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DJ Cuppy, Kiddwaya to feature in upcoming British reality TV series

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Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Kiddwaya and DJ Cuppy are set to star in a new British docu-reality show.

The upcoming reality series, titled Highlife will premiere in September on British television Network Channel 4.

Kiddwaya took to his Instagram page to announce the show. He wrote, “I’m so excited to announce I’m part of the brand-new docu-ality series Highlife, starting Friday 10th September at 10pm on primetime channel 4. It’s the first show of its kind in British history and it promises to deliver on jaw dropping original content.”

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DJ Cuppy also announced the new show on her Instagram. She wrote “Are you ready for the #Highlife?”

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Other cast members on the show are Toni Tone, Kamille, Tomi, Chiefer, Bernicia Boateng, and Irene Agbontaen.

The series will follow the lives of a group of young Nigerian Brits and their pursuit of success.

” ‘Highlife’ follows the lives and loves of a group of ambitious, glamourous young Nigerian Brits all chasing their own idea of success,” Channel 4 shared in a statement.

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“Highlighting a community where high family expectations often impact career choices, relationships and even friendship groups. The four-part docu-ality series is an aspirational but utterly relatable authentic portrayal of British life.”

Channel 4’s commissioning editor, Vivienne Molokwu also said, “This four-part series represents an exciting opportunity to portray a young Black Britain without a gun or gang in sight. Glossy, ambitious and unapologetic, just like it’s cast, this confident new series will look different both in front of and behind the camera whilst still reflecting the highs and lows of life in a way we can all relate to.”

CEO of co-producers CR8TIVE ROW, Daps also added: “There remains a lack of representation on British television. There are systemic issues that have disabled, or not enabled, certain groups to get key opportunities within the industry.

This reality-doc series combats both these issues celebrating a group of young successful Black Brits and highlights issues this demographic face in an accessible way.”

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