Yara Shahidi

Beyoncé Gifts Yara Shahidi Entire Adidas Ivy Park Collection

Over the weekend actress, Yara Shahidi took to social media to show us her the present she was gifted from Beyoncé and boy are we jealous!  The Grown-ish actress took to snap chat to share a video  In the video, we see Yara pushing an enormous orange box wrapped in an Adidas bow, on a […]

#HotGirlSemester Has Begun! Megan Thee Stallion Pauses Rap to Crack Them Books

Seems like Megan Thee Stallion has mastered the fine art of school and working a job. Don’t scoff! It is a skill that many college students struggle to get the hang of. But not this 23-year-old Texas Southern University health administration major and international rap star. Before the Labor Day shenanigans popped off, she posted […]

Ryan Destiny to Join Yara Shahidi in Next Season of ‘Grown-ish’

Ryan Destiny Plans to Release Solo Project Later This Year

According to the grown-ish Instagram, Ryan Destiny will be joining season four of the hit Freeform show.  Destiny will be playing Jillian, a former student from a historically black college and university.  She is transferring to Cal U to study filmmaking. On the thread, the show’s star, Yara Shahidi, stated that she could not wait […]

[WATCH] ‘Grown-Ish’ Drops Season 2B Trailer

Jordyn Woods to Make Acting Debut in 'Grown-ish'

The adventures of Zoey Johnson navigating her way through adulthood in grown-ish continues on June 5th on Freeform. After almost being expelled from school for cheating on an exam, having relationship difficulties, and having her father cut his financial ties from her for being irresponsible, Zoey has to grow up quick, fast, and in a […]

Veteran Black Journalist, Ed Gordon, Drops Powerful Documentary ‘Am I Black Enough’

This week Ed Gordon’s documentary Am I Black Enough debut on BounceTV and the Brown Sugar streaming service. This film interviews celebrities about the concept of race, colorism within the community and how ridiculous it is to define one’s Blackness. Cultural Identity has always been a sensitive subject for African-Americans. Mostly because of slavery, the […]

Yara Shahidi Writes Open Letter To Black Women On Google

Google has been celebrating Black History Month with different representations from arts and culture. They started off Feb. 1st with a doodle that celebrated the great American Scholar, Carter G. Woodson, often called the “Father of Black History.” Then on Feb. 7th, rapper Nas teamed up with Google Arts and Culture for a special Black […]

Blackish Star Marsai Martin Set to Star in Upcoming Film

Words by Shurida Lundi At the tender age of 13, Black-ish star Marsai Martin will star in an upcoming comedy titled Little. Not only will she star in the movie, she came up with the idea and pitched it. She will be sharing the executive producer title. The story will be about a woman who […]

Black-ish Spinoff Grown-ish Drops First Trailer

Words by Jason Cordner Nas‘ little cousin is about to get real grown on us. Like Denise Huxtable before her, Zoey Johnson (Yara Shahidi) is breaking away from her sitcom-family nest. The upcoming black-ish spinoff, Grow-ish, showcases Zoey during her freshman year of college. In the trailer, we see Dre (Anthony Anderson) crying his eyes out over […]

Yara Shahidi Talks “Grown-ish” Spinoff & Harvard

Yara Shahidi Talks "Grown-ish" Spinoff & Harvard

Words by Nick Slay We all know Malia Obama has her 1st class ticket to Harvard (she is a legacy thanks to her famous last name), but another famous name will be hitting those hollowed halls after her spin-off. Family friend Yara Shahidi, star of Black-ish and noted youth activist will also take the plunge […]

Zendaya Talks Influence, Lack of Diversity on Disney and Beyonce In Glamour Interview

Words by Megan Ambers ABC’s Black-ish Yara Shahidi sat down with good friend singer/actress Zendaya Coleman for her November Glamour magazine interview. The issue is reported to be entirely produced by female contributors. The cover, graced by Zendaya, shows the actress wearing a “Women, Love, Power” tee by Stella McCartney, with the words “This issue […]

The 2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards Recap & Gallery

The first ever MTV Movie and TV Awards took over the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday, May 7. It was the first of it’s kind; combining Hollywood and the silver screen into one hub to honor the finest performances. The first annual event was hosted by Adam Devine, (Pitch Perfect, Pitch Perfect 2.) […]

Beyoncé Breaks the Internet with New Announcement

Beyoncé has been keeping herself out of the limelight lately and it looks like for good reason. Queen Bey took to Instagram to announce the reason behind her seclusion, she’s pregnant with twins! In a post that shows a visibly pregnant Bey in a veil, Yonce’  revealed that the couple is excited to be growing by […]