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Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Trevor Noah and Uzo Aduba Score Nominations For 72nd Emmys

The 2020 Emmy nominations are in and Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Trevor Noah and Uzo Aduba are repping Africa hard.

The exciting 72nd Emmy Awards nominations have been released and Insecure has scored once again with multiple nominations. The breakthrough show has been nominated for "Best Comedy" while Issa Rae has received a nomination for "Best Actress in a Comedy" and Yvonne Orji, "Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy". Uzo Aduba bags the nomination for "Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Movie or Series", for her radical political role in Mrs America. Additionally, South Africa's Trevor Noah and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah have also bagged a whopping six nominations in the "Variety Talk Series", "Writing for a Variety Series", "Directing for a Variety Series", "Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special", "Picture Editing for Variety Programming", and "Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series" categories.

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Momma, I Made It: Ade Samuel, Luvvie Ajayi Jones, And Kwame Onwuachi Share Their True Power

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To celebrate the premiere of Yvonne Orji's debut stand-up special, Momma, I Made It, Okayplayer and Okayafrica have partnered with HBO to present a moment of black joy and hope. Watch and listen as Ade Samuel, Luvvie Ajayi Jones, and Kwame Onwuachi, share how family and community have guided their respective paths of excellence across a range of fields.

You can catch the "Momma I Made It!" special on HBO and HBOMax! Watch the trailer below.

Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It! (2020) | Promo | HBO youtu.be

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In Conversation: Yvonne Orji on Her Groundbreaking HBO Comedy Special Momma, I Made It!

We spoke to the Insecure star about her "documentary-music-video-comedy-show," representing Nigeria and having "a full-on Beyoncé moment."

Yvonne Orji's First Comedy Special Is Headed to HBO

The special is being tapped at Howard University this month.

Yvonne Orji Has Landed a Major Book Deal

The 'Insecure' breakout star will write the faith-based book "Bamboozled by Jesus: How God Tricked Me Into the Life of My Dreams (and 20 Lessons I Learned Along the Way)."

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Don't Miss Yvonne Orji and Luvvie Ajayi's New Podcast 'Jesus and Jollof'

The podcast, which premieres July 11, uses humor to explore the experiences of first-generation Nigerian-American women.