Jenifer Lewis Is The Mother Of Black HollywoodAnd she's Honorary Auntie to us all.By by Agerenesh AshagreBuzzFeed Staff and by Another RoundBuzzFeed ContributorPosted on November 22, 2017, 3:55 pm This week on the Another Round podcast, we're graced with the presence of living legend, Jenifer Lewis. Ciara Allen She needs no introduction because you already know her from What's Love Got To Do With It... Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Touchstone Pictures Or maybe you remember her role on A Different World. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC And more recently, she's playing our favorite grandma on television in Black-ish. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF ABC She's also had roles in blassics like The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, Girlfriends, Poetic Justice...the list truly goes on. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Giphy Seriously, her IMDB page is otherworldly. In addition to her acting (and singing!), Jenifer Lewis is now an author. She joined us to discuss her new book The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF ABC She's played countless maternal roles over the course of her career. Everyone from Angela Bassett to Tupac Shakur has gotten to call Jenifer Lewis "mama" on screen. She also talked about how bipolar disorder has taken her from her highest highs to her lowest lows. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Giphy "I'm ready. I'm ready to really do the work now. I'm ready to admit I am sick, I am bipolar, and please, please help me." — Jenifer Lewis on the moment she realized she needed medication to manage her bipolar disorder. But she always overcomes! And she breaks out into song pretty often to celebrate. Another Round @anotherround Now @brokeymcpoverty can finally die happy🤣🙏🏿🎶 Hear our whole conversation with @JeniferLewis on tomorrow’s episode! 04:45 PM - 21 Nov 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite Yes, she even sang a few times in this episode! Listen here: Never miss an episode: Subscribe to BuzzFeed's Another Round podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, Spotify, iHeartRadio, or wherever you find your podcasts. Contact Agerenesh Ashagre at firstname.lastname@example.org.Got a confidential tip? Submit it hereHeben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton cover everything from race, gender and pop culture to squirrels, mangoes, and bad jokes, all in one boozy podcast.Contact Another Round at email@example.com.