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 Nasir Bin Olu Dark Jones born September 14,1973 professionally known as NAS is an American rapper ,songwriter, recording producer and Entrepreneur NAS is the son of a jazz musician Mr OLU DARA (born Charles Jones ) his mother Fannie Ann (little ) Jones was a postal service worker from north carolina. NAS has one sibling a brother named jabari Fret who is best known as jungle. His father took his name Olu DARA from the yoruba people His African DNA indicates he has roots in country with highly yorubas were else other than Nigeria


 Wale |Wale is an American rapper. He first rose to prominence in 2006, when his song "Dig Dug (Shake It)" became popular in his hometown. Wale became locally recognized and continued recording music for the regional audience. Producer Mark Ronson discovered Wale in 2006 and signed him to Allido Records in 2007. While signed to that label, Wale released several mixtapes and appeared in national media including MTV and various Black_American-focused magazines. A song called "Ridin' in That Black Joint" was featured in the popular video game Saints Row 2's soundtrack in 2008 Wale (who is a Nigerian American ) was born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin on September 21, 1984, in Northwest, Washington, D.C. .[1] His parents were both from the Yoruba ethnic group of the southwestern Nigeria , and both of them came to the United States from Austria in 1979.

 British actor Adetomiwa Edun was born in 1984 to a Nigerian father from the Yoruba tribe and a half-Ghanaian, half-English mother. Edun, who moved to the United Kingdom at the age of 11, has featured in movies like Merline, Slaves, Law & Order: the UK, The Hour, Passengers. He is popularly known for his role in the TV series, Merlin, where he played ‘Sir Elyan’ and he became the second black in 2009 to play Romeo at the Globe Theatre. Tomiwa speaks English, Yoruba, and French


 Caroline was born in England to Nigerian parents but was sent to a boarding school in Nigeria at a point, in an attempt to make her abandon her dreams to become an actress. She chose acting to taking over her father’s hospital in Nigeria. So far, the 42-year-old has featured in ‘Holby City,’ ‘Casualty,’ ‘Babymother,’ ‘As If,’ ‘Judas Kiss,’ ‘Free Fall’, ‘Torchwood’, ‘Cyberwoman”,’ ‘Supernatural,’ and ‘Brothers and Sisters


 Sophie Okonedo CBE is an English film, theatre and television actress. She began her film career in the British coming-of-age drama Young Soul Rebels (1991) before appearing in Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) and Stephen Frears 's Dirty Pretty Things (2002). Okonedo was born on 11 August 1968 in London , the daughter of Joan (née Allman), a Jewish Pilates teacher who was born in the East End of London , and Henry Okonedo (1939-2009), a British Nigerian who worked for the government.