'Alfred Miles' (Brian Tyree Henry) is a new hot rapper trying to understand the line between real life and street life. 'Darius' (Lakeith Lee Stanfield) is Alfred's right-hand man and visionary. 'Van' (Zazie Beetz) is Earn's best friend and the mother of Earn's daughter.
Every time I think I know where this show is going, it goes left. So beyond "I guess we're about to tackle gentrification," I'm a little lost. I will say I want more magic. More invisible cars. And Vegemite.
On the basis of the season premiere, capped by that gator's delicious slow saunter and Willy's simultaneous escape, Robbin' Season promises to be the same lived-in, eccentric, superbly crafted comedy Atlanta always been, only this time with added emphasis
There's room for improvement. We've got a minute to get there. But a thing from this premiere that I think is worth noting, the one thing that'll stick with me the longest, is how often we see black people just quiet and thinking on camera.