African Cinema | Watch ‘GIDI CULTURE’ Web Series Starring Fashion’s Own Toni Tones

Toni Tones is a multifaceted woman. She is a fashion stylist, photographer, voice over talent, musician and now an actress; and she is actually good in those diverse roles. Some people are just blessed with numerous talents and she is one of those. Tones makes her debut acting appearance in the web series titled ‘Gidi Culture.’ Gidi, for those who do not know, is the slang term for the city of Lagos located in Nigeria, West Africa. Tones character, Halima, is also Muslim. There is a synchronization of Nigerian music in the film and also appearances from some leading names in Nigeria’s music industry like Burna Boy.

If you were following Ladybrille last year, then you most likely saw the feature announcing its upcoming debut. The show is here. Check it out, enjoy and share your thoughts here or on social media.

-Uduak Oduok

“Halima Dan-Ladi Adebayo, is a naïve upper class Nigerian who is in graduate school abroad. When a critical accident occurs in her New York City apartment, Halima’s divorced Mother, Mariam Dan-Ladi, asks her to return home. Through six degrees of separation, Halima is introduced to characters and practices that she once ignored and often never knew existed.”

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