ONE DEGREE IS NOT SUFFICIENT IN THE NIGERIAN HOUSEHOLD – YVONNE ORJI ON  #FreshBreakFastShow

ONE DEGREE IS NOT SUFFICIENT IN THE NIGERIAN HOUSEHOLD – YVONNE ORJI ON #FreshBreakFastShow

‘Molly’ from “Insecure” is in Johannesburg for the NBA Africa week because she works with Lebron James on the “uninterrupted” digital platform.

It is her first time in South Africa and she is loving it.

Yvonne plays the role of Molly, Issa Rae’s best friend in the hit sitcom that follows the Modern-day black women might be described as strong and confident; in other words, just the opposite of Issa and Molly. As the best friends deal with their own real-life flaws, their insecurities come to the fore as together they cope with an endless series of uncomfortable everyday experiences. Created by co-star Issa Rae and writer/comic Larry Wilmore (“The Daily Show With Jon Stewart”), the comedy series looks at the friendship of two black women in a unique, authentic way. It features the music of both indie and established artists of color, and touches on a variety of social and racial issues that relate to the contemporary black experience.

Yvonne Orji is also the creator of the sitcom “First Gen Show” is a sitcom pilot written by comedian/actress Yvonne Orji. The story is semi autobiographical and draws loosely from Yvonne’s stand-up routines and real life experiences. At its core, First Gen is a comedy about a Nigerian girl who trades medical school for a career in stand-up comedy and the adventures that ensue after her strict African mother discovers her plans. It’s a super funny and refreshing take on the modern day immigrant family.

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Adekunle Owolabi studies democracy, human rights, public opinion, political behavior, civil rights and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries.

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