Issa Rae, undiscovered beauty and up-and-coming ingenue of her own (Mis)Adventures of Awkward Black Girl, explains why how her quest to diversify comedy has her now known as the “Black Liz Lemon.” Now on a fast-moving trajectory beyond internet stardom, she gives us a peek into why being and black and awkward are no longer mutually exclusive. After getting to know Issa better, we predict being awkward will soon be all the rage.
Kay Cola, singer and songwriter, reveals more than meets the eye: her love of music and her love of family. There’s a maturity to her words without being sexual. Kay’s power comes from the conviction in her words. She is a modest hard-worker who is passionate about music and family. She holds traditional “down home” values and is candidly honest, two qualities one is hard-pressed to find in the City of Angels.