I'm a weirdo and an only child. That comes together to create one-woman shows.
I don't have the proportions for 'hood hot.'
I've played with jazz and toyed with it when I used to live near the St. Nicholas Pub in Harlem.
I know some people would be like, 'Why are you responding to these racists on Twitter?' Sometimes it's for the purpose of letting them know they're being watched and that they're going to have to answer for their words.
In music, you ain't really got to be able to sing. In comedy, you may be cute, you may be able to add a little extra to your routine, but if you're not funny, no one's really rocking with you - and if you're a black woman, you better be hilarious. As usual, we always have to do the most.
I want to create and write scripted and unscripted shows, digital shows, stage shows.
The amount of silliness that happens to me is insane.
I come from an academic background, and I have a genuine interest in social change.
I have planted my flag in my comedy being useful for social change.
For my web series 'Get Your Life,' I wrote that and produced it and starred in it so that I could have a body of work that represents my voice as a writer and as a performer.
I'm constantly fighting the angry black woman stigma, the 'You're pretty, you can't be funny' stigma.
To act like everyone has had the same access to share their funny is willful ignorance at its best - and just a good ol' fashioned front at its truth.
Wokeness, for what it's worth, is a buzzword that a lot of people are not truly understanding the depth of. I think sometimes things work their way into the zeitgeist, and they lose their weight. And wokeness is one of those words that has reached that point.