Rap Sh!t’s again for its second season, and Shawna and Mia are taking their music nationwide.
Issa Rae’s acclaimed follow-up to Insecure premiered on Max final 12 months, introducing two estranged highschool buddies who kind a hip-hop group and take their first steps onto the Miami music scene. Within the upcoming new season, now that they’ve turn out to be social media sensations, Shawna (Aida Osman) and Mia (KaMillion) are able to convey their music to each nook of the nation, as they head out on their first tour, opening for controversial rap star Reina Reign (Kat Crafty).
Within the unique trailer for season two above, Reina’s producer Francois Growth (Jaboukie Younger-White) lays out a highway map for the duo: “We go on a tour, document an EP, stroll into that label, get a million-dollar deal!”
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Nonetheless, followers of season one will know the hustle is rarely that straightforward. Because the pair take this pivotal alternative to show on-line buzz into business fame and fortune, they’ll face challenges that can pressure them to determine in the event that they wish to keep true to themselves or conform to the calls for of tastemakers. All of this comes as additionally they cope with life again house, together with Mia juggling new romances together with her relationship together with her kid’s father, Lamont (RJ Cyler), and Shawna going through a potential jail bid as a consequence of her bank card scheme with Maurice (Daniel Augustin). In the meantime, Chastity (Jonica Sales space) struggles to retain her authority because the group’s supervisor as Francois tries to take over.
Whereas Rap Sh!t is crammed with the uproarious comedy and nuanced friendships which have outlined all of Rae’s initiatives, it’s above all an insightful look into the struggles concerned in being a Black girl reaching for achievement, particularly throughout the male-dominated hip-hop scene. “Discovering methods to generate income and achieve success, and turning your self right into a model, that’s what many younger Black ladies are coping with proper now. All ladies, actually!” Osman stated final 12 months in an unique interview with Bazaar.com.
Rap Sh!t season two arrives on Max with a two-episode season premiere on Thursday, November 9. The remainder of the episodes will air weekly by way of the season finale on December 21.