Netflix’s new reality show Young, Famous and African is all about the finer things in life. The upcoming docu-series will give viewers a peek into the lives of Africa’s rich and famous as they navigate the City of Gold.
Starring Khanyi Mbau, Nadia Nakai, Annie Macaulay-Idibia, Zari The Boss Lady, and more, the cast includes an aspirational who's-who of fashion, music, media, and Instagram as they come together in Johannesburg to navigate the City of Gold.
The glitzy reality show follows the glamour - and the drama - as the group pursues their quest for love, rekindles old flames, revives struggling relationships and continues to shine in their respective careers.
For co-creator and executive producer Peace Hyde, Young, Famous and African is all about shifting the stereotypical narrative that the world has of the continent.
“Growing up in the U.K. there were no glitzy and sexy images of Africa, all we saw were the stereotypical images that has been propelled in the media for years. Young, Famous & African presents an Africa that is vibrant, beautiful, glossy and sexy to the world and we are super proud and excited for the world to see it,” she says.
Fellow creator, Martin Asare Amankwa says: ““It’s really exciting to be able to show the world an exclusive look into the lives of Africa’s top celebrities and socialites. Young, Famous & African is a depiction of a world that has never been seen before, highlighting authentic stories and unrivalled access to some of the most celebrated celebrities.”
Ugandan socialite and social media star Zari the Boss Lady says the show is a depiction of their true, authentic trials and tribulations, and a look into their “entertaining and very busy lives.”
Entertainment is something we can definitely expect if the trailer is anything to go by. Take a look at all the drama and scandal to come, here: