Posted March 19, 2014 by Campus Heat in News

Lupita Nyong’o Readies Collab With Beyonce Sampled Author C. Ngozi Adichie

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Looks like two flawless ladies, Lupita Nyong’o and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, have something special in the works.

The Nigerian author recently gained A LOT of popularity when excerpts of her TEDTalk called: We Should All Be Feminists were sampled on the Beyonce track “***Flawless” released last December.

Adichie recently sat down with Arise Entertainment 360 and spilled some minor (but big) details on a project she’s working on with everyone’s best friend in their head, Lupita Nyong’o.

Adichie said:

I’m going to do the mysterious thing and say that Lupita [Nyong’o] might be making an announcement very soon,she said.

I don’t know. That announcement might be about Americanah.

Americanah is Adichie’s 2013 novel that tells the story of “a young Nigerian woman who emigrates to America for a university education.” The novel recently just won a National Book Circle Critics Award.

We’re assuming (or at least hoping) this means Americanah will be turned into a big screen production starring none other than Lupita. While Lupita has yet to respond to these claims, we’re keeping our fingers crossed.


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