June 14, 2017
THE CREATORS OF EPIC COMEDY SERIES “NNEKA THE UBER DRIVER” PARTNERS WITH IROKO TV
Web Series Featuring Evelyn“From the Internets” Ngugi, The Wowo Boyz, Ngozi Kim, Among Many Others
First Season had over 350,000+ views on Facebook and Youtube Alone!
Houston, Texas - Season 1 of Nneka The Uber Driver is now available on Iroko TV’s Youtube channel. The hilarious comedy series follows “Nneka” a recent Harvard graduate and current uber driver. Nneka was on track to follow her mother's dreams and attend medical school and become a doctor. Now, she's an Uber driver. And mom's found out. And so have her twin siblings. As she comes to terms with not being the "perfect" Nigerian-American, she is forced to look for what her true purpose in life may be. Click here to watch the Trailer! Click here to watch the entire season on Iroko TV!
“Nneka the Uber Driver” delves into ambitions of first-generation Nigerian-American millennials grappling with a changing economic landscape.
Ventures Africa notes, “As hilarious as it is, Nneka the Uber Driver, is simply the true depiction of real life issues. Of young African men and women at home, and in the diaspora struggling to live dictated dreams and with so many high expectations. “
The progressive creative team behind “Nneka the Uber Driver”understands the power of connecting with their audience and re-imagining their stories in a comedic and honest way. As Nneka would have it “Harvard Grad. Uber Driver. Damn. What a Time to be Alive.”
The series is directed by Fum Fum Ko and written by Nikki Ease!