'Rap Sh!t' Teaser Trailer: Issa Rae's HBO Max Comedy EP'd By The City Girls Reveals First Footage, Premiere Date
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'Rap Sh!t' Teaser Trailer: Issa Rae's HBO Max Comedy EP'd By The City Girls Reveals First Footage, Premiere Date

The first teaser has dropped for Rap Sh!t, the upcoming HBO Max series executive produced by Issa Rae and the City Girls.

The series premieres on July 21 with its first two episodes and the rest of the eight-episode season airing weekly episodes until Sept. 1.

The series stars Aida Osman, KaMillion, Jonica Booth, Devon Terrell and RJ Cyler.

Here’s the logline: RAP SH!T follows two estranged high school friends from Miami, Shawna (Aida Osman) and Mia (KaMillion), who reunite to form a rap group.

Osman will plays Shawna, an aspiring rapper that hasn’t seen success and continues to work her day job at a touristy hotel. Osman, the co-host of the Crooked Media podcast Keep It, is also an executive story editor on the show.

KaMillion, a Love & Hip Hop: Miami star known for the song “Twerk 4 Me,’ plays Mia, a makeup artist and estranged friend of Shawna’s. She is a single mother to a four-year-old daughter and works three jobs. Jonica Booth of Bad Girls Club  will play Chasity, a “sex work manager” who refers to herself as the “Duke of Miami.”

The series is executive produced by Issa Rae and Montrel McKay as well as Jonathan Berry and Dave Becky for 3 Arts Entertainment, along with Singleton, the showrrrunner.

The series is executive produced by Issa Rae and Montrel McKay as well as Jonathan Berry and Dave Becky for 3 Arts Entertainment, along with showrunner Singleton. Rae also wrote the pilot. Kevin “Coach K” Lee and Pierre “P” Thomas are also co-exec producing for Quality Control Films, as is Sara Rastogi for HOORAE. Rae’s Raedio handles music supervision for the series.

Watch the teaser below:

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