Akon Says Eddie Murphy Needs to Cast Real Africans in ‘Coming to America 2’


Akon has some phrases of encouragement and recommendation for Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall as they dive into “Coming to America 2” — get some actual Africans on the set!!!

The Senegal-raised singer acquired into it with us Wednesday at LAX, the place he mentioned he was stoked Eddie and Arsenio are operating it again for a sequel all these years later. That mentioned, he says he’d prefer it in the event that they share the display with expertise from the Motherland (He can say that). 

It’s an ideal time for them to listen to him out, ’trigger the 2 leads simply began getting fitted by “Black Panther” Oscar-winning costume designer, Ruth Carter

According to Akon, Eddie and co. could be clever to solid somebody like, say, Michael Blackson — who’s from Ghana — or any variety of African comedians or actors who would make the movie really feel genuine.

More than that although … Akon says such a transfer would repay huge time on the field workplace.

If not for mere variety’s sake, it feels like Akon believes there’s precise {dollars} and cents available by following recommendation. Check out his pitch.

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