Insecure actress Jo-Issa “Issa” Rae Diop popularly known as Issa Rae is the woman in the mirror on the cover of Ebony Magazine’s September Issue. The 33-year-old TV producer may be awkward, insecure and impulsive but her impact on the entertainment industry thus far is clear.
Inside the cover feature, Issa Rae talks about the black experience, sisterhood and racial issues and how she makes it her business to empower a new generation of creatives.
Looking as dashing as never before, Issa Rae was magnificent in gorgeous black and red outfits as styled by Shiona Turini. Her makeup was done by Joanna Simkin, while Felicia Leatherwood did the magic with her hair. The resulting images set the internet streets and social media on fire.
For this elegant melanin popping shoot, Ebony Magazine worked with top photographer Brian Bowen Smith who took the shots. Creative direction was given by Courtney Walter with photo production handled by Bianca Grey.
A look at the stunning images from the shoot…
Credit: Ebony Magazine, IG | Issarae
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