4th Annual Diamond Ball Arrivals Featuring Rihanna , Issa Rae , Tiffany Haddish , and More!

Rihanna’s annual Diamond Ball went down a few nights ago in New York City closing out New York Fashion Week with a big bang.

Here’s some of the dopest looks on the carpet!

Rihanna came to show and show out, of course! Dressed in an Alexis Mabille ensemble. The lace catsuit designed with a huge bow and skirt made quite a statement.

Normani posed in a v-neck curve fitting Jean Louis Sabaji dress with a dramatic layered overskirt and gloves. Yass sis!

Issa Rae glimmed in a sequin Maison Valentino gown. Glow Girl Glow!

Justine Skye dressed gracfully in this Prabal Gurung pink dress.

Nipsey Hussle cleans up nice! He posed in a Givenchy coat and Louboutin shoes.

Meek Mill looked dapper in a black printed suit. 

Lala in a sequin Georgine Studio gown.

Tiffany Haddish in a plunging neck sequin dress with a high front slit. Love the bangs!

Donald Glover looking sharp yet hippie in a Dior Home suit.

Teyana Taylor embraced the tuxedo trend in a tux-inspired Moschino dress.  

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Issa Rae To Host Rihanna’s Annual ‘Diamond Ball’, Childish Gambino To Perform

Rihanna announces Issa Rae will host her annual “Diamond Ball” and Childish Gambino will perform. Yayyy, yall know i love Issa and Childish!!

“Insecure” creator and star Issa Rae will host Rihanna‘s annual Diamond Ball benefitting the Clara Lionel Foundation.

The event set to take place in New York City on September 13 will also feature a special performance by Grammy Award-winning recording artist Childish Gambino.

Rihanna announced the news via instagram on Monday writing:

Rooting For Everybody Black : Issa Rae Unapologetically Walks Red Carpet Wearing A ‘Every N*gga Is a Star’ on Her Belt

Issa Rae attended the CFDA Fashion Awards this evening in a custom look from Pyer Moss.

While sis always looks stunning, it’s her bold belt that has everyone chattering.

If you take a closer look at the unapologetically statement, it says “Every N*gga Is a Star” — which is also the titular song of the soundtrack to the 1973 Jamaican movie of the same name.

First Look At ‘Insecure’ Season 3

Im so ready for the third season of HBO’s ‘Insecure‘!

The show doesn’t premiere until August 12, but a new teaser showing Issa spitting some bars has blessed the internet.

Serving us 90’s Iconic Sitcom Vibes, Issa Rae Tells Us Why She’s ‘Fearful’ Of Failure

For her GQ cover story, the Insecure creator impersonated a few of our black TV faves, and she absolutely nailed it.

Issa Rae is out here living her best life, but she’s also realistic and scared of failure. 

During the interview, she discussed her career and when failure came up, she revealed she was still deathly afraid of it despite her successes. The 33-year-old asserted that failure is different for the face of a show than it would be for that of a writer or director

“The failure is yours,” Rae said. “It is yoursss-uh.”

When the interviewer asked her if she was still scared of failure since she’s successful, Rae seemed surprised that someone considered Insecure successful.

“That could go to s**t,” Rae said. “This could be the worst season we’ve ever had. And then what? Then people are all of a sudden like, ‘Oh, okay.’ Then the calls stop. It’s like stand-up comedy: In order to eventually succeed, you have to bomb. That’s what every comedian says—that’s when the fear goes away. And I feel like I’m still fearful because I haven’t publicly bombed yet, in terms of my career. Yeah, Insecure is successful now, but where’s my bomb coming? Where are my Will Smith bombs coming? Where, where is that happening?”

The writer tried to comfort her, but Issa responded with a quote that could have been in one of her scripts.

“He went through a period when he was depressed, when three or four of his movies in a row weren’t number one at the box office. So for him that was terrible,” she countered. “And now he’s talking about, ‘You gotta fail, you gotta fail.’ And I don’t want to make Instagram speeches about failing. I don’t.”

‘Insecure’ Cast Announces Season Three Premiere Date

Dang Aug 12 seems so far away though 😋😋 ‘Insecure’ returns for a third season on HBO on August 12.

The announcement comes in the form of a short video from stars Issa Rae, Natasha Rothwell, Amanda Seales, and Yvonne Orji.

But when Aug 12 gets here its goona be LIT AF!

Eccentric FIND: “ Rooting For Everybody Black” Bomber Jacket

Our Eccentric FIND for today is The Carter Brand’s $95 “ Rooting For Everybody Black” Bomber Jacket. DOPE! 

This Bomber is inspired by Issa Rae’s infamous response to an interviewer when asked who she was rooting for at the Emmy Awards, Issa replied “I’m Rooting For Everybody Black”.

This eccentric find many characteristic are its a MA-1 Flight lightweight jacket design, a ribbed knit collar & a 100% nylon water repellent outer shell with a matte finish. 

If you are loving this jacket as much as I am , get yours Here !