Issa Rae

Rihanna's Los Angeles Home Swarmed By Police

Even though Rihanna has had the police called to her home a lot in the recent past, this time it was only a false alarm.<p>TMZ reported and provided …

Donald Glover

Where Can You Buy Issa Rae's "Success Story" Shirt? Has A Tee For Every Boss Babe

It's no secret that the graphic tee movement is in full swing. Just about every single celebrity has worn one. But Issa Rae recently wore a "Success …


Y’all Remember Fred From “Awkward Black Girl”? He Said Issa Rae Assaulted Him…And Was Promptly Dragged

Madison T. Shockley, who played "Fred" on Awkward Black Girl says Issa Rae assaulted him. When he told the story though, no one cared.

Women of Color

Beyoncé and JAY-Z Dedicate ‘On The Run II’ Show In Detroit To Aretha Franklin

What’s the word this morning? Black people TBH. From Issa Rae to Kendrick Lamar, our melanated faves are collaborating on charitable work, pulling up …


Blue Shirt Blues: The #LawrenceHive Spiraled Into The Sadness Abyss After Lawrence-less “Insecure” Premiere

1 of 15<p>❯<p>❮<p>😔 Until next time old friend.#LawrenceHive#InsecureHBO<p>— Party Lyft (@camdb1011) August 13, 2018<p>The #LawrenceHive …

African-American Culture

People in the news: Aretha Franklin, Issa Rae, Rihanna, Sean Young

Aretha Franklin

Giving Back! How To Win Tickets To Rihanna’s Diamond Ball 2018

The beautiful and talented, Rihanna is back. She is set to kick off the fourth annual Diamond Ball and she recently took to Instagram to announce the …

Red Carpet

'Crazy Rich Asians' sit-down, bye Issa Rae, and Comedy Central spotting

ATLANTA- As "Crazy Rich Asians" prepares to hit the big screen, several members of the cast sat down with the A-Scene's Francesca Amiker to talk …

Comedy Central

Rihanna Taps Childish Gambino, Issa Rae for Diamond Ball 2018

The stars will be shining bright at Rihanna’s Diamond Ball.<p>The pop icon has announced the star-studded lineup for her fourth annual charity gala, …


Rihanna Reveals Issa Rae Will Host This Year’s Diamond Ball And Childish Gambino Will Perform!

247PAPS.TV / Buxo / SplashNews.comRihanna Announces Lineup For 2018 Diamond BallRihanna’s annual Diamond Ball is coming up …

African-American Culture

All of the Music Played During 'Insecure' Season 3

Throughout the first two seasons of Issa Rae's HBO series <i>Insecure</i>, the team has found a way to pair an awesome soundtrack to the show. With the …

Pop Culture

S3, Ep1: Better-Like (feat. Issa Rae & Yvonne Orji)

Issa Rae

Issa Rae and Donald Glover to join Rihanna at Diamond Ball 2018

Aug. 13, 2018, 12:34 p.m.<p>Celebrity<p>Rihanna’s Diamond Ball continues to serve up black excellence, with Emmy nominees Issa Rae and Donald Glover joining the artist at the fourth iteration of the charity event.<p>The “We Found Love” singer announced Monday that Rae will serve as host of the 2018 Diamond …

Los Angeles

Insecure season 3 episode 1 on HBO – it's lost Lawrence but Daniel is enough sauce for Issa Rae

It's been a hot minute since HBO's <i>Insecure</i> was last on our screens. Thankfully showrunner/star Issa Rae and co are back to bless us with another dope …

Television (UK)

Issa Rae's Words to Live By Are, "Don't Be Afraid to Be a B*tch," and We Couldn't Agree More

Issa Rae is the star and showrunner of HBO's <b>Insecure</b>, and in addition to her undeniable talent, she can thank her fierce drive and attitude for her skyrocketing career. The 33-year-old badass stopped by <b>The Late Show With Stephen Colbert</b> on Thursday to promote the new episodes of her show, which is …

Stephen Colbert

Issa Rae Reveals What Happened To Lawrence On 'Insecure'

#TeamLawrence might not be too happy with <i>Insecure</i> this season because their fave may not be in it at all. What happened to Lawrence on <i>Insecure</i>? He …

Sex and the City

'Insecure' Showrunner Tells Us Why Issa Didn't Rap in Season 3 Premiere

Prentice Penny also tells TheWrap what’s going on without Lawrence<p><i>Warning: Spoilers ahead for “Insecure” Season 3, Episode 1</i><p>Season 3 of “Insecure” …


That Awkward Moment You Expect Someone To Be A B**ch: Issa Rae Shares Reacting To Rih, Dissing Drake and “Making Porn” On Stephen Colbert

I am getting laundry and dinner out of the way at 10:00 in the morning and have the melatonin on deck for my toddler tonight because I refuse to be …

Women of Color

Actress ISSA RAE Put On Blast By FORMER Co-Star . .. Says She's a B*TCH In Real Life!!

Actress/producer Issa Rae is gearing up for the new season of her hit TV show Insecure. But she's caught up now, in a new controversy. One of the …

Los Angeles

‘Insecure’ debuts its third season with every character having trouble with adulting

Issa Rae may have given us a new man to root for, but she’s not going to make it easy<p>Are mid-adulting crises a thing?<p>According to the third season of</i> …

Los Angeles

Issa Rae, Logic And More Celebrate Samsung Galaxy Note9 Launch

Samsung unpacked a new device and more in a new interactive way. In celebration of the launch of the Galaxy Note9, the global telecommunications …

Samsung Galaxy

Issa Rae tackles a new bout of relationship and career problems in Insecure’s season 3

<i>Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Sunday, August 12. All times are Eastern.</i><p><b>Top pick</b><p><b>Insecure</b><b>(HBO, 10:30 p.m.):</b> As season three of …


Black Girl Magic: Issa Rae Recalls Her Favorite Advice: “Don’t Be Afraid To Be A Bi**h” [Video]

Issa Rae Explains The Best Advice She Was Ever Given<i>Insecure</i> creator and star Issa Rae stopped by <i>The Late Show with Stephen Colbert</i> to talk about the …

Stephen Colbert

Watch Issa Rae Reveal The Exact Moment She 'Ruined' Any Chance Of Ever Being Friends With Rihanna

Black Culture

Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji Both Swear By the Same Drugstore Hair Products

<i>Splitting Hairs is our monthlong exploration of hair based on a survey of women across America. It’s like you brought a photo to the salon — we’re</i> …


Issa Rae's 'Insecure' Season Three Resets Hollywood Standard Thanks To Inclusion Behind The Scenes - Essence

If there’s one thing Issa Rae demands of her hit HBO comedy, <i>Insecure</i>, it’s authenticity.<p>From the inclusive crew behind the scenes to choosing to …

Los Angeles

'Black-Ish' Star Develops New Movie Idea After Firing Agent Who Said 'Just Chill'

“<b>Black-Ish</b>” actress <b>Marsai Martin</b> is already making boss moves in Hollywood at such a young age.<p>Th 13-year-old was recently featured on The Hollywood …

Tom Hanks

Issa Rae Shares How She Preps for a Sex Scene

The producer and actress sat down with us for some rapid fire questions.<p>When Issa Rae walks onto set, we notice three things right away. One, she’s …

Google News

For the Last Time, Issa Rae Did NOT Rebuff Drake's Advances

It’s interesting to see this question pop back up again, months after the rumor was originally and thoroughly debunked. Let’s set the record …

Golden Globes

Issa Rae Speaks Out On That ‘Awkward Black Girl’ Passage About Asian Men & Black Women Dating That Got Everyone’s Undies In A Bunch

During Issa Rae’s promo tour for season 3 of Insecure, the star has spilled on everything from her first encounter with Drake to her mom’s …

Women of Color