HBO Max Releases First Trailer for Issa Rae Comedy ‘Rap Sh!t’ (Video)

Rap Sh!t (Credit: HBO Max)

The first teaser trailer is here for the new comedy Rap Sh!t created by Issa Rae.

HBO Max released the video on Monday (June 13), along with announcing the eight-episode series will premiere on July 21.

The cast includes Aida Osman, KaMillion, Jonica Booth, Devon Terrell and RJ Cyler. The show follows two estranged high school friends from Miami, Shawna (Osman) and Mia (KaMillion), who reunite to form a rap group, as previously reported.

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Rap Sh!t is executive produced by Issa Rae and showrunner Syreeta Singleton, as well as Montrel McKay for Hoorae, Jonathan Berry and Dave Becky for 3 Arts Entertainment, along with Deniese Davis. Rae also wrote the premiere episode and co-wrote the finale episode with Singleton.

Yung Miami and JT of City Girls serve as co-executive producers, along with Kevin “Coach K” Lee and Pierre “P” Thomas for Quality Control Films and Sara Rastogi for Hoorae. Rae’s audio content company Raedio handles music supervision for the show.

The half-hour series begins streaming on HBO Max Thursday, July 21 with two episodes. One additional episode will debut each week, concluding on Thursday, Sept. 1.

Watch the trailer for Rap Sh!t below.