Insecure is an HBO original comedy-drama series based partially on Issa Rae’s widely lauded web series Awkward Black The series premiered on October 9, 2016.
Since its release, the series has gone on to receive critical acclaim. In 2017, the American Film Institute selected it as one of the top 10 television series of the year. For her performance in Insecure, Rae has earned two Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy, in 2017 and 2018
Every since the show Insecure hit we’ve seen the Issa hashtags everywhere. Girlfriend is the it girl and one everyone’s friend list. She’s made such a big influence in TV and Black culture by examining “the complexities of ‘blackness’ and the reality that you can’t escape being black.
The Insecure star Issa Rae is one of the new faces of Covergirl, the Insecure star’s first collection with the beauty giant is here. Introducing the Melting Pout Metallics, 12 liquid metallic shades that range from a rich nude accurately named “Extra” to an explosive pink called “Mic Drop.”
The Insecure Collection debut Cyber Monday Flash sale in November 2017.
Issa, is a girl like me who wears scarves to bed, talks to herself in the bathroom, and is often awkward in social situations. But beyond my own self-indulgent reasons for loving Issa, so this Black History Month we at Ear Kandy Radio Station salute you Issa Rae for being apart of going against the grain and changing sterotypes of what beauty is as you embrace yourself blackness and natural.