‘Insecure’ Season 4 Episode 1 Recap — Plus All the Music and Where to Find It

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Insecure Season Four is again and picks up the place it left off – with Issa working as a property supervisor whereas organizing a block celebration, Molly nonetheless seeing Andrew and Tiffany as she’s nearing her due date. Here’s what occurred within the premiere episode, together with the catchy songs featured.

[SPOILER ALERT: This article accommodates info revealed in Insecure Season 4 Episode 1.]

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Yvonne Orji and Issa Rae | Jeff Kravitz

Issa Dee plans block celebration in ‘Insecure’ Season 4 Episode 1

The premiere started with a flashforward the place Issa Dee (Issa Rae) lay on her sofa watching a true-crime present Looking for Latoya whereas on the cellphone. She then admitted she “don’t f**k with Molly anymore” to the unknown individual on the opposite finish, implying a fall-out together with her finest friend later within the sequence.

Four months prior, Issa and Molly Carter (Yvonne Orji) frolicked for his or her “Self-Care Sunday,” the place they bought excessive and caught up whereas doing yoga. Then, the property supervisor met together with her new friend Condola Hayes (Christina Elmore) to go over their “checklist” for the upcoming mixer they’ve deliberate to satisfy potential sponsors.

Afterward, she and Molly went purchasing for outfits to put on for the occasion, and Issa admitted she felt upstaged by Condola, who landed greater offers. She linked up with Condola once more afterward at her friend’s elegant workplace however have been interrupted by a pregnant Tiffany DuBois (Amanda Seales). 

Issa Dee finds out Condola Hayes is relationship her ex

The friend introduced a present and famous that her child introduced the 2 collectively, prompting Issa to ask Condola who she met on the child bathe. Her new friend revealed the thriller man was ex Lawrence Walker (Jay Ellis), surprising Issa.

The women tried to play it off, however each appeared uncomfortable with the state of affairs. Cordola went to Lawrence’s home for a date and knowledgeable her of her working relationship with Issa.

After discovering out that her friend and Lawrence dated for 5 years, she admitted she needed to “take a rain check” on their date to “process” the brand new info.

Condola ended up going to the mixer, and issues have been seemingly awkward between the 2. Additionally, Issa went round to each sponsor telling them what they needed to listen to, her DJing brother, Ahmed, performed an express Khia music, and Tiffany knowledgeable her {that a} porta-potty broke.

Therefore, Issa grabbed the microphone and defined to everybody the significance of the block celebration and why she wanted their donations, and it seemingly labored.

At the top of the mixer, Molly requested Andrew (Alexander Hodge) to go away with out her as she didn’t like the truth that he dated different ladies. As she stayed behind to assist Issa clear up, Condola went again to Lawrence’s home, and the episode ended with the brand new lovers having intercourse.

All the music featured in ‘Insecure’ Season 4 Episode 1

Tyler the Creator that includes Solange – “A Boy is a Gun”
-Opens the episode

Mereba that includes JID – “Sandstorm”
-Plays into Molly and Issa’s “Self-Care Sunday”

Saweetie that includes Quavo – “Tip Toes”
-Plays into Molly and Andrew’s bowling date

Tamara Bubble – “Self Motivated”
-Plays when Issa and Molly are buying

St. Panther & Raedio – “Infrastructure”
-Plays when Issa and her brother are organising for the mixer

Pink Sweat$ – “Ride With Me”
-Begins after Issa’s “security” lets Molly and Andrew within the mixer

Khia – “My Neck, My Back”
-Song requested by Trina on the mixer

Amber Mark – “Mixer”
-Played proper after Issa’s speech

Cautious Clay that includes Alex Isley – “Reaching”
-Played when Molly asks Andrew to go away alone

Blood Orange that includes Tinasha – “Tuesday Feeling (Chose to Stay)”
-Played on the finish of the episode whereas Lawrence and Condola hook up

All of those songs can be found on YouTube and Spotify. Insecure airs Sundays at 10 p.m. EST on HBO.

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