Jesus and Jollof is a podcast featuring Luvvie Ajayi and Yvonne Orji, two proudly Nigerian women (who have no behavior) talking about the things they love, their stories, and life in general. Why “Jesus and Jollof?” Those are the two things they cannot do without. Besides, the other option was “2 Goat Queens.”
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In the final episode of the season, Luvvie and Yvonne dig deep into holidays in their Nigerian families. What is a Naija salad? Why are parents obsessed with tupperware containers? From Delta flight attendants getting too familiar to the worst Christmas gifts ever received, tune in hear about these topics and how the ladies respond to their parents’ attempts to set them up.
In this bonus episode, Luvvie and Yvonne answer listener questions about careers and believing in yourself. How do you deal with the “not your time yet” season? What are the steps to deal with imposter syndrome? Tune in to hear everything from how to deal with rejection to learning how to manage money and fame.
In this episode, Yvonne and Luvvie discuss their tribes. Would your friends tell you if your weave was busted? Should you be the only successful person in your group? From tackling jealousy to celebrating wins, tune in to hear why having the right people around is so important and vital to success.
In this bonus episode, Luvvie and Yvonne answer your questions about dating. What’s the best way to recover from a heartbreak? Should you date a man who doesn’t share the same religious beliefs? From tips on where to find a Nigerian man to their parents’ silence about sex, tune in to hear their answers to your most pressing questions!
In this episode, Luvvie and Yvonne delve into the very real challenges faced after the “glow” is achieved. What does it look like after you “make” it? What does “more money, more problems” even mean? From turning down six figure deals that don’t fit the brand to struggling to stay connected with friends, tune in to hear how success can come with its own set of frustrations.
In this episode, Luvvie and Yvonne do a deep dive into the joys and perils of dating. Why do Nigerian parents prohibit dating but expect marriage? What should a non-Nigerian expect when dating a Nigerian man? Tune in for answers to those questions plus learn how each host approaches sharing their relationships on social media and what their stripper/rapper names would be.
In this episode, Luvvie and Yvonne chat about their breaking points and the seminal events that moved them from the grind to the glow. How can one have 36 cents in their bank account yet be fortunate enough to have a meeting with Oprah? Or turn a case of plagiarism into a New York Times Bestselling book? Join the ladies as they dig deep into the challenges that ultimately led to their breakthroughs.
In this episode, Luvvie and Yvonne talk about the struggle to where they currently are, with a deep dive into their journeys. How did it all happen when it wasn't the original plan? From starting out as aspiring doctors to following their purpose even when the roads got rough. They also bless one another with African prayers while discussing the importance of power naps, character, and why Luvvie hates comic sans font.
In the second episode of Jesus and Jollof, Luvvie and Yvonne explore how being immigrants affected them growing up and the struggle of having two identities, being both Nigerian and Nigerian American. They also dig into bad nigerian pickup lines, the effect of Black Panther on the immigrant experience, and why Delta needs to stop sending their worst planes to Nigeria.
in the inaugural episode of Jesus and Jollof, Yvonne and Luvvie introduce themselves, how they met and became friends, and how this podcast came to be. Also, ever heard of the Five Love Languages? Well, Luvvie and Yvonne have created the Five Nigerian Love Languages, exploring the ways Nigerians communicate and show affection.