HBO Max Orders ‘Rap Sh*t’ Comedy Series From Issa Rae

Issa Rae has landed a follow-up series to Insecure. HBO Max has given an eight-episode series order to Rap Sh*t (wt), a half-hour comedy from Insecure co-creator Rae and her Hoorae Productions, writer Syreeta Singleton and City Girls hip hop duo Yung Miami and JT. The project had been in development at HBO Max since 2019.
She previously served as executive producer on Robin Thede's A Black Lady Sketch Show.” /> Rae serves as executive producer on HBO's Insecure, which is heading into its fifth and final season.
Rae will write the pilot and executive produce with Montrel McKay (A Black Lady Sketch Show, Road Trippp) for Hoorae, and Singleton, who also will serve as showrunner. Rae’s audio content company Raedio will handle music supervision for the series. Yung Miami and JT serve as co-executive producers along with Kevin "Coach K" Lee and Pierre “P” Thomas for Quality Control Films and Sara Rastogi for Hoorae. Jonathan Berry (Insecure) and Dave Becky (Master of None, Russian Dolls) executive produce for 3 Arts Entertainment.
Rap Sh*t (wt) follows two estranged high school friends from Miami who reunite to form a rap group.
Production is scheduled to begin this summer. Casting is currently underway.

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