LUPITA NYONG’O TAKES VOGUE TO KENYA FOR THE OCTOBER ISSUE

Hello people…Enjoying the weekend soo far? Let’s add a touch of inspiration and colour with a story from Kenya.

The Queen of Katwe star, Lupita Nyong’o takes Vogue to Kenya for the October issue. “I want to create opportunities for people of colour”…

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So you think you can dance

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I have a secret that I can finally share… Guess who came to see me back home in Kenya?!

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Around Christmas of 2014, Lupita got an email from the director Mira Nair with the script for Queen of Katwe, which tells how Phiona Mutesi, an uneducated girl from the slums of Uganda, rises to become the chess champion of her country and an international chess master. Nair wanted her to play Phiona’s mother, Harriet. “Five pages in I wrote my manager and agent with the words ‘I must do this film,’ ” says Lupita.

Read the Vogue cover story here

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I don climb bendskin lol

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How about a Katwe challenge 😉

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Love the print and rocks contrast!

 

Lupita’s parents, grandma and family must be really proud of her..Vogue also joined her as she and her father venture around her family’s farm in Kisumu and cooks ugali with her mother.

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The view is something else

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At home with her parents!

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Hello grandma..smile

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A touch of coral and attitude!

Photos courtesy of Coloures

When you take one of the biggest magazines in the world with a group of editors and photographers to your home town in Kenya…Then you know you are a STAR! Thumbs up to  Lupita who is definitely rocking the entertainment scene right now..

Keep Reppin’ Africa

Have a nice weekend y’all.

Y.M.
IRepCamer

Author: IRepCamer

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