Ify Nwadiwe

Ify is a California native, born and raised in Los Angeles. Growing up, Ify has always had a love for comedy, As with all comedians in SoCal, he joined the Comedy Sportz High School league and learned the art of short form improv. After he graduated, he joined Cherry Spitz Comedy, one of the longest running improv groups in the OC, for seven years. Ify eventually started taking classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles in 2012 and took his comedy to a higher level. You can catch him performing at the theatre in Seinfeld the Purge or with White Women (All Black, none wack). Catch him on the next season of Key and Peele or in the short film Spinners! Oh, he also does stand up, too. www.ifynwadiwe.com

Guest Appearances

LIVE - Hollywood Improv, Part 2

Voyage to the Stars #24August 5, 2019

In part two of this LIVE version of Voyage to the Stars the crew decides to enjoy some R&R on a planet where everything is decided by gambling. Featuring special guests Steve Agee and Ify Nwadiwe.

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LIVE - Hollywood Improv, Part 1

In this LIVE version of Voyage to the Stars the crew decides to enjoy some R&R on a planet where everything is decided by gambling. Featuring special guests Steve Agee and Ify Nwadiwe.

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Vroom in the Night Sky with Ify Nwadiwe

Ify Nwadiwe (Nerdificent, Candy Dinner) joins Nick and Heather to discuss one of the worst games to be released on the Nintendo Switch so far, Vroom in the Night Sky. They talk bad driving games, the insane unlockables in the game, and…

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The Juneteenth Special

Lorraine DeGraffenreidt, Laci Mosley, Jacquis Neal, Edgar Blackmon, Brodie Reed, Kara Brown, Ify Nwadiwe, Carl Tart, and Andy Beckerman join Andrew and Tawny to talk all things Juneteenth including the best way to celebrate, it’s importance, and what people don’t know about…

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Megan Gailey, Ify Nwadiwe, Will Weldon and host Cameron Esposito

Cam talks hair dye, moving and cable. Sets from Ify Nwadiwe, Will Weldon and Megan Gailey.

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Simpson and Smith: Selling Stories

Comedy Bang Bang #597April 14, 2019

Comedian and actor extraordinaire Baron Vaughn joins Scott to talk about his new Comedy Central series The New Negroes which he hosts with Open Mike Eagle. Then, Denny Simpson from Alabama Pest Control stops by to talk about ethically capturing animals. Later,…

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Live from SF SketchFest 2019 (w/ Imani Gandy, Ify Nwadiwe, Carl Tart, Zeke Nicholson)

Imani Gandy (Boom! Lawyered), Ify Nwadiwe (Nerdificent), Carl Tart (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Zeke Nicholson (A.P. Bio) join Andrew and Tawny live from San Francisco SketchFest to discuss a white caller’s question about deleting old photos of her with dreadlocks from social media,…

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Hospital Parking Lot

Paul F. Tompkins cries tears of joy as he welcomes everyone back to Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s special guest is comedian/writer/actor Patti Harrison! Patti chats about which neighborhood she would be in Los Angeles and New York, why she hasn’t been…

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Baby Police (w/ Ify Nwadiwe)

Raised By TV #31October 24, 2018

Today's Raised By TV guest is comedian & Nerdificent host Ify Nwadiwe! He talks about learning to love anime from "Toonami," almost getting into acting from a commercial, and the controversy over the "Insatiable" trailer. Plus, a new improvised sitcom with special…

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Reno, NV

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes everyone abruptly back to Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s special guest is writer/comedian/actress Kulap Vilaysack of Bajillion Dollar Propertie$! Kulap chats about being the child of refugees, which zoo is her favorite, and learning to breathe with the…

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Fleeing the Country (w/ Hari Kondabolu, Ify Nwadiwe)

Comedian Hari Kondabolu joins Andrew and guest co-host Ify Nwadiwe to talk about people who choose to leave the country instead of fighting for their rights and more. Plus, Andrew and Tawny discuss Roseanne getting canceled, Starbucks, and Fiesta Days. As always,…

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Blue Racism to Charlottesville (w/ Ify Nwadiwe)

Yo, Is This Racist? #938August 23, 2017

Comedian Ify Nwadiwe returns to join Andrew to discuss Police Union complaining of “blue racism,”  Charlottesville, and much more. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

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Super Bowl, Oscars, Impeachment Dream (w/ Ify Nwadiwe, Brodie Reed)

Yo, Is This Racist? #910February 8, 2017

Comedians Ify Nwadiwe and Brodie Reed join Andrew to discuss the Super Bowl, the Oscars, the impeachment dream, and the apocalypse. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

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LIVE from UCBSunset 2016

Yo, Is This Racist? #760January 11, 2016

Andrew Ti brings Yo, Is This Racist? to UCB-Sunset for a LIVE episode with special return guests Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie, Maltin On Movies), Ify Nwadiwe (@midnight, White Women)! They talk about trying to police being called the "n-word" by your…

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Growing Up with White People

Yo, Is This Racist? #588February 27, 2015

Andrew Ti and special guest Ify Nwadiwe finish the week off by discussing the theory that Black people who grow up around White people have more success later in life. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist…

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So You Live in Harlem?

Yo, Is This Racist? #587February 26, 2015

Ify Nwadiwe & Andrew talk about assuming a Black person who lives in New York must live in Harlem and gentrification. Don’t forget to keep leaving us messages by calling (323) 389-RACE.

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Hunty

Yo, Is This Racist? #586February 25, 2015

Ify Nwadiwe & Andrew talk about the word “hunty.” Be sure to keep leaving us messages at (323) 389-RACE.

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CAH

Yo, Is This Racist? #585February 24, 2015

Ify Nwadiwe & Andrew talk about Cards Against Humanity. Make sure to leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

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Red Dawn

Yo, Is This Racist? #584February 23, 2015

The very funny Ify Nwadiwe returns to join Andrew all this week to answer some racism questions. Today they talk about Obama impressions and the Asian interchangeability in Red Dawn. Be sure to call us at (323) 389-RACE to ask if anything…

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I Only Date White People

Yo, Is This Racist? #533November 27, 2014

Andrew Ti and special guest Ify Nwadiwe finish the week off by discussing a caller’s question regarding Black women saying they only date White men. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

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New Annie

Yo, Is This Racist? #532November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving race cars! On today’s episode, Andrew and Ify Nwadiwe talk about the new Annie remake. Don’t forget to keep leaving us messages by calling (323) 389-RACE.

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Black Betty

Yo, Is This Racist? #531November 26, 2014

Ify Nwadiwe & Andrew answer Engineer Cody's question this time around as they discuss Ram Jam's "Black Betty." Be sure to keep leaving us messages at (323) 389-RACE.

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Kung Fu Fighting

Yo, Is This Racist? #530November 25, 2014

Ify Nwadiwe & Andrew talk all about the Carl Douglas song “Kung Fu Fighting.” Make sure to leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

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Menthol Cigarettes

Yo, Is This Racist? #529November 24, 2014

The very funny Ify Nwadiwe joins Andrew all this week to answer some racism questions. Today they talk about LA racism and Menthol cigarettes. Be sure to call us at (323) 389-RACE to ask if anything is racist.

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