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Lupita Nyong'o Had a "Coming to America" Themed Birthday Party and the Pictures are Everything

The 'Queen of Katwe' actress was joined by friends and 'Black Panther' co-stars as she celebrated her 34th birthday.

Lupita Nyong'o turned 34 last Wednesday (March 1), and she threw a Coming to America themed birthday party over the weekend to celebrate.


The Queen of Katwe actress slayed in her "Princess of Zamnuda" get-up and was joined by equally fabulous friends, and Black Panther co-stars, Chadwick Boseman and  Danai Gurira, who dressed as Imani Izzi (Eddie Murphy's arranged wife from the famous wedding scene).

"Souls were glowing," and it looked like an amazing time, to say the least. Check out the pics below.

Queen-To-Be & The Lady-In-Waiting. #WakandansInZamunda @danaigurira

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#WakandansInZamunda birthday partay! Fet. @chadwickboseman as Rev. Brown

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Besties.

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Interview: ANTI Is the Lagos-Based Creative Studio Bringing Your Favorite Music Videos To Life

We talk to the dynamic duo of Jennifer and Pablo, who have worked on music videos for Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Odunsi, Santi, and Sauti Sol.

Sitting at the intersection of art and design is the work of multidisciplinary company ANTI. Founded by Pablo & Jennifer, what started as a bond between partners blossomed into a full-blown creative outlet.

ANTI applies their idiosyncratic expression towards projects ranging from graphic design, art direction for ads, music videos, films, paintings and murals. The remarkable nature of their work has put them on a pedestal within the creative nucleus that is Lagos.

The dynamic duo of Jennifer and Pablo have worked on music videos for Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Odunsi, Santi, and Sauti Sol. As well as designed sets for ads of organizations such as Absolut Vodka, Jameson, Nike, Coca-Cola, Nivea and UNICEF. Their approach to videos and art direction is injecting the Lagos creative scene with a much-needed breath of fresh air.

We spoke to Pablo & Jennifer about their early beginnings, problems they faced, inspirations and how the Lockdown has affected them.

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