nollywood is the latest in Netflix’s recent offering of films pertaining to the African diaspora. The Jimmy in the film is Jimmy Jean-Louis, the Haitian actor best known for playing “the Haitian” on Heroes, who in April 2012 found himself in Lagos hosting the Africa Movie Academy Awards.


In the documentary, which he co-directed and produced, Jean-Louis visits filmmakers and fellow actors in Nigeria and Ghana as he takes a closer look at the Nollywood film industry. The film includes interviews with the likes of O.C. Ukeje, Isaiah Washington, Lynn Whitfield, Akin Omotoso, Majid Michel, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Leila Djansi, Ebbe Bassey, Ama K. Abebrese and more.

Watch a trailer below. For more, check out our latest Netflix roundup here.

H/T Shadow & Act

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Mr Eazi and J Balvin Cross Continents to Bring Us 'Lento'

This sizzling afropop and reggaeton hit is surely a collab sent straight from heaven.

In an end of year collaboration sent straight from heaven, Nigeria's Mr Eazi and Colombia's J Balvin join forces and cultures to bring fans "Lento." The two continue their delectable cross-continental bond on the brilliant and infectious new hit.

The sizzling new single has something for fans of afropop, reggaeton, and everything in between.

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