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CAST AND CREW
Aida Osman is a writer, actress, and comedian who will next showcase her multi-faceted skills on HBO Max’s new series, “Rap Sh!t.”. Aida serves as both the lead actor and executive story editor on the highly anticipated comedy from renowned producer Issa Rae. In addition, Aida was previously brought on as a story editor for HBO’s “Betty.” Her limitless skills have also generated many opportunities with Netflix where she worked as a consulting producer on the top-rated animated series “Big Mouth,” along with “Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness.” During 2020, Osman participated in the prestigious CBS Showcase. The Nebraska-native also co-hosted the incredibly popular Crooked Media podcast KEEP IT alongside Louis Virtel and Ira Madison III.
Rapper, singer and songwriter Kamillion is a Jacksonville native. Besides writing for herself, Kamillion has also penned for high-profile artists like H.E.R, whose album she penned on won a Grammy® Award. Kamillion’s release of “Twerk 4 Me” was certified viral with over one billion streams in the span of six months on TikTok and other social media outlets. Her hit single gained spins on P1,P2, P3, & satellite radio.
Kamillion has completed two solo tours, nationally and internationally, all as an independent artist through her own label imprint Pink Money Musiq. Kamillion kept her momentum going with a follow up single “Fine Azz,” which was the opening theme song of HBO’s “A Black Lady Sketch Show” season two in 2021. She was honored with the opportunity to open the 2019 BET Awards alongside Lil Duval and Tom G performing their hit single “City Boy Remix.” In 2020, she appeared as a cast member in VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop Miami” season three. In May 2022, Kamillion released her second EP entitled “Self Made” with lead single "Rich Bitch Walk"
Jonica “Blu” Booth
Jonica Booth was a regular cast member during Season 12 of Oxygen’s “Bad Girls Club,” which depicted her pursuit as a comedian. Originally from St. Louis, Booth has honed her comedic talent by performing numerous routines at The Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store, The Improv and Flappers. Booth will be starring in Issa Rae’s upcoming new series, “Rap Sh!t” on HBO Max.
Ronald "RJ" Cyler II is best known for his leading role in “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” which premiered to rave reviews at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and was acquired by Fox Searchlight. He received a Critic's Choice Best Young Performer nomination for his performance. It was during the film’s production, which followed a brief period during which Cyler and his family were unhoused, that he decided to make acting his full-time career.
Cyler was most recently seen as the lead in “Emergency,” which premiered earlier this year at Sundance this year and will release in theaters and on Amazon in May. He also starred in Jeymes Samuel’s acclaimed Western “The Harder They Fall,” alongside Jonathan Majors and Lakeith Stanfield, plus Idris Elba, Zazie Beetz and Regina King.
His film credits also include Netflix’s “Sierra Burgess Is a Loser,” opposite Noah Centineo, and “White Boy Rick,” a crime-drama directed by Yann Demange. Cyler’s emotional portrayal of “Blue Ranger” in Lionsgate’s “Power Rangers” reboot earned him a Choice Scene Stealer nomination at the 2017 Teen Choice Awards.
In television, Cyler has played recurring roles in HBO’s “Vice Principals,” Showtime’s “I’m Dying Up Here,” The CW’s “Black Lightning,” and season three of VH1’s “Scream.”
He will next be seen “Rap Sh!t,” an HBO Max comedy series about an aspiring female rap group, executive produced by Issa Rae, and “Freedom’s Path,” an upcoming Brett Smith-directed film set in and around the Underground Railroad, with Cyler set to play a leading role.
Devon Terrell was last seen as Arthur opposite Katherine Langford in the Camelot inspired Netflix series, “Cursed.” Recent feature credits include “The Professor” opposite Johnny Depp and Rosemarie DeWitt, and “Ophelia” with Daisy Ridley, Naomi Watts and Clive Owen which had its premiere at Sundance. He also just completed shooting the lead in the indie feature “Bury Me When I’m Dead”
Terrell is best known for playing a young Barack Obama in the Netflix feature biopic “Barry” alongside Anya Taylor-Joy. The film opened at TIFF to rave reviews and was listed by Variety as one of the top 10 films at the festival. Prior to that, Terrell was cast in the lead role for acclaimed Oscar® winning director Steve McQueen’s HBO project “Codes of Conduct.” This was Terrell’s first professional role after graduating from Australia’s prestigious National Institute of Dramatic Art.