Episode 77

Nollywood in Hollywood w/ Ify Nwadiwe - That's Dope! Episode 77


September 3rd, 2021

54 mins 26 secs

Season 3

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About this Episode

Comedian, Writer, and host, Ify Nwadiwe, joins the podcast to discuss how he broke into Hollywood and how he doesn't have to look back. Ify shares how he got past his African parents' worries (trust me it's tough), how he started with improv, and now how he participates in huge upcoming projects. Don't miss it!

Follow Ify: https://linktr.ee/ifynwadiwe

Music by KarpaBeats

01:00 - Scheduling
06:00 - What Ify is up to (writing, podcast, hosting)
11:00 - The Great Debate
15:00 - Apex Legends Writing
18:00 - Acting/art career start w/ Nigerian parents
22:00 - Black Improv/White Women
28:00 - Making the jump to full time acting
30:00 - From origin to current success
35:00 - Advice for getting into projects
41:00 - Writing for shows (At Midnight, The Wizard and the Rent)
50:00 - Nigerian and nerd culture into storytelling

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