- Lupita Nyong'o was in Nigeria for two reasons: work and play
- The beauty, who is in the process of filming Americanah, celebrated her birthday like a true queen
- She was joined by musician D'banj and author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie during the night out
- The three together with their pals partied the night away as they danced like young, wild and free kids
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Lupita Nyong’o is slowly approaching the fourth floor but that cannot hold her back from living her best life.
The famous Hollywood beauty turned 37 on Sunday, 1 March, and she decided to go big or go home during her birthday.
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To mark her 37 years on this green earth, the actress and her pals chose Nigeria as the perfect location to let their hair down and act ratchet just for a few days.
Armed with unique, ancient-like ethnic braids, the dark skin queen partied in the presence of Nigerian musical wonder D’banj and talented writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
The three danced like there was no tomorrow and posed for selfies like a bunch of wild teenage revelers.
The gorgeous star was having a time of her life and nothing or no one could dull her sparkle even if they tried.
Lupita wore a tiny, print number that hugged her curves tighter than a man in love and let her legs out for the night.
Her unique dress looked simple, fun and elegant with a twist of fierce.
All through the night, the award-winning actress could not stop cheesing hard as she said goodbye to 36 in style.
The birthday girl’s makeup was flawlessly done and her beauty remained natural as her skin glowed through the night.
Lupita’s fans felt like they too were in Nigeria and they could not help but picture themselves dancing to some sick tunes in the presence of the humble star.
Her cake was covered in chocolate just like the beauty and the tiny decorations on top were so cute.
The gorgeous goddess could not help but stare at the work of art as she hyped herself for a crazy cake-cutting ceremony.
Her friends chanted each time she danced and honestly, the intimate get together looked like an event no one could afford to miss.
Apart from celebrating her big day, the 12 Years a Slave actress went to Nigeria to work on upcoming movie Africanah.
Just weeks before her birthday, the Kenyan-born star was awarded for her literary skills and amazing acting.
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