Project juggling, “Awkward Black Girl” creator Issa Rae stays busy. She’s developing her own show for HBO while still acting in various web projects. Now, debuting on her YouTube channel, she’s shining her light on the world of the struggling African American actress with her new web series, “Black Actress.”
This latest show is a collaboration produced by Rae and actress Tatyana Ali, created, starring and written by actress Andrea Lewis. The mockumentary-style show is about fictitious actress “Kori Bailey, played by Lewis of “Degrassi: The Next Generation” fame. The show will feature cameos from Ali, Naturi Naughton, Essence Atkins and Jenifer Lewis.
From Huffiington Post:
“My channel started off with ‘Awkward Black Girl’ but I always wanted to be a curator of great content, so when I saw “Black Actress” it was just like ‘wow this story is hilarious.’ I know so many women that have gone through this as an actress,” said Rae.
Check it out.