Issa Rae's 'Butter + Brown' Web Series Finds Home On Magic Johnson's Aspire TV

Looks like Issa Rae is winning again! The actress, creator of Insecure is seeing more life from one of her popular web series Butter + Brown. Yesterday, Aspire TV announced that it would air Issa Rae's culinary web series on the network at the beginning of October.

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Watch Issa Rae Pitch Her Concept for A Black Version of '90210'

by Alma Hill

What was the last teenage melodrama you watched on TV? Was it this last, very disappointing season of Pretty Little Liars? Are you a Riverdale fan? Or maybe you relive your younger years with the socialites of the Gossip Girl world. Ever notice anything? Or rather, do you ever notice that you…. well.. don’t notice something?

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Issa Rae Lets Fans Know Condoms Are Being Used on 'Insecure'

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When Issa Rae made the leap from YouTube sensation to bonafide HBO star, millennials rejoiced. We saw Issa go from Awkward Black Girl to Hollywood, red carpets, awards shows, and interviews -- but one thing we didn't see her go for was protection on her hit show, Insecure.

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'Insecure' Renewed For Season 3 On HBO

Looks like we'll be seeing more of Tasha and Lawrence!

HBO has officially renewed Issa Rae's Insecure for season-three.

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You Can Now Listen To Every Song From The 'Insecure' Season 2 Premiere

A film or television show’s soundtrack is often just as important as its visuals, serving as the perfect compliment to an emotionally resonating scene. HBO’s Insecure hit the ground running with praise for its debut season’s soundtrack, famously consulted via Solange Knowles. With the masterful work by composer Raphael Saadiq and music supervisor Kier Lehman, season 1 granted us gifts like Kendrick Lamar’s Alright and D’Angelo’s Sugah Daddy.

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Here's What We Loved About Insecure Season 2, Episode 1

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Okay y'all Season 2 Episode 1 happened hella fast, and gave us a lot of information a little at a time, so it's time to recap!

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The Full 'Insecure" Season 2 Trailer Has Been Released And It's Hella Lit

Are you hella excited?! I’m hella excited! And you should be, too.

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10 Serious Hair-inspirations from the 2017 BET Awards

Photo: Getty Images Issa Rae at the 2017 BET Awards

Written by Alma J. Hill

Award shows are for hair envy, no matter the event. The BET Awards is one of the few occasions where you will see black women embracing their natural textures in all their unique glory. This year did not disappoint with TONS of amazing, intricate designs atop our favorite celebs heads. Here's just a few that gave us some serious hair inspiration. If you need me. I'll be on Issa Rae's Instagram all day, trying to find her stylist.

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Season 2 of 'Insecure' Is Here And It's Hella Lit

Issa Rae is back and as Insecure as ever.

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Lupita Nyong’o and Rihanna will Co-star in Twitter-Inspired Film by Ava Duvernay and Issa Rae

By Sharee Silerio

We’re all aware of social media’s power and influence. It’s news. It’s commentary. It’s social change. It’s comedy. It’s movement-building. It’s error-correcting. It can be anything we want it to be.

Last month, #BlackTwitter demonstrated its power to make things happen with two tweets.

Twitter user @blaquepink shared this bomb photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o from 2014, which went viral.

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Issa Rae: "Having A Bald Head Changed My Life"

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Issa Rae shares her personal hair journey.

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Watch The Trailer For Issa Rae's New HBO Series 'Insecure'

By Mike Orie of
You might remember Issa Rae from her online web series Awkward Black Girl. The popular Youtube show touched on a lot of things, most notably, being a Black woman and not fitting into the traditional mode. After Season 1 of the series, Issa Rae was picked up by Pharrell's media platform iamOTHER, growing her following even more. This show would lead to the development of other shows including one of my favorites, FIRST. After multiple successful releases, news broke last year of Issa Rae getting a tv show deal with HBO. Well it's finally here.

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