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‘Insecure’s’ Natasha Rothwell on ‘Subversive’ Activism and Reuniting Issa and Lawrence

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched “Lowkey Happy,” the eighth episode of “Insecure” Season 4. May 31 was supposed to be a big day for Natasha Rothwell. The actor, writer, producer and comedian penned the eighth episode of Season 4 of “Insecure,” which was airing that night. It was her first […]
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Lowkey Happy – Insecure Season 4, Episode 8 Recap

This post on Insecure is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Face Plant – Lawrence is at a bar waiting, when Issa walks in playing her part as the stunning Lady in Red. Sis got her shoulders out and is looking FAHN AF. She sees him and walks towards him but face plants right in the middle of the place! LMAO because she is always awkward. It’s the type of fall that hurts your dignity more than your knees. Changes – When she finally gets up, Lawrence has her fave...
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‘Insecure’ Actor Kendrick Sampson Hit by Rubber Bullets; John Cusack’s Bike Struck

“Insecure” actor Kendrick Sampson was hit by police’s rubber bullets while protesting George Floyd’s death in Los Angeles on Saturday. While the actor went live on his Instagram account to show his view of events, he could be seen on a CNN broadcast simultaneously, with viewers watching Sampson get hit by a police baton on […]
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‘Insecure’ Actor Kendrick Sampson Hit by Rubber Bullets at Los Angeles Protest

“Insecure” actor Kendrick Sampson was hit by police’s rubber bullets while protesting George Floyd’s death in Los Angeles on Saturday. While the actor went live on his Instagram account to show his view of events, he could be seen on a CNN broadcast simultaneously, with viewers watching Sampson get hit by a police baton on […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Cnn, Insecure, Halsey, Sampson, Kendrick Sampson, George Floyd


‘Insecure’ Actor Kendrick Sampson Hit by Rubber Bullets in Los Angeles Protest

“Insecure” actor Kendrick Sampson was hit by police’s rubber bullets while protesting George Floyd’s death in Los Angeles on Saturday. The actor went live on his Instagram account to show his view of the Pan Pacific Park protest, and he could be seen on a CNN broadcast at the same time. Viewers could see Sampson […]
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Lowkey Trippin’ – Insecure Season 4, Episode 7 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. The Run – Molly is at the Ethiopian restaurant being indecisive about her gluttony when she sees Issa come out the car. She hits that “look forward as if I see nothing” move we all know about but is then stunned when she sees her friend get back in the car and leave. Stunned! Andrew’s talking to his brother when Molly walks in, all puffed up and irritated. She tells him she saw Issa, who basically ran away from he...
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Lowkey Done – Insecure Season 4, Episode 6 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Helping Hand – Issa is in bed replaying the big fight her and Molly had at the Block Party in her head. Had Molly not spazzed out on her, she would be celebrating the major success it was.  People have been showing love on the Facebook event page. They want more! Issa’s phone has been blowing up, and she has a bunch of voicemails from folks calling to check up on her. Issa’s reflection tells her not to call Molly...
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‘Insecure’ Creator Issa Rae on Issa & Molly’s Future After That Major Fight and Writing Season 5 in Quarantine

To say “Insecure” creator and star Issa Rae has been keeping busy while sheltering in place due to the coronavirus pandemic is an understatement. “We just locked the finale which means, you know, we finished the sound mix I think last week. I think we officially submitted it and then we started the writers room […]
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Lowkey Movin’ On – Insecure Season 4, Episode 5 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Not Cool – It’s 3:32 a.m. and Issa is wide awake at home, stressed, because she still needs a headliner for the Block Party. She gets on the ‘gram and sees that Nathan is active so she DMs him. He asks if she wants to talk and the answer is yes, because she dials his number. He big ups her for the upcoming event, but she laments that she’s still struggling to find a main act. He got the place to himself because A...
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Watch Issa Rae Play a Gun-Wielding Stripper Opposite Danny Trejo in D Smoke’s ‘Lights On’ Visual (EXCLUSIVE)

D Smoke first wowed the music world when he won the inaugural season of “Rhythm + Flow,” Netflix’s hip-hop  competition show with Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. as judges. Impressing both the panel and viewers at home with meaningful, uplifting verses, the Inglewood, Calif. native, whose real name is Daniel Farris, dropped his […]
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Lowkey Losin’ It – Insecure Season 4, Episode 4 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Not the Time – Issa is working hard on the Block Party and excited that Schoolboy Q is headlining. Just then, Trina knocks on her door with what seems like the whole building of tenants behind her. Their beef? Their water stopped running. There is no water in her apartment too, and they rush in to give her all the smoke. Someone knocks on Molly’s door, and it’s Asian Bae. She’s been swamped working hard on a case...
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‘Insecure’ Renewed for Season 5 at HBO

HBO has renewed “Insecure” for a fifth season. The premium cabler made the announcement Friday. Season 4 of the comedy series, which consists of 10 episodes, debuted on April 12 with three episodes having aired to date. The season finale is set to air in mid-June. Series co-creator Issa Rae heads the ensemble cast, which […]
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HBO Renews Insecure for a Fifth Season!

HBO Renews Insecure for a Fifth Season! HBO has renewed its comedy series Insecure for a fifth season! The Golden Globe-nominated series debuted its ten-episode fourth season on April 12. RELATED: HBO’s Lovecraft Country Teaser from Misha Green, Jordan Peele & J.J. Abrams “We’re thrilled that Issa, Prentice, and the whole Insecure team will be getting back together for a fifth season,” said Amy Gravitt, executive vice president of HBO Programming. “As we laugh and cringe with recognition, the...
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Lowkey Thankful: Insecure Season 4, Episode 3 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own Alarm – Lawrence is getting some mirror time in by dropping techy buzzwords to himself in prep for a big meeting he has at work. Just then, Condola wakes up with a jolt to a loud alarm clock and he’s all cutesy about her in the morning, which is how you know he’s smitten. He didn’t even care about stale breath or nothing. He tells her how he’s inspired by her and wants to step his game up at work. She mentions tha...
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Insecure Episode 4.03 Promo Teaser: Lowkey Thankful

Insecure Episode 4.03 promo teaser: Lowkey Thankful HBO has released the first promo for Insecure’s upcoming episode 4.03 titled “Lowkey Thankful,” teasing an awkward Friendsgiving at Condola’s as Lawrence tries his best to fit in with her friends.  Directed by Mark Sadlek from a script written by Phil Augusta Jackson, the new episode is set to air on April 26. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED:  Netflix Acquires Kumail Nanjiani-Issa Rae Comedy The Lovebirds Insecure explor...
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Lowkey Distant: Insecure Season 4, Episode 2 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Looking Back – Molly and Andrew are leaving their date night at a club when Andrew gets a work call. Insecure Season 4 HBO When he hangs up, his face is tight! She asks him what’s wrong and he says it doesn’t matter. Their night ends with some doggy style and ass slapping. Issa is scouting the area she’s using for the Block Party with Condola when she asks her to come get drinks that weekend. Condola can’t make ...
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Insecure Episode 4.02 Promo Teaser: Lowkey Distant

Insecure episode 4.02 promo teaser: Lowkey distant HBO has released the first promo for Insecure’s upcoming episode 4.02 titled “Lowkey Distant,” featuring Issa and Condola as they try their best not to become awkward with each other. Directed by Thembi Banks from a script written by Amy Aniobi, the new episode is set to air on April 19. Check out the video in the player below! The next episode’s official synopsis reads: “When Issa (Issa Rae) and Condola (Christina Elmore) decide to confr...
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Lowkey Feelin’ Myself: Insecure Season 4, Episode 1 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Season 4 of Insecure is here and my body has been READY for this moment! Times are rough and we need our shows more than ever. I’ve been missing the adventures of Issa Dee and her crew so let’s get into it! Good Vibes – Issa is all settled into her new apartment, and Self-Care Sundays is a standing date with her and Molly. This time, they got weed, yoga and candles. Overall, our girls are feeling optimistic about...
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HBO Celebrating Insecure Season 4 Premiere With Virtual Block Party

HBO Celebrating Insecure Season 4 Premiere With Virtual Block Party In celebration of the season four premiere on April 12 of the hit comedy Insecure, HBO will be hosting its fourth annual block party for the series virtually. Starting on Sunday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. ET, the four-part Virtual Block Party lineup will feature a Q&A with Insecure creator and star Issa Rae and the cast on her Instagram Live, an Instagram Live DJ set with Zaytoven, and a live Twitter watch party hosted by Rae. Fo...
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Insecure Season 4 Featurette Highlights Cast Talking About Adulting 

Insecure Season 4 Featurette Highlights Cast Talking About Adulting HBO has released the featurette for the upcoming 10-episode fourth season of their hit comedy-drama series Insecure, featuring interviews by the cast as they talk about what to expect in the new season. Starring two-time Golden Globe nominee Issa Rae, the series is set to return on April 12. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: HBO’s The Last of Us Series Includes Game’s Original Composer Insecure explores the b...
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Mandatory Streamers: Quibi Launches Quick Bite Streaming Platform

Mandatory Streamers: Quibi Launches Quick Bite Streaming Platform Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of April 6, the new streaming platform Quibi has officially launched, bringing quick bite entertainment with a 90-day free trial. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal announcements below and be sure to visit our mother site Mandatory by clicking her...
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TV Bits: ‘Queer Eye’, ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’, ‘Great British Bake Off’, ‘The Plot Against America’, and More

In this edition of TV Bits: Queer Eye renewed for season 6. Meet the new Baby-Sitters Club. Great British Bake Off adds Matt Lucas as co-host. Check out a featurette from The Plot Against America. Watch the trailer for Insecure season 4. Westworld creators want at least one more season. Ava DuVernay’s DMZ pilot has wrapped. You want more Queer Eye? You’ve got it. Netflix just gave the popular show a sixth season. Per Variety, the sixth season will take the fab five to “Austin, TX where th...
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Issa Dee Has No Job and No Man in Insecure Season 4 Trailer

Issa Dee has no job and no man in Insecure Season 4 trailer HBO has released the official trailer for the upcoming 10-episode fourth season of their hit comedy-drama series Insecure, featuring the aftermath of Issa Dee’s resignation from We Got Y’All as she soon starts her own business. Starring two-time Golden Globe nominee Issa Rae, the series is set to return on April 12. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: HBO’s The Last of Us Series Includes Game’s Original Composer Insecu...
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Issa Rae on Her On-Screen Romances: ‘There Are People Who Don’t Procreate With Just White People’

Issa Rae co-stars in two romantic movies with leading men of color this year: “The Photograph,” a drama with Lakeith Stanfield, and the upcoming rom-com “The Lovebirds” with Kumail Nanjiani. Rae said the former — written and directed by Stella Meghie — echoes the nostalgia of one of her favorite films centered on black love, […]
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Listen: Issa Rae Talks Spider-Man, ‘The Photograph’ and the End of ‘Insecure’

Issa Rae isn’t jumping to be in a superhero movie, but that doesn’t mean she’s opposed to them. “I’m not going to block any blessings but I am tired of them ’cause I’m a huge [fan]. Since the third grade, I’ve loved Spider-Man, comic books, memorabilia, everything,” she says on this week’s “The Big Ticket,” […]
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How ‘Love & Basketball’ Allowed Issa Rae to Dream

Issa Rae says she had every reason to think she could be a filmmaker when she was growing up. “The ’90s had lots of black television and film … a lot of the shows were helmed by black people,” she recalls. “That’s what inspired me to at least try it.” She may have only been […]
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Insecure Season 4 Teaser Sets Premiere Date for HBO’s Comedy Series

Insecure season 4 teaser sets premiere date for HBO’s comedy series HBO has released the first teaser for the upcoming 10-episode fourth season of their hit comedy-drama series Insecure, revealing the premiere date for the show’s highly-anticipated return. Starring two-time Golden Globe nominee Issa Rae, season 4 is expected to make its debut on April 12, more than a year since the last season’s finale aired in 2018. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: New Westworld Season 3 Tea...
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Issa Rae Reflects on Oscar Snub Response, Previews ‘Insecure’ Season 4

Issa Rae made recent headlines for her reaction to the lack of women represented in the list of directors nominated for Oscars this year, but she’s not focused on that. “John Cho and I were told to just banter for five seconds as the teleprompter loaded, so that was my banter. I didn’t lie. I […]
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A Milestone Year for Music Supervisors, but Perception Problems Remain

For music supervisors, 2019 was arguably the field’s best year yet. Finally accepted to the Television Academy as members four years ago, they received further validation in 2017 in the form of their own Emmy category. A decade after the Guild of Music Supervisors [GMS] was established, it seems now, at long last, the music […]
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Issa Rae Launches Raedio Label With Atlantic; Watch First Release, Teamarrr’s ‘Kinda Love’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Raedio, the new label co-founded by Emmy-nominated actress-producer-writer Issa Rae, and Atlantic Records have announced a new partnership, which kicks off with today’s release of the new single, “Kinda Love,” by singer-rapper TeaMarrr. The companion visual, directed by child (Ari Lennox, Lucky Daye), features cameos from Rae and comedian Jessie Woo — watch it below. […]
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