YaYa DaCosta

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Name: YaYa DaCosta
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Jennifer Hudson Finds Her Voice

Who is Jennifer Hudson? It’s a question she knows you’ve asked – and one she’s ready to answer with JHUD , the American Idol -turned- Dreamgirls sensation’s third studio album.During our candid interview, the Oscar-winning powerhouse went back to her ... [Published David Atlanta - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Black Men and the Stain of Colorism

When I was a sophomore in college, watching The Boondocks with friends was a weekly ritual. After enjoying the satirical brilliance of Aaron McGruder, some would stay a longer to talk about a plethora of stuff: girls (mostly), sports, school, politics, ... [Published Ebony - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Angela Bassett on Whitney Biopic Backlash: ‘Controversy Can Be Good’

Actress Angela Bassett attends the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California*Angela Bassett, who came up short in her bid for an Emmy Monday night, was asked on the red carpet about ... [Published EURweb - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

5 Celebrity-Inspired Styles to Try for Natural Hair

Side TwistTake a lesson from Yaya DaCosta and up the ante for a great night out. To achieve the style, you’ll need to twist and pin one side of your hair to create a smooth “twist” leaving the ends loose. For extra oomph (like Yaya’s), angle the twist ... [Published Latina.com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Lifetime Pushing Yet Another Controversial Biopic

Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images Lifetime now has yet another controversial biopic in the works. On Wednesday, the network announced it is bringing actress Brittany Murphy’s story to the small screen, nearly five years after her tragic death. The two-hour ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Arlen Escapeta Reacts to Criticism of Playing Bobby Brown in Whitney Biopic: ‘I Laughed'

TV films don’t get as controversial, and hotly-debated, as Lifetime’s upcoming Whitney Houston biopic. Newcomer Arlen Escapeta is in the thick of it as he prepares to play Houston’s ex-husband, Bobby Brown. The controversy has brought both visibility, ... [Published Essence Magazine - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Could You Take a Social Media Fast?

Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, oh my!Social media sites have become an intergral part of our every day lives. So much so, that we check these sites before we go to bed, as soon as we wake up and constantly througout the day.Recently, Yaya Dacosta, the ... [Published Essence Magazine - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

7 Biopics That Stirred Up Big Controversy

Bringing the life of an icon to the big screen is no easy feat, as someone — whether the family or the fans of the movie’s star subject — always seems to be let down by the portrayal. The latest such example? Whitney Houston’s mom has recently spoken ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Whitney Houston’s Daughter Bobbie Kristina Lashes Out At Angela Bassett

[ Life ]Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina is not happy about the Lifetime biopic about her late mother.Angela Bassett, who worked with Houston in the 1995 movie Waiting To Exhale , is making her directorial debut for the late singer’s biopic. ... [Published WebProNews - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 3 reports

Whitney Houston’s Daughter, Bobbi Kristina, Twitter-attacks Angela Bassett

[ Life ]Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown took a moment on Twitter to share how she really feels about Angela Bassett after The Butler actress revealed she never considered Bobbi to play Whitney in a planned TV biopic for Lifetime.Bassett, ... [Published WebProNews - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

17-Year-Old Zendaya Cast in Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic

The Lifetime channel’s department of R&B biopics is on a roll with casting news lately. Last week it announced that America’s Next Top Model alumna Yaya DaCosta will play Whitney Houston in the television movie about her life, and on Monday the network ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 1 reports

Yaya Dacosta to act in Whitney Houston biopic

Los Angeles, June 8: Actress-model Yaya Dacosta will play late singer Whitney Houston in a biopic of her life. The former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant will play the lead role in the TV movie depicting the highs and lows of the late “I will always ... [Published Lanka Page - Jun 09 2014]

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Jennifer Hudson Finds Her Voice [Published David Atlanta - Sep 17 2014]
Black Men and the Stain of Colorism [Published Ebony - Sep 16 2014]
Angela Bassett Says Whitney Houston Biopic Cont... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 27 2014]
Angela Bassett on Whitney Biopic Backlash: ‘Con... [Published EURweb - Aug 26 2014]
5 Celebrity-Inspired Styles to Try for Natural ... [Published Latina.com - Aug 23 2014]
Lifetime Pushing Yet Another Controversial Biopic [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 17 2014]
Arlen Escapeta Reacts to Criticism of Playing B... [Published Essence Magazine - Aug 13 2014]
Could You Take a Social Media Fast? [Published Essence Magazine - Aug 11 2014]
7 Biopics That Stirred Up Big Controversy [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 24 2014]
Whitney Houston’s Daughter Bobbie Kristina Lash... [Published WebProNews - Jul 03 2014]
Whitney Houston’s Daughter Bobbie Kristina Lash... [Published WebProNews Feed - Jul 03 2014]
Whitney Houston’s Daughter, Bobbi Kristina, Twi... [Published WebProNews - Jul 03 2014]
Whitney Houston’s Daughter, Bobbi Kristina, Twi... [Published WebProNews Feed - Jul 03 2014]
Whitney Houston’s Daughter Starts Twitter Fight [Published WebProNews Feed - Jul 03 2014]
17-Year-Old Zendaya Cast in Lifetime’s Aaliyah ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 17 2014]
Yaya Dacosta to act in Whitney Houston biopic [Published Lanka Page - Jun 09 2014]
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Lifetime Pushing Yet Another Controversial Biopic [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 17 2014]
Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images Lifetime now has yet another controversial biopic in the works. On Wednesday, the network announced it is bringing actress Brittany Murphy’s story to the small screen, nearly five years after her tragic death. The two-hour ...
7 Biopics That Stirred Up Big Controversy [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 24 2014]
Bringing the life of an icon to the big screen is no easy feat, as someone — whether the family or the fans of the movie’s star subject — always seems to be let down by the portrayal. The latest such example? Whitney Houston’s mom has recently spoken ...
17-Year-Old Zendaya Cast in Lifetime’s Aaliyah ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 17 2014]
The Lifetime channel’s department of R&B biopics is on a roll with casting news lately. Last week it announced that America’s Next Top Model alumna Yaya DaCosta will play Whitney Houston in the television movie about her life, and on Monday the network ...
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