If you’re into fast cars, flashy homes, drop-dead gorgeous babes and high society drama by young African, 20-something year olds then ‘Young, Famous and African’ might be the program for you! Shot in Johannesburg, South Africa it follows the lives of several young, trendy Africans from South Africa, Nigeria and Tanzania as they look for love, success, connections and everything in between.
The reality show series was created and executive produced by Forbes Africa head of Digital Media and Partnerships Peace Hyde, Martin Asare Amankwa and Adelaide Hill.
Described as “young, fresh and unapologetically African,” it is Netflix’s first African reality show. The cast are made up of Khanyi Mbau (South Africa) Diamond Platinumz (Tanzania) Annie Macauley Idibia (Nigeria) Quinton Mansina (South Africa) Kayleigh Sehwark, Andile Neube, Swanky Jerry and Zari Boss Lady (Uganda)
The production looks interesting, judging from the teaser released recently. Check out the trailer below. Will you be watching?
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