Drake executively produced Top Boy alongside Charles Steel, Alasdair Flind and Adeel Nur.
Hence during the world premiere of the series on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 at the Hackney Picturehouse in London, the hip mogul joined cast members Ashley Walters (Dushane), Micheal Ward (Jamie), Simbi Ajikawo ‘Little Simz’ (Shelley), David Omoregie ‘Dave’(Modie), Shone Romulus (Dris), Ashley Thomas (Jermaine), Jasmine Jobson (Jaq), and writer and creator Ronan Bennett.
Also, in attendance were Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Adwoa Aboah, Lethal Bizzle, Octavian, Irving Adjei (Headie One) and more. The new series is the continuation from where the original one ended in 2013 as Dushane (Ashley Walters) returns from exile to his home in London to reclaim his throne in the highly lucrative drug market. He teams up with Sully (Kane Robinson), his spiritual brother, partner and sometime rival who is also returning to the same streets after his own form of exile.
Top Boy is directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green (Monsters and Men), Nia DaCosta (Candyman, Little Woods), Aneil Karia (Pure) and Brady Hood (Endeavour). it features original music by Brian Eno and additional music by Michael ’Mikey J’ Asante and produced by Yvonne Isimeme Ibazebo.
Top Boy is back on 13 September, only on Netflix.
Browse through our gallery for more images from the premiere.