A recent study by USC found that only 4. That percentage is actually lower than the previous year, when Asian actors had 5. While that report was published before the debut of Crazy Rich Asians — the first studio film to feature an all-Asian cast since The Joy Luck Club 25 years ago — it's safe to say that Asians are overlooked at the movies. But there's one outlet where the community is thriving: YouTube.
Who Is Awkwafina?
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The video, which eventually went viral, cost her a job in book publicity but set her on the road to film and television stardom. The next year she delivered an award-winning lead performance in The Farewell. Tia, a painter, suffered from pulmonary hypertension and passed away when Awkwafina was 4. Following this loss, Awkwafina began using humor to try to dispel the sadness she saw in those around her. She wrote in People magazine in , "I think all the time, what would I have been doing if my mom hadn't passed? Her father and his mother raised Awkwafina in Forest Hills, Queens. She's said that as a child, "My every birthday wish was, 'I want to someday be on TV.
It all started when Nora Lum covered a Mickey Avalon song
Nora Lum  born June 2, ,  known professionally as Awkwafina , is an American actor, comedian, internet personality, rapper, author and television host. She rose to prominence in when her rap song "My Vag" became popular on YouTube. Her second album, In Fina We Trust, was released in She played a leading role in the comedy-drama film The Farewell , for which she received critical acclaim and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture — Comedy or Musical , becoming the first woman of Asian descent to win a Golden Globe in any lead actress film category. Awkwafina is co-creator, writer and executive producer of the Comedy Central series Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens —present , in which she stars as a fictionalized version of herself. Her mother died from pulmonary hypertension when Lum was four and she was raised by her father and paternal grandparents, becoming especially close to her paternal grandmother. Lum attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School , where she played the trumpet and was trained in classical music and jazz. Awkwafina began rapping at age Her solo hip-hop album Yellow Ranger was released on February 11,
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