Purple Carpet : Black Panther Premiere

Lupita Nyongo wore a purple custom Atelier Versace gown to the Black Panther premiere in LA.

Angela Bassett looked glowing in a yellow ensemble from Naeem Khan NYC‘s Spring 2017 collection, topped off by Lesilla shoes.

Chadwick Boseman wore a full runway look from Emporio Armani SS18 RTW collection to the Black Panther premiere in LA.

Michael B Jordan wore a Calvin Klein suit and Jason of Beverly Hills jewelry to the Black Panther premiere in LA

Danai Gurira wore a black and pink Viktor and Rolf dress to the Black Panther premiere in LA

Janelle Monae gave bold drama with a Christian Siriano PF18 look and a heliopolis accessories clutch at the Black Panther premiere in LA.

Yara Shahidi wore an Etro dress paired with Christian Louboutin shoes and Sarah Magid and Jennifer Fisher jewelry to the Black Panther premiere in LA.

Donald Glover AKA Childish Gambino wore an orange Dolce and Gabbana SS18 RTW suit to the # Black Panther premiere.

Sydelle Noel wore a shimmery Marc Bouwer gown and Stuart Weitzman shoes to the Black Panther premiere.

Sterling K. Brown wore a LaPerla suit and David Yurman jewelry to the  Black Panther premiere.

Issa Rae wore a Rosie Assoulin R18 dress to the black panther premiere.

Tessa Thompson wore a black Elie Saab PF18 look and a Roger Vivier clutch to the Black Panther premiere.

Meagan Good wore a Sherri Hill two-piece look to the BlackPanther premiere.

Damn we look GOOD! They SHOWED UP and SHOWED OUT 🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾
Black Panther will be in theaters EVERYWHERE Feb 16 , 2018!!!

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Issa Rae Is The Newest Easy , Breezy , Beautiful COVERGIRL

I remember watching The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl on Youtube a few years ago. Her journey has been amazing to witness. Keep winning , shinning and GLOWING Issa. You’re a true INSPIRATION and COVERGIRL 🏆🏆🏆 Congratulations

The makeup powerhouse and Issa both announced their partnership this morning.

“My character is ever-evolving, and makeup is a tool to help transform my persona – whether for a role I play in content that I produce, or the different roles I take on in my life,” said Issa in an official statement. “Becoming a COVERGIRL means a lot because the brand recognizes just how important it is for people to embrace their individuality and express themselves in unique and diverse ways. This has been a major part of my personal journey, and a message that I want to share with others.”

Go Issa Go!

Dope Tops Issa Rae Wore on Insecure

Insecure is probably the best television shows out right now! Every millennial can relate to the ever-so real characters. I really wish Issa and Lawrence would get back together already the suspense be killing me every episode . For the last two seasons I’ve noticed the absolutely Dope shirts Issa’s character rocks on the show! I know im not not the only ones in love with her “for culture,” provoking gear. Get Your Life Below!

Hump Make America Gyrate Again Digital Underground Shock G T Shirt Style 

We Got Yall

A Different World Tee

The Last Poets

Red Carpet Arrivals : Black Girls Rock

Yes, Dress! Michelle Mitchenor DIDNT come to play! Wearing a custom citron silk taffeta coat dress by Carlos Antoine

Come Thru Haircut! Taraji P Henson wore a blue David Koma London FW17 RTW dress

Sis Issa Rae was a vision in a Leilou By Alex FW17 RTW gown.

My Boo Sza eccentricly in Philippple Ininternational FW17 RTW

Anika Noni Rose Looks So Beautiful!
In a floral Dennis Basso dress and Alexis Bittar Jewelry.


Auntie Maxine Waters Looks Wonderful!

Keyshia Koair made it Black Girls Rock
wearing an $11,445 Zuhair Murad Official nude embellished gown

This chillle cam sanggggg! Ledisi
hit up the award show in a Herve Leger dress.

Vegas’ Own Rutina Wesley Is Black Girl Magic!

Alexe Belle and Isis Valentino of St. Beauty drippin golden melanin on the red carpet!

Lovie Simone Looking Beautiful! In @pacorabanne SS17 RTW

Go Head Elle Varner

No Days Off : Reach For The Stars

You can get a Grammy without being signed to a label or having physical copies of your music.
Chance The Rapper

You can make a comics series and get picked up by Netflix.
Mark Millar 

You can be an art school dropout, vlog about makeup, become one of the most successful YouTubers of all time and create a $500 Million beauty product subscription service.
Michelle Phan

You can make a YouTube webisode series, get picked up by HBO for a show where you’re the producer AND the star, and end up in a Jay-Z video.
Issa Rae

You can blog, write a book, become a New York Times best seller, and then get your book turned into a show by Shonda Rhimes.
Luvvie Ajayi

You can be an architect, make a blog to help you study for an architectural exam, get LAID OFF from your job, find out that you’re getting over 5000 unique hits a day from that blog because other people were studying for that same certification, turn your blog into a book, make profit, and go on to create an online business that generates well over $100K a month and end up in Forbes as one of the “thought leaders of tomorrow.”
Pat Flynn

You can be an 11-year old #girlboss, make a lemonade recipe with honey to save bees, get an $60,000 investment from ABC’s Shark Tank and land an $11 Million dollar deal with Whole Foods.
Mikaila Ulmer

You can be a visual artist/activist and create an art installation about equality with NIKE and SOLANGE.
B Mike

You can create killer content and create a FREAKING empire!

Degrees of separation is ZERO. If you’re doing some dope stuff that’s truly authentic, if you keep it simple, AND if you’re consistent, you will rise above the noise and you WILL be heard. You don’t have to make a spanking brand new product/service…all you have to do is expand your product/service’s category. You don’t need to promise be the best. You just need to be the leader!

THIS is the new “realistic.” You need to know that. WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE. WHAT A TIME to 5X and 10X your goals!

The question is no longer “how will you get it done…” there’s all kinds of resources out there at your fingertips. The new question is “WHEN” you’ll get it done. You better take FULL advantage of the time that we are living in.

Get it DONE! YOU can DO it! WE CAN DO IT

Jay-Z Recreates ‘Friends’, Starring Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish, Jerrod Carmichal For ‘Moonlight’

Jay-Z has used the classic sitcom Friends as inspiration for his new video, “Moonlight.” Directed by Alan Yang, the African American version of Friends featured an ensemble of A-list actors and comedians including Jerrod Carmichael who played Ross; Issa Rae who played Rachel, Lil Rel Howery who played Joey, Hannibal Burress who played himself, Tessa Thompson who played Monica and Tiffany Haddish who played Phoebe.

This was soooo a dope idea. I know im not the only who thought this was pure genius and so for the culture 😎😎😎

Girls’ Trip : New Orleans For Essence Festival

Essence Festival is the mother of all festivals its been going down since 94′ Its the official party with a purpose, and this year the legacy continued with four days of music, empowerment, community and entertainment.

Big names in the game like Queen Latifah , Jada Pinkett Smith , Larenz Tate , Issa Rae and more where in the building to inspire us. While Mary J. Blige , Diana Ross , Chance the Rapper , Xscape and more where there to keep us on our feet. It was truly an amazing experience.

It was alot of free experiences too that i didnt know about that im now kicking myself for but ill be back!

June 30 – July 5th we visited New Orleans for Essence Festival. We rented a guest house called Blue60 Guesthouse for our stay. This video is of our day to night adventures with my sister Kay and our friend Nikki. We really enjoyed our stay and we let our hair down – Nawlins was LIT! I filmed what i could but i definitely was indulging in the moment. Hope you like it