Created by Emmy nominee Issa Rae“Sweet Life: Los Angeles” is an upcoming unscripted series that gives an honest and unique look into what it means to be young, Black, and in constant pursuit of one’s dreams in the heart of South Los Angeles.
WHAT IS “SWEET LIFE: LOS ANGELES”?
The series premieres Thursday, August 19, 2021, on HBO Max and follows a group of young, strong-willed, ambitious Black friends showcasing their relatable, authentic and sometimes stumbling mid-20s moments as they embrace the joy and struggles of love and family while building their careers as tastemakers and influencers in the city where they grew up.
“We are thrilled to partner with Issa Rae on this fun, dynamic series about a real group of friends and their unique, yet intertwined experiences in South Los Angeles, which has a one-of-a-kind culture that deserves a spotlight all its own,” said Jennifer O’Connell, executive vice president, Non-Fiction and Live-Action Family, HBO Max.
“We’re so proud to present a grounded and fun slice of young Black LA life,” added Rae. We hope the HBO Max audience will relate to and fall in love with this group of friends as much as we have.”
The project falls under Rae’s overall deal with her Hoorae media label at WarnerMedia.
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