According to rumours, Amazon Prime is planning to start filming a documentary about Nigerian highlife musician Chinedu Okolie, also known as Flavour.
Despite the fact that the musician did not declare it on any of his social media channels, it was reported that he received a down payment of $3 million (N1.2 billion) from Amazon Prime Video.
Following his determination to keep important achievements low-key, fans chose to blow Favour’s horn online.
According to one Twitter user,
“A Nigerian musician received $3m as advance payment for his biopic on Amazon Prime. Guess who the musician is?”
Only one person has gotten it right so far
— James (@MrSoundHive) April 25, 2022
Another said; ”Chinedu Okoli, @2niteFlavour is officially the FIRST AFRICAN to receive $3m as advance payment for his biopic on Amazon Prime. Emphasis on FIRST. I hate that Flavour doesn’t make noise about his numerous wins. An average Nigerian artist would have erected billboard on IG. 💀”
Top Igbo Highlife musician, Chinedu Okoli, popularly known as Flavour N'Abania received $3M as advance payment for his biopic on Amazon Prime Video. It makes him the first African to enjoy such largesse. Undoubtedly, this will globally open more doors for Igbo finest musicians. pic.twitter.com/i4dYIUrUks
— IGBO History & Facts (@IgboHistoFacts) April 26, 2022