Disney Is Giving Us An African Princess Named Sadé!

July 30, 2018

Disney is about to have the first African Disney Princess, and it is a really big deal.

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I mean, there’s been eleven whole other princesses.

We’ve had multiple white princesses, a Native American princess, an Asian princess, but never an African one! I mean, Tiana of The Princess and the Frog was African-American, but Sadé has probably never gone abroad, yannoh. So, what do we need to know about Sadé?

Sade is a warrior princess which kind of reminds us of Mulan.

We stan a fighting princess. Fight them in your diamond-encrusted dress, natural-haired sis!

Sadé has powers.

Well, she is an AfricanNigerian princess…

She has a cute prince as a sidekick, and an animal best friend.

Because after you finish making war…

Sadé’s kingdom is being threatened by a mysterious evil force, and she has to use her newly discovered powers to protect it.

Yup, this is definitely a Nigerian story. I mean, we already know Chiwetalu Agu is the one trying to take over the Kingdom.

This animated movie is still in the works so even though we know the producer is Rick Famuyiwa, there’s no cast, release date or anything else yet.

Nobody asked me sha, but this is who I’d cast if I had magical powers like… Sadé. 🙂

Funke Akindele voicing the older Sadé.

And if she can just do that Jenifa voice and accent, in fact parvect!

Banky W voicing the Prince

Because you already know the music will come naturally.

What does this mean though?

Representation. Because black, and African little girls need to know that they don’t need that accent, the abroad or that whiteness to feel like princesses.

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