The series stars Aida Osman, KaMillion, Jonica Booth, Devon Terrell and RJ Cyler, with the first season following the story of estranged high school friends Shawna (Osman) and Mia (KaMillion) attempting to launch their rap group. “We’re so happy to play in the world of ‘Rap Sh!t’ for another season with this incredibly talented team,” Rae shared in a statement, with showrunner Syreeta Singleton adding, “This show and cast are one of a kind and I’m thrilled to get to do this again with them. We’re going bigger and harder!”
Meanwhile, Sarah Aubrey, Head of Original Content, HBO Max, stated, “We are so excited to continue this journey with Shawna and Mia and the incredibly fun world of RAP SH!T. With the wonderfully comedic and unique perspectives of Aida Osman, KaMillion, Issa Rae, Syreeta Singleton and the team at HOORAE, season two is sure to bring even more seducing and scheming.”
Rae and Singleton executive produce the series alongside Montrel McKay for HOORAE, Jonathan Berry and Dave Becky for 3 Arts Entertainment, Yung Miami and JT of City Girls, Kevin “Coach K” Lee and Pierre “P” Thomas for Quality Control Films and Sara Rastogi.
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