The Awkward Black Girl we all know and love from Youtube will now be bring her awkwardness to HBO with a half-hour comedy series.
Issa Rae took over Youtube a few years back with her show The Misadventures Of the Awkward Black Girl. The show chronicled the adventures or misadventures of a black girl in her day to day life. The comedy series caught the eye of thousands of companies specifically, HBO.
Rae has been working with HBO to keep the authenticity of her series since 2013 and it will finally be coming soon. The 30-minuet comedy series titled ‘Insecure’ will analyze the flourishing friendship of two black women and how they tackle their everyday experiences and life challenges. Some big names like Larry Wilmore, from “The Nightly Show” and Melina Matsoukas,who has worked with Beyoncé and Rihanna, are in on the series’ pilot.
We are feverishly waiting for this debut!