Eddie Butita a well known comedian shared previously on his Instagram that he always wished to be on Netflix. Through his Instagram post and Twitter account, he announced the news “I have always wanted to be on Netflix “
The comedian claimed that he was approached by Netflix seeking his skills and ideas in recreating one of the top-selling US series in Swahili.
He further mentioned that it was a busy past few months. He could not hide his joy to feature in Upshaw’s with well-known Wanda Sykes.
Butita credited his team of Hiventy Africa for the long nights early mornings. The zeal and dedication to bring the script of the film to life.
Comedian Eddie Butita has made a huge move to be the first comedian whose show has featured on Netflix.
He also encouraged other content creators and directors to continue working hard.
Other Kenyans who were part of the Upshaws Swahili Version are; Happie Jeremiaah, Edna Akinyi, Brian Mueka, Raphael Gati, Frank Mativo, Phillip Obwogi, Pascal Mwita, Elton Mwambi, Malcom Marwa, Janet Kihanya, Alfred Munyua, Sharon Musungu and Sally Ramadhan.The Upshaws is an American sitcom created by Regina Y. Hicks and Wanda Sykes. The series stars Sykes, Mike Epps, Kim Fields, Page Kennedy, Diamond Lyons, Khali Spraggins, Jermelle Simon, Gabrielle Dennis, and Journey Christine