Issa Rae

April 3, 2017 - 9:00am
YouTube and HBO star Issa Rae discussed her rise on the Internet, her future ventures, and much more in an interview led by E! News correspondent Zuri Hall.

Had it not been for Issa Rae’s prodigious talent for catfishing at the ripe age of 11, it’s possible that HBO’s new hit series Insecure would not exist. According to the 32-year-old star of the show, her internet fascination began through an innocent trolling of sorts.

“I was a thirsty middle schooler,” Rae said. “But online I was poppin’.”

March 19, 2017 - 8:03pm
Tickets to see Rae, who created and stars in the HBO show “Insecure,” will go on sale on Monday at 9 a.m.

YouTube star Issa Rae is coming to Syracuse University at the end of the month, University Union announced Sunday night.

Rae will speak at Goldstein Auditorium on March 31 at 8 p.m., with E! News on-air correspondent Zuri Hall moderating the event. Tickets will go on sale on Monday at 9 a.m. at the Schine Box Office, and can also be bought online