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It’s Official! Lupita Nyong’o & Rihanna Will Star In A Movie Directed By Ava DuVernay 

The power of social media! Not quite long ago many fans on twitter were hoping for a film starring Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o.

To make matters more interesting, the duo even tweeted their interest at the possibility of working together.

Well the universe has spoken, according to entertainment weekly….

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Stonebwoy, Wizkid, Mr Eazi, Babes Wodumo & More Scoop 2017 BET Awards Nomination

Who is ready for the 2017 BET Awards? The nominees list for the Black Entertainment Television Awards which is  is scheduled to take place on Sunday 25 June at the Microsoft Theater (USA) is out and as usual our African stars have scooped a nomination.

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Kofi Siriboe, Viola Davis, Terry Pheto, Janelle Monae & More At The Essence Black Women In Hollywood 2017

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Last night (23 February) Essence Magazine honoured  phenomenal  black women in Hollywood. They included: Janelle Monae, Issa Rae, Yara Shahidi and Aja Naomi King.

Gabrielle Union
Gabrielle Union

The 10th annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood event which was Continue reading Kofi Siriboe, Viola Davis, Terry Pheto, Janelle Monae & More At The Essence Black Women In Hollywood 2017

Nigerian-American Actress Yvonne Orji Talks About Being A Virgin At 32, Starring In The New Series ‘Insecure’ & More

Photo Credit: Matt Sayles
Photo Credit: Matt Sayles

For those who think since it is 2016 and there are no longer virgins   above 21 well you might want to reconsider.

Actress Yvonne Orji was interviewed on New York’s radio show The Breakfast Club and she revealed how no man has broken her hymen.

The 32 year old Nigerian woman said… Continue reading Nigerian-American Actress Yvonne Orji Talks About Being A Virgin At 32, Starring In The New Series ‘Insecure’ & More

Omotola Ekeinde, Kelly Rowland, Zendaya & More. View All The Beautiful People At The 2016 Essence Black Women In Hollywood Event

What does black girl magic mean to you? Well while you ponder on that, Essence Magazine celebrated the beautiful black women in Hollywood, last night (Thursday February, 26 )

Omotola Ekeinde
Omotola Ekeinde

Africa’s Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Kelly Rowland, Meagan Good, Keke Palmer among a  host of other beautiful people all attended the Essence Black Women In Hollywood event.

Feast your eyes on all the fabulous action below:

 

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Nicole Ari Parker & Boris Kodjoe
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Kelly Rowland

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Keke Palmer

 

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Lala

 

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Vicky Jeudy

Continue reading Omotola Ekeinde, Kelly Rowland, Zendaya & More. View All The Beautiful People At The 2016 Essence Black Women In Hollywood Event

#WomenOnTop : Shonda Rhimes, Mara Brock Akil, Ava DuVernay, Debbie Allen and Issa Rae Cover Essence Magazine’s May 2015 Issue

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These women are definitely game changers!
The May 2015 Issue of Essence magazine has 5 of the most powerful, talented and successful tale tellers on the cover.
Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, Debbie Allen,Issa Rae and Mara Brock Akil have all pushed boundaries gone past stereotypes

In the edition the ladies touch issues concerning women of color:
Continue reading #WomenOnTop : Shonda Rhimes, Mara Brock Akil, Ava DuVernay, Debbie Allen and Issa Rae Cover Essence Magazine’s May 2015 Issue