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John Boyega Hinted at a Possible Marvel Superhero Role and Fans are Freaking Out Over Who He Could Play

The British-Nigerian actor revealed that he's met with the studio to discuss a possible superhero role "way down the line."

John Boyega is enjoying major success as the star of his latest film, Pacific Rim Uprising—and we can't wait to see which role he'll take on next.

In an interview at this year's Awesome Con in Washington D.C., the actor talked about his roles in Pacific Rim Uprising and Star Wars, and addressed fans who asked about the possibility of him starring in a reboot of Marvel's Blade, originally starring Wesley Snipes.

While Boyega confirmed that he would not be taking on that role, "it would spit in the face of Wesley [Snipes] if I took Blade." he said, the actor did reveal that he had meetings with Marvel about possibly playing another superhero "way down the line."

Of course, fans were excited to learn about the news and immediately began speculating as to which character Boyega could play. Some are suggesting that he's be the perfect fit for the Black Panther sequel, Shadow and Act suggests, that he could play White Tiger, a villain who worked alongside Erik Killmonger, or an X-Men Mutant.

This video from Now This offers some other ideas about which roles Boyega could take on:

Though it doesn't look like we'll know what role Boyega will take on anytime soon, people are already excited about the prospect of him becoming the next Marvel superhero. Given all the success he's had starring in films for other major franchises, it only makes sense that he would enter the Marvel Universe next.

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Stream A-Reece and L.A. Rapper Joey Fatts’ New Song ‘Where You At’

A-Reece and L.A. rapper Joey Fatts release their first collaborative single ahead of their upcoming mixtape.

South African emcee A-Reece is teaming up with L.A. counterpart Joey Fatts for a collaborative project. The two emcees announced the project in April and have since whet fans' appetites with a new song.

"Where You At" is a soulful banger that is built on a deep bassline and an assortment of strings, keys and pads. Producer Nickdow aligns the song's several layers so perfectly he leaves plenty of space which A-Reece and Joey Fatts fill with heartfelt raps.

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Watch Khuli Chana's New Exceptional Music Video For 'Buyile'

Khuli Chana's 'Buyile' music video features hip-hop and amapiano's finest — Lady Du, Tyler I.C.U, DJ Sumbody, Stino Le Thwenny and more.

Khuli Chana's new music video for "Buyile" has finally dropped, almost a month after the South African hip-hop artist released the single. Khuli Chana's better half DJ Lamiez Holworthy features prominently in the music video alongside hip-hop duo Stino Le Thwenny. Amapiano's current cream of the crop DJ Lady Du and producer Tyler I.C.U also make an appearance in the video. Co-producers DJ Sumbody and Vetty also join in to celebrate Khuli Chana's new musical chapter.

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Photo by RODGER BOSCH / AFP via Getty Images.

South Africa Set to Evict Refugees in Cape Town City

South African authorities will evict at least 1600 protesting refugees and asylum seekers after giving them the option of either repatriating or re-integrating into local communities.

The South African government is set to end the stalemate between them and refugees residing in Cape Town this Saturday. At least 1600 refugees are being housed in two temporary shelters in Paint City, Bellville and the Wingfield Military Base in Kensington. According to South African Home Affairs Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, the temporary shelters will be dismantled soon with those who are currently residing there having the option of either being repatriated or re-integrated into local communities.

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Review: Josiah De Disciple’s Latest Album ‘Spirits of Makoela, Vol 2: The Reintroduction’ Effortlessly Blends Amapiano With Jazz and Soul

Producer extraordinaire Josiah De Disciple reintroduces himself on his flawless sophomore album 'Spirits of Makoela, Vol 2: The Reintroduction'.