Issa Rae

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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.
Kristin Corry
8.6.19
Culture

Marsai Martin's Favorite 'Little' Moment Involved Issa Rae and Icees

We talked to Marsai Martin about her new film "Little," working with Hollywood giants, and becoming a boss.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
3.28.19
Culture

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

Natural hair stylists are everywhere nowadays, except studio budgets.
Taylor Hosking
3.12.19
Culture

'I'm Here Because of the Internet': How Web Series Made New TV Stars

Just days before the 76th Golden Globes Awards, we talked to Quinta Brunson and Sam Bailey about how their digital shows translated to mainstream success on television.
Terry Nguyen
1.2.19
Culture

This Season of 'Insecure' Gave Us the Confident Issa We've Been Waiting For

In season three of "Insecure," our lovable, charming Issa turned 30 and became the self-reliant woman we always knew she could be.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.1.18
tv

‘Insecure’ Sees My Messy, Awkward Blackness

In season three, Issa reminds us we don’t always have to strive for excellence.
Noel Ransome
8.22.18
insecure

This Season, Issa's Insecurity Is About So Much More than Self-Esteem

On Sunday's episode of "Insecure," we see the financial side of Issa's problems—and it's painfully relatable.
Britt Julious
8.21.18
insecure

Issa Needs to Learn the Importance of Boundaries

On the season three premiere of "Insecure," Issa's life is a wreck once again and this time it's because she lacks clear emotional lines.
Britt Julious
8.14.18
Film

We Deserve More Blockbusters Directed by Women of Color

Issa Rae, Janicza Bravo, and Sandi Tan—to name just a few—would blow our minds with big-budget films.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.18.18
New music

Listen to SZA's New Song, "Quicksand"

It's taken from the new soundtrack to Issa Rae's HBO show, 'Insecure.'
Noisey Staff
9.8.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

JAY-Z Remakes ‘Friends’ With an All-Black Cast in the New "Moonlight” Video

Directed by 'Master of None' co-creator Alan Yang, the video stars Jerrod Carmichael and Issa Rae copying “The One Where No One’s Ready” line-for-line.
Alex Robert Ross
8.6.17
Desus & Mero

Jay Ellis Tells Desus and Mero About His 'Insecure' Sex Scene Going Viral

The actor talked to Desus and Mero about Twitter, getting naked for HBO, and being a #LaurenceHive loyal.
Sarah Bellman
8.4.17
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