Tag Archives: Essence Magazine

Taraji P. Henson Is Breathtaking On The Cover Of ESSENCE’s March/April 2020 Issue

Taraji P. Henson is the latest cover star to grace Essence Magazine. Per usual, the Golden Globe winner stunned for the March/April 2020 issue rocking a bold Afro hairdo. While the feature arrives just as before she bids adieu to her ‘Empire’ character Cookie Lyon, Taraji talks to them about embarking on an exciting new chapter with her partner Kelvin Hayden.…

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Halima Aden Is The First Black Woman To Wear An Hijab On The Cover Of ESSENCE

Months after making history as the first burkini model to cover Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, Halima Aden has become the first black woman to grace cover of Essence magazine in a hijab. The Somali-American model announced it on Twitter on Monday in which she looked flawless in monochrome pink on the magazine’s cover. Aden posed for…

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Regina King Is ‘King Of Queens’ On The December 2019 Art Issue Of ESSENCE

All hail the reigning Queen of Hollywood, Regina King and star of the HBO hit TV series, Watchmen as she stuns on the December 2019 Art Issue of ESSENCE. The Oscar-winning 49-year-old actress looked like a luxurious fresh painting as she posed up a storm wearing several dramatic looks. In an interview with the magazine, Regina…

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Issa Rae Exudes Black Girl Magic On The April Issue Of Essence Magazine

Issa Rae has landed her first solo cover on the just-released beauty issue of Essence magazine for April 2019. In the beauty issue which which celebrated diverse beauties, Issa talks about the eve of her next movie, Little, while retracing her journey to feeling beautiful in New Orleans. Striking several fierce poses in a serious melanin glow, Issa stunned in several looks. The “Insecure” star gave us major fashion…

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Beyonce’s Proteges, Chloe x Halle Land On Their First ESSENCE Magazine Digital Cover

Chloe x Halle, the proteges to powerhouse entertainer, Beyonce brought their beauty to the first-ever digital cover of ESSENCE magazine. Speaking on their rise to fame, the sister songbirds posed in a desert photo shoot with styling by Zerina Akers and reflected on their careers that have culminated with two Grammy nominations; Best New Artist and Best Urban Contemporary…

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Janet Jackson Is All Smiles On The Cover Of Essence Magazine’s August 2018 Issue

Pop icon Janet Jackson is on the cover of  Essence magazine’s July/August 2018 issue and the 52-year old star opens up about the secret for her happiness, her struggle with depression, the #MeToo movement and more. Read excerpts below. On struggling with depression: I struggled with depression. The struggle was intense. Low self-esteem might be rooted in childhood feelings…

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Michael B. Jordan Poses Like A Boss On The Cover Of Essence Magazine’s New Issue

Black Panther actor Michael B. Jordan is on the cover of the latest issue of Essence Magazine. This cover marks the second Essence cover of the the year for the 31-year-old actor, who is currently promoting his upcoming HBO film Fahrenheit 451. Michael shared the cover on his Instagram account and wrote: S/O to the baby oil lady! She did her thang on this…

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Kerry Washington Covers Essence Magazine’s #Woke100 Special Issue

Scandal star actress Kerry Washington rocking a black monostrap gown covers Essence Magazine‘s latest issue. The 41-year-old mother-of-two shared the photo on her Instagram page where she said she was honoured to appear on the black and white cover of the magazine’s May ‘Woke 100’ edition, which hits newsstands this Friday.   For this issue, Essence honours the women who…

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Yara Shahidi Is Looking Stunning On The 2018 April Issue Of Essence Magazine

Yara Shahidi might be one of the most recognizable young Hollywood stars, but the grounded and newly-minted 18 year old isn’t letting fame change the fact that she’s still a teenager learning and growing in the world. The Grown-ish actress spoke candidly with writer Zeba Blay for ESSENCE’s April 2018 issue, discussing everything from identity, race, handling fame, “wokeness,” and Twitter…

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The Stars Of ‘Black Panther’ Cover Essence Magazine’s March 2018 Issue

The stars of the highly anticipated film Black Panther; Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Angela Bassett, Daniel Kaluuya, Forrest Whitaker, Letitia Wright are the cover stars of Essence Magazine‘s March 2018 Issue. For the cover story, they speak to writer Karen Good Marable about why this fantasy of an African nation Wakanda, feels so right and so real.…

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