Porsha Williams of The Real Housewives of Atlanta has always had model ambitions and she’s devoted most of her life to beauty and fashion and now she’s finally landed a spot on a magazine cover!
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Through her association with the popular reality show, Williams has managed to launch her Go Naked Hair line of extensions, a shapewear collection (Bodied By Porsha) and has a line of lingerie and accessories launching in the near future.
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The RHOA/Dish Nation star is now taking center stage on the cover of Upscale Magazine’s March/April Beauty issue… her first ever magazine cover! And to top that off, she’s being featured in an eight-page spread (shot by celebrity photographer Derek Blanks) and has plenty to share when it comes to beauty!
More photos + excerpts from Porsha’s Upscale magazine feature below… Continue Reading…
of The Real Housewives of Atlanta
and celebrity photographer Derek Blanks
teamed up this past weekend to refresh Nene’s portfolio.
While her RHOA castmates traveled hours to some foreign locale (click HERE if you missed that), Leakes chose to stick around Atlanta with her favorite photographer.
Blanks, best known for his popular Alter Ego series, shared the photo above as he thanked Leakes for introducing him to the world during season 1 of the popular reality show.
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Check out a few behind the scenes shots from Nene’s recent photoshoot with Blank below (FYI – she changed her hair at least 3 times that we know of)… Continue Reading…
Kenya Moore of the Real Housewives of Atlanta revealed her hot calendar photoshoot during the season 6 ‘secret revealed’ special last night where she returned to her ‘beauty queen’ roots.
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Moore’s co-star/new BFF, Cynthia Bailey directed & styled the shoot which was shot by celebrity photographer Derek Blanks and Kenya posed for several hot looks! Many of the shots even poked fun at Kenya and her RHOA antics.
View photos from Kenya’s 2014 calendar shoot, which include: ‘Mommy Kenya,’ ‘Key-Yonce,’ ‘Koo-Koo Kenya,’ ‘Detroit Barbie’ & more… Continue Reading…
Celebrity photographer Derek Blanks has done it again!
Blanks recently shared a few photos online of rapper Lil Mama rocking a softer, gentler look.
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Lil Mama (aka Niatia Jessica Kirkland) is riding high off her successful portrayal of Atlanta’s own Lisa ‘Left-Eye’ Lopes in the TLC biopic ‘CrazySexyCool’ (click HERE if you missed it).
And while many had doubts about her acting ability, Lil Mama took it all in stride and said knew she would prove the naysayers wrong.
“It never hurt me” Lil Mama told Sister 2 Sister.
“People always doubted what I could be since I was kid, and I’ve always overcome that. I always proved them wrong because I know I can do it.”
Check out more of Lil Mama’s new photos shot by Derek Blanks below… Continue Reading…
Singer Kelly Rowland aired all of her ‘Dirty Laundry’ earlier this year in a single by the same name and revealed that she was once in a violent relationship.
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In a new PSA shot and directed by famed celebrity photographer Derek Blanks, Rowland is now speaking out.
[FLASHBACK: Derek Blanks Shoots Kelly Rowland (PHOTOS)]
The video kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness month and Rowland joins forces with Saving Our Daughters to empower other women to speak up and fight against date abuse and domestic violence.
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Jaheim recently released a hot new video entitled ‘Age Ain’t a Factor’ celebrating fabulous women over the age of 40.
“‘Age Ain’t a Factor’ is all about [Vivica Fox] and women in her category that strongly represent our 40-plus sisters but look like young dime pieces,” says Jaheim.
In the video, directed by Atlanta’s own Derek Blanks, Jahiem enlists Vivica A. Fox, LisaRaye and Cynthia Bailey as examples of his over 50 dimes.
[FLASHBACK: Derek Blanks Shoots Vivica A. Fox (PHOTOS + B.T.S. VIDEO)]
The silky-voiced R&B crooner pays tribute to over 40 dimes, as he portrays a photographer who shoots the 3 lovely ladies for an “Ageless Beauty” feature for ESSENCE magazine.
Jaheim makes it clear that women only get more beautiful with time.
Watch video + behind the scenes footage below… Continue Reading…