There are many times different American celebrities do come to Nigeria either for concert, shows or just for fun and end up meeting Nigerian celebrities and also there are instances of Nigerian celebrities hanging out with American celebrities either due to musical collaboration or other reasons.
I've captured some of these awesome moments. In this post, I'll show you 11 fun times Nigerian celebrities meet their American counterparts.
Now, let dive in and have some fun.
1. Genevieve Nnaji and Idris Elba
Genevieve Nnaji is a popular Nigerian actress and producer known for producing the Lionheart movie which became first Netflix Original and the first Nigerian submission to Oscar.
Idris Elba is an English actor and producer known for acting Nelson Mandela in the biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
Both actors met in Lagos during the premiere of Idris Elba's movie Beasts Of No Nation.
2. Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Oprah Winfrey
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is a famous Nigerian actress known for her role in hit movies such as Alter Ego, Beyonce and Rihanna and lots more.
Oprah Winfrey is a popular American TV Host, actress and philanthropist.
Both Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Oprah Winfrey met at Essence Magazine's "Black Women in Hollywood" event.
3. Wizkid and Naomi Campbell
Wizkid is a multiple award winning artiste with hit songs such as Joro, Fever, Holla At Your Boy and lots more.
Naomi Campbell is an English model and actress.
Wizkid and Naomi Campbell seems to be friends as they usually post pictures of themselves hanging out together.
4. Sheyi Shay and Cardi B
Sheyi Shay is a Nigerian artiste with songs such as Murda and No Lele credited to her while Cardi B is an American rapper and songwriter with songs such as Bartier Bardi, Get Up 10 and lots more.
Sheyi Shay met Cardi B at LiveSpot festival in Ghana.
5. Falz and Diddy
Falz is a Nigerian rapper and actor known for hit singles which include Soft Work, Bop Daddy, Soldier and lots more.
Diddy is an American rapper and songwriter.
Both posted pictures of themselves hanging out in Lagos, Nigeria.
6. Davido and Drake
Davido, also known as OBO and the chairman of DMW Records is popular Nigerian artiste with hit singles such as If, Fall, Blow and many more.
Drake is a Canadian rapper, singer and producer.
Davido met Drake at Wireless Festival.
7. Patoranking and Fat Joe
Nigerian award winning singer known for the popular single, Girlie O met the famous Bronx rapper and actor at an airport in New York.
8. DJ Cuppy and Ashanti
The popular female Nigerian DJ, DJ Cuppy met Ashanti the American singer and dancer at one of her shows.
9. Timaya and Rihanna
The Plantain Boy Crooner, Timaya met the Barbadian singer and songwriter Rihana at a particular concert in Barbados where he was to perform.
10. Tiwa Savage and Jay-Z
The famous Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage known for her hit songs such as Eminado, All Over and No Kele Kele Love.
Jay-Z is an American rapper and record label executive.
Tiwa Savage met Jay-Z at Roc Nation Office when she signed management and publishing deal with Roc Nation.
11. D'Banj and Tyler Perry
The Oliver Twist Crooner met the popular American actor and comedian, Tyler Perry at the 2018 Nelson Mandela Global Citizen Festival held in South Africa.
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