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Nnegest Likké

PHAT GIRLZ marks the feature film debut for writer, director Nnegest Likké. Prior to becoming a professionally recognized screenwriter and director, Nnegest worked in television as a Writer and Segment Producer for the hit reality television show BlindDate.

Likké's other industry experience includes a popular public access talk show she Co-Hosted and Produced for two years. As a Host-Writer-Producer of The Trace & Negest Show, Nnegest was responsible for writing the show's content and performing the theme song. She also created and updated the show's website, which included a twice weekly relationship advice column.

One of the first female rappers to emerge from her hometown of Oakland, California; Nnegest is intricately familiar with hip-hop culture and continues to perform as a spoken word artist.

Prior to her formal entry into the entertainment industry, Nnegest taught high school English and Drama for four years in the Los Angeles public school system.

Having spent a significant amount of time as a child in her Father's native Ethiopia and Nigeria, Nnegest was able to incorporate her first hand knowledge of African culture into the writing of PHAT GIRLZ.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

Nnegest Likké Facts

OccupationDirector, Screenwriter
BirthplaceOakland, California, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.