It’s now at a point where just Emma’s face makes me laugh. Seriously. His facial expressions, his tone, his body language – he has such an effortless wit and humour about him that you would be forgiven for believing that he’s never had a worry or a care in his life.
Certainly when I met up with him in his plush London apartment (he is in town for his début London performance in the comedy show ‘I Laff in da Spirit’), I thought I would take a few notes and spent the rest of the time doubled over in laughter.
When I learned within the first couple of minutes that he was raised by a single mother, I had to tell him to stop talking while I got my phone to record him. I didn’t feel like any transcription I did would do justice to the depth of feeling behind his words. It’s often said that clowning usually has a darker underbelly. I find this time and again.
So here you go: an impromptu recording of words from Emma Oh Ma God. Samsung, una yeye o! But it did the job:
Get more stuff like this
in your inbox
Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.
Thank you for subscribing.
Something went wrong.