The African RideShare
An Uber driver takes his new passenger on an unforgettable ride.
After entering his Uber, a young Los Angeles resident is greeted by his pleasant Uber driver. After a few minutes of short conversation, along with additional riders, the conversation makes an unlikely turn, and these riders are now on a ride they will never forget.
Meet the Cast
After studying Cinematography at New York Film Academy, Olamide Oladimeji, who graduated in 2015, has been shooting more of narratives in form of short films and TV pilots.
Some of his projects have been hugely successful in the festival circles, and among them is a Japanese drama written and directed by Paul Okpuno. The short film has gone on to win awards in different countries across the world including US, Poland and Iran. Another project of Oladimeji still making festival rounds is ‘The Boy in The Mirror’, a drama that tells the story of a 24-year-old man having a split personality with his six-year-old self. The effort has won the Brazilian writer and director, Fernanda Schein, several awards in the United States.
Olamide has worked with top Hollywood celebrities like Kevin Hart, Snoop Dogg, Nick Cannon, Tommy Maddox-Upshaw, The Game, Terrence Howard, Jeremih and Bob The Drag Queen.
Ejiroghene is an American actress, from the Bay Area by way of Oakland CA. She has appeared on the Steve Harvey Show, Kevin Hart's LOL Network, and has acted in several short films and indie projects. Ejiroghene is of Nigerian descent.
Gogo is a Nigerian-American actor and motivational speaker working in voice-overs, television, film, commercials, and musical theater. He is graduate of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Professional Theater and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. He is the back-up narrator for the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Gogo Lomo-David has a role on the show “Zoo” currently streaming on Netflix. Find more updates on Gogo on Instagram @gogolomodavid
L.J. Hughes is an American actor hailing from the Bay Area by way of Oakland, Ca & Antioch, Ca. L.J. was bit by the acting bug in college & made a vow to pursue it relentlessly after he graduated. Upon graduating from the University of San Diego with a B.A. in communications in 2013 he moved to LA shortly after to pursue acting. Studying at several studios like Elizabeth Mestnik's Acting Studio where he studied the Meisner technique for two years, Stan Kirsch studios, & currently studying at Nancy Banks' studio. L.J. has been fortunate to appear in the feature film Spaceman opposite Josh Duhamel, TV shows such as Stitchers & Unusual Suspects, & several indie projects that have received awards at several LA film festivals.
Williams Uchemba is a Nollywood actor who hails from the southeastern parts of Nigeria. He came to limelight as a child actor when he was featured in the movie "Journey of the Dead". He also acted in Hollywood blockbusters "The World of Riches" (2006) and "Beyond Belief" (2003). Uchemba has acted alongside Nollywood greats which include Pete Edochie, Olu Jacobs, and Ramsey Noah.