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Toni Tones Says It Was Challenging Learning Yoruba For “King Of Boys” Role

Nollywood actress, has revealed that the most challenging thing she’s done in life, is learning how to speak Yoruba in “King of Boys”.

Toni Tones
played “Young Eniola” in King Of Boys

Although the actress is a born Yoruba with the real name Gbemi Anthonia Adefuye, but couldn’t speak her dialect, hence, she had to learn it for her movie role.

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The beautiful actress recalled her role in the blockbuster movie “King of Boys”, and said speaking Yoruba fluently was the main challenge she had at the time.

acted in the movie as “Young Laburu” and had to exclusively speak in Yoruba as a young Oba.

Toni Tones as Young Laburu
as Young Laburu

Her revelation came after a fan of “King of Boys”, tweeted on the actress’ role in the movie on social micro-blogging platform Twitter, and replied under the tweet … saying it was her biggest challenge to date.


In her words;

“I had to learn it for King of Boys. Had no clue what I was saying for just if it. Dele Adetiba, @kemiadetiba’s dad was my Yoruba tutor for King of boys. God bless that man for me. Learning Yoruba for KOB was the most challenging thing I’ve ever done in my life, but God won 🙏. ”

See the post below:

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Toni Tones on Yoruba

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