Netflix has honoured their promise to support the Ikorodu Bois with some digital gadgets to support them and enhance their videos.
The streaming company had promised to help them when their version of the movie Extraction went viral and they have just kept to their words.
Report says the bois from ears to ears with lots of excitement when they received the gadgets.
Nigerians thank Netflix and congratulate the ‘film makers’ for doing the nation proud with their talents.
Ikorodu Bois comprises three brothers and their cousin. The brothers Babatunde Sanni (23), Muiz Sanni (15), Malik Sanni (10) and their cousin Fawas Aina (13).
The three young boys are usually involved in the video production and Babatunde Sanni, the eldest edits and manages the team.
Their name is from the city of Ikorodu in Lagos, Nigeria where they live.
They debuted in 2017, when Sanni decided to share their skills to the world via social media, saying: “I felt like ‘these things we are doing in our house – why don’t we start putting them online?”. Our house is like a comedy house. We play too much”.
The group make use of household items to depict top gears used in movies. They also use the local wheel barrow to replicate luxury cars, an idea which was first exhibited by Kaptain Kush.
After they film-tricked the trailer of ‘Extraction 2′, Hollywood producers, Russo brothers, invited the to to attend the premiere of the movie.
In April 2020, United States’ actor and rapper, Will Smith shared a clip of Ikorodu bois Bad Boys Forever on his Instagram page with the caption “This is GENIUS @ikorodu_bois!!”.
Also, Alvaro Morte who starred as Professor in Money Heist after watching a mimicry of the Spanish Series scene said they did “What an amazing job”.
Ikorodu Bois have also done replica videos of DJ Cuppy, daughter of Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola, Davido, American Actor and WWE star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Roddy Rich, Justin Beiber, Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari and did a farewell replica of NBA Star Kobe Bryant shortly after his death.