The first Nigerian movie in English was released in 1992. Living In Bondage is about a desperate man looking for fast wealth who is then introduced to a cult by his friend. That friend is our legendary Anayo Modestus Onyekwere, aka Kanayo O. Kanayo.
To be honest, we are not here to talk about how the 54-year-old would have made a great Lawyer if he didn’t become an actor. Neither are we going to talk about his degrees in Philosophy and Political Science.
We are here to use this Nollywood class act’s birthday to talk about how he likes blood too much.
Do a quick search of blood money related Nigerian movies, you’ll probably find our man on one poster either smiling with his riches or frowning at the next head he wants to use for rituals.
To get a clearer picture, here is a summary of the most typical Kanayo money ritual.
1. It (almost) always begins with poverty biting hard at his destiny.
Izz like the village people are sitting on my matter.
2. Then he’ll decide to take matters into his own hands, and goes to meet dibia.
Based on the specifications of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria.
3. The moment he identifies the head he wants to use.
Waawu. See destiny.
4. Then he tells the identified head to meet him somewhere in the night.
I promise to name my shopping complex after you.
5. Fast forward to Kanayo the money making machine.
Its not easy.
Based on the Blood Money 2.0
Master Jesus gimme your blood.
8. But lies, he’ll end up dead, or even better.
9. The End.
Repeat in the next movie.
Happy Birthday KOK.