Issa Rae is on the cover GQ’s 2018 Comedy Issue. While her front cover shot is well deserved, inside the mag, the Insecure creator delivers a wonderful tribute to the black sitcom stars the 1990s.
For the spread, Rae portrays a variety characters from your beloved black sitcoms. In particular, the actress dons a long braids hairstyle to portray Brandy in her hit show Moesha.
Brandy herself caught wind the photo and was thrilled to see Rae portray her for GQ magazine. "Issa Rae] you’re such a beautiful spirit. Thank you for portraying me in your @GQMagazine shoot," she wrote on her Instagram page with the hashtags #BlackTvIcons and #MoEsha.
Rae paid tribute to several other different characters. She portrayed Will Smith in The Fresh Prince Bel-Air, Kadeem Hardison's character Dwayne Wayne from A Different World and Steve Urkel from Family Matters.
Check out Issa Rae's GQ photo shoot below and her full interview here.