Roy Madu, a versatile entertainer born in Aba, Abia State in the early 70s, has carved his path from humble beginnings to making waves in the entertainment industry. 

His journey reflects resilience, determination, and a passion for storytelling.

Growing up amidst the turmoil of the eastern part of Nigeria, Madu’s early life was shaped by the socio-economic challenges of the region. Despite the odds, he pursued his education, attending primary school in Owerri and secondary school in Grammar School Nbawsi. His career journey took him through the banking sector, where he worked diligently while pursuing further education in marketing, banking and finance, computer applications, and law.

Madu’s upbringing instilled in him a desire for societal change and a commitment to using his talents to mirror the realities of African life. Embracing his role as an artist, he adopted the stage name “The Towncrier” and pioneered Marinba Music, a genre that delves into the political and socio-economic issues prevalent in Africa.

Relocating to the United States in search of education, enlightenment, and opportunities, Madu continued his quest for personal and professional growth. 

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Armed with degrees in Information Systems, Human Resources Management, and Criminal Justice, he gained a new perspective on his place in the world and the power of entrepreneurship.

Motivated by a desire to challenge Western stereotypes of Africa, Madu ventured into movie production. He recognized the importance of Africans telling their own stories and addressing societal issues through film. However, he faced significant challenges, including limited funding, piracy, and distribution hurdles.

Despite these obstacles, Madu sees immense potential in the African film industry. He believes in the power of creativity, technology, and quality storytelling to elevate African cinema to international prominence. 

With a focus on improving production values and distribution channels, Madu envisions African movies competing on a global scale, resonating with audiences worldwide.

As Roy Madu continues to evolve as an entertainer and entrepreneur, his journey serves as an inspiration to aspiring artists and filmmakers across Africa and beyond. With dedication, innovation, and a commitment to excellence, he is poised to make a lasting impact on the world stage.