‘Rap Sh!t’ Is Returning for Season 2 on HBO Max

Rap Sh!t (Credit: HBO Max)

HBO Max has ordered a second season of Rap Sh!t, less than two weeks after the season 1 finale premiered.

“We’re so happy to play in the world of Rap Sh!t for another season with this incredibly talented team,” series creator Issa Rae said in a statement Monday.

Added showrunner Syreeta Singleton, “This show and cast are one of a kind and I’m thrilled to get to do this again with them. We’re going bigger and harder!”

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The comedy follows two estranged high school friends from Miami, Shawna (Aida Osman) and Mia (KaMillion), who reunite to form a rap group. Jonica Booth, Devon Terrell and RJ Cyler also star.

The eight-episode first season debuted in July, with the finale airing on Sept. 1.

Sarah Aubrey, head of original content at HBO Max, promised season 2 will “bring even more seducing and scheming.”

“We are so excited to continue this journey with Shawna and Mia and the incredibly fun world of Rap Sh!t,” said Aubrey.

The show is executive produced by Issa Rae and Syreeta Singleton, as well as Montrel McKay for HOORAE, and Jonathan Berry and Dave Becky for 3 Arts Entertainment. Rae wrote the season one premiere episode and co-wrote the finale episode with Singleton. Hip-hop duo 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 series.