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Davido ‘features’ in Coming to America 2

Artist makes brief appearance with Eddie Murphy, Arsenio others

Africa’s music star, Davido, and three other Nigerian-born celebrities are set to star in the forthcoming sequel to Eddie Murphy’s blockbuster Coming to America’

Coming to America 2, to be directed by Craig Brewer, will see Davido make a cameo appearance, along with fellow Nigerian, Rotimi Akinoso.

These details were revealed in the cast of the film that has just be released.

Davido will perform his hit song, ‘Fall’ in the film, in a stage performance.

Akinoso will also act alongside Wesley Snipes, Eddie Murphy, and Arsenio Hall in his few scenes.

Lola Adamson is another Nigerian, who was featured in the upcoming film, plays the role of a citizen of the fictitious African country, Zamunda, where Eddie Murphy comes from.

Adamson is an actress and CEO and founder of Lowla360 Limited, a management and public relations firm.

The fourth Nigerian on the bill is Olaolu Winfunke. Winfunke plays the role of a royal manager in the highly anticipated sequel. Winfunke was born in Chicago, Illinois but raised in Lagos, Nigeria. He has worked on a few projects and has appeared in many well-known films and series on major networks.

Davido, Rotimi, Lola, and Winfunke Rotimi, and Rick Ross join some of the original cast members including star Eddie Murphy (Prince Akeem) and Arsenio Hall (Semmi), James Earl Jones (King Jaffe Joffer), Paul Bates (Oha), John Amos (Cleo McDowell), Shari Headley (Lisa McDowell), Louie Anderson (Maurice), and Vanessa Bell Calloway (Imani Izzi).

Other new casts include Teyana Taylor, Michael Blackson, Jermaine Fowler, Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, KiKi Layne, Luenell, and comic act, Tracy Morgan.

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