News: SNL Hires Black Female Cast Member

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SNL has been under a lot of fire lately for their lack of black female cast members. Well yesterday they ended their search for an African American woman cast member when they hired Sasheer Zamata. Zamata is a sketch comedian who has been performing in the NYC area for the past four years. The 27 year old will make her first appearance during the January 18th show which will be hosted by Drake. She becomes the first black female on the show as a regular player since Maya Rudolph left five years ago. Her resume includes features on College Humor, Comedy Central, FX and countless stand up comic shows.



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