Happy Birthday to Queen of Afrobeats, Yemi Alade,!
One of the most magical moments during the annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood event is capturing portraits of all the amazing attendees. Each year an eye-catching theme is chosen that celebrates the power, beauty and majesty of the women and men in the room.
It’s 8am on a scorching Tuesday morning. The sun is sizzling and the sides of my face are baking like the bofolot lady just dumped my cheeks into her frying oil. Moisture exudes through the pours of my neck as if I just spent two hours submerged in Korle Gonno’s largest gutter.