Who plays Ni’Jah in Swarm? We discuss a central character in the Prime Video series and the actress who plays her.
Swarm is a Prime Video series released on the streaming platform on March 17, 2023. The series follows Dre, a young lady obsessed with a pop star. The series is based on events that happened in the time frame of 2016-2018. The pop star in the series is named Ni’Jah, and we share some information about her character and if she has any correlation with Beyonce.
Who is Ni Jah in Swarm?
Ni’Jah is a world-renowned pop star. She is beloved by millions across the world. In the series, Ni’Jah is married to rapper Caché. The couple is a “music power couple” that has overtaken the industry (think Beyonce and Jay-Z).
We see throughout the series that, just like any other superstar, they have some haters. However, the superstar also has a fan club that stands next to her like she is there for everything (think Bey-hive).
Who plays Ni’Jah in Swarm?
Actress Nirine S. Brown plays the role of Ni’Jah in Swarm.
Is Ni’Jah based on Beyonce?
Show creators Janine Nabers and Donald Glover haven’t entirely confirmed the series is based on Beyonce. However, there are very similar things between the two. The story timeframe is between 2016 and 2018, and each event directly correlates with what happened to Beyonce.
From the surprise album drop to the Beyhive/Swarm name of the fan base to several incidents, including Beyonce getting bit, there are countless easter eggs throughout the show.
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Of course, the other notable thing about Ni’Jah that draws comparisons to Beyonce is her husband, a rap mogul, Caché. You see how much these two are alike in the story as the creators made a storyline about Caché cheating on Ni’Jah and her confirming it with a song. This is the same thing that went down with Jay-Z and Beyonce.
What is Nirine S. Brown known for?
Nirine S. Brown is known for her role as Lynn Rollins on the BET series, Ruthless. The series is a spinoff of The Oval created by Tyler Perry, and Brown stars alongside Melissa L Williams and Baadja-Lyne Odums.
Brown’s career started in 2010 when she played Diana in White Boy Brown. From there, she had some roles in other movies before landing a one-episode appearance on the hit show Abbott Elementary. You can catch Brown in her next role for the film Shepherd in the Fall of 2023.