Lupita Nyong’o thanked her 3 million-plus Instagram followers with a look at her rapping skills.

Lupita Nyong’o Raps

Nyong’o debuted her rapping alter ego “TROUBLEMAKER” in an Instagram video posted Sunday.

“Mexican born, Kenya running through my veins/ Dark chocolate, plus I keep a sharp mane,” the 12 Years a Slave actress rapped. “Lancôme fresh-faced, looking tailor-made/Disney on the books, so you know I stay paid.”

“Next stop Katwe, rocking out with David/ Don’t do critics if you’re hating please save it,” Nyong’o continued. “Ambassador for elephants trying to save the planet/I’m working on my master plan stunting in a hammock.”


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Introducing my alter ego TROUBLEMAKER. Lyrics: @robynhoodfanz Director: @katiecm @queenofkatwemovie #3million

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Nyongo completed her rap – which was written by lyricist Robyn Hood/Miriam A. Hyman – with “Shout out to the villagers, hit 3 million!”

Earlier this month, Nyong’o admitted that while she’s been making a name for herself in Hollywood as an actress, she’s still chasing the dream of being a rap star.

“I’m secretly a rapper. It’s so secret I don’t even know it,” Nyong’o told Entertainment Tonight at the Toronto International Film Festival. “I fantasize about being a rapper all the time.”

Nyong’o’s new movie with David Oyelowo, Queen Katwe, is currently in theaters.

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