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  • WATCH: Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong’o on Kenyan Soap Opera ‘Shuga’

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    Newcomer Lupita Nyong'o was unknown to American audiences before her scene-stealing role as slave Patsey in Best Picture Oscar winner "12 Years A Slave." Now, after winning the Best Supporting Actress Oscar (the first African actress to do so) and giving an incredibly moving speech, Nyong'o is on her way to becoming a household name. But did you know that before being cast in "12 Years A Slave," Nyong'o played the lead role on a ground-breaking Kenyan soap opera? READ MORE