blackAF is an American sitcom created by Kenya Barris where he plays a fictionalized version of himself. The official synopsis reads: “#blackAF uncovers the messy, unfiltered, and often hilarious world of what it means to be a ‘new money’ black family trying to ‘get it right’ in a modern world where ‘right’ is no longer a fixed concept. The very controversial show is getting a second season at Netflix.
The show also stars Rashida Jones as his wife Joya, Iman Benson plays Drea Barris, the moral center and narrator of the show. Genneya Walton plays Chloe Barris, the effortlessly popular, under appreciative college student with an astounding level of entitlement. Scarlet Spencer is Izzy Barris, who’s difficult for difficulty’s sake, a pain-in-the-ass contrarian whose lack of caring only makes people want to mess with her more. Justin Claiborne plays Pops Barris, as lovable as he is gullible. Ravi Cabot-Conyers is Cam Barris, a miscreant trouble maker and a pathological liar. With celebrity guest stars such as Ava DuVernay, Will Packer, Tyler Perry, Issa Rae, Tim Story, Scooter Braun, Lena Waithe, and Steven Levitan.