Over the weekend, the highly anticipated drama-thriller, Queen and Slim, premiered in
Filmhouse Cinemas, Lekki, Lagos. The event, hosted by UMG Nigeria in conjunction with
Fimhouse Cinemas, welcomed A-listers including English actor, Oscar nominee and lead actor of the movie, Daniel Kaluuya, as well as GRAMMY®-winning director of the movie, Melina Matsoukas.
The premiere which occurred on February 15, included a red-carpet event and a private
screening with Nigerian and Global entertainment powerhouses in attendance including Bankole Wellington, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Dr. Sid, Uti Nwachukwu, Eku Edewor, Mo Cheddah, Osas Ighodaro, amongst others. The star guests Daniel Kaluuya and Melina Matsoukas, were also joined by, Sipho Dlamini, Managing Director of Universal Music South Africa and Sub- Saharan Africa and Marc Byers, General Manager of Motown Records. For the promotion of the movie fondly described as “a love story to Africa”, the powerful duo, Daniel and Melina, have embarked on an African world-tour, visiting other African countries including South Africa amongst others and now, Nigeria.