Kenya Barris, Rashida Jones, And Aaron Rahsaan Thomas To Launch BET Studios

Updated: Sep 21, 2021

By Kia Morgan

Focusing on content by amazing black talent, BET Studios is described in a recent press release as an unprecedented studio venture that offers equity ownership for Black content creators.

In lamen terms, BET Studios will give black creatives a place to produce for various media outlets and third-party platforms.

Kenya Barris, Rashida Jones and SWAT co-creator Aaron Rahsaan Thomas will be principal partners in BET Studios. Aisha Summers Burke, who spent 13 years at Warner Brothers will take on the role of Executive Vice-President and General Manager.

“BET Studios is not only an investment in Black storytelling, it is also an investment in the culture," said Barris.

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