Two things just happened that are probably related. One, Eddie Murphy deleted his Twitter account and two, shortly before he apparently dropped a hint about a Coming to America sequel. According to HHW:
Eddie Murphy set the Internet on fire thanks to a tweet just hinting at a sequel to his classic film, Coming To America. […] “sources” close to Murphy say he is in the “early writing stages” of the project.
The 1988 original is pretty damn funny, even now. Coming from a time when Murphy could do no wrong. But all I have to say is that if they make a sequel then this guy must return, Darryl Jenks, manly man and legend;