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Burna Boy dives into Nollywood

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Popular Nigerian singer Damini Ogulu, fondly called Burna Boy, is entering the movie industry.

“The city boy crooner” will debut as an executive producer in Black Mic Mac’s upcoming film, ‘3 Cold Dishes.’

The Grammy Award winner will produce the film through Spaceship Films, a company he co-founded with his mother, Bose Ogulu.

The movie is a collaboration between Black Mic Mac, Ifind, Alma Prods, Asurf Films, and Martian Network.

The movie is directed by Asurf Oluseyi and written by Tomi Adesina, ‘3 Cold Dishes’ is set across Nigeria, the Republic of Benin, and Côte d’Ivoire.

“This film is a testament to the strength and resilience of its characters, and it took us blood and sweat to get it to this stage,” the director stated in an interview with Variety.

The film features a star-studded cast including Osas Ighodaro, Femi Jacobs, Wale Ojo, Ruby Akubueze, Brutus Richards, along with several actors from Ivory Coast and Senegal.