WATCH: Awkwafina’s Female Breakout Speech at the 16th Unforgettable Gala

WATCH: Awkwafina's Female Breakout Speech at the 16th Unforgettable Gala

Hi guys, hi. This is so horrifying right now. Y'all had the opportunity to have a teleprompter? How come no one told me? OK. Wow, this is cool. I am so nervous, I am wearing full-body Spanx right now. I'm literally Velcroed in. When I was young, I was searching for idols.

THE GUARDIAN | Awkwafina: ‘I was just rapping about my genitalia...’

Awkwafina: 'I was just rapping about my genitalia - not making a feminist message'

For most actors, a supporting role alongside Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett doesn't usually land on their plate four years after starting out on YouTube - as a rapper. Yet that is exactly what has happened to Nora Lum, AKA Awkwafina.

BILLBOARD | 5 Things You Should Know About . . .

5 Things You Should Know About 'Ocean's 8' Star Awkwafina

On Tuesday (Dec. 19), the trailer for the hotly anticipated film Ocean's 8 arrived. The starry cast features a mixed bag of established actresses (Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway) coupled with several music stars ( Rihanna and Awkwafina).

PAPER | Awkwafina Talks 'TAWK', Asians On-Screen . . .

Awkwafina Talks 'Tawk', Asians on-Screen and Dealing With Unwanted Dick Pics

Awkwafina is the modern day renaissance woman to put all others to shame. A television presenter, actress, and rapper, she's the girl you want to be and befriend, or as is often the case for the New York-native, show your appreciation to via an intense masturbation video over Snapchat DM.