UK movie featuring Ghanaian producer's song wins 2021 British Academy Film award

UK movie featuring Ghanaian producer's song wins 2021 British Academy Film award

- A movie featuring a song by Gafacci, a Ghanaian producer, has won two awards at the 2021 British Academy Awards

- The song is titled 'Banku Dade' and plays in scenes in the movie titled 'Rocks'

- The song by Gafacci is off the Asokpor 1.0 EP

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A UK movie featuring a song by Ghanaian producer, Gafacci, has won two awards at the 2021 British Academy Film Awards.

The movie titled 'Rocks' won the award for casting, and its lead star, Bukky Bukray won the EE Rising Star award.

Gafacci. Source: Instagram.
UK movie featuring music by Ghanaian producer wins award
Source: Instagram

The movie earned a total of seven nominations at the awards scheme. It is a drama about a girl (played by Bukray) who is struggling because she has to take care of herself and her younger brother (played by Ghanaian-British actor, D’angelou Osei Kissiedu) after they were abandoned by their mother.

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Gafacci's song 'Banku Dade' plays in the background during scenes in the movie. The song is featured on the Asokpor 1.0 EP.

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In other news about Ghanaian artistes, Award-winning Ghanaian gospel artiste, Sonnie Badu, is selling his 'Lions Over Frogs' T-shirts at 100 US Dollars (578 Cedis) each.

The phrase on the T-Shirt is a variation of the original statement made by the founder of Rock Hill Church in response to allegations that his recently acquired doctorate degrees are fake.

In a post on Instagram sighted by Yen.com.gh, Badu claims the money from the sale of the limited shirts will aid in paying for the hospital bill for a friend of his suffering from multiple sclerosis.

"Lions over Frogs t-shirts are for sale to help my friend who has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. As we are in prayer believing God for his total healing, we have also decided to stand together and take action to help his family financially. I am only printing 100 limited edition t-shirts to help raise $10,000 USD," reads a caption by Badu about the fundraising for his friend.

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"Additionally, @therockhillchurch has committed to help with each one of his children’s education. I want all my friends, supporters, and fans to participate in our endeavor to assist in helping my friend fight this battle... I will autograph each t-shirt and we will mail it to you. Please help by ordering your t-shirt today. May God Bless you all."

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