Wizkid's ‘Daddy Yo’ dubbed as official soundtrack of Pacific Rim: Uprising — John Boyega - GhKings

Wizkid’s ‘Daddy Yo’ dubbed as official soundtrack of Pacific Rim: Uprising — John Boyega

Wizkid ‘Daddy Yo’ gets to feature on the highly anticipated new movie, Pacific Rim: Uprising as an official soundtrack.

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Jake Pentecost scene from Pacific Rim: Uprising

John Boyega, The last Jedi star, who jammed in Nigeria this Christmas holiday, took time to also promote, Pacific Rim which he plays ex-Jaeger pilot, Jake Pentecost (son of Idris Elba’s character, the late Stacker Pentecost), who is given a chance to unite the world and prevent humanity’s extinction.

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British-Nigerian actors also dubbed as a producer of the movie took the opportunity to add up Nigerian specks to his character in the movie to give the movie a more Nigerian feel.

 

“I actually produced Pacific Rim and what that meant is that there were ways which I could cater the character towards much more of a Nigerian background. I made him Nigerian and we went through a whole process in which we put moments that reflected his culture in the movie.”, he said.

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The actor also talked about how he contacted Wizkid for the right to use his song on the movie to give it a more Nigerian touch.

“We contacted Wizkid and we were like ‘we need to use one of your songs for a film’, and so we got ‘Daddy Yo’ on the track of the film.”

Click to ‘Daddy Yo’ below:

 

By: Farida Yusif / GhKings.Com / Ghana

Farida Yusif

I am a writer and editor at GhKings. I enjoy writing about music events across Africa. You can reach me via email: farida@GhKings.Com

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