On Friday, April 22, 2011 a Red Carpet Premiere will be held in honor of the long awaited first ever biopic for a Nigerian artiste, the movie ‘Ghetto Dreamz’ at the Atrium, Cinema Floor of the Silverbird Cinemas in Lagos.
The Ghetto Dreamz premiere will begin by 4pm with a red carpet event that will parade a lot of Nollywood stars and dignitaries, while the movie proper will start showing by 6pm. Another notable scene to be put up that night is the display of Dagrin’s accidental car bought over by Stingomania records for the shooting of the movie.
Directed by Daniel Adenimokan ‘Ghetto Dreamz’ tells the story of the late rap artiste DAGRIN. The film chronicles the growing years of Dagrin, his struggles, his rise to fame and his death. Ghetto Dreamz features Trybson the Stingomania’s hip hop sensation as Dagrin and other nollywood stars like Doris Simeon, Rachel Oniga, Pa Kasumu, Kenny Saint brown, Jaywon and a fast rising Oyindamola Odesola and others.
Meanwhile, prior to the premiere of ‘Ghetto Dreamz’ on Wednesday April 20th, a mini concert will be held in honour of Dagrin at the Atrium, Cinema floor of the Silverbird Galleria. This concert is a taste of what will happen at the Dagrin memorial Concert to be held at the National Stadium (Gymnasium Hall) on April 30th. It is expected to feature some of the hottest young stars in the Nigerian entertainment industry and a Candlelight secession to honour the memory of Dagrin and to mark the first anniversary of his death. Some of the superstars already scheduled to perform include Olamide, Dj Zeez, Naeto C, KSB, Jaywon, YQ, Goldie, Edreez Abdulkareem, Sheyman, General Pype, Trybson Dudukoko, Baba Nee, Kas, Flavour, and Obesere PK1st and others.
Speaking on the movie premiere Ope Banwo the producer said ‘this project is actually bigger than what we thought, a lot of Dagrin’s fans are thankful for what we have done and have not been silent about it. These are the facts that get us confident that the movie will succeed. Ghetto Dreamz will be in the cinemas across the country from April 22nd so people can go all out to discover all they never knew about Dagrin’.