Showrunner Lena Waithe Talks Emmy Wins and Black Power in Hollywood With Snoop Dogg

In America’s constantly changing cultural landscape, Lena Waithe has already established herself as the cream of the crop. From her start as a writer on the detective drama Bones to her more personal acting in Netflix’s Master of None and behind-the-scenes production work on Dear White People and recent Emmy win, Waithe is truly a force in Hollywood. In her latest work, Waithe has taken the reins, creating and showrunning Showtime’s newest drama, The Chi. On the latest episode of GGN, Waithe joins Uncle Snoop in the studio to break down her path from Chicago’s south side to Tinsletown, what it means to present a voice for young queer black women in the entertainment industry and, of course, the everlasting comedic genius of Martin. So fire up your favorite strain, make some tacos and grab a seat alongside the Doggfather for an important conversation with one of television’s brightest torch-bearers. And for more Lena Waithe, make sure to check out The Chi, every Sunday at 10pm.