DID YOU KNOW THAT …
- Behind the scenes of Insecure: Comedian and talk show host Larry Wilmore serves as a consultant for the show. Singer and actress Solange Knowles is the show’s music consultant. Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Raphael Saadiq does the musical score for the show. Their contributions are seen during the end credits of every episode.
- Creator and star Issa Rae is a 2007 graduate of Stanford University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in African and African-American Studies.While a student at Stanford Issa wrote and directed music videos, plays, and created her own mockids reality Web series.
- Insecure is based on the show’s creator and star Issa Rae’s New York Times Bestselling memoir The Misadventures of An Awkward Black Girl, published by Atria / Simon & Schuster in 2015.
- HBO renewed Insecure for a second season on November 14, 2016 while in the middle of its first season.
- Natasha Rothwell, who plays Issa and Molly’s friend Kelli, was also a story editor on most of Insecure’s first season’s episodes. Rothwell was a staff writer on Saturday Night Live during 2014 and 2015.