We could say goodbye to Molly’s broken parts and Chad’s ho logic on Unsafe but Issa Rae hasn’t finished sending love letters to his hometown of Los Angeles. The super producer is turning her golden thumbs up on a new HBO reality show highlighting those who jostle in her town.
The good life will follow a group of twenty-year-old blacks determined to make their mark in the city of angels. Together, this team of enterprising designers, executives and philanthropists use their skills to secure the bag and share it with those who follow them.
Meet some of the new faces that will be introduced to you on Sweet Life: Los Angeles when it premieres on August 19 below.
Burns, 26, is the founder of House Party Creative, an event agency dedicated to bringing black and brown people together in spaces where they can create, connect and have fun. She created #RealBlackGiveback to continue the brand’s charitable arm throughout the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Smith, 25, is an actor, model, podcaster and marketer who uses his experience as a former Division 1 athlete to merge sport and entertainment in a new way.
Scott, 25, is a born storyteller who uses her skills as a financial services public relations professional to encourage her peers to ‘buy out the block’. Trying to lead by example, the Inglewood native strives to acquire â100 doorsâ in black communities.
Bentley, 24, teaches black youth how to monetize their contributions to culture after creating one of the fastest growing streetwear brands on the market, HyplandÂ®.
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After creating designs for some of the most recognizable names in American fashion, Des Vignes, 26, is branching out. Designer Watts founded an eponymous clothing line dedicated to body positivity and sustainability.
Compton, 27, uses his South Central business to create the label he co-founded, Lost Sound.
Jones, 26, is an LA transplant recipient from Kalamazoo, Michigan. A healthcare professional by day and a budding skincare entrepreneur by night, she’s trying to turn her side business into something sustainable with the help of her new West Coast team.