Posts Tagged: essence magazine

Issa Rae landed herself a movie role in The Hate You Give

Issa Rae Says Her Parents Helped & Hindered Her Self Esteem

Issa Rae reflects on her childhood in her new cover story for Essence magazine in which she pinpoints how exactly her parents helped her self esteem while simultaneously hindering it in the long run. Issa described how she grew up very much loved and always complimented on how beautiful she was, in addition to admiring… Read more »

Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett to Perform at Essence Music Festival

Jussie  Smollett to perform at Essence Music Festival.  Yep our Jamal (Empire) is making music and with a scheduled tour and a performance at the Essence Music Festival he is taking his music career to the next level.  His new CD “Sum of my music” is getting critical acclaim and taking him around the world. … Read more »

Mary J. Blige Rocks Essence Cover For The 12th Time!

Mary J. Blige is one of Essence magazine’s favorite cover girls, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul is gracing the magazine’s cover for the 12th time in her 20 year career! Blige is featured in the November issue of the magazine where she is promoting the Netflix movie Mudbound which premieres on November 17th and features… Read more »

Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

Barack & Michelle Obama On The Cover Of Essence!

The October issue of Essence Magazine will feature Barack and Michelle Obama, in what will be their last Essence cover as President and First Lady. The spread includes beautiful photos of the First Couple as well as the President reflecting on his eight years in the White House. “Some of my fondest memories of the… Read more »