Scotty ATL highlights Atlanta’s grill culture with new NBA partnership

The Atlanta Hawks released their 2022-23 schedule in a unique way. This season, the team leaned on hip-hop artist and celebrity grill designer Scotty ATL to announce the dates. The promotional video includes custom NBA team-themed grills. Scotty ATL and the Atlanta Hawks’ chief marketing officer, Melissa Proctor, recently spoke to rolling out about the […]

Issa Rae dropping new comedy series on HBO Max about JT and Yung Miami (video)

Among the multiplicity of projects that new Hollywood power broker Issa Rae is working on as part of her multimillion-dollar deal with HBO is a new comedy series, “Rap Sh!t,” that’s centered on the City Girls. Issa Rae is serving as the executive producer, along with City Girls duo JT and Yung Miami serving in […]

Onyx Collective and OWN announce guests for docuseries ‘The Hair Tales’

On June 9, Disney’s Onyx Collective and OWN jointly announced the guests for “The Hair Tales,” from executive producers Tracee Ellis Ross and Michaela Angela Davis. Oprah Winfrey, who also serves as executive producer, will be featured alongside Issa Rae, Chlöe Bailey, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, Marsai Martin, and Chika. The six-part limited docuseries will premiere […]

Halle Berry delivers powerful speech at Critics Choice Awards

Halle Berry delivered a passionate speech calling for representation in Hollywood at the Critics Choice Awards on Sunday. The 55-year-old star was honored with the prestigious SeeHer Award and used her time on stage at Los Angeles’ Fairmont Century Plaza to praise women “telling [their] own stories,” even when they make others feel “uncomfortable.” After […]

53rd annual NAACP Image Awards winners and losers

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The 53 NAACP Image Awards were held on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, in Los Angeles. Here are a few winners and losers from the awards. Winners Black people Everyone who won was Black, except for Independent film winner CODA. Many of the nominees described the atmosphere throughout the week as “home,” with so much love […]

Issa Rae becomes 1st person to be awarded key to city of Inglewood

Issa Rae has become the first person to receive the key to the city of Inglewood. She received the award on Feb. 12, 2022, at the Taste of Inglewood festival by Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts. In Inglewood this afternoon, 24 hours before Super Bowl kickoff at SoFi across the street, as Issa Rae is […]

Comedian Teddy Ray keeping viewers in stitches

Teddy Ray, a comedian and host of Issa Rae‘s “What Say What?!” show has had to find a way to adapt in these ever-changing times. Recently, Ray spoke with rolling out from his Los Angeles home about how he’s navigated through the pandemic and his gig on the Issa Rae show, a part of the […]

Issa Rae had this to say about the music industry

Issa Rae has become one of the most well-known stars in the acting world with her series “Insecure,” which aired its final show on Dec. 26. What makes the show interesting and relatable is the music Rae handpicks to use. It may seem like a cool concept, but when asked about the music industry, Rae wasn’t […]

The show’s stars, fans react to the finale of ‘Insecure’

HBO’s “Insecure” aired its final episode on Dec. 26, 2021, as the show ended its five-year run. Over the years, fans have fallen in love with the main actor, Issa Rae, and the other personalities who made the show a must-watch every Sunday night. The person behind the success is Prentice Penny, who is the […]

Zendaya tells Issa Rae her rebranding secret from Disney star to fashion icon

Zendaya has solidified herself in the world of fashion. She’s received her fair share of recognition through awards and even compliments from 66-year-old supermodel Iman. Now 25 years old, Zendaya told Issa Rae in her interview series “A Sip With Issa Rae” she figured out a unique way to build her fashion credibility after years […]

‘Insecure’ character wears AKA apparel, incites furor, Issa Rae claps back

The fifth and final season of Issa Rae’s hit HBO series “Insecure” kicked off on Sunday, Oct. 24, and has already been a trending topic on social media. Despite the show’s popularity, the drama has nothing to do with the plot of the series but instead of what actress Amanda Seales’ character Tiffany DuBois is […]

Issa Rae responds to fans’ request for longer episodes of ‘Insecure’

After being on the air for over five years, one of the main complaints that “Insecure” fans have been consistent about is that they want longer episodes than the typical 30 minutes they have been receiving. Issa Rae stopped by “The Breakfast Club,” on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, and had something to say to everyone […]

Issa Rae recounts her beautiful Parisian wedding

Issa Rae’s wedding was a “beautiful experience.” The 36-year-old actress married Louis Diame in the South of France in July and she admitted she felt “so blessed” to have so many of her friends and family there to celebrate with them. Speaking on “The Tamron Hall Show,” she said: “It was just a beautiful experience…” […]

Issa Rae told to add White characters to her show so people would ‘care’

Issa Rae recently reflected on her journey to becoming the renowned actress, writer and producer that she is today. As the October cover star for Mic Magazine, the multi-hyphenate creator revealed that when she was launching her YouTube series “Awkward Black Girl,” in 2011, a former colleague advised her to ensure that there is always a […]

Issa Rae’s ‘Sweet Life: Los Angeles’ premieres on HBO Max

Issa Rae’s new unscripted series “Sweet Life: Los Angeles” premiered on HBO Max and it’s everything we needed and more. Reminiscent of a modern-day version of the early 2000s BET favorite “Baldwin Hills,” “Sweet Life: Los Angeles” follows the lives of young and ambitious Black women and men as they navigate love, careers, mental health, […]

‘Insecure’ returns in October for 5th and final season

“Insecure” fans everywhere will finally get to see if Issa and Lawrence actually do end up together as the show returns for its fifth season this October. The news is bittersweet because this will also be the show’s final season. The show premiered on HBO in 2016 and stole the hearts of many, from its […]

Issa Rae gets married (photos)

Hollywood producer and actor Issa Rae’s hit series “Insecure” may be coming to an end after five seasons this year, but her love life is just beginning. Rae married her fiancé, Louis Diame, in a private wedding ceremony in the South of France over the weekend and shared a few photos of the beautiful event. […]

Check out Converse’s classic Chuck Taylor sneaker redesigned by Issa Rae

Hollywood boss lady Issa Rae recently had the chance to show off her swag and put her spin on Converse’s classic Chuck Taylor sneaker. The “Insecure” creator collaborated with artist Nick Fulcher for Rae’s first-ever customizable collection with Converse by You, as part of the ongoing Converse All Stars Program. Customized in a few different […]