Issa Rae


Black Women Are More Than a Punchline in HBO's 'Black Lady Sketch Show'

Robin Thede's new show centers the often-overlooked work of Black female comedians.


Black Actresses Are Calling Out Hollywood for Making Them Do Their Own Hair

Natural hair stylists are everywhere nowadays, except studio budgets.


‘Insecure’ Sees My Messy, Awkward Blackness

In season three, Issa reminds us we don’t always have to strive for excellence.


Listen to SZA's New Song, "Quicksand"

It's taken from the new soundtrack to Issa Rae's HBO show, 'Insecure.'


Issa Rae Tells Desus and Mero About Her Drunk Rap Skills

The HBO star visited the VICELAND show to discuss her upcoming season of 'Insecure.'


Watch the Trailer for the Second Season of 'Insecure'

Issa dives back into the dating world in the first trailer for the new season, coming to HBO July 23.


How Web Series Have Widened TV's Talent Pool

We talk with the teams behind Comedy Central and HBO's comedies about the challenges of adapting a web series and why more TV networks are looking online for unique talent.


Issa Rae on Blackness, Dreadlocks, and Black People Getting Treated Like Pets

We sat down for some real talk with the creator and star of Insecure.