Since the first season of HBO’s “Insecure”, Issa Rae has captured the hearts and minds of viewers across the country. Whether you are #TeamIssa, #TeamLawrence or eveen #TeamDro, “Insecure” managed to relate to all viewers who like the characters, are making their way through their love lifes, social lifes, professional lifes and family relationships.
The series did not only impress viewers, “Insecure” has also been acknowledged by many academies and organizations for the talent and creativity of the team. The NAACP Image Awards, set to air in January 2018 on TV One recognize Issa Rae, “Insecure” and castmates for their weekly appearance on the silver screen.
Issa Rae accodlades go beyond her position on “Insecure.” Besides nabbing a nomination for “Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series” and two nominations for writing on episodes of “Insecure”, Issa Rae also holds a place among nominees for “Entertainer Of The Year”.
“Insecure” also battles in the running for “Outstanding Comedy Series” and Issa Rae is not the only castmember with an individual nomination. Jay Ellis, the actor playing Lawrence is nominated for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series”. Yvonne Orji who plays Molly is nominated for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series”.
Other nominees include Chance The Rapper for “Entertainer Of The Year”, ‘Queen Sugar’ for “Outstanding Drama Series”, Taraji P Henson for her role as Cookie Lyon’s on Fox’s “Empire” and SZA for “Best New Artist”. For a list of all nominees, click here.