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Olugbenga 'Silver Pixie, Iyawo Mi'

Olugbenga returns to Lagos in the video for the standout track "Silver Pixie, Iyawo Mi."


Olugbenga's latest offering "Silver Pixie, Iyawo Mi" is a warm bath of synthesizers and processed vocals. In the track's music video, just released by Studio Africa, the London-based Olugbenga returns to his birthplace of Lagos, Nigeria for the first time since his teenage years. The result is an emotive video for one of the better tracks we've heard this year. Watch the Andy Amadi Okoroafor-directed video for Olugbenga's "Silver Pixie, Iyawo Mi" below. For more from Olugbenga check out his Africa In Your Earbuds mixtape from last year.

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Michaela Coel Joins the 'Black Panther' Sequel Cast

The upcoming film, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is shaping up.

The sequel to the Oscar-winning Black Panther is only due to debut in July of 2022, but the production is well on its way.

The latest news out of the camp is that Michaela Coel, of I May Destroy You and Chewing Gum fame, has officially joined the cast of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Her character details are still under wraps but according to Variety, Coel has already joined director Ryan Coogler at Atlanta's Pinewood Studios, where production started in late June.

Coel joins original cast members Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong'o, Florence Kasumba, and Angela Bassett all reprising their roles. Following the tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman, Marvel reportedly chose not to recast the role of T'Challa.

Read: How Michaela Coel's 'I May Destroy You' Makes Space For Black Creators

"It's clearly very emotional without Chad," Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige mentions. "But everyone is also very excited to bring the world of Wakanda back to the public and back to the fans. We're going to do it in a way that would make Chad proud."

Michaela Coel's highly-lauded 2020 series I May Destroy You — which she wrote, directed, produced and stared in — received four Emmy nominations.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is scheduled for wide release on July 8, 2022.

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