Issa Rae isn’t mincing words when it comes to her take on the entertainment industry’s recent changes. The cancellation of her TV series “Rap Sh!t” by Warner Bros. Discovery has fueled her frustration, highlighting what she sees as a shift away from creativity and inclusion in Hollywood. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning […]

At its core, Issa's show amplified topics that aren't frequently portrayed on screen. “Rap Sh!t” was about the power of Black sisterhood and what believing in ourselves when no one else does really means. So, to put it plainly, this cancellation hurts. We were rooting for it.

Issa Rae's "Rap Shit" is more than just a story about female rappers on the come up, it's about Black womanhood and sisterhood.

From launching a new Prosecco brand and media company to making us dance while watching Rap Sh!t, is there nothing this LA native can't do?

Have you seen Barbie yet? President Barbie, aka television writer, actress, and entrepreneur Issa Rae opens up about her insecurities while preparing for the movie. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). During a sit-down with the RSMS, she explains how she didn’t […]

The multi-talented writer, producer, and actress Issa Rae has become a true trailblazer in the entertainment world and does not seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Issa, best known for creating and starring in her hit HBO series Insecure, talks about her new big-screen roles in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse and Barbie. See: ‘Barbie’s’ First […]

Mattel announces new product collection to celebrate the upcoming Barbie film. Read more about the release and watch Issa celebrate her doll.

A new teaser trailer from upcoming Barbie movie dropped today alongside character posters from the film’s stars. Check it out inside.

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