If you love Nigerian music, you are in for a treat as new movie “8 Bars and A Clef” chronicles the rise to grace of a talented act, Victor E.
The movie stars Nollywood favourites such as Bimbo Akintola, Wale Ojo, Linda Ejiofor and Kehinde Bankole. The movie has as its lead character the multi-talented alternative music act Ibukun (IBK) SpaceshipBoi with the iconic Ade Bantu who makes a stellar Nollywood debut.
Expect a lot of love, drama, tears and great music as the movie follows the struggles of a young talented rapper (IBK) who battles a learning disability, a dysfunctional home and betrayal to make it in the Nigerian music industry.
“8 Bars and a Clef” was produced and directed by Chioma Onyenwe for Raconteur Productions and was first screened at AFRIFF in November 2015.
It will hit the cinemas in June 2016.
Meet the cast below.
Styling: Jane Michael
Photography: Tobbie Maguire of TCD