Reporter’s note: This is part of a series featuring each new original show or movie debuting on YouTube Red. The subscription streaming service’s first slate of originals launched in February.

LOS ANGELES — Quinta Brunson came to Los Angeles with two friends in tow and the dream of making it big in Hollywood.

Now — a couple of years and a handful of odd jobs later — Brunson’s face is plastered across billboards in Hollywood as part of promotion for Broke, the new YouTube Red show she created, wrote and stars in.

The story mirrors Brunson’s own tale. She stars alongside Maurice Williams and Paul Dupree. The trio play post-grads who are trying to making ends meet after switching cites and “foolishly deciding to pursue their dreams,” as the description reads. Read more…

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BuzzFeed’s Quinta Brunson makes YouTube Red debut with ‘Broke’