Issa Rae signs new deal with Audible

Issa Rae signs new deal with Audible

Washington, 21 January ANI Multihyphenate creator Issa Rae has signed another megadeal, as her company Raedio has signed an exclusive development deal with Audible.

Through the worldwide exclusive multi-project pact, Raedio and Audible will collaborate on Audible Original podcasts from a variety of audio genres including scripted comedy, audio extensions of existing content and entertainment-based nonfiction projects.

Rae and Raedio president Benoni Tagoe will executive produce the projects.

At Audible, we are committed to working with innovative voices that move and influence culture - this goal is fully realized and met by Raedio, said Zola Mashariki, head of Audible Studios.

Zola said they were thrilled to be in business with Issa and Benoni, who create extraordinarily rich content that is defined by character-driven storytelling.

This is Rae's latest venture since her hit HBO show Insecure' wrapped its fifth and final season in December. The series has nabbed 12 NAACP Image Award nominations, including two nods for Rae for lead actress and writing, as per People magazine.