Insecure Star, Issa Rae Covers Glamour Magazine! Talks About Her Senegalese Descent, TV Series, More!

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Even though Jo-issa Rae Diop popularly known as Issa Rae, was born in Los Angeles, California, her dad is a pediatric doctor from Senegal while her mom is a teacher from Louisiana.

Issa Rae is Best know for her HBO Emmy -nominated series ‘Insecure’, she is also a writer and a producer.

Issa Rae who received two Golden Globe Award nominations for the Best Actress and a Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series Covers the TV issue for Glamour Magazine.

In an interview with the Founder of ‘The Shade Room’- Angelica Nwandu for the magazine, Rae talks about her career in the movie industry, she says; “There Was No Blueprint for My Career”, this is coming from one of the first black women to create and star in her own TV series- Insecure.

Check out photos from her cover shoot with the magazine below.

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Credits

Interview By: Angelica Nwandu
Photography By Petra Collins
Styled By Stella Greenspan

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