Meet Troublemaker, Lupita Nyong'o's Rapping Alter Ego

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"I'm working on my master plan, stuntin' in a hammock."

Could Lupita Nyong'o be the next EGOT contender? 

The Queen of Katwe actress already has an Oscar under her belt, and she came close to a Tony earlier this year for her role in Eclipsed. However, should Troublemaker, Nyong'o's rapping alter ego, ever decide to drop an album, there could be a Grammy in her future. 

We first made Troublemaker's acquaintance on Sunday afternoon, when Nyong'o posted a music video in celebration of reaching 3 million followers on Instagram. Choice verses include: "Mexico-born, Kenya running through my veins, dark chocolate plus I keep a sharp mane," as well as, "Lancome fresh face, looking tailor made, Disney on the books so you know I stay paid."

We can't hold the fact that she has a ghostwriter against her (she gives Miriam A. Hyman song-writing creds), because to be honest, the delivery is superb. 

Take a look for yourself by watching the video below. 


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