Issa Rae

Multi-hyphenate star Issa Rae will serve as the festival ambassador for the 2022 American Black Film Festival.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA (February 17, 2022) – Today, the NAACP and BET revealed the performers and presenters for the “53rd NAACP Image Awards.” Nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer and two-time Academy Award-nominated actress and producer Mary J. Blige will take the stage to perform at this year’s show. The “53rd NAACP Image Awards,” hosted by seven-time NAACP Image Awards winner Anthony Anderson, airs Saturday, […]

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best across a wide range of subjects, today announced that Issa Rae will teach a class on creating outside the lines. Through a series of empowering lessons, the Emmy® Award–nominated star and creator of HBO’s Insecure uses her signature do-it-yourself ethos, humor and voice […]

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Back Lot Music has released the original motion picture soundtrack to Universal Pictures’ THE PHOTOGRAPH today. The soundtrack to the film features an original score by multi-GRAMMY® winning recording artist Robert Glasper, as well as two new songs by recent GRAMMY® nominee Lucky Daye and GRAMMY® winning artist H.E.R. The romantic drama, starring Issa Rae and LaKeith Stanfield, arrives in […]

Black PR Wire) Black-ish star and Emmy-nominated actor Anthony Anderson has been announced as the host of the 49th NAACP Image Awards. The awards show will air live January 15, 2018, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on TV One. Anderson hosted the 47th and 48th NAACP Image Awards and won a trophy multiple times for his role on black-ish. In addition, […]

In a little over three months, fans of the breakout HBO hit series Insecure will get what they’ve been waiting for, as the comedy series will be making its return on July 23 for a second season that is sure to be just as funny, dramatic and memorable as the first.

Last fall HBO’s hit series Insecure became a cultural phenomenon practically as soon as it premiered. It quickly landed repeated spots on critic’s lists for 2016’s best shows and even garnered series creator and star Issa Rae a Golden Globe nomination. The ratings were great, the buzz was even better and the social media numbers […]

Bold, clear and unapologetic, the talent in the list are champions in upholding the legacy of Black excellence.

The comedian (and our best friend in our heads) won her first Golden Globe.

ABC Studios welcomes back Larry Wilmore. He rejoins the network three months after Comedy Central canceled his late night show.