Fresh from announcing the end breakout show ‘Insecure,’ Issa Rae‘s next major move has been unveiled.
And it sees the star team up with the City Girls.
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Rae has trumpeted the arrival of new HBO Max show, ‘Rap Sh*t.’
The streamer has made an eight-episode order for the half-hour comedy series.
It’s billed as following two estranged high school friends from Miami who reunite to form a rap group.
Rae is on board as executive producer and will pen the pilot, while ‘Insecure’s Syreeta Singleton has been unveiled as showrunner.
Real-life Hip-Hop duo, Yung Miami and JT of City Girls are in the mix as co-executive producers, alongside their record label CEOs – Kevin “Coach K” Lee and Pierre “P” Thomas for Quality Control Films.
Initially launched as a label, Rae’s recently rebranded audio content company Raedio will oversee the music for the show
As at writing, casting is currently underway, with filming set to commence this summer.