If you’ve already finished binging On My Block and Rapture, Netflix has a bunch of new shows and movies coming at you this April. The best part? Many of the shows put Black entertainers front and center.
Check them out for stuff you’ll be wanting to stream all month long.
1 My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: Jay-Z
We know that Hov doesn’t give interviews out like that, but in this hour-long special, he gives his raw truth. He tackles everything from Trump’s America, his mom’s coming out story, and imitating his favorite rappers. Check it out when it comes to Netflix on Friday, April 6.
This Netflix movie shows the dark side of amateur sports. When 14-year-old basketball star Terron Forte is recruited to an elite NCAA prep school, he’s confronted with the evils of corruption and greed. Catch it streaming on Friday, April 6.
3 Candy Jar
This film is definitely for the rom-com lovers: Starring Uzo Aduba (Orange is the New Black), this is a tale of high school rivals who fall in love working together to win the debate championship after they’re waitlisted at their dream colleges. Check it out on April 27.
4 Fary is the New Black
French comedy star Fary is bringing the laughs, joking about everything from dating to stereotypes in this special. Check it out today — it’s streaming now.
5 3%: Season 2
If you loved Hunger Games, you’re definitely going to want to binge this one. This diverse story tackles social justice issues in the context of a dystopian future. It takes place in the middle of Brazil in a zone called Inland, a place that lacks energy, food, and water. Get in on the suspense when it starts streaming on April 27.
6 Lost in Space
This dark reboot of an American sci-fi classic is everything you need to be checking out. Follow the Robinson family as they navigate an alien planet, and fight for their lives to escape. The series begins streaming on April 13.
7 Come Sunday
This thought-provoking drama will have you hooked. With an all-star cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jason Segel, Martin Sheen, Danny Glover and Lakeith Stanfield, the film centers around an evangelist who is ostracized by his church for preaching there is no hell. The movie begins streaming on April 13.