Arts + Culture
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Natse Jemide's Never Far From Home

Whether it's modeling, making music or acting in his very first TV series, Nigeria's rising star says he's most comfortable sharing his creativity with the world.

As the forest green jackets of the fictional Wilmer Academy filled the screen towards the end of the first episode of Netflix’s Nigerian young adult series, Far From Home, audiences were introduced to a slate of different characters from a variety of backgrounds. One of them -- the cool kid Reggie, played by Natse Jemide -- soon became a name to remember.

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