See Funke Akindele Throwback Music Video As Backup Singer Werengato (Pix):
Actress Funke Akindele has dug up an old music video for ‘Werengato,’ a soundtrack from filmmaker Tade Ogidan’s film Madam Dearest, in which she sang backup NewsReport learned.
On Friday, the 45-year-old posted the video to Instagram, thanking God for her journey thus far. Funke also expressed gratitude to Tade for allowing her to participate in the song.
Thank you, God, for taking me this far. “I was so happy to be a part of this music video #madamdearestsoundtracks (it meant the world to me at the time) Thanks Uncle Tade for allowing me to appear in it,” she wrote.
The song’s other tracks are also star-studded.
Celebrities like Ramsey Nouah, Stella Damasus, Kate Henshaw, Richard Moje Damiji, Sola Sobowale, Tina Mba, Lanre Balogun, Bimbo Akintola, Saidi Balogun, Opeyemi Ayieola, Teju Babyface, Keppy Bassey, and late Bukky Ajayi all came together to collaborate on the song.
Funke got her breakthrough in Nollywood when she played the main character Suliyat aka Jenifa, a comedy-drama that portrays the life of a young girl struggling to make it in the big city.
Since then, Jenifa’s Diary has become a household name with 25 seasons and features celebrities such as Lota Chukwu, Falz and Lolo, Beverly Osu, JJC Skillz, and many others.