Akwaeke Emezi Appeared In Jay-Z’s 4:44 Video!


In June, American singer, Jay-Z released his 13th studio album, titled, 4:44, which is an open love letter and apology to his wife, Beyonce.

In the song Akwaeke Emezi, a writer and video artist, appeared shortly in the video.

Featuring in the video for Akwaeke is fun as she was in Bulgaria for a meeting of her soon-to-be released book, FRESHWATER, when a friend of hers, who directed the video asked her to feature in it.

Born in Umuahia and raised in Aba, Akwaeke’s short story, ‘Who Is Like God’ won the 2017 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Africa.

The writer, on her Instagram page posted a short clip of her short appearance on the video.


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