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.
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.Whoa! Davido and Wizkid Reconcile on Stage! (Watch Video)
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.Checkout: Top 20 Most Popular Songs in Africa — 2017
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