For decades now, the Nigeria creative industry-Nollywood has by all indications championed the cause of reviving the dying culture of Africa, particularly Nigeria. The industry has been preserving historic contents for the present and future generations to have an insight into their historic background and be proud of their home, history, Cultural identity and tradition. Also, promoting, and projecting the Nigerian culture as well as preaching the gospel truth of ‘unity in diversity’. Indeed the beauty of Nigeria lies in her diversity just like the beauty of the garden is attributed to it numerous flowers and trees.
Again, the industry has Indeed offered thousands of talented Nigerians the opportunity to showcase their amazing talents. Unequivocally, Nollywood could be say to be a platform for the promotion of indigenous talents. Not surprising as the industry is regarded as one of the best in the world due to it significant contribution and a talent hub. One among the fast rising Nollywood figure is Ijege Ugomma Joy known as “Princess Ijege” or “Jblaze”. She hails from Iyeche, Oju Local Government Area of Benue state, North Central Nigeria. The journey of J-blaze into the creative industry is an interesting, and inspiring one.
J-blaze begin the journey in 2015 but bunch back due to some factors like, none support from family and to some extent friends. However, in 2020 the talented Lady resumed fully as Abuja Nollywood filmmaker. A decision her family had no choice then to respect. No doubt they are now proud of her cause of her display of talent as well as they come to love the acting profession and admit to the fact that, it is a noble one.
Notably, J-blaze first movie to act was titled “Problems of too many wives” directed by Odeh Israel. Since then some of the movies she acted are:
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Interesting, Ijege Ugomma Joy (J-blaze) is a trained and certified teacher. She hold NCE certificate. She studied Geography and Social Studies. A gifted actress and story writer.
As J-blaze makes a return to the Nollywood industry, things seems to be moving for her as she is looking forward to be the most famous actress of her time. A star that will shines beyond the boundaries of Africa continent. She is promising, lovely, respectful, and visionary.