Ali expressed how the idea to create the show came about due to his feeling that African-Americans are not portrayed to look or act like real everyday Black people on network television. Poor writing, production, and the rise of reality television are a few of the things Ali attributes to this inaccurate portrayal (he even thinks Black porn is suffering from the aforementioned as well!) and are causing scripted television shows to become the last of a dying breed. It is through generosity, dedication of FREE time, and the belief that his team has in the success of "Black and Single" that this show is currently being made possible.
The web series takes place amidst the back drop of the dating scene in Atlanta, Georgia where two young black and single characters, Oni and Jessie, struggle to find love. They continuously and inadvertently cross pathways and it appears they could be perfect for each other, only problem is, will they ever officially meet? Check out the first episode below: