Followers who’ve sorely missed the favored tv sequence, The Charly Boy Present, now have a cause to smile.
The weekly sketch/selection present which featured music, comedy, and movie star appearances and produced by the enduring Nigerian singer/songwriter, tv presenter, writer, and producer, Charly Boy (Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa), is making a return. This time, it should air completely on Ogelle, Africa’s first consumer generated content material (UGC) video-sharing platform for African content material solely.
Charly Boy and the administration of Ogelle on Monday signed an settlement to relaunch The Charly Boy Present.
The present, which is able to air completely on Ogelle.com starting in Might, guarantees to be the hub of leisure. So, in case you are searching for leisure, here is the place to be.
However past leisure, Charly Boy mentioned via the present the younger will even decide up classes that will likely be beneficial of their varied endeavours. It is a uncommon alternative to listen to the success story of that music icon, that film star, that comic, that soccer legend that you just admire.
“This is the reason we’re bringing again The Charly Boy Present – to entertain, but in addition to show via leisure. We have to revive the African values of household, brotherhood, success via arduous work, consistency in any chosen area, and so forth,” Charly Boy mentioned.
He mentioned he was glad that The Charly Boy Present was coming again at a time when expertise has enabled a wider attain, however much more excited that Ogelle, the platform the place the present will air completely, is 100% African.
He described Ogelle as a platform that every one Africans, each at dwelling and within the Diaspora, and lovers of African tradition ought to hook as much as.
Osita Oparaugo, founding father of Ogelle, mentioned all the Ogelle crew was optimistic on the prospects of the return of The Charly Boy Present completely on the Ogelle platform.
Oparaugo famous that the distinction between The Charly Boy Present of the late Nineteen Nineties and the brand new present on Ogelle is that whereas the previous had political undertones, the brand new present will likely be purely leisure, although there will likely be loads of classes to be taught alongside the best way.
“We sincerely thank Charly Boy, aka Space Fada, for agreeing with us to convey again this present on Ogélle, a 100% African content material platform,” Oparaugo mentioned.
“Content material shapes the world and there’s no higher time than now for Africans in Africa and within the diaspora to alter the narrative, and no higher platform than Ogélle, being a user-generated video content material sharing platform devoted to African content material solely.
“It’s our prayer that increasingly Africans will perceive that the West is saturated and have completed telling their stunning tales. It’s our time, Africa’s time, to inform our tales via Ogélle,” he mentioned.
The Charly Boy Present first launched on NTA 2 Channel 5 Lagos and was later syndicated throughout different stations within the nation. The solid included Charly Boy, his spouse Diane Oputa, actress Stella Damasus, singing duo Tunde and Wunmi Obe, amongst others. Nevertheless, The Charly Boy Present couldn’t be continued and was cancelled in 2001, after 10 years on air.